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  • PHILADELPHIA -- The Grizzlies proved again they can win close games. Womens Saints Jerseys . It didnt hurt that they didnt have to face Joel Embiid in the second overtime.Marc Gasol scored 27 points, Mike Conley had 25 and the Grizzlies beat the Philadelphia 76ers 104-99 on Wednesday night for their sixth straight victory.Conley added nine rebounds and nine assists for the Grizzlies, who came back from an 11-point, second-half deficit for their eighth consecutive win against Philadelphia.Most of the games we play are close, so were used to it, Gasol said. We feel very comfortable in those situations.Ersan Ilyasova had 22 points and 12 rebounds for Philadelphia, which was looking for its first three-game winning streak in nearly three years. The 76ers had their four-game home winning streak snapped.Embiid had 12 points and 11 rebounds but didnt play in the second overtime. The rookie center is on a minutes restriction after missing the last two seasons with a foot injury. He finished with 27 minutes.Theres a human side to all of this, Philadelphia coach Brett Brown said. There it is 10 feet from you. Its tempting but not wise. Thats the discipline we have to have.Embiid lobbied to enter in the second overtime but was denied.It was frustrating but those guys care about me and are looking out for me, he said.Asked if he was looking forward to having free rein with his minutes, Embiid said, I cant wait for that day to come.Zach Randolph scored the first four points of the second overtime to give Memphis a 95-91 lead. Philadelphia cut it to 99-98 after Jerryd Bayless layup with 23 seconds remaining. Conleys two free throws pushed Memphis lead back to three and Philadelphia never got closer.When you get to April, these are the games you look back on, Memphis coach David Fizdale said. You preach to your team they have another level to go to. It becomes habit.The teams were a combined 1 for 11 from the field in the first OT before Randolph put Memphis ahead 91-88 with 49 seconds left when he converted over Embiid on a drive. Bayless tied it with a 3 from the top of the key with 43 seconds left before Conleys turnover gave Philadelphia the ball back.Bayless misfired on a midrange shot that wouldve won it, and Embiid couldnt convert on a baseline jumper after an inbounds play with 1.3 seconds left.Embiid had the final shot of regulation, but his over-the-head try against the defense of Gasol went off the backboard.I dont know if Im going to get fined for this but I thought I got fouled, Embiid said.RESPECT GIVENThe Grizzlies lauded the play of Embiid and the 76ers, who dont resemble the sad-sack bunch that won 47 games combined the previous three seasons.You know youre going to have a tough night, no matter what, because they dont stop playing until that final whistle, Conley said. They scrap and claw for every little bit. Were thankful to get away with a win tonight.Of Embiid, Fizdale said, The whole league will have to deal with him a long time. Hes a special, special talent.BEEN AWHILEThe 76ers last three-game winning streak came Dec. 29, 2013-Jan. 4, 2014.TIP-INSGrizzlies: Chandler Parsons (knee) and James Ennis (calf) didnt play. . Memphis scored 69 points in the first half of Mondays 105-90 win over Charlotte but managed just 43 against Philadelphia. ... The Grizzlies streak of three straight games leading by 20 or more points ended.76ers: Embiid wont play on Friday night against the Bulls as part of his rehab plan. ... Richaun Holmes and Gerald Henderson both were out due to illness. ... Philadelphia committed 27 turnovers.UP NEXTGrizzlies: Host Miami on Friday night. Fizdale is a former Heat assistant.76ers: Host Bulls on Friday night. Cheap Saints Jerseys . It was hard for Luck to pull off another comeback, or even get into the end zone, while standing on the sideline. Rivers threw a 22-yard touchdown pass to rookie Keenan Allen and Nick Novak kicked four field goals to give the Chargers a 19-9 victory against the Colts on Monday night. Saints Jerseys Outlet . Didier Drogba gave away the penalty that put Senegal one goal away from a major upset, but the veteran striker will get another chance -- probably his last -- at the World Cup after Salomon Kalous injury-time strike sealed the Ivorians place in Brazil next year. . Tevez, who has had conflicts with coaches in the past, has not been called up since Sabella was named coach in 2011. Argentina boasts Lionel Messi, Gonzalo Higuain, Sergio Aguero, Ezequiel Lavezzi and Angel Di Maria. SEATTLE -- It took only two games for Markelle Fultz to show an ability to take over and carry Washington to a win.Sure, hes a freshman. But Fultz isnt an ordinary freshman.He has the ability to make everyone else look a little better and he was doing that tonight, Washington coach Lorenzo Romar said.Fultz scored 35 points, including 21 in the second half, and Washington pulled away for a 104-88 win over Cal State Fullerton on Thursday night.Washingtons freshman star posted his second straight 30-point game, surpassing the mark with a pair of emphatic dunks that finally gave the Huskies a comfortable lead. Fultzs first slam with 4:20 left pushed Washingtons lead to 89-78. He stole an inbound pass on Fullertons next possession and his second one-handed slam pushed the lead to 13 with 3:46 remaining.Fultz was 10 of 14 shooting and added six assists, consistently showing a knack for breaking down the defense and getting into the lane to create his own shot or find teammates.I think my ability to get to the rim is always open, Fultz said. I realized it once I made a couple of threes it opened up the paint even more.Tre Coggins led Cal State Fullerton (2-1) with 23 points but was quiet after a torrid first 8 minutes of the game. Coggins tried to outscore Washington by himself in the opening minutes. Coggins had 17 points in the first 8 minutes but scored just three points the rest of the first half. Jackson Rowe added 16 points for the Titans.David Crisp added 17 points as Washington (1-1) put five players in double figures. Matisse Thybulle added 15 points, Malik Dime had 14 points and five blocked shots, and Dominic Green added 11.It was a sloppy game that featured 54 total fouls -- 27 by each team -- and 73 total free-throw attempts. But it was the Huskies finally pulling away late. Wholesale Saints Jerseys. .Washington led by 11 at halftime, but the lead was gone barely 6 minutes into the second half. The Titans started the half on a 21-10 surge and pulled even at 63-all with 13:50 left. Coggins sixth 3-pointer later pulled the Titans even at 68-all, but the Huskies scored the next 10 points, going up 78-68 with 8:35 left on Noah Dickersons 18-footer.BIG PICTURECal State Fullerton: The Titans proved they may be better than the sixth place they were picked in the preseason Big West poll. Washington was the premier opportunity on their nonconference schedule, although Saturdays game at UNLV provides Fullerton another chance at a name victory.Washington: The Huskies were better defensively but still had problems allowing dribble penetration and staying out of foul trouble. The Titans shot 33 free throws, part of the reason they were able to hang around despite going more than six minutes of the second half without a field goal.CONTROL THE BOARDSWashingtons big concern coming out of its opening loss to Yale was an inability to control the backboard. The Huskies were outrebounded 42-29 in the opener, but controlled the glass against Fullerton. The Titans had just five total rebounds in the first half and were outrebounded 36-19 for the game. Most important, the Huskies allowed Fullerton just two offensive rebounds.We were putting a body on people and going after the ball, Green said.UP NEXTCal State Fullerton: The Titans continue their road swing at UNLV on Saturday.Washington: The Huskies host Northern Arizona on Sunday.LAST WORDIts almost like hes computer-generated or something, Romar on Fultz. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '
      January 18, 2018 5:55 PM PST