Grizzlies' Marc Gasol: Scores 18 points to go with eight boards Wednesday

Gasol compiled 18 points (7-14 FG, 2-4 3Pt, 2-2 FT), eight rebounds and three assists across 35 minutes in Wednesday's 120-105 loss to the Raptors.

The Grizzlies may need to lean more heavily on Gasol than expected going forward with co-star Mike Conley (back) set to miss at least six weeks, and if the center's recent play is any indication, he'll be more than up for the task. He's averaged 20.2 points and 1.6 three-pointers per game over the last five contests while shooting 52.6 percent from the field, a major improvement from his 44 percent mark on the season.

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