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Held to two points all game, Jones gets five in last 42 seconds

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Memphis guard Eddie Jones couldn't pass up a last-minute open shot with the game on the line.

Jones made a 3-pointer with 41.9 seconds left, then added two free throws to help the Grizzlies beat the Toronto Raptors 94-88 Tuesday night for their fourth straight win.

Jones missed six of his first seven shots and had only two points until the final minute.

"It's the confidence that says if I'm open shoot the basketball," Jones said. "I've been making shots my whole career. I can't turn down an open shot. I'm sorry, I can't do it. If I'm open, and a guy's 30 feet away from me, I've got to let it go."

Pau Gasol led Memphis with 21 points, 10 rebounds and six assists. Mike Miller scored 16, Hakim Warrick added 15 and Bobby Jackson finished with 14.

Chris Bosh had 26 points and nine rebounds for Toronto. Mike James finished with 16 points and six assists and Charlie Villanueva added 14 points and 10 rebounds. Jose Calderon had 11 points and seven assists.

Memphis held a 88-86 lead with 1:20 left when Morris Peterson hit two free throws to tie it.

Jones' 3-pointer from the top of the key gave the Grizzlies the lead for good. He made two foul shots with 15 seconds remaining and Warrick added another with 11.5 left for the final margin.

"You enjoy being put in that position. You want to be in that position," Jones said. "As a kid you always think about making big shots to win a game or send a game into overtime. Even to this day, I still have dreams like that."

Toronto coach Sam Mitchell said his team didn't hustle enough down the stretch, while Memphis went after loose balls and rebounds.

"We reach for it, and [the Grizzlies] go on the floor for it," Mitchell said. "... You have to get on the floor and do the dirty work, and they did it. They beat us on the offensive glass, and every time there was a loose ball, they came up with it."

Memphis outrebounded Toronto 48-39, including 16 offensive rebounds by the Grizzlies. Shane Battier had a season-high 13 boards for Memphis, including five on the offensive end.

"They would get three and four attempts at the basket," Bosh said. "We make three stops, but on that fourth shot, they had broken us down so much to where they would just get an easy layup. Down the stretch, we've got to make the hustle plays."

Boths teams struggled early. Memphis misfired on 10 of its first 12 shots, while the Raptors missed nine of their first 12. That included a sequence where Villanueva missed a jumper from the left corner, got his own rebound for a dunk attempt that clanked off the back of the rim and flew out of bounds. The Grizzlies missed several reverse layups.

"It's called the All-Star break," Battier said. "Everyone has to shake off their rust a little bit and get back into the rhythm."

Bosh kept the Raptors in it, scoring 17 points in the first half. He blocked Chucky Atkins' 3-pointer just before halftime and Toronto led 50-43 at the break.

Gasol had 11 points at halftime.

The Raptors built the lead to 10 in the third period before Memphis finally started playing with some intensity. The Grizzlies, fueled by Miller's 3-point shooting and inside baskets by Gasol, went on a 21-7 run.

Game notes
The Grizzlies were in their retro uniforms, wearing jerseys of the Memphis Pros from the ABA. ... With Gasol and Calderon the only NBA players from Spain, the Grizzlies allowed anyone with a Spanish passport in free. Gasol gave the pre-game welcoming speech to the crowd and the Grizzlies' introductions were done in Spanish. ... Gasol cut his lower lip in the first quarter but returned in the second period after receiving four stitches. ... Villanueva's 14 points and 10 rebounds marked his fifth double-double of the season. ... Memphis has a six-game winning streak over the Raptors.