Grizzlies Blow 19-point Lead/Fall to Mavericks in Big "D"

It's said you've got to play the best to be the best...

The Memphis Grizzlies are doing that over the next couple of games..playing 2-time defending NBA Champ San Antonio Friday night...

And the Western Conference leading Dallas Mavericks Thursday night in Big "D".

Grizzlies Chucky Atkins firing away in the first quarter..12-points in the frame for him..

All-Star Pau Gasol gets a total of 12 in the first half..

The 7-foot Spaniard has either hand working and the Mavericks couldn't stop anybody in Beale Street Blue...

Even Big Jake Tsakalidis gets into the act.. Big Jake with 2-Blocks and 6-points..

The Move of the night belongs to Bobby Jackson..

Check out the running baseline reverse over the head layup and foul..

Memphis up 19 in the first half..but go to sleep at the end of the second..

3-straight turnovers lead to 10-straight Dallas Points..

Dirk Nowitzki winds up with 31.. Jason Terry 22..

The Mavs catch the Grizz in the 3rd..and go on to win it by 10.

Final 97-87

Grizzlies, now 30-24, next host the San Antonio Spurs Friday Night at FedExForum.