Found November 24, 2012 on HoopStuff:
First of all, yes the Memphis Grizzlies are contenders this year and could definitely win the Western Conference. This is because of the balance, depth and ability to defend and score at an elite level. They finally have a bench to help their fantastic starting five and have an excellent coach, which all adds up to one of the most complete teams in the NBA. It all starts with their inside presence, with arguably the top big man duo in the NBA, in Zack Randolph and Marc Gasol. Randolph is leading the league in rebounding and has been a machine on offense, posting up and hitting mid-range jumpers consistently and has been un-guardable. He is using his weight to bully players inside and is simply playing at an elite level, scoring whenever he wants. Marc Gasol is playing at an unbelievably high level on offense as well, showing a versatile and complete game. He has developed a very complete low post repertoire on offense, using a wide variety of moves. He also has become one of the bes...

Lakers stay winless on the road vs. Grizzlies

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Rudy Gay scored 21 points, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Los Angeles Lakers 106-98 Friday night to take back the NBA's best record for themselves once again. The Grizzlies improved to 9-2 by taking the lead over the Lakers in the first quarter and never letting go. Zach Randolph had 17 points and 12 rebounds, and Marc Gasol added 14 points and eight...

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MEMPHIS, Tn. -- The Memphis Grizzlies always realize when a game against the Los Angeles Lakers is on the line in the final few minutes, the ball belongs to Lakers' guard Kobe Bryant. Stop Bryant and you get the win. After leading by six points with 2:24 left, the Grizzlies held serve. Despite Bryant scoring 14 of his game-high 30 points in the final quarter, Memphis held...

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The Memphis Grizzlies responded in positive fashion after the end of one of their longest win streaks in franchise history and might have the opportunity to start another run during the remainder of their season-high homestand. The Grizzlies will welcome three struggling opponents in a row to FedExForum, beginning with Monday night's game against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Memphis...
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