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Gasol scores 15 as Grizzlies rout Flamengo 112-72

  • Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol, top, controls the ball while Grizzlies guard Mike Conley (11), Flamengo guard Nicolas Laprovittola, front center, and Flamengo center Jerome Meyinsse (55) struggle for position in the first half of a preseason NBA basketball game Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

    Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol, top, controls the ball while Grizzlies guard Mike Conley (11), Flamengo guard Nicolas Laprovittola, front center, and Flamengo center Jerome Meyinsse (55) struggle for position in the first half of a preseason NBA basketball game Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)  (The Associated Press)

  • Flamengo forward Walter Herrmann, top, misses a shot against Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol (33) in the first half of a preseason NBA basketball game Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

    Flamengo forward Walter Herrmann, top, misses a shot against Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol (33) in the first half of a preseason NBA basketball game Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)  (The Associated Press)

  • Flamengo guard Vitor Benite (8) shoots against Memphis Grizzlies center Kosta Koufos (41) in the first half of a preseason NBA basketball game Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

    Flamengo guard Vitor Benite (8) shoots against Memphis Grizzlies center Kosta Koufos (41) in the first half of a preseason NBA basketball game Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)  (The Associated Press)

Marc Gasol scored 15 points and Tony Allen added 14 to lead the Memphis Grizzlies to a 112-72 preseason victory over Brazil's Flamengo on Friday night.

The Grizzlies (2-3) also got 13 points from Quincy Pondexter and 12 from Courtney Lee in handing Flamengo the worst loss of its exhibition tour. Marcelinho Machado led Flamengo with 17 points and Marcus Vinicius had 14.

The game was tied early in the second quarter before the Grizzlies pulled away in the third to lead by 40 points. Memphis scored 20 consecutive points in the third quarter at one point to blow the game open.

Flamengo was forced into 20 turnovers in the opening 24 minutes that led to 29 Grizzlies' points.