The Memphis Grizzlies began the final leg of 2013 against Orlando...one of just 12 home games left this season.
Beforehand, Marc Gasol talked about the importance of taking care of business at home, saying those games will determine where the Grizzlies stand in the West when the playoffs roll around.
The Magic playing severely shorthanded. Only the minimum 8 players dressing for Orlando, but the Magic coming out on a mission, opening up with a 7-2 start before the Grizzlies took over.
Marc Gasol leading the Grizzlies with 19 points, 13 rebounds and Zach Randolph also putting in a double-double 16 points, 14 boards to get the 88-82 victory.
The Grizzlies win their 6th straight game.
They play at Brooklyn on Sunday. The Grizzlies return home Wednesday against Dallas.