Rudy Gay and the Grizzlies have sprinted ahead of the Western Conference field. Can their impressive performance hold up in the months to come? (Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)
(PhatzRadio / SI Feature) — Give And Go is a recurring feature in which The Point Forward’s Ben Golliver and Rob Mahoney bat an NBA topic du jour back and forth.
The NBA season is nearly a month old, and it’s time to draw lines between what has yet come to pass and what ultimately will. The league’s lengthy 82-game slate is often littered with mirages, and though the 2012-13 season has already had its fair share of surprises, it can be tricky to suss out which of those early trends are really worth buying into. Yet today we endeavor to do just that, as we attempt to project the long-term reliability of some of the NBA’s early successes and struggles.
Buy or sell: Memphis’ strong start.
RM: Buy. I didn’t have very high hopes for the Grizzlies coming into this season, but the reinvention of their offense — ba...