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NBA Playoffs 2013, Grizzlies vs. Clippers: Memphis wins four straight to win series

The Clippers won the first two games. The Grizzlies, however, won the next four, including a wild Game 6, to advance to the second round of the playoffs.

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The bigger problem with Joey Crawford

Joey Crawford is the most well-known current NBA official, primarily for his antics. It's not a good thing that any officials are well-known, though.

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Memphis wins to eliminate LA

Zach Randolph and Tony Allen helped the Grizzlies advance to the Western Conference semifinals.

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Clippers vs. Grizzlies Game 6: The pressure is on

The opening-round playoff series between the Grizzlies and Clippers shifts back to Memphis for Game 6 on Friday night. L.A. is facing elimination, but can the Grizzlies close the deal?

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Blake Griffin to test ankle injury before Game 6

The Los Angeles Clippers are on the brink of elimination, and they aren't even sure if star forward Blake Griffin will be able to play on Friday night against the Grizzlies.

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Zach Randolph on Blake's ankle: 'I'm banged up'

Memphis Grizzlies big man Zach Randolph doesn't exactly see the issue with Blake Griffin's bum ankle.

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The Grizzlies are back from the dead

Zach Randolph and the Memphis Grizzlies were counted out a week ago. Three wins later, they're back and looking better than ever.

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Del Negro calls out Jordan after Game 5

Clippers head coach Vinny Del Negro called out big man DeAndre Jordan following another underwhelming performance in Game 5.

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Another loss, so much uncertainty for Clips

The Clippers' series has turned 180 degrees over a week. Vinny Del Negro can't survive a loss, and Chris Paul may not stick around anyway.

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Team defense key for Grizzlies' Game 5 upset

Defense propelled the Grizzlies to a critical Game 5 win on the road at Staples Center, and it took an entire team effort to mitigate the usually-deep Clippers squad.

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Griffin unsure of status for Game 6

Clippers star Blake Griffin was unable to make it through a Game 5 loss on Tuesday due to a high right ankle sprain, and he's unsure if he will be able to play in Friday's Game 6.

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Memphis takes command of series vs. Clips

Memphis stole Game 5 at Staples Center, forcing the Clippers to fight for their playoff lives.

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Griffin's effort to play hurt thwarted in 3rd

After turning in a gutsy first half and trying to give his team a lift by playing hurt, Blake Griffin's high ankle sprain proved to be too much to overcome, as the Clips star headed to the locker room in the third quarter.

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Paul's strong 1st half marred by Clips' turnovers

The Grizzlies gave the host Clippers all they could handle, and they closed out the first half with stellar defense to take a commanding lead into the locker room.

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Hobbled Griffin gives it a go in Game 5

After a scare in practice, the Clippers' high-flying All-Star will give it a go in Game 5.

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NBA Playoffs 2013, Grizzlies vs. Clippers Game 5

After both teams protected home court in the first four games, the Clippers will try to take a decisive edge when the series shifts back to L.A. tied 2-2.

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Stop chasing Conley, start rebounding

The Clippers were unable to win either game in Memphis, losing their 2-0 series lead. But if they stop defending Mike Conley as if he's Chris Paul and get back to rebounding, they should be able to take Game 5 in Los Angeles.

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CP3, Blake vs. Zach keys to Clips-Griz

If Chris Paul improves on his bummer of a Game 3, the Clippers can head back to Los Angeles needing just one win in three games to move on to the next round. But Zach Randolph might have different ideas.

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Z-Bo strikes back

Why Zach Randolph is the Grizzlies' most important player, and how he dominated the Clippers in Game 3.

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The Point God is human after all

Chris Paul had more turnovers than assists Thursday night, a feat he only, um, accomplished twice during the regular season. If Paul and the two head coaches in the Grizzlies-Clippers series are to be believed, it won't be a trend.

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Grizz battle back behind 27 and 11 from Z-Bo

Zach Randolph had 27 points and 11 boards on a night Chris Paul was nowhere to be found, as the Grizzlies bounced back to bring the series to 2-1.

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Z-Bo's 18 has Grizzlies up 8 at half

Zach Randolph had a spectacular, Z-Bo-esque first half to give the Grizzlies an eight-point lead over the Clippers at halftime of Game 3 in Memphis.

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Clippers vs. Grizz: Game time, TV info and more

Can Memphis hold serve on their home court after a heartbreaking loss in Game 2?

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The Clippers are a hell of a drug

Chris Paul killed the Grizzlies at the last second, and two games into the NBA Playoffs, it's time get serious about the Clippers.

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Is the Z-Bo era ending?

The inescapable undertone of Memphis' 2-0 playoff deficit is that this may be the last we see of Zach Randolph in a Grizzlies jersey.

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Did CP3 get away with an offensive foul?

We break down Chris Paul's buzzer beater to beat the Memphis Grizzlies. How did he get his shot off? Did he get away with an offensive foul? Does any of that matter?

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Paul's winner surprises no one

What else did you expect Chris Paul to do Monday?

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Clips' bench shines while Memphis' sits

The Clippers have relied on a unit lovingly nicknamed A Tribe Called Bench all season long. Meanwhile, Lionel Hollins barely turned to his whatsoever.

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Paul hits game-winner, Clips beat Grizz

The Clippers are headed to Memphis up two games to none.

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Clippers lead close one at halftime

Memphis is hanging close after losing it in the fourth quarter of Game 1.

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3 adjustments Memphis must make

The Grizzlies will try to even their series with the Clippers in Game 2. How can they do it? The three factors begin with pick-and-roll defense, but what else can Memphis do to tie the series before heading back to Memphis?

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Clippers can show Grizz they aren't one-trick pony

The Los Angeles Clippers must continue showing that they can play with the physical Memphis Grizzlies.

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Clippers aim for 2-0 series lead over Grizzlies

The Clippers will look to take a 2-0 lead on Monday night in their first-round series against the Grizzlies.

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Bulls-Nets, Grizzlies-Clippers play Game 2 Monday

The Nets and Clippers look to take commanding 2-0 series leads on Monday. Brooklyn blew out Chicago on Saturday while Los Angeles handled Memphis with relative ease.

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Griffin, Z-Bo and a violent stalemate

The two star power forwards in Grizzlies vs. Clippers played to a draw on Saturday. Will it continue?

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Billups, Bledsoe step up for Clippers in Game 1

Game 1 showed how dangerous the Clippers' guard rotation can be as Chris Paul, Chauncey Billups, Eric Bledsoe and Jamal Crawford combined for 65 points in the victory.

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Grizzlies look to correct Game 1 rebounding issues

The Memphis Grizzlies preached the need to take care of the glass after they were out rebounded 47-23 during their game one loss to the Los Angeles Clippers.

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Paul, Clippers guards, dominate

Chris Paul and the other Clippers guards dominated Memphis in Game 1.

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No lobs needed as Clippers down Grizzlies

Chris Paul, Chauncey Billups and Jamal Crawford combined for 45 points as the Clippers offensive execution guided them to a game one victory.

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Grizzlies-Clippers ready for playoff rematch

A year after the Clippers beat the Grizzlies in a dramatic seven-game series in the 2012 NBA Playoffs, the two teams will meet again in the opening round.

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Clipppers and Grizzlies primed for a classic

The Clippers and Grizzlies open up their playoff series in a match up that is pegged to be one of the most intense match ups of the first round.

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Can the Grizzlies get revenge?

The Clippers are favored by five at the opener of what should be a competitive series.

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Grizzlies playoff history: Is 2013 different?

After losing two Game 7s in a row, will a major in-season trade push the Grizzlies over the top?

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Can the Clippers make a deep playoff run

The Clippers don't have much playoff history to speak of, but 2013 marks the best chance yet for Los Angeles to make a deep playoff run. Can this organization make its first Western Conference Finals appearance, and potentially advance further?

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Clippers, Grizzlies expected to go 7 games

It's a retake on the series between the Clippers and Grizzlies from last season that ultimately ended with the Clippers advancing. Will the Grizzlies change the story this time?

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Your Grizzlies-Clippers schedule

For the second year in a row, the Los Angeles Clippers and Memphis Grizzlies will square off in the opening round of the playoffs. Here is a complete schedule of the games.

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The Beale Street hi-lo

Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph have developed incredible chemistry and allowed Memphis to play an old-fashioned style in a game dominated by spacing and speed. Here's one way the Grizzlies use their skills in a hi-lo situation.

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