For only the third time in their 41 year franchise history, the Los Angeles Clippers have won a playoff series. Chris Paul and the Clippers defeated the Memphis Grizzlies on the road Sunday afternoon by the score of 82-72. Aside from Paul, the biggest reason for the Clippers victory was the play of...
The New Orleans Hornets 4 game winning streak was snapped by the Memphis Grizzlies Wednesday night. The playoff-contending Grizzlies, led by Rudy Gay's 26 points, beat the undermanned Hornets by the score of 103-91.
The New Orleans Hornets went into Wednesday night's matchup with the intent to protect the basketball. It simply didn't happen they turned it over 18 times on their way to an 93-87 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies. The loss negated two outstanding performances by Jarrett Jack and Trevor Ariza.
In the two previous games between the Thunder and Grizzlies, there were 4 overtime periods combined. There was nothing close about Wednesday night's game, as Oklahoma City put together the most dominant game of the series, defeating Memphis 99-72. OKC now leads the series 3-2.
Facing the prospect of going down 0-2 to the Memphis Grizzlies, the Oklahoma City Thunder got a big 111-102 win Tuesday night to even the best-of-seven series at a game a piece. It was a must win for the Thunder as the series now shifts to the birthplace of Rock 'n Roll for Games 3 and 4.
Chris Paul was held scoreless for the first time in his six year career Sunday night in Memphis. The Grizzlies dominated the Hornets in the paint, and everywhere else on the court, beating New Orleans by the score of 111-89.
New Orleans arena was loud and proud Wednesday night as the Hornets defeated the Grizzlies in overtime 103-102. It's the sixth straight win for the Hornets, and their third overtime game in the last five contests. Chris Paul, David West, and Emeka Okafor all had double doubles.