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Sixers Blow 17-Point Lead, Lose to Grizzlies

Marc Gasol scored a season-high 27 points and Rudy Gay had 26 to lead the Memphis Grizzlies to a 103-100 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night.

AP Photo/Matt Slocum

Jerryd Bayless scored a season-high 21 points to help the Grizzlies win without point guard Mike Conley, out with a sprained left ankle.

The Grizzlies rallied from 17 down to take control late in the fourth. Bayless missed a jumper, Gay grabbed the rebound and made it 101-100 on a bucket with 13.3 seconds left. Philadelphia’s Thaddeus Young missed a short attempt in front of the basket and the Grizzlies grabbed the rebound.

Gay was fouled and made both free throws for a three-point cushion.

Nick Young couldn’t get the tying shot off at the buzzer for the Sixers.

Evan Turner scored a season-high 27 points, Thaddeus Young had 23, and Jrue Holiday added 18 points and 10 assists.

 

(Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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