Clippers' surge brings new energy to steady broadcaster Ralph Lawler
in 2009 when he and Smith were suspended for one game for mispronouncing "Iran'' while describing Memphis center Hamed Haddadi . They called it, ''Eye-ran,'' resulting in one angry email from a season-ticket holder that led to Fox officials
Spain, Greece move to 3-0 with wins at Basketball World Cup
Nemanja Bjelica had 18 points and 10 rebounds for Serbia (2-1), which overcame 29 points from former NBA center Hamed Haddadi . Iran is 0-3. France 94, Egypt 55 The French (2-1) jumped out to a big early lead and put four players in
Grizzlies allow Davis to become free agent
Grizzlies last season. Memphis acquired the 6-foot-10 forward along with Tayshaun Prince and Austin Daye in January 2013 as part of a three-team trade that sent Rudy Gay and Hamed Haddadi to Toronto and brought Jose Calderon to Detroit.