Spanish center Marc Gasol became the leader of the attack with 29 points for the Memphis Grizzlies , who defeated the Milwaukee Bucks 113-116 in the Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee.
In the duel of the two leading teams, the Grizzlies (8-5) remain in first place in the Southwest Division.
Gasol played 38 minutes, basketed 10 of 18 field shots, including 6 of 12 three pointers, achieved five rebounds and delivered two assists.
Point guard Mike Conley added 26 points and reserve Shelvin Mack scored 15 for the Memphis team.
For the Bucks (10-4), who lead the Central Division, the leader of the attack was the Greek Giannis Antetokounmpo, who scored 31 points and nine rebounds.
Khris Middleton had 25 points and reserve Pat Connaughton added 16.