Philadelphia Defeats Memphis 99-89 - Recap
Memphis was scorched by Dorell Wright for 28 points as the 76ers defated the Grizzlies 99-89 in NBA action on Wednesday.
Philadelphia won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 8.5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 182.5.
Philadelphia got 20 points from Spencer Hawes and another 13 points from Jrue Holiday. Jrue Holiday contributed 9 assists, while Spencer Hawes cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Memphis got 23 points from Zach Randolph in a losing cause and another 18 points from Marc Gasol. Marc Gasol contributed 8 assists for the Grizzlies, while Zach Randolph had 9 rebounds.
Philadelphia led at halftime, 49-47.
Philadelphia won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 38-37.
Next game, Philadelphia takes its act on the road to face Golden State looking for another win. For Memphis, they head home to face Denver.