Z-Bo’s monster game makes Memphis history as first 20-20 of 2011 playoffs

Memphis forward Zach Randolph overcame some early struggles Saturday to provide a huge game that boosted the Grizzlies ahead in their Western Conference semifinals playoff.

Randolph scored 21 points and grabbed a franchise playoff-record 21 rebounds to lead the Grizzlies to a 101-93 victory over Oklahoma City. It boosted their lead to 2-1 in the best-of-seven series.

“We didn’t play our best basketball, but we started fighting,” Randolph told the Memphis Commercial Appeal. “It was a gutsy win. A hard-fought win.”

Randolph’s 20-20 is the first of the playoffs this season and the first of his career.

Here’s a look at the other players who have notched at least 20 points and 20 rebounds in the same game since 1991.

Shaquille O’Neal         15 

Tim Duncan                  10

Dwight Howard             5

Charles Barkley             4

Kevin Garnett                 4 

Carlos Boozer                 3

Shawn Kemp                   2

Karl Malone                    2

Dirk Nowitzki                 2

David Robinson            2

Brad Daugherty             1 

Patrick Ewing                 1

Horace Grant                 1

Shawn Marion                1

Alonzo Mourning         1

Joakim Noah                  1

Jermaine O’Neal            1

Charles Oakley               1

Hakeem Olajuwon        1

Dennis Rodman             1

Amar’e Stoudemire      1

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