Gasol, Conley lead Grizzlies over 76ers in 2OT

Philadelphia 76ers' Jerryd Bayless in action during an NBA basketball game against the Memphis Grizzlies, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Philadelphia 76ers’ Jerryd Bayless in action during an NBA basketball game against the Memphis Grizzlies, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Marc Gasol scored 27 points, Mike Conley had 25 and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Philadelphia 76ers 104-99 in double overtime on Wednesday night for their sixth straight victory.

Conley added nine rebounds and nine assists for the Grizzlies, who came back from an 11-point, second-half deficit for their eighth consecutive win against Philadelphia.

Ersan Illyasova had 22 points and 12 rebounds for Philadelphia, which was looking for its first three-game winning streak in nearly three years.

Rookie center Joel Embiid had 12 points and 11 rebounds but didn’t play in the second overtime. Embiid is on a minutes restriction after missing the last two seasons with a foot injury. He finished with 27 minutes.


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