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Grizzlies Beat Kings 108-101

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – Marc Gasol had 24 points and 12 rebounds, Mike Conley scored 22 points and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Sacramento Kings 108-101 on Tuesday night.

Tony Allen added a season-high 19 points to help the Grizzlies win their sixth straight over the Kings at home. Memphis entered the All-Star break with a three-game win streak, their longest in more than a month.

DeMarcus Cousins scored 23 points and Tyreke Evans had 20 for the Kings, who were attempting to win three straight for the first time in more than two months.

Jerryd Bayless made a 3-pointer in the closing seconds of the third quarter to give Memphis an 84-73 lead. The Grizzlies boosted their advantage to 13 on several occasions early in the fourth and withstood a late comeback try by the Kings, who pulled to 99-93 with 4:19 to go on a layup by Evans.

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2/12/2013 9:50:58 PM (GMT -6:00)