It took ten years in Memphis to get to this point, but the Grizzlies are finally making believers out of their fans. Last night, Memphis beat the San Antonio Spurs 99-91 and became only the second No. 8 seed to finish off a No. 1 seed in NBA playoff history. According to ESPN:
Memphis had been [...]
Memphis Grizzlies guard Tony Allen has been called a lot of things. He is for sure one of the most hard-nosed, tough defensive players in the NBA.
He is also rather humorous, unpredictable, and perhaps the last person in the NBA you want to piss off (just ask O.J. Mayo).
Allen, with his Playoff beard and min-fro [...]
Woah. The refs have really become sticklers lately. That, or they’re just tired of having their boneheaded mistakes pointed out to them by everyone else in the arena. That’s about the only excuse that can be given for the 2nd technical foulcalled on Marc Gasol during the Spurs-Grizzlies game Tuesday night.
Players and coaches point at [...]
The Chicago Bulls made it 4-in-a-row cruising into the All-Star break by beating the NBA-leading San Antonio Spurs 109-99. Derrick Rose was on fire, scoring 42 points for a career high. ESPN reports:
Once again hearing “M-V-P! M-V-P!” chants, Rose was at his best when San Antonio challenged Chicago in the fourth quarter. He had [...]