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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, Oklahoma City and New York in a six-day span before beating Charlotte 94-87 on Saturday. Memphis snapped the Bobcats' three-game winning streak, 24 hours after dealing the Knicks their first loss.
After Denver, the Grizzlies face the Los Angeles Lakers, Cleveland, Toronto and Detroit. None of those teams has a record over .500.
Balance has been a big reason for Memphis' success. Rudy Gay leads the team with 19.8 points per game, but three other players are averaging in double figures. Six Grizzlies have led the team in scoring at least once.
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J.R. Smith and Jerryd Bayless got into a scuffle after Smith threw an elbow. Following the game, Smith hurled some insults at Bayless.
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...
What you’re about to see is a pretty strong right-handed dunk from Rudy Gay, but you basically knew that already. So, I’d like to bring some attention to the remarkable play that made this whole sequence possible. It’s actually kind of subtle, and I didn’t notice it the first time I watched the video, but once I did see it I nearly stood up from my chair and started clapping...
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:
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Memphis Grizzlies have now won eight in a row, and that's not the only good news. Now, they head back to Memphis for a five-game homestand. The Grizzlies matched a franchise record for consecutive victories on Saturday night by turning back the Charlotte Bobcats 94-87 at Time Warner Cable Arena. They led by 16 in the first half and 17 in the second...
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...
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...
Mike Conley scored 20 points and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Charlotte Bobcats 94-87 on Saturday night for their eighth consecutive victory.
Zach Randolph added 18 points and 12 rebounds, and three other players scored in double figures for the Grizzlies, who own the NBA's best record at 8-1. Rudy Gay had 16 points and Marc Gasol and Tony Allen scored 12 apiece.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Mike Conley scored 20 points and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Charlotte Bobcats 94-87 on Saturday night for their eighth consecutive victory.
Zach Randolph added 18 points and 12 rebounds, and three other players scored in double figures for the Grizzlies, who own the NBA's best record at 8-1. Rudy Gay had 16 points and Marc Gasol and Tony Allen scored...
Grizzlies' Jerryd Bayless and New York's J.R. Smith got into it yesterday earning double technicals after Bayless responded to a Smith elbow with a chest shove of his own.
After the game the...
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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 [...]