Philadelphia 76, Memphis 89

Boxscore | Recap
Tuesday, February 21, 2012 8:00 PM
Location - FedExForum, Memphis, Tennessee
Officials - #36 David Jones, #32 Eddie F. Rush, #76 Steve Anderson
Attendance - 14258

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Philadelphia 10 32 18 16 76
Memphis 30 17 22 20 89

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Philadelphia 20-13 13-6 7-7 L4
Memphis 19-15 13-5 6-10 W1

Recap


GRIZZLIES 89, 76ERS 76: Marc Gasol had 15 points, 14 rebounds, seven assists and five blocked shots as host Memphis stretched Philadelphia’s season-worst losing skid to four games.

Rudy Gay scored eight of his 14 points during a late 12-2 run that saw the Grizzlies break open the game and take a 15-point lead.

Jrue Holiday scored 22 points for Philadelphia, which has lost six of eight games.

Memphis blocked 11 shots and held the 76ers to 36.5 percent from the field.

Philadelphia trailed 77-72 midway through the final quarter before Gay hit a 3-pointer to start a personal string of eight straight Memphis points. Gasol hit two free throws to give the Grizzlies an 89-74 advantage with 1:06 remaining.

Memphis rolled off 18 consecutive points in the first quarter and took a 27-7 lead on O.J. Mayo’s 3-pointer with 1:51 left. The Grizzlies led 30-10 at the end of the quarter.

Philadelphia cut into its deficit in the second quarter when Holiday scored the final 13 points of a 15-2 run. His third 3-pointer of the surge pulled the 76ers within 43-40 with 2:30 left in the half. Memphis led 47-42 at intermission.

Mayo added 13 points and Marreese Speights had 12 points for the Grizzlies.

Lavoy Allen added 14 points for the 76ers.

GAME NOTEBOOK:
Philadelphia has failed to reach 100 points in 16 consecutive games. … Gay has 14 consecutive double-digit outings. … 76ers forward Elton Brand missed the game with a thumb injury. … The Grizzlies are 13-5 at home.

Top Game Performances

Philadelphia   Memphis
Jrue Holiday 22 Scoring Marc Gasol 15
Andre Iguodala 7 Assists Marc Gasol 7
Thaddeus Young 7 Rebounds Marc Gasol 14
Louis Williams 2 Free Throws Made Rudy Gay 6
Lavoy Allen 1 Steals Mike Conley 3
Louis Williams 3 Blocks Marc Gasol 5

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Philadelphia 76 36.5 8-15 6-8 19 36 11 6 14
Memphis 89 39.7 6-12 21-29 25 47 11 7 15

Upcoming Games

  • Memphis will play their next game at home against Dallas. The Grizzlies have a W/L % of .667 after a win and .438 after a loss.
  • Philadelphia will play their next game on the road against Houston . The 76ers have a W/L % of .571 after a win and .667 after a loss.
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