Memphis Grizzlies centre Marc Gasol stealing a pass by Cleveland Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith in the first quarter at FedExForum in Tennessee.
The Spanish international posted a double-double with 17 points and 11 rebounds, as hosts Memphis won 93-85.
The Cavaliers (18-6) played without their top stars LeBron James, Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving - all of whom were rested and did not make the trip.
Cleveland never led and trailed by 25 points in the fourth quarter.
Memphis (18-9) got a game-high 20 points from guard Troy Daniels off the bench and he hit four of eight three-pointers.