Found May 21, 2013 on The NBA Passionista:
It’s Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals between the Memphis Grizzlies and the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday evening, and although this crazy circus shot from Marc Gasol didn’t count, it’s still pretty amazing to watch.   H/T @CJZeroThe post Marc Gasol’s Circus Shot That Doesn’t Count (GIF) appeared first on The NBA Mistress.

Grizzlies' Gasol won DPOY, but is Spurs' Duncan proving to be more worthy?

AT&T Center – Four weeks ago, Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol was named the 2013 NBA Defensive Player of the Year. Gasol and the Grizzlies were defensive juggernauts in the regular season as they won games with their style of play, “grit and grind.” Today, with Gasol’s Grizzlies down 0-2 to the San Antonio Spurs in the Western Conference Finals, something was...

Grizzlies Coach Lionel Hollins Forgets Jerryd Bayless’ Name During Postgame Interview (Video)

Jerryd Bayless did not play particularly well in the Grizzlies’ Game 1 loss to the Spurs on Sunday. The fifth-year guard out of Arizona was run ragged by the Spurs’ screen-setting, directly contributing to several of the Spurs’ 14 3-pointers, a franchise playoff record. Still, after playing in 92 games this season, including playoffs, Bayless should at least expect his coach...

Tony Allen’s flagrant foul flop deserved an Emmy

In the waning seconds of game two of the Western Conference Finals between the Spurs/Grizzlies, Memphis guard Tony Allen produced a rather epic acting job to gain a flagrant foul call against Manu Ginobli. After the Grizzlies made a defensive stop of Manu, the ball ended up in the hands of Tony on a fast break attempt which ultimately culminated with Ginobili fouling him in the act...

Tony Allen deserves a huge fine for flopping

The San Antonio Spurs escaped last night with an overtime victory in Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals against the Memphis Grizzlies, and we say escaped because Tony Allen put on a performance that no doubt influenced the referees to call a flagrant 1 foul on Manu Ginobili with under thirty seconds to go in the fourth quarter with the Spurs leading 85-81. It was a hard foul...

Tony Allen Embellishes Head Injury To Draw Flagrant Foul On Manu Ginobili

A Spurs turnover with 30 seconds left in Game 2 led to a Grizzlies fast break opportunity with Tony Allen in the open floor. As the Memphis guard went up for the layup, Manu Ginobili pulled down his arm in an attempt to stop him from scoring but as Allen fell to the floor, he sold it well, exaggerating a head injury as he stayed writhing on the floor in pain for quite some time....

Q&A: Grizzlies' Austin Daye on Game 1 loss, Tony Parker & more

AT&T Center - The San Antonio Spurs throttled the Memphis Grizzlies in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals, 105-83. From precise offensive execution, a franchise playoff record 14 threes made to holding Zach Randolph nearly scoreless for the game, the Spurs put on a clinic to go up 1-0 in the series. However, Memphis has been in this spot before in the postseason. They...

The San Antonio spurs hold on to take a 2-0 lead over the Memphis Grizzlies headed to the grind house.

I still think this is a long series, as Memphis is tough to beat at home.

Grizzlies - Spurs Game Two: After Six Quarters, Memphis Arrives

My Head, I Say, My Head This one was why you don't stop watching Game, just because it's stinking up the joint. This game was never pretty to watch, but it did get pretty good.For the first 2.5 quarters of this one, the Grizz replayed the script of fall behind big early, make a middling run, then get taken out like a load of bad laundry. Tony Parker was dominant, with 16...

Quincy Pondexter Dunks All Over Boris Diaw (Video)

The Memphis Grizzlies were able to force overtime in Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals Tuesday night, in which, the San Antonio Spurs didn’t score in over eight minutes, but it was this facial by Quincy Pondexter on Boris Diaw that had my attention.The post Quincy Pondexter Dunks All Over Boris Diaw (Video) appeared first on The NBA Mistress.

Spurs Fan: ‘WOO! WE DID IT! WE DID IT!’

One Spurs fan was so ecstatic that the team was able to hold in overtime despite a strong comeback by the Memphis Grizzlies, that he was caught on air as the buzzer sounded, exclaiming, “WOO! WE DID IT! WE DID IT!” as the Spurs took a 2-0 series lead in the Western Conference Finals.

Spurs fan shouts “We Did It” after game two win over Grizzlies

Move over, “Good Job, Good Effort” Miami Heat fan, we have a new NBA fan to celebrate with his boisterous screaming abilities. After the Spurs pulled out their game two win in the Western Conference Finals over the Memphis Grizzlies in overtime, a San Antonio fan is audibly heard saying “We Did It” as ESPN began to conclude their game coverage: *** Spurs fan shouts “We...

Down On the Farm, Season 3: Memorable Memphis

Memphis sits fewer than 300 miles down the Mississippi from St. Louis and might as well be its baseball sister city. Since the legendary Memphis Chicks (1901-1997) ceased existence and the parent club moved Triple-A operations west from Louisville 15 years ago, the Redbirds have been the highest affiliate in the Cardinals system. After playing their first two seasons at Tim McCarver Stadium...

San Antonio wins Game 2 in OT 93-89: Spurs take 2-0 series lead over Grizzlies

So much for the favored Memphis Grizzlies to take at least one game in San Antonio. The Grizzlies find themselves in an 0-2 hole as the Spurs held on in overtime to win Game 2 93-89. Memphis was the favorite going into this series. Some said that the Spurs had old veterans that could not keep up with Memphis. Looks like that is not the case. Tony Parker had 15 points and a career...

Video: The Spurs, Grizzlies' road to the West Finals

The stage is set and the San Antonio Spurs and Memphis Grizzlies meet once again in the postseason but this time for a shot at playing in the NBA Finals.  Each team fought two tough teams but emerged from the pack, ready to bring home an NBA title. For the Spurs, it is a chance to bring a fifth title to the Alamo City and for the Grizzlies, a chance to capture their first title...

Cleveland Won The Lottery

The big news out of last night (aside from the Grizzlies digging themselves a hole as wide as Marc Gasol’s fleshy arms) is the Cleveland Cavaliers winning the Draft Lottery, for the 2nd time in 3 years. The Magic took 2, with the Wizards placing 3rd. The Cavs actually have multiple picks in the 1st round. I look forward to them taking Brandon Weedon at quarterback, then Travis...
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