With big man Zach Randolph on the bench with an ingrown toenail, the Memphis Grizzlies couldn't withstand the Brooklyn Nets, falling 97-88 Saturday night.
Joe Johnson scored 26 points, Brook Lopez had 20 points, 12 of them in the fourth quarter to lead the Nets.
Andray Blatche scored 21 off the Nets bench.
The loss is the Grizzlies fourth straight at home.
Quincy Pondexter, who had not played in the Grizzlies' two previous games, scored a career-high 22 points. Mike Conley had 16 points and 10 assists, while Tony Allen had 13 points.
The Grizzlies play their next 5 at home, part of a 6-game stretch at FedExForum.
Memphis hosts Phoenix on Tuesday.