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Gasol has 26 and the Grizzlies snap Portland's 9-game winning streak with a 112-99 win

  • Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge, right, shoots against Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Friday, Nov. 28, 2014.(AP Photo/Don Ryan)

    Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge, right, shoots against Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Friday, Nov. 28, 2014.(AP Photo/Don Ryan)  (The Associated Press)

  • Memphis Grizzlies guard Tony Allen, right, looks to pass as Portland Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews defend during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Friday, Nov. 28, 2014.(AP Photo/Don Ryan)

    Memphis Grizzlies guard Tony Allen, right, looks to pass as Portland Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews defend during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Friday, Nov. 28, 2014.(AP Photo/Don Ryan)  (The Associated Press)

  • Portland Trail Blazers forward Nicolas Batum, from France, left, drives to the hoop past Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley, right, and forward Tony Allen during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Friday, Nov. 28, 2014.(AP Photo/Don Ryan)

    Portland Trail Blazers forward Nicolas Batum, from France, left, drives to the hoop past Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley, right, and forward Tony Allen during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Friday, Nov. 28, 2014.(AP Photo/Don Ryan)  (The Associated Press)

Marc Gasol had 26 points and nine assists as the Memphis Grizzlies held off the Trail Blazers 112-99 on Friday night to snap a nine-game Portland winning streak.

Mike Conley added 21 points and 10 rebounds for the Grizzlies, who have lost just two of 16 games this season for the NBA's best record. Memphis is undefeated against conference foes this season.

Wesley Matthews scored 26 or the Blazers, who lost just their second game at home. LaMarcus Aldridge added 19 points and 10 rebounds.

The Grizzlies led by as many as 15 points. But Matthews nailed a 3-pointer to narrow it before Chris Kaman's layup cut the Grizzlies' lead to 89-85 with 7:26 to go.

Tony Allen's layup put Memphis up 94-85. He added a 3-pointer that extended the lead to 108-93 with 1:37 left to seal it.

Zach Randolph had 14 points and 13 rebounds for Memphis, which has won eight of its last nine games. Conley had nine assists to just miss out on a triple double.