Originally written on Fox Sports Tennessee  |  Last updated 3/26/12
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Considering the Grizzlies had lost five of their last six games, including three straight on the road, coach Lionel Hollins wasn't afraid to shake up his rotation against the Lakers on the final stop of a four-game West Coast road trip. So, he went back to the way the Grizzlies were when they didn't have Zach Randolph available because Randolph was hurt. Hollins started Marreese Speights at power forward vs. the Lakers and decided to bring Randolph off the bench. And Hollins didn't play new acquisition Gilbert Arenas one second, giving all the backup point guard time to Jeremy Pargo. Sounds crazy, right? Not really. Randolph gave the Griz bench more scoring pop while working himself back into game rhythm. The starting lineup with Speights had more of its natural chemistry. Pargo showed he was more aggressive than Arenas, who has been tentative in his first two games with the Griz. And the Grizzlies beat the Lakers 102-96. The key to all of this was Randolph buying into coming o...
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