This Grizzlies team is the best one of their era of contention. Wouldn't be surprised at all if they won the west.
The Grizzlies are on pace to go 72-10. The Knicks already have 13 losses.
Considering ownerships, coach, front office changes, impressive that Grizzlies have remained a solid playoff team for five seasons.
Hard to believe a 14-2 team could continue to get stronger over time, but here we are with the Grizzlies.
THE MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES ARE 14-2.
Grizz lead down to 6
Grizzlies have a 44-22 advantage on points in the paint.
Grizz lead 83-70 after three. Gasol has 20, 5 assists, 4 rebounds. Conley with 13, 9 assists, 6 rebounds. Dominant MEM performance so far.
This game would be a blowout if the Grizzlies were hitting their free throws. 6 of 15 on the night and still lead by 15.
100% a matter of how many jumpers the blazers can hit. so grizzlies straight.
Matthews three gets it back down to 7. Memphis calls timeout. Grizzlies lead 65-58. 6:39 3Q
Blazers thought THEY had been playing great defense. Grizzlies taking them to school
Blazers getting put through the grinder since their fast start. Grizz lead up to 15 with 8:08 left in the 3rd quarter.
blazers take nothin but jumpers. at least vs grizz don't. nothin in the paint. even the bigs.
Grizzlies lead the Blazers 52-43 at the half.
After a DNP against Charlotte, Thrill Barton checking in for the Blazers. He used to go to Grizz games when he was in college in MEM.
Grizzlies lead after an Allen Crabbe turnover quickly turns into a Quincy Pondexter 3.
Random fact I learned about Grizzlies coach Dave Joerger from Pete Pranica: Joerger is an outstanding tennis player.
End of 1: Blazers 25, Grizzlies 23. Aldridge has 7 points and 5 rebs. Marc Gasol w/ 6 points, 2 rebounds.
Grizzlies tightening the screws defensively.
Blazers up early, 15-6. Grizzlies call timeout.
After enduring a 3-18 shooting night on Wednesday, LA opens game vs. Grizzlies by swishing a midrange J.
Blazers-Grizzlies is a huge test for both teams. Probably the best team each other has played so far.
Mix of cheers and boos at the Rose Garden as Zach Randolph gets introduced with the Grizzlies' starters.
So league denies Kings protest of Memphis loss. No surprise there. Grizzlies play in Sac Sunday. Kings should protest with better effort.
I'll be at Blazers-Grizzlies tonight.
The Raptors are 4-0 vs. the West, with notable wins vs. West leading Grizzlies, and the Suns.