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MEMPHIS, Tenn. Nike Flyknit Lunar 1+ Pas Cher . -- Jon Leuers career night and Ed Davis double-double helped the Memphis Grizzlies fill a void left by two key injuries. Leuer scored a career-high 23 points, Davis added 21 points and 12 rebounds, and the Grizzlies made the best of their makeshift lineup to defeat the Phoenix Suns 110-91 Tuesday night. Leuer and Davis got plenty of playing time because of injuries to front-line starters Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol. "When they are out, we just want to fill in for them," said Davis, who started in Randolphs spot. Leuer, who came off the bench, connected on 10 of 13 shots, Davis made 8 of 11, and seven players finished in double figures for Memphis, which shot 55 per cent from the floor. In addition to a career-high in points, Leuer had three blocks, another career-best, and matched his career-high with nine rebounds. "I think early in the game getting in there and grabbing a few rebounds and knocking my first couple of shots down (helped) and getting some easy baskets," said Leuer, who entered the game averaging 2.9 points and 1.7 rebounds. "You get into a rhythm after that. . Confidence starts to build, and from there on I was just feeling good." Mike Conley had 18 points and 14 assists for Memphis, which snapped a four-game losing streak at home. Marcus Morris led the Suns with 18 points, Goran Dragic added 16 and Miles Plumlee had 11. Memphis played its second straight game without Randolph, who had ingrown toenail surgery Saturday. Gasol is out indefinitely with a left knee sprain. Kosta Koufos, starting in place of Gasol, finished with 14 points and 12 rebounds, while Tony Allen scored 11 points. Tayshaun Prince and Jerryd Bayless had 10 points each. "The key is to try and spread it around because I cant do it by myself," Conley said. "Tony (Allen) cant do it by himself. We have to have everybody collectively chip in." The turnaround in the game came in the second half when Memphis hit two-thirds of its shot and outscored the Suns 64-37. "The second half was terrible," Suns coach Jeff Hornacek said. "We have to be able to fight over screens. We have to get after it. We let their guy just shove you in the back. If we have no more fight than that, what else can you do?" The Suns carried a 54-46 lead into the break as Morris had 15 points off the Suns bench. Morris connected on 6 of 12 from the field, including 2 of 4 from outside the arc. Conley had 11 to lead the Grizzlies. Memphis heated up in the third, hitting 11 of its first 15 shots to go on a 23-9 run and the Grizzlies outscored Phoenix 36-20 in the third for an 82-74 lead heading to the fourth. Davis had 11 points in the third as Memphis ended up hitting 16 of 23 shots. "It stared in the second half," Plumlee said of the Suns downfall. "I think we got too relaxed. They turned it up, and thats what happens." Leuer stayed hot in the final quarter and Memphis lead eventually reached 21 points. "We all have to pick it up from the first guy to the last guy on the bench," Davis said. "We cant replace Marc, and we cant replace (Randolph), but we all can replace some of the things they do." NOTES: Memphis was playing its second game in a six-game homestand, the longest of the season. ... Memphis guard Tony Allen went to locker room holding his hip after a second-quarter scramble for a loose ball, but returned after intermission and started the second half. ... Suns G Eric Bledsoe had nine points, ending his string of 11 straight games in double figures. ... The Suns made only seven 3-pointers, snapping a streak of nine straight games with at least eight 3-pointers. ... Koufos has recorded double-digit rebounds in each of the four games he has started since the injury to Gasol. Nike Free 3.0 Flyknit Blanc . MORITZ, Switzerland -- Martins Dukurs rallied in the second heat to pass his brother Tomass Dukurs and win a World Cup skeleton race on Friday, the second straight 1-2 finish for the Latvian siblings. Nike Flyknit Lunar 3 Solde . After going 10-6 in 2012, the Vikings regressed this year, done in by a leaky defence and an ongoing inability to find stability at quarterback. Frazier finished 21-33-1 in three-plus seasons. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Jason Babin took a significant pay cut to stay in Jacksonville. But even at a reduced rate, the Jaguars couldnt envision him making the roster this fall. So the team released the veteran defensive end Thursday, parting ways with the 34-year-old pass-rusher for the second time in three months. "We feel that he still has some good games in him and some really good play in him," coach Gus Bradley said. "We were just juggling to try to find a way to get it done within our system. We felt like it was best to give him the opportunity to get out there and hook on with another team. I dont know if there ever is a right time or how to do it. We try to do the best we can, but when were dealing with a man like Jason Babin, that is tough on both sides." After signing former Seattle standout Chris Clemons in free agency and with the development of young pass-rushers Andre Branch, Ryan Davis and rookie Chris Smith, there was little room for the aging Babin on a rebuilding roster. "Thats just how the NFL works," said defensive tackle SenDerrick Marks, who also played with Babin in Tennessee. "You get used to a guy, you get comfortable, and you know that guy can still play. We know that Babs can still play. We saw him here in minicamp. But it also shows that weve got guys like Chris and Branch thats coming along and can also do that job. Its a younger league and thats what a lot of teams look for." Babin led the team with 7 1/2 sacks last season. He voided the final two years of his contract in March, hitting the free-agent market before the Jaguars cut him. He had been due to make $6 million in 2014. Jacksonvillee re-signed him for considerably less. Nike Free 5.0 Femme Turquoise. But after watching the younger defensive ends during organized team activities and a three-day minicamp that ended Thursday -- and crunching the roster numbers -- the Jaguars felt it was best to part ways with Babin now. "It was shocking," said Davis, a second-year pro. "Jason was a key piece of this team, definitely helped this team in leadership. We were such a young team and he helped in the development of myself. I havent had a chance to talk with him yet, but obviously Jasons career speaks for itself. High production guy, and Im pretty sure hell land in a great predicament for himself and his family, so I wish him the best." The Jaguars claimed Babin off waivers from Philadelphia in November 2012, bringing in the two-time Pro Bowler in hopes of beefing up one of the leagues worst pass rushes. Babin finished with seven sacks in 2012, a year after totalling 18 in his first year with the Eagles. He signed a five-year, $28 million deal with Philly after going to his first Pro Bowl with Tennessee following the 2010 season. Although Babin showed burst at times in Jacksonville, he wasnt the consistent sack threat he once was. He also dealt with knee and groin injuries last year. "At the end of the day, its a business," Branch said. "This is the NFL. Were wishing him nothing but the best and support him in everything he does, but weve got to keep going. Weve got a long season ahead of us and weve got training camp coming, so weve just got to keep pushing. "Ive seen guys come and go. Its still the NFL. You never can be surprised with anything. 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