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(SportsNetwork. Emmanuel Lamur Jersey .com) - The Memphis Grizzlies look for some consistency when they host the Phoenix Suns tonight at FedExForum. The Grizzlies have lost two straight and three of four games following a three-game win streak, and are coming off Fridays 106-95 setback at New Orleans. The Pelicans scored the first nine points of the game and never trailed. They closed the first half on a 19-7 run for a 52-39 advantage. Memphis never recovered and failed to reach 100 points for the third time in the previous four contests. Zach Randolph returned from a nine-game absence (4-5) and recorded 11 points and 11 rebounds. Marc Gasol and Mike Conley scored 19 points apiece in the loss. We want to be consistent with our scheme, with our effort, with our execution ... were neither of those, Gasol said. Without that, its hard to win games. Its really, really hard. The Grizzlies are 14-4 at home this season and 16-6 against teams from the West (9-2 at home). They will visit Brooklyn and Orlando on the upcoming schedule. Phoenix will wrap up a four-game road trip Sunday and had a four-game winning streak cut short in Fridays 100-95 setback at San Antonio. The Suns staged a furious rally and held the Spurs to just 10 points in the third quarter. Things broke down from there, as the Spurs lit up the Suns for 41 points over the final 12 minutes and forced Phoenix into 20 turnovers. Eric Bledsoe led the visitors with 19 points and 10 assists, P.J. Tucker also scored 19 points and Goran Dragic scored 17 points. Tucker and Markieff Morris were both whistled for technical fouls with 1:57 remaining and head coach Jeff Hornacek wasnt too proud. The Spurs grabbed a five-point lead after the foul shots. Were tired (of it), Hornacek said. The coaches have talked about it all year. Were just going to take them out whenever they get technicals from now on. Its as simple as that. Phoenix made it 90-89 until a Patty Mills 3-pointer iced it. On a positive note, Dragic is averaging 19.4 ppg in his last 20 games. Bledsoe is posting an average of 18.9 points, 6.2 assists and 6.1 rebounds over his past 13 contests. The Suns are 2-1 on the road trip and 13-10 away from home. They have won 10 of the last 13 games overall and will start an eight-game homestand Tuesday. Memphis defeated Phoenix, 102-91, on Nov. 5 in the first of three matchups this season. The two teams will meet again Feb. 2 in the Valley of the Sun. Memphis swept all four meetings last season with the Suns and is riding a five-game winning streak in this series. The Grizzlies are 5-1 in the past six home games versus the Suns. Jarius Wright Jersey . Seth Smith hit a towering drive for a tying homer leading off the eighth and Chris Denorfia singled home two runs to give the Padres a 3-1 victory against the rival Dodgers in baseballs North American opener Sunday night. Nick Easton Jersey . -- When Steve Blake checked in at the scorers table with 5:25 remaining in the third quarter, Stephen Curry shook his head and shouted across the court, asking Golden State Warriors coach Mark Jackson not to take him out.LOS ANGELES -- Zack Greinke came within one strike of his fifth career shutout, Hanley Ramirez and Yasiel Puig homered, and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Chicago Cubs 6-2 Monday night, ending a two-game skid. The Cubs lost for the eighth straight time to the Dodgers, including a four-game sweep at Wrigley Field earlier this month. The Dodgers equaled their longest winning streak against the Cubs in franchise history, set from June 9, 1974-May 19, 1975. Greinke (13-3) tied his season high with nine strikeouts and he walked two while improving to 5-0 this month. The right-hander has won 10 of 11 decisions since June 22. Greinke helped himself offensively, too, with a two-out hit in the fourth that scored the Dodgers first run. After giving up a single to Starlin Castro to open the game, Greinke retired the next 13 batters before Donnie Murphy singled in the fifth. Greinke got the first two outs of the ninth before running into trouble. Anthony Rizzo doubled, then Greinke hit Nate Schierholtz before Brian Bogusevics RBI double scored Chicagos two runs. Brian Wilson came in to strike out Murphy for the final out. Greinke issued consecutive one-out walks to Murphy and Welington Castillo in the eighth before Darwin Barney grounded into a fielders choice to third. Murphy advanced to third and Castillo was out at second. The Dodgers thought they had completed the double play, but second baseman Mark Elliis throw didnt beat Barney to first, leading Dodgers manager Don Mattingly to shout, "Out!" from the dugout. Latavius Murray Jersey. Greinke then got pinch-hitter Dioner Navarro to ground out to third, ending the inning. Jake Arrieta (1-1) gave up four runs and six hits in five-plus innings, struck out three and walked five in his first road start for the Cubs since being acquired on July 2 from Baltimore. Puig hit his 13th homer on his first pitch from Michael Bowden with two outs in the eighth. Ramirez homered off Carlos Villanueva with one out in the seventh, extending the Dodgers lead to 5-0. Los Angeles had tacked on a pair of runs in the sixth on Nick Puntos RBI double and Carl Crawfords sacrifice fly that made it 4-0. The Dodgers took a 2-0 lead in the fourth on two-out hits by Greinke and Crawford. Greinkes single scored A.J. Ellis, who walked, while Crawfords ground-rule double to deep left scored Punto, who walked. Notes: Dodgers OF Matt Kemp got a day off from rehabbing the sprained left ankle that has had him on the DL since July 24. He will run the bases on Tuesday and Wednesday. "When you start running the bases youre usually getting closer," Mattingly said. ... The Cubs fell to 30-35 on the road, where they are better than at home (25-41). ... The Dodgers clinched the 15th calendar month with 20 or more wins since 1958. Their previous was a 20-8 mark in May 2010. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '