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(5) Memphis Grizzlies vs (4) Los Angeles Clippers
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The Clippers won game one of the series 112-91, and according to many fans and analysts, made a statement by winning so easily. Before the series begun, critics (including myself) questioned whether the Clippers could keep up with the physical style of the Grizzlies. As we all know, possessions get limited in the playoffs and half-court basketball becomes very, very important. What game one showed us was a lack of scoring for the Grizzlies. It was a one point game around the 10:00 mark of the fourth quarter (score was 77-76), and the Clippers went on two huge runs to finish that quarter.
Can Memphis find a way to match those runs in game two?
Rebounding will determine the outcome of this series. Via CBS Sports, game one saw the Clippers grabbed over 67 percent of the total rebounds available; in the regular season, the Grizzlies were seco...
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NBA referee David Guthrie suffered an embarrassing moment when he tripped over Memphis Grizzlies guard Tony Allen and fell backwards onto the court during Game 2 of the Western Conference first round playoff series between the Grizzlies and Los Angeles Clippers.
Guthrie was walking backwards to get into position but clearly didn't see Allen on the ground holding his ankle...
According to Chris Vernon of ESPN Radio’s The Chris Vernon Show in Memphis, Grizzlies center Marc Gasol will be named the 2012-13 NBA Defensive Player of the Year.
In 80 games played this season, Gasol has averaged 14.1 points, 7.8 rebounds, 4.0 assists, 1.7 blocks and 1.0 steals a game.
The Memphis Grizzlies led the league this season in allowing the fewest points per game at...
Chris Paul is able to break free and catch a short pass at the top of the key from Jamal Crawford. There are just about 7 seconds remaining in the game. Tony Allen, perhaps the best one-on-one defender in the league, is guarding Paul. Paul frees up some space to dribble right and gets a few steps past the free throw line. Paul throws up a floater that cleanly banks in just...
According to a story courtesy the Royce Young of CBS Sports, Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol will be named the NBA’s Defensive Player of the Year.
According to Chris Vernon, Gasol will be named the 2012-13 Defensive Player of the Year.
Gasol, in terms of traditional stats, doesn’t necessarily impress. He averaged just 1.7 blocks, 1.3 a game behind league leader Serge...
It’s Game 2 of the Memphis Grizzlies – Los Angeles Clippers Western Conference quarterfinals matchup on Monday and boy is it an entertaining game. Both teams are utilizing efficient offense and adequate defense, hence the close score throughout the game. The following alley-oop which stars Mike Conley lobbing to Tony Allen who threw it down [...]The post Mike Conley – Tony...
The Clippers and Grizzlies have a nice little rivalry building. But so far, it’s the Clippers that continue to send a message. Game 2 of the first round of the NBA playoffs took place Monday night at Staples Center. The game went right down to the wire with point guard Chris Paul hitting a last second shot to put the Clippers up 2-0 as the series shifts to Beale st. in Memphis...
Having Chris Paul on your roster is the difference between winning and losing games like this. CP3 led the Clippers with 24 points and nine assists, and he took over in the final minutes to lead Los Angeles to a 93-91 win in Game 2 over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday.
Paul got the ball with seven seconds left on the team’s final possession. He was being guarded by the notoriously...
The NBA playoffs are underway and we already have been shown what makes the playoffs so great by Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul. Watch below as time winds down and CP3 drives to the basket and makes a great floater to secure game 2 for the Clippers.
Thanks to Los That Sports Blog for the video.
After burying a driving layup to give Los Angeles a 2-0 advantage in their opening playoff series against the Grizzlies, Paul shared an adorable moment with a few youngsters in the crowd.
LOS ANGELES -- Chris Paul's running jumper with a tenth of a second left gave the Los Angeles Clippers a 93-91 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night and a 2-0 lead in their first-round playoff series.
Both teams stayed on the court while the referees reviewed the play. It was declared good, leaving Memphis a tick of the clock to inbound the ball but not enough to...
With the game tied at 91 and 13 seconds remaining, the Clippers had the ball for a chance on the final possession to take a 2-0 series lead over the Memphis Grizzlies. Everyone knew it was going to Chris Paul, but somehow that never matters. The All-Star point guard always finds a way, and he did again tonight. Chris Paul started his drive from the top of the key with 5 seconds remaining...
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This is a video of Chris Paul's buzzer-beating drive against the Memphis Grizzlies using the NBA's ultra-slo-mo Phantom cam.