Coaching change or not, there are rival executives out there who believe that the Grizzlies will ultimately be forced to look hard at trading Mayor of Memphis, Zach Randolph, if they want to commission a serious shake-up that leads to a roster infusion of youth and athleticism. As shocking to the system as that would be for many Memphians, Randolph is the player on the roster most likely to fetch a difference-maker in return. So we have to keep a lookout for that as well, should the Grizz decide they need to make a more drastic move than their interest in Mario Chalmers we reported earlier this week.
November 25, 2015 | 8:34 am EST Update
“There is no championship hangover for us,” Steph Curry said. “We’re trying to get better and we’re focused. We’re staying in the moment, so we feel like if we come to play every night, we should be in good shape. “We know there are 66 games left, but we have taken care of every objective so far and we have to keep that going.”
Andrew Bogut: Every time they made a big shot, we hit right back with one of our own. All of a sudden, they started to miss a few and we grabbed the lead. (The Clippers) are a big rival of ours, and to do that to them was absolutely sensational. Seeing how much it meant to us, and how much it meant to them to see the game taken away from them.
Even with Bryant’s sadsack display, he offered something that no one else could on this night in which the Warriors waltzed so anticlimactically into the league’s annals: a reminder that what the Warriors are doing at the moment is extremely rare stuff. And still, Bryant is impressed enough that he could see Golden State breaking the all-time winning streak of 33 games set by the 1971-72 Lakers. “Yeah, they could do it – because they’re good,” Bryant said afterward. “It’s a very young league, and they’ve managed to put together a team of extremely intelligent players and extremely versatile players, and great shooters. And so I see no reason why they couldn’t continue to extend (the record).”