Clippers advance with 82-72 win over Grizzlies
By Marek Warszawski – The Fresno Bee For the first time in a month, the Fresno Grizzlies awoke this morning no longer in first place. Unable to capitalize on early opportunities or prevent the big inning, Fresno got thundered 10-1 by the Omaha Storm
When the Los Angeles Clippers failed to close out the Memphis Grizzlies in Game 5 of their series, it was easily explained. Teams without a lot of playoff experience generally struggle to close out a
Rudy Gay and Mike Conley added 13 points each to help the Grizzlies win for the first time in the series at Staples Center. Blake Griffin scored 17 points despite a sprained left knee that limited his jumping ability and Eric Bledoe added 14 off the
Bonus: Video of shady referee Marc Davis giving Reggie Evans a technical for high-fiving his teammate. Yes, really.
The most competitive series in the first round of the NBA playoffs resumes at Staples Center on Monday when the Los Angeles Clippers aim to take a 3-1 series lead over the Memphis Grizzlies in the Western Conference quarterfinals.