Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/8/14
MEMPHIS -- The Memphis Grizzlies were in their comfort zone Wednesday night. That is, in a tight, possession-to-possession game instead of holding a 20-plus-point lead. The Grizzlies, forced to keep their focus throughout, scored a 105-98 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 2 of their Western Conference first-round series. The teams are tied one game apiece as they move to Los Angeles for Game 3 on Saturday afternoon. Although Clippers point guard Chris Paul had 29 points, six assists, five steals and three rebounds, the Grizzlies battled through the barrage by going back to their strength on the inside. Memphis had a 46-38 edge in points in the paint, thanks to Rudy Gay's team-high 21 points and Zach Randolph's 15 points and eight boards. The Grizzlies won the rebounding battle, 37-28, grabbing 16 offensive boards to the Clippers' four. "We got back to grit-and-grind basketball," Gay said. "That's what we do. And when they cut the lead close late, we attacked th...
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