Found April 30, 2012 on
MEMPHIS—The sound of the clickers was loud. The Clippers could hear them on the East Coast all the way from the West Coast.
The clickers were messages. The clickers were remote controls headed to other channels in frustration as the Clippers fell to a 27 pt. deficit against the Memphis Grizzlies.
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It seemed inevitable that Memphis would win Game one of the Clippers-Grizzlies series, but with a meltdown on the Grizzlies part, Nick Young getting HOT and Clippers going on a 29-3 run in the 4th quarter would swing LA’s way. The Clippers would make 8 more FG’s than Memphis and grabbed 13 more rebounds than [...]
The Grizzlies earned the fourth seed in the West over the Clippers by one game to earn home court advantage in this series.
The Clippers came into the season as one of the most hyped teams in the league, but the Grizzlies are looking to get back to the second round, where they took the Thunder to seven games last season.
Grizzlies-Clippers Series Preview
The Memphis Grizzlies have...
What goes around comes around
In case you haven’t heard, the Los Angeles Clippers blew all of our minds last night and came back from a 27-point deficit to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 99-98 in Game One of their first-round playoff series.
The Clippers finished the game on a 28-3 run, and made their huge comeback thanks largely to a group of reserves who played their tails off. One of those guys was Eric Bledsoe...
MEMPHIS --When Rudy Gays jumper, over the outstretched arm of Kenyon Martin, bounced off the front of the rim and into the hands of Blake Griffin just before the buzzer sounded, the Clippers werent sure how to feel.
Elation? Griffin began to hug anyone he could find.
Redemption? Marc Iavaroni, the Clippers assistant and former Memphis coach, cupped his hand over his ear and shouted...
If you are an east coast person like me, then you probably went to bed when the Grizzlies took a 21 point lead into the fourth. When the Grizzlies pushed the lead to 27, I am definitely sure you went to bed, only to find out that the Clippers pulled one of the best comebacks in playoff history by beating the Memphis Grizzlies 99-98.
"Unfortunately, that's how we...
Forward Caron Butler fractured his left hand during the Los Angeles
Clippers' incredible 99-98 win Sunday in Game 1 at Memphis, and his
status for the remainder of the first-round playoff series is
uncertain, the team said.
The Memphis Grizzlies Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph are better playoff basketball players than their Los Angeles Clippers counterparts DeAndre Jordan and Blake Griffin. I'm not talking statistically, or over the course of their careers, or anything like that either. I'm just saying I'd rather have both Gasol and/or Randolph if I had to win a playoff game tomorrow than...
The Duke of Dunks, Blake Griffin, had himself put on a poster Sunday night during Game one of the Clippers-Grizzlies game by Dante Cunningham. Blake Griffin has 2 points on 1-for-3 shooting, 1 rebound and 1 assist in 14 minutes of play. Blake Griffin, welcome to the NBA Playoffs! H/T Jose3030
Early in the first quarter of game one of the Grizzlies/Clippers playoff series, Memphis forward Zach Randolph took a tumble after an elbow from LA's Blake Griffin.Randolph appeared to be hurt for a second until he decided to bust out some push-ups for the cheering Memphis crowd:(Courtesy of The NBA Mistress)
Memphis forward Dante Cunningham served all-star Blake Griffin a little of his own medicine Sunday night in the opening game of Grizzlies/Clippers playoff series: Usually Griffin is the one delivering the facials, but Cunningham caught Blake under the basket and took full advantage. The Clippers came back from a 24-point deficit late int he 4th [...]