Marc Gasol returns from MCL sprain

Updated: January 14, 2014, 9:14 PM ET
Associated Press

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol returned to action Tuesday night against the Oklahoma City Thunder after spraining a left knee ligament less than eight weeks ago.

Wearing a brace on the knee, Gasol drew a rousing ovation when he was introduced with the other Memphis starters, marking his return to action. The Grizzlies also had a pregame video noting Gasol's return. Gasol jumped center, and the Grizzlies won the tip.

Gasol was averaging 16 points, 7.1 rebounds ...

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