MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) The Memphis Grizzlies are showing a knack for pulling out close games. The Philadelphia 76ers were just too young and too short-handed to stop that trend. Marc Gasol had 26 points and 12 rebounds, and Memphis finally put away the 76ers 96-91 on Tuesday night. The victory was the Grizzlies
There will be enough players between both teams for the Sixers and Grizzlies to play on Tuesday ... barely. The Sixers, losers of seven straight, have several key players sidelined for the opener of this road trip. The biggest absence will obviously be Joel Embiid, who will sit out for rest after struggling
Zach Randolph has rejoined the Grizzlies and is expected to play tonight against the 76ers. Randolph, Memphis' sixth man and emotional leader, missed the last seven games while on personal leaving following the death of his mother, Mae.