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NBA: Detroit 87, Memphis 79

MEMPHIS, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Allen Iverson scored 27 points Monday to lead the Detroit Pistons to an 87-79 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies.

NBA: Memphis 102, Dallas 82

MEMPHIS, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- O.J. Mayo scored 21 points Sunday for the Memphis Grizzlies, who ended a 13-game losing streak to Dallas by whipping the Mavericks 102-82.

NBA: Phoenix 101, Memphis 89

MEMPHIS, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Leandro Barbosa scored 11 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter Tuesday and Phoenix closed with a 25-5 run in a 101-89 win over Memphis Grizzlies.

NBA: San Antonio 106, Memphis 103 (2OT)

SAN ANTONIO, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- Tony Parker had 32 points and five assists Saturday night to lead the San Antonio Spurs past Memphis 106-103.

NBA: Memphis 109, Sacramento 94

MEMPHIS, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Rudy Gay had 22 points and eight rebounds Tuesday in the Memphis Grizzlies' 109-94 victory over the Sacramento Kings.

NBA: Phoenix 107, Memphis 102

PHOENIX, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Leandro Barbosa scored 27 points Monday night to lead the Phoenix Suns to a 107-102 win over Memphis.

NBA: Memphis 90, Golden State 79

MEMPHIS, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Marc Gasol had 27 points and 16 rebounds Monday, fueling the Memphis Grizzlies' 90-79 victory over the Golden State Warriors.

Grizzlies sign European star Marc Gasol

MEMPHIS, July 9 (UPI) -- The Memphis Grizzlies Wednesday announced the signing of Spanish star Marc Gasol, younger brother of Pau Gasol of the Los Angeles Lakers.

NBA: LA Lakers 105, New Jersey 90

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Feb. 5 (UPI) -- Pau Gasol had 24 points and 12 rebounds in his Los Angeles debut Tuesday to lead the Lakers to a 105-90 win over the New Jersey Nets.

NBA: LA Lakers 121, Toronto 101

TORONTO, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Kobe Bryant came within two points of his season high with a 46-point effort Friday, leading the Los Angeles Lakers past Toronto 121-101.
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Los Angeles Lakers center Pau Gasol (16) of Spain, controls the rebound as his brother and Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol (33) looks on during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles on April 12, 2009. (UPI Photo/Jim Ruymen)
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Marc Gasol i Sàez (born January 29, 1985, in Barcelona, Spain) is a Spanish professional basketball player for the NBA's Memphis Grizzlies. He was drafted in the second round, 48th overall, by the Los Angeles Lakers in the 2007 NBA Draft. He stands 7'1" tall and is the younger brother of current Lakers power forward Pau Gasol.

While he spent almost all of his childhood in the Barcelona area, he moved as a teenager with his parents to the Memphis suburb of Germantown, Tennessee in 2001, after his older brother Pau Gasol was drafted and signed by the Memphis Grizzlies, who finalized their move from Vancouver just after the draft. Gasol played high school basketball at Lausanne Collegiate School in Memphis. He was named Division 2's Mr. Basketball in 2003 following a senior season in which he averaged 26 points, 13 rebounds and six blocks per game. His parents still live in Germantown.

After his graduation from Lausanne, Gasol returned to his home country of Spain to play in the Liga ACB. He originally played with FC Barcelona before moving to Akasvayu Girona, where he played two seasons and was named the 2008 ACB Most Valuable Player.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Marc Gasol."
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