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Grizzlies survive Sixers in double overtime

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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.