Everyone knows, to be successful in the NBA, you have to have a good starting lineup, and maybe even more importantly, a solid bench.
The Memphis Grizzlies have won 4 of their last 6 games, due in large part to their reserves...the backups have averaged 42.5 points over the last 10 games.
The Grizzlies playing catchup for most of their game against Denver, falling 111-108.
Zach Randolph leading the way with 25 points and 13 rebounds in the loss.
The Grizzlies were down 10 at the break, but fought back to take a 5 point lead.
But Ty Lawson put in 18 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Nuggets, who snap an 8 game losing streak.
Memphis wraps up it's three game road trip Sunday against Detroit.
That game set for a noon CST tip in at the Palace.