Published: Tue, April 18, 2017
Sport | By Scott Davis

Memphis Grizzlies remain confident, even after Game 1 drubbing

Memphis Grizzlies remain confident, even after Game 1 drubbing

He said the Spurs need to approach Monday's game (8:30 p.m. tip) with the right mentality, because he knows the Grizzlies will be playing desperation basketball.

Name SearchWatch Service' Tony Parker. He finished with 32 points for the night and led the San Antonio Spurs to a victory. Conley was bad after the early start, but it seemed like if the Grizzlies had been able to limit turnovers by making smarter decisions he could've gotten the game to a more controlled place, where the Grizzlies weren't constantly forced to make up for Spurs points off a turnover. "Not just me, but everybody". They took advantage of it. I don't have time. "I just want to win". Games like this just happen sometimes. I think we were all a little anxious about how Marc Gasol was going to play in the first place, and he answered that pretty quickly. For more information on the Grizzlies, visit grizzlies.com, "like" Memphis Grizzlies on Facebook or follow on Twitter (@memgrizz).

The San Antonio Spurs beat the Memphis Grizzlies 111- 82 tonight, April 15, 2017 at the AT&T Center. Overall, Green averaged 8.9 points and 7.1 rebounds in 27.3 minutes per game in his first season as a starter. Mike Conley added 13 points, but did not score in the second half. Find a bench contributor who can give more than Zach Randolph did with his 6 points and blisteringly bad -39 +/-.

Game Two of the best-of-seven first-round series is today in San Antonio. San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich will not allow this team to be shocked in the first round again. Moreover, the Spurs were so locked-in defensively, they held the players on the Grizzlies not named Gasol to a combined 50 points. "The effort was there, but I thought the execution was really poor". It's about how we feel as a team, how we execute, how we defend as a team. "They started to hit shots and put pressure on us".

Leonard was almost as good, scoring 17 points on 7-of-9 shooting from the floor, and delivering four assists.

The 5-foot-11, 223-pound Westerville, Ohio native showed his explosiveness over last season's final 10 regular season games, debuting with four rushing TDs and 136 yards against New Mexico State. He scored almost half of his points in the third quarter alone to seal the deal and he was ultra efficient. We made a couple mistakes. It's all about money but I will still do my best to offer you the best LEGAL way to watch your favorite team. They came out looking like the better team in Game 1, and if they maintain that level of play, it looks like it will be a short series. That one series was a big one though, as the eighth-seeded Grizzlies upset the top-seeded Spurs in the first round in 2011. Look for the Memphis Grizzlies to come back strong against the Spurs in the next game.

KEEP AN EYE ON: Cleveland's free-throw shooting.

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