The Memphis Grizzlies are confident, yet realistic. They've got their series with the Los Angeles Clippers back to even with a winner-take-all Game 7 on Sunday.
At least this decisive game will be played in Memphis.
The Grizzlies lost in the Western Conference semifinals last spring with the seventh game in Oklahoma City, and they feel the hostile road environment played at least a small part. The Grizzlies will have a sellout crowd on hand as they try to finish a rare rally from a 3-1 series deficit against the Clippers, who blew their second chance to advance with a 90-88 loss Friday night.
Grizzlies forward Rudy Gay missed last year's Game 7, watching from the bench with his injured shoulder in a sling, and he said Saturday he's looking forward to this game even though none of the Grizzlies thought this series would go this far.
''Win or go home,'' Gay said. ''Really I haven't done that since college, so it'll be fun.''
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