MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The Grizzlies are moving on to the Western Conference semifinals against the Thunder after Fridays 118-105 victory over the Clippers in Game 6. This marked Memphis second playoff series win in franchise history. Here are three observations from the most physical game of a very physical series.
1. Memphis is moving on (a roll).
The Grizzlies didnt technically sweep the series, but did win four straight to win it in six. The only people outside Los Angeles hoping for a Game 7 were WWE officials hoping to make a pay-per-view out of it.
It was Memphis 13th straight playoff sellout and arguably its wildest. There were seven technical fouls and two ejections -- all in the second half, one that needed accompanying turnbuckles. Clippers forward Blake Griffin appeared to grab Memphis forward Zach Randolphs headband and pull him to the ground. Randolph retaliated, pinning Griffin to the ground. Griffin said he felt a hand on his neck. Neither would talk too much about the in...