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SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The Memphis Grizzlies left nothing to chance against the Sacramento Kings this time.Less than three weeks since their disputed win in Memphis, the Grizzlies started fast and closed with a flurry to beat the short-handed Sacramento Kings 97-85 on Sunday for their fifth straight win.It was important for us to come out strong. We did, Grizzlies coach Dave Joerger said. It was just a good game for us mentally to push through and finish in the second half.Zach Randolph had 22 points and 12 rebounds, and Marc Gasol added 18 points and six rebounds to help the Grizzlies hold off a late rally on the road.The frontcourt tandem took advantage of a Sacramento team playing without centre DeMarcus Cousins, who missed his second straight game because of a virus. Memphis built a 21-point lead in the second quarter and pulled away again in the fourth to stretch its NBA-best record to 15-2.I think everybody came into training camp with that mindset of coming in and being aggressive from the get-go and being the team that we want to be, Gasol said.So far, so good.Rudy Gay scored 20 points and reserve Reggie Evans finished with 17 points and 20 rebounds as Sacramento (9-8) lost its third game in a row.The Kings closed the deficit to 79-76 midway through the fourth quarter before Memphis went on a 19-6 run behind a dominating defensive effort and near-mistake-free execution. The Grizzlies outshot the Kings 48 per cent to 47 per cent. Memphis had 23 turnovers, while Sacramento had 13.At some point we have to find a way to stop beating ourselves, Kings coach Michael Malone said.The second meeting between the Grizzlies and Kings this season had a lot less drama than the first.The Grizzlies rallied from 26 points down to beat the Kings 111-110 on Nov. 13 in Memphis. The Kings protested the outcome, arguing that Courtney Lees game-winning shot should not have counted because it came after time expired.The NBA said Friday that Commissioner Adam Silver determined the officials call was correct and not a misapplication of the playing rules.Without Cousins clogging the middle, the Grizzlies had all kinds of room to roam in the rematch.Randolph and Gasol gobbled up rebounds on both ends, and Mike Conley and company dribbled through the lane with relative ease. Memphis also turned its swarming defence into easy transition baskets, opening a 51-30 lead in the second quarter that set off light boos from the crowd.Things seemed to get more complicated for the Kings when Ryan Hollins, who started in Cousins place, was ejected in the third quarter after receiving his second technical foul. Instead, the seldom-used Evans sparked Sacramento back, getting Gasol in foul trouble and slicing Memphis lead to 74-65 heading to the fourth.We made a run at it, Gay said, but if we hadnt built that hole so deep in the first half we probably would have been in a better position.TIP-INSGrizzlies: Memphis improved to 7-2 on the road. ... Tony Allen added 13 points and three rebounds, Lee scored 11 and Conley finished with 10 points and six assists.Kings: Malone said the team is hopeful Cousins will not miss any more time with the illness. ... Ben McLemore had 18 points, and Darren Collison added 16 points, seven rebounds and seven assists.HACK-A-TONYThe Kings intentionally fouled Allen on consecutive possessions with less than 4 minutes to play. Allen missed the first two and made the second pair. You see they stopped right after I hit them two, so that wasnt a good idea, Allen said.EVANS BREAKOUTEvans had not played in the last seven games. He shot 7 of 10 from the floor in nearly 35 minutes. Well, I aint no rookie or nothing. I have 13 years in the league, Evans said. They shoot just like I shoot and they play defence just like I play it. They are human just like me. There is no sense in being scared.UP NEXTGrizzlies: At Houston on Wednesday.Kings: Host Toronto on Tuesday. Wayne Gallman Jersey . Amaro broke the NCAA all-time record for receiving yards in a season for a tight end with 1,352 during his junior campaign, eclipsing the mark of 1,329 set by Rices James Casey in 2008. 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Dirk Nowitzki scored 25 points, Shawn Marion had 22 and the Mavericks beat undermanned Philadelphia 124-112 Friday night, handing the 76ers their 10th straight loss.NEW YORK -- On a humid and sticky night at sold-out Citi Field, it was Randall Delgado who stayed strong late while Matt Harvey wilted. Delgado outpitched Harvey for his first major league win in more than a year, and the Arizona Diamondbacks snapped a five-game skid with a 5-3 victory over the New York Mets after a long rain delay Wednesday. "We beat a very good pitcher," Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson said. "We stayed with it and we had some very good at-bats." Mets nemesis Cody Ross hit a three-run homer off Harvey to put Arizona ahead. Delgado struck out a career-high nine and walked none in seven innings to give the NL West leaders their first victory by a starting pitcher since Wade Miley beat St. Louis on June 5. Diamondbacks starters went 0-11 over the next 24 games until Delgado (1-2) held New York in check for his first win since June 6, 2012, with Atlanta at Miami. "I think this is a special team and when you have a special team you put up really nice and weird streaks," reliever Heath Bell said. "I mean, we were in first place before that streak and were in first place after that streak, so its one of those weird streaks. But yeah, it was really nice to get a win for one of the starters." Delgado was 0-6 in his previous nine starts dating to last season. The 23-year-old right-hander from Panama, obtained in the January trade that sent slugger Justin Upton to the Braves, had received only six runs of support during that stretch, including two in three starts for Arizona -- none in his past two outings. "The team played awesome today," Delgado said. "It feels good." Josh Satin hit his first career homer and David Wright also went deep in front of a rare packed house at Citi Field. Daniel Murphy homered in the eighth off David Hernandez, then Bell got three outs against his former team for his 15th save. The Diamondbacks ended their longest slide of the season and won for the second time in 10 games, improving to 2-7 on a 10-game road trip against NL East teams. Harvey (7-2) is a strong candidate to start the All-Star game on his home mound July 16. Hoping to boost his bid, he pitched through traffic early and took a shutout into the sixth. But he faded late and ended up charged with nine hits and a season-high five runs in six-plus innings. The 24-year-old righty struck out nine and walked three, matching his most free passes this year. The five runs allowed tied his career high set Aug. 5 last year in San Diego. "The All-Star games not on my mind. I have one thing to do and thats to put up zeros, and I didnt do that," said Harvey, who acknowledged he didnt refocus properly after the rain delay. "Pretty much all night I wasnt making good pitches and wasnt hitting my spots too well. The ball was up a little bit and they took full advantage of that." Diamondbacks slugger Paul Goldschmidt was rested, so teammate Cliff Pennington and Gibson needled the big first baseman that he must be under the weather with "Harveyitis.dddddddddddd" But on this night, it was Delgado who had staying power. Eric Chavez started in Goldschmidts place and batted third, chasing Harvey with an RBI double off the left-field wall in the seventh. "To beat one of the best obviously feels good," Ross said. "Tonight we had a really good approach as a team." A sellout crowd of 41,257 on Fireworks Night -- the largest at Citi Field all season -- waited out a rain delay of 1 hour, 51 minutes, and filled up the seats enough to do a respectable Wave. Harvey was slow to find a rhythm, though not his 98 mph fastball. Two singles and a walk loaded the bases in the first before Martin Prado grounded sharply into an inning-ending double play. Prado then failed to make a barehanded pickup of Eric Young Jr.s slow roller that went for an infield single leading off the bottom half. The third baseman accidentally booted the ball toward the foul line, then finally stomped it twice into the turf in frustration. Harvey quickly turned it on, striking out his next four batters, and had a 2-0 lead in the sixth when Arizona got to him. Miguel Montero walked on 10 pitches, Prado singled and Ross lofted a two-out drive into the left-field corner for his fifth home run. "It was a ton of energy when I came into the dugout, and sort of a shot in the arm that maybe we needed," Ross said. Suddenly trailing 3-2, Harvey yanked his cap off his head and wiped sweat off his face. "That was the change, pretty much. After that, I dont think he was the same. It was humid, he had 100 pitches already," Montero said. "Lately weve been seeing a lot of 96, 97 mph pitchers. When we see a guy throwing 88, we dont feel as comfortable apparently. ... We just grinded every at-bat." Harvey walked Tony Campana to start the seventh and Aaron Hill blooped a single before Chavezs double made it 4-2. Montero added a sacrifice fly off Scott Rice. "Pretty much put it on a tee for him," Harvey said of the hanging slider to Ross. "Obviously, its a pitch I wish I could have back, but its over and done with." NOTES: Diamondbacks OF Gerardo Parra was out of the lineup for the second consecutive night after he was shaken up trying to make a diving catch on the warning track Monday, leaving him with scrapes and bruises on his face and arm. Gibson said he thought Parra would probably be available off the bench. ... Campana, called up from Triple-A Reno before the game, threw out Murphy at second on a leadoff single in the fourth off the left-centre fence -- just before Wright homered. ... 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