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Jarvis Greer

Grizzlies Rising in NBA

The Memphis Grizzlies continue to move up in the Standings, Statistics, and even Respect in the NBA..

Thanks to Monday nights' overtime victory over the Washington Wizards, the Grizzlies, are now OUT of the Cellar in the very competitive Southwest Division of the Western Conference.

At 14-and-16, the Grizzlies are ahead of New Orleans, Sacramento, the Clippers, Golden State, and Minnesota in the West..

With just over a third of the season, the Grizz are just 3 games out of the Wests' 8th and final playoff Spot.

Memphis is THE top rebounding team in the League..with the Tandem of Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol putting up consistent Double Doubles.

Randolph saved the Grizz last night by getting fouled with just tenths of a second left, and hitting 2-free throws to send the game to Overtime 102 all..

He had 23 points and 19 rebounds Total.

Gasol with 20-points and 11 boards along 2-key free tosses to seal the 116-111 win.

The Grizzlies play at Indiana Wednesday night.

 

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