Grizzlies survive Sixers in double overtime

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

PHILADELPHIA, Penn-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 point 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.