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Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol accidentally kneed Oklahoma City Thunder forward Nick Collison in the groin during Wednesday night's NBA game at the FedEx Forum.
Gasol had his knee out in front of him as he was attempting a jump shot near the basket, and Collison jumped in the air to block the shot. Collison was in the wrong place at the wrong time.
To add insult to injury, the Grizzlies beat the Thunder in overtime 90-89.
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The Oklahoma City Thunder – on the second leg of a back-to-back – were defeated Wednesday night by the Memphis Grizzlies in overtime thanks to a tip-in by Marc Gasol. One of my favorite moments was Gasol’s reaction to the game-winner and his grizzly growl. H/T HPBasketballThe post Marc Gasol Hits Game-Winning Tip-In; Has A Grizzly Reaction (GIF) appeared first on The NBA Mistress.
Just a couple of kids having fun playing basketball.
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There are few things more painful for NBA players than getting hit in the groin and during Wednesday night's Thunder/Grizzlies game, Oklahoma City Thunder forward Nick Collison took a knee to his privates.Watch as Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol skies for a lay-up and keep an eye on his left knee as it lands right in Nick's man region:(Courtesy of SB Nation)
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The Memphis Grizzles and the Oklahoma City were in a tightly contested match that went into overtime Wednesday night, and would come down to the last possession with 13.6 seconds remaining on the shot clock. It would be Marc Gasol who would be Memphis’ hero who tipped in the ball off of a Zach Randolph [...]The post Marc Gasol Defeats OKC Thunder With Game-Winning Tip-In (Video...
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- There were a lot of Kevin Garnett jerseys inside FedExForum Saturday night. Kevin Garnett's was not one of them.
Garnett was one of four noticeable players missing from the Memphis and Boston starting lineups, along with Boston's Courtney Lee and Grizzlies starters Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol.
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The Memphis Grizzlies have won nine straight at home as they get ready to welcome a Boston Celtics team that has dropped three straight.
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We already knew that there was a good chance Courtney Lee would be out tonight, but now we find out KG is also hurt. From the Celtics’ official Twitter:
Kevin Garnett and Courtney Lee are both out tonight with sprained left ankles.
— Boston Celtics (@celtics) March 23, 2013
No word on how KG hurt his ankle. Multiple media reporting he will have an MRI back in Boston on Monday...
Boston Celtics (36-32, 12-22 Road) @ Memphis Grizzlies (46-22, 27-8 Home) FedEx Forum, 8:00 pm on CSNNE/WEEI Officials: Bill Spooner, Marat Kogut, Zach Zarba Line: Memphis by 7.5 (176.5) On the heels of a Friday night loss at Dallas, the Celtics head to Memphis in the midst of a rare three games losing streak. Hosting them, Memphis enters the game having lost three of their last...
The Celtics said Kevin Garnett and Courtney Lee are expected to miss Saturday night's game against the Memphis Grizzlies with left ankle injuries.
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Marc Gasol went up for a layup during the Grizzlies 90-89 overtime win over the Thunder and his knee found its way into Nick Collison’s groin. It was definitely unintentional but it doesn’t change the fact that it will make you cringe when you see it.
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