NBA: Memphis 89, Philadelphia 76

Feb. 21, 2012 at 11:23 PM

MEMPHIS, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Marc Gasol had 15 points, 14 rebounds and five blocked shots Tuesday and the Memphis Grizzlies beat Philadelphia 89-76.

Rudy Gay added 14 points and O.J. Mayo scored 13 for the Grizzlies, who have won five of their last six.

Jrue Holiday led the 76ers with 22 points. Lavoy Allen scored 14 points and Andre Iguodala added 11 for the Eastern Conference-leading 76ers, who have lost a season-high four straight and are 7-7 on the road.

Philadelphia shot 36.5 percent from the field and trailed the entire game.

Andres Nocioni made his first start in place of injured Elton Brand, and managed just two points and two rebounds in under 6 minutes on the court.

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