With a win against the league-leading L.A. Clippers, the Memphis Grizzlies got themselves back on the right side of .500 at 6-5.
With a thrilling 111-107 win against the L.A. Clippers, got Memphis Grizzlies back over the .500 mark. In a game that, at one point, looked liked it was on the verge of a blowout, Memphis showed real character. Withstanding several L.A. comeback attempts, Memphis was finally able hang on and win as Marc Gasol sunk a three-pointer to pound the nail into the Clippers’ coffin.
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In a game that saw 10 lead changes and 7 ties, the Memphis Grizzlies had to keep their foot on the gas. A big reason the Grizz kept staving off those pesky Clippers runs was the three-point shot. Memphis shot 57.7 percent from deep (15-of-26). It’s said that you live or die by the three, and the Grizzlies were on the right side of that saying Wednesday night.
Mike Conley did work last night. Dropping a cool 30 on the Clippers suffocating defense. All night, the Clippers had no answer for him. Conley now has 60 points in two games against the Clippers this season.
”They are the best team in the league right now, so for us to get a signature win like this is huge,” -Mike Conley
”We stay in the moment and it’s been good so far … We made the right plays and we are lucky the ball went in.” -Marc Gasol
”We had enough points, we didn’t have enough defense.” -Doc Rivers
”I made a bad read, saw Mike turn the corner and thought I needed to help,” ”I should have stayed on the corner.” -Deandre Jordan
”(Gasol has gone) too far gone for me to teach him how to dance, but now every time he makes one he has to dance.” -Mike Conley