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Grizzlies beat Magic to claim West's No. 4 seed

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Marc Gasol scored 22 points, Rudy Gay added 20 and the Memphis Grizzlies claimed the No. 4 seed in the Western Conference playoffs with an 88-76 win over the short-handed Orlando Magic on Thursday night.

O.J. Mayo had 15 points and Zach Randolph, returning to the starting lineup, finished with 13 points and 12 rebounds for Memphis, which won its sixth straight and 11th in 13 games.

The Grizzlies also have won a franchise-best 11 straight home games and will open the playoffs at home Sunday against the Los Angeles Clippers, who dropped to the fifth seed with the Memphis victory.

Hedo Turkoglu, playing for the first time in 10 games because of a facial fracture, led the Magic with 18 points, hitting 7 of 13 shots from the field. Justin Harper scored 16 points and Von Wafer added 11, although he was 4 of 13 from the field.

The Magic rested all their starters after earning the No. 6 seed in the East.

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