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Each Day they will give you the top games to look out for – the games that will be most exciting each day. This week will be the NBA playoffs Edition.
Grizzlies vs. Clippers 7:30pm PST – 86 Thuuz Rating
In game 1 of this series, the Clipper guards simply took over. Chris Paul had 23, Eric Bledsoe had 15; Chauncey “Mr. Big Shot” Billups contributed with 14 and the born scorer Jamal Crawford had 13. However, one of the most compelling match-ups of the entire playoffs is inside between Blake Griffin and Zach Randolph. Z-Bo is one of those guys that knows how to disrupt Griffin and he’ll look to frustrate Blake tonight enough to steal one in L.A.
Bulls vs. Nets 5:00pm PST – 82 Thuuz Rating
The Bulls’ game 1 effort was embarrassing. We all know their without D. Rose, but c’mon – it’s the playoffs. The Nets led by 25 at halftime and rewarded their fans with a 106-80 victory. The Nets were high energy throughout, led by Deron Williams who had 22, including a reverse dunk (didn’t know he still had that in him). Brooke Lopez also showed why he’s an NBA-All star and one of the premiere big men in the league. It will be interesting to seek how Chicago comes out tonight. NBA fans already bringing out the brooms on them. Will they respond?
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NBA referee David Guthrie took a spill during the third quarter of Game 2 between the Los Angeles Clippers and Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night at Staples Center. Guthrie was backing up and did not notice Grizzlies guard Tony Allen sitting on the ground behind him. He tripped over and fell, but luckily was not injured. Blake Griffin did not receive the foul call he was looking...
Zach Randolph got a little touchy-feely with Blake Griffin Monday night during Game Two of the Grizzlies-Clippers series. Griffin actually didn’t seem to mind. If you notice, he wasn’t exactly quick to runaway. There was no word on how long Randolph and Griffin have been dating.
via SB Nation
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...
Memphis was outrebounded by 24. Big men Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol combined for just six boards in the playoff opener against the Los Angeles Clippers.
The poor performance on the glass in the 112-91 loss on Saturday night seemed out of character for the Grizzlies, but it all looked very familiar to coach Lionel Hollins.
''I've been saying when we played them before...
Chris Paul was the driving force behind the Los Angeles Clippers victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday.
His triumph did not come easy as Paul once again proved that he is battle-tested in his matchup with the Grizzlies’ Mike Conley.
Paul pulled off the game winner in the epic 93-91 victory to push the Clippers to a 2-0 lead in their series against Memphis.
LOS ANGELES The Grizzlies are going home with a two-game deficit in the best-of-seven series against the Clippers. Here are three talking points to consider about their chances.
1. Defense will be critically important
The Grizzlies finally got the pace of the game more to their liking, holding the Clippers to fewer than 100 points and getting strong defensive play from their backcourt...
Many Celtics fans wondered why former Celtic Keyon Dooling signed with the Memphis Grizzlies instead of the Boston Celtics after coming out of retirement. Its all about money. Sean Grande tweeted Doc Rivers' comments on why Dooling is not currently a Celtic: Doc on Keyon Dooling singing with Memphis; “we wanted to [sign him] but couldn’t because of the buyout. He would have...
As an NBA announcer, it is always important to know what is going on the floor and TNT play-by-play man Dick Stockton had a rather forgettable moment in the final moments of game two of the Clippers/Grizzlies.
After a missed shot by Blake Griffin, a Memphis fast break lead to Darrell Arthur getting the ball as he attempted to throw down a slam dunk.
Clippers forward Lamar Odom prevented...
The Grizzlies are back home in Memphis down 0-2 against the Clippers hoping the change in scenery helps them force this first-round series into a return trip to Los Angeles.
Coach Lionel Hollins is preaching that it isn't do or die time.
Hollins said Tuesday that the Grizzlies have to try to win two games on their own court and that's why the playoffs feature two...
(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...
Chris Paul hit the game-winning shot during Monday night’s Game 2 against the Memphis Grizzlies. With Tony Allen guarding him tight, CP3 created just enough space to put up a floater as time expired.
Officials put 0.1 seconds back on the clock after CP3′s shot. The series now heads to Memphis with the Clippers up 2-0.
I know Cliff Paul is happy
— Craig Smith (@Csmeezy1) April...
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...
LOS ANGELES The Grizzlies lost the opener of their first-round playoff series to the Clippers 112-91 Saturday night. These three talking points stood out in the aftermath:
1. Rebounding is no small thing
The Grizzlies were one of the better rebounding teams in the NBA this season, especially on the offensive boards. But they were pounded relentlessly by the Clippers, who held...