Memphis opened the fourth with four straight baskets, including a pair by Gasol, to reach its biggest lead at 82 67.
TheMavericksalso were without Lamar Odom, who missed his third game for personal reasons, and Delonte West, who is out with a fractured right ring finger.
"When we play in a comfortable zone like that, we're hard to beat."
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a career high eight rebounds.
Conley lead Grizzlies past Mavericks
"We all told each before the break that when we came back, it was a sprint to the finish line," Conley said. "Each game is going to be big, especially starting off against the defending champions. I thought we showed we were hungry and wanted to get off to a good start."
"He felt something in warmups and tried to play," Dallas coach Rick Carlisle said. "He clearly wasn't moving the way he needed to be moving, so we pulled the plug."
"I think our tempo was better in the second half," Conley said. "Defensively, we did a great job on them, running them off the 3 point line, getting out in transition, playing our style of defense. Getting steals and getting out and getting easy buckets.
Jason Terry led theMaverickswith 18 points, while Rodrigue Beaubois scored 16. Brendan Haywood had 10 points for Dallas, which lost its third straight.
Beaubois gave theMavericksgood minutes off the bench in the first half scoring 12 points on 5 of 8 shooting from the field. He was part of theMaverickshitting 13 of their 20 shots in the second quarter, taking a 49 47 lead into halftime.
"I thought we had some good stretches," Carlisle said. "Our second quarter was great. The start of the third was OK. Adidas Sl 72 Womens Then, in the third, we had some opportunities to score, but couldn't cash in. Then they made a run."
"When you've got five guys out there focused on the defensive end, great things happen," Allen said. "We got deflections, steals, we kind of won the 50 50 balls."
Notes: TheMaverickswere playing the second game in a run of nine in 12 nights. Grizzlies G Josh Selby, recalled from Reno, after the All Star break, was used as a backup to Conley at point guard, displacing Jeremy Pargo. TheMavericks' 17 points in the first quarter matched Dallas' season low for the opening period. Memphis F Quincy Pondexter had Adidas Y3 Qasa High White
TheMavericksextended the lead with four points from Haywood to open the second half, but Conley sparked Memphis to retake the lead. The Grizzlies relied on their defense to compose an 18 2 run in the period.
Memphis led by as many as 15 in the second half and maintained a nine to 11 point lead most of the way down the stretch.
The defensive stance and the rally weren't enough to hold Dallas completely at bay, however, as theMaverickspicked their way back. Still, Memphis led 74 67 entering the final quarter.
Marc Gasol had 22 points and 11 rebounds, and Mike Conley added 20 points and 10 assists as the Grizzlies won 96 85 in their first game after the Adidas Sl Loop Runner Onyx
TheMavericksplayed most of the game without Nowitzki, who averages 19.7 points a game. Nowitzki scored only one point before leaving early in the second quarter with lower back tightness. He did not return.
Gasol led Memphis with 12 points in the half.
Memphis built the lead to as many as 10 early in the second period, but Dallas outscored the Grizzlies 32 22 in the quarter.
half, Dallas connecting on 54 percent of its shots, the Grizzlies hitting at a 50 percent clip. But theMaverickswere hampered by 10 turnovers.
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"The third quarter definitely put them in a great position to win the game," Haywood said. "They had a good run. In the second half of the third quarter, we were really on a tough drought where we couldn't really get good shots or just get a good offensive feel."
Rudy Gay added 18 points for Memphis, despite hitting just eight of his 19 shots. Dante Cunningham was 5 of 6 from the field and scored 10 points as the Grizzlies won their fifth straight home game and their eighth in the last 10 overall.
"It was slippage," Memphis guard Tony Allen said of the second quarter. "Coach (Lionel Hollins) came to the sideline, threw that clipboard down, and I think guys looked at that as a time to respond."
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