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MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Ty Lawson knew the Memphis Grizzlies had the NBA's best record and that the Grizzlies had been doing things early in the season they'd never done before, such as dropping in 3-pointers like layups. However, the true motivation for the Nuggets guard Monday night was to beat the Grizzlies much the same way Memphis handled Denver recently. "The last couple years when we come down here, they outworked us, they beat us up a bit," Lawson said. "We made it a point this time to make sure it didn't happen." Lawson and his teammates achieved that goal, escaping Memphis with a 97-92 victory that snapped the Grizzlies' franchise-record-tying, eight-game winning streak. Denver forward Danilo Gallinari scored a season-high 26 points, including a clutch 3-pointer with 12.7 seconds left that gave the Nuggets a 96-92 lead. Memphis, which prides itself on blue-collar basketball, faced a physical battle. The Nuggets, the NBA's best re...
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Ty Lawson is synonymous with speed, efficiency, and effectiveness. He is one of the main reasons Denver did so well post-Melo, and a key ingredient in the success the Nuggets cooked up last season despite multiple injuries and took a talented Lakers squad to seven games. That Lawson, that had people excited to see the [...]The post Denver Nuggets: Where Has Ty Lawson Gone? appeared...
Everyone knows that Tony Allen is one of the toughest guys around the league. O.J. Mayo could tell you that after their fight when they were teammates. Allen is one of the best perimeter defenders in the league, making him someone who offensive players don’t want to play against.
So why did Tony Allen take a cheap shot on Kenneth Faried by pulling his hair?
This was in the heat...
It looks like Memphis Grizzlies guard Tony Allen pulled Denver Nugget Kenneth Faried's hair. Maybe he simply ran his hand through the dreads and it looked like he pulled. Either way, we couldn't care...
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Coming into this NBA season, estimations of what the Memphis Grizzlies could do as a team were set right about where they always are: They will be a good team, but not a great team. Their stars will play consistently good basketball, but not play like superstars. Along with that, the team will finish in the upper half of the Western Conference, but nowhere near the very top.
In an article by the Commercial Appeal, Zach Randolph does not mind cleaning up after the mess left behind by his teammates. Z-Bo is not known for the greatest athletic ability, but with his size, he can outpower you in the paint. With a talented offensive cast around him, he does not necessarily have to shoot all the time. He can just look for any missed shots by his teammates...
Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph has been fined $25,000 by the NBA for confronting Oklahoma City's Kendrick Perkins following both their ejections in a game last week.
The fine was announced Monday by Stu Jackson, the league's executive vice president of basketball operations.
Randolph and Perkins were each ejected for an altercation with 2:05 remaining in the fourth...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Danilo Gallinari scored 26 points, including a 3-pointer with 13 seconds left, and the Denver Nuggets ended the Memphis Grizzlies' win streak at eight games with a 97-92 victory Monday night.
JaVale McGee provided a second-half lift for Memphis and finished with 15 points and eight rebounds. Kenneth Faried added 13 points and grabbed 13 boards to help...
With Zach Randolph fully healthy, the Memphis Grizzlies are reaping the benefits in a major way. They've jumped out to an 8-1 record to start the season and have already posted some impressive victories.
According to Sports Illustrated, Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph has been fined $25,000 by the league. This fine stems from a post-game verbal altercation between Randolph and Oklahoma City Thunder player Kendrick Perkins.
Replays of the game shows that during a Thunder free throw, Zach Randolph and Kendrick Perkins were a bit chatty. After Russell Westbrook knocked down...
Currently, the team on top of the Western Conference in the National Basketball Association is the Memphis Grizzlies.
During tonight's game against the Denver Nuggets, a stolen pass ended up culminating in an alley-oop pass from Michael Conley to Rudy Gay:
Zach Randolph says he has a record of 28-4 in fights in his lifetime.
With eight straight wins, the Memphis Grizzlies are in uncharted territory.
Memphis (8-1) owns the best record in the NBA for the first time in the franchise's 17-year history, and it will look to keep rolling during a five-game homestand against struggling teams that starts with the Denver Nuggets on Monday night.
The Grizzlies picked up double-digit victories over Miami,...
Zach Randolph and Kendrick Perkins were each ejected from the game and had an altercation in the locker room area.
The hottest (and best) basketball team in Tennessee doesn’t sport bright orange jerseys. The Memphis Grizzlies clawed their way to eight straight wins and handed last week’s #1 team, their first loss of the season. It’s the season of furry mascots as the Charlotte Bobcats have been the best story, storming out to a 4-4 [...]
Going into this game, I had one expectation and that was a loss. Point blank. So, yes, I am pleased with a win over the Memphis Grizzlies — 97-92 –, which Denver snapped their 8-game winning streak, but Denver is far from a ‘gelled’ team. With that being said, this was a game where one [...]The post Denver Nuggets Cook Some Memphis BBQ appeared first on The NBA Mistress.