Jones Bombs Six Threes in Portland Victory

Trailblazers trounce Grizzlies 113-91
By Chip Bayers,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 16, 2008 1:45 AM CDT
Jones Bombs Six Threes in Portland Victory
Memphis Grizzlies forward Hakim Warrick, right, shoots against Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge during first half NBA basketball action in Portland, Ore., Tuesday, April 15, 2008.    (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

(Newser) – James Jones hit six 3-pointers and had 20 points to lead the Portland Trail Blazers to a 113-91 victory Tuesday over the Memphis Grizzlies and a shot at a winning record. Brandon Roy had 16 points and 11 assists for Portland (41-40), back over .500 with one game left this season, Wednesday night at Phoenix. The Blazers have not finished with a winning record since the 2002-03 season.

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Jarrett Jack scored 18 points and Channing Frye had 16 for Portland. Travis Outlaw punctuated the game with a pair of alley-OOP dunks for the final margin. Hakim Warrick led Memphis with 17 points and 14 rebounds. Rudy Gay and Andre Brown each added 16 points. The Grizzlies, coming off a 114-105 loss at home to Minnesota, finish the season with a visit to Denver on Wednesday. (Read more Portland Trail Blazers stories.)

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