Grizzlies Look For Answers - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

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Grizzlies Look For Answers

DALLAS (AP) - Memphis Grizzlies coach Mike Fratello says the team has got to play better defensively and get more opportunities on the offensive end. Last night they lost to the Dallas Mavericks 103-to-93 in the first game of the playoffs. The Grizzlies are now 0-and-9 in their post-season history, extending what already was the wrong kind of league record. A

fter being swept by San Antonio and Phoenix the last two years, they were hoping that coming into the playoffs on an 8-and-1 roll would change their luck. The Grizzlies get another chance in Game 2 on Wednesday night. Pau Gasol of Memphis says the team needs to play with a little more hustle. He finished with 24 points despite a nagging foot injury.

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