NBA roundup: All-Star Marc Gasol leads Grizzlies past Sixers - Detroit Free Press

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Marc Gasol scored 15 points and grabbed 14 rebounds, Rudy Gay scored 14 points, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Philadelphia 76ers, 89-76, on Tuesday night.

O.J. Mayo added 13 points and Marreese Speights 12 to help the Grizzlies (19-15) move a season high-tying four games above .500. Gasol, headed to this weekend's All-Star Game in Orlando, finished three assists shy of a triple-double.

Jrue Holiday scored 22 points -- none in the fourth -- for the Atlantic Division-leading Sixers, who shot just 37% while losing their fourth straight and sixth of eight. Philadelphia trailed by 20 after the first period before rallying to pull within three late in the second and was down, 47-42, at halftime.

Playing a Sixers team that entered the game ranked first in the NBA in scoring defense, Memphis made seven of its first nine shots in building a 15-7 first-quarter lead.

Miami 120, Sacramento 108: Dwyane Wade scored 30 points and added 10 assists, Mario Chalmers and Chris Bosh each scored 20 points, and the NBA-leading Miami Heat stretched their winning streak to seven games. Wade shot 11-for-16, the 11th straight game he has shot at least 50%, matching his career best in that department. He also had a run of 11 such games in his rookie season. Isaiah Thomas scored 20 of his 24 points in the third quarter for the visiting Kings, who dropped their sixth straight. Marcus Thornton scored 23, and Tyreke Evans finished with 21 points and 10 assists.

Indiana 117, New Orleans 108 (OT): Roy Hibbert had a career-high 30 points and 13 rebounds for the host Pacers. The Pacers went on a 10-0 run in overtime. Hibbert and Darren Collison combined for eight points. Trevor Ariza scored 21 for the Hornets.

22 Feb, 2012

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