Memphis Grizzlies

LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 17: Antawn Jamison #4 of the Los Angeles Lakers drives to the basket against Omer Asik #3 of the Houston Rockets at Staples Center on April 17, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lakers, Clippers Advance To Playoffs, STAPLES To Host 7 Games

LA fans will see both of their hometown teams in the NBA Playoffs when the first round kicks off this weekend.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/18/2013

Utah Jazz (41-37)

Lakers Clinch Playoffs Spot With Memphis Win Over Utah

Zach Randolph had 25 points and 19 rebounds and the Memphis Grizzlies ended Utah’s playoff hopes with an 86-70 victory over the Jazz on Wednesday.

04/17/2013

Jamal Crawford #11, teammate DeAndre Jordan #6 and coach Vinny Del Negro of the of the Los Angeles Clippers celebrate during a game against the Los Angeles Lakers at the Staple Center on April 7, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Mel Blackmon/CBS

Clippers Edge Grizzlies 91-87 In Possible Preview Of 1st Round

Chris Paul hit a free throw with 18.3 seconds left, and the Los Angeles Clippers edged the Memphis Grizzlies 91-87 Saturday night in a possible preview of a first-round playoff series.

04/13/2013

Memphis Grizzlies v Los Angeles Lakers

Lakers Get Huge Lift With Win Over 3rd-Place Grizzlies

Kobe Bryant had 24 points and nine assists, Pau Gasol added 19 points, and the Los Angeles Lakers stayed in the final playoff position in the Western Conference with an 86-84 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday night.

04/05/2013

Memphis Grizzlies v Los Angeles Clippers

Grizzlies Beat Clippers At Staples For Their 14th Win In 15 Games

Marc Gasol scored 21 points, Tayshaun Prince added 18 and the surging Memphis Grizzlies beat the Los Angeles Clippers 96-85 on Wednesday night for their 14th victory in 15 games.

03/13/2013

Los Angeles Lakers v Memphis Grizzlies

Grizzlies Hand Lakers’ 4th Straight Loss 106-93

Darrell Arthur scored 20 points and Mike Conley added 19 as the Memphis Grizzlies beat Los Angeles 106-93 Wednesday night, handing the Lakers’ their fourth straight loss and 10th in 12 games.

01/23/2013

MEMPHIS, TN - NOVEMBER 23: Zach Randolph #50 of the Memphis Grizzlies rebounds against Pau Gasol #16 of the Los Angeles Lakers on November 23, 2012 at FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee.  (Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

Gasol Benched By D’Antoni In Final Minutes Of Lakers-Grizzlies Game

Rudy Gay scored 21 points, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Los Angeles Lakers 106-98 Friday night to take back the NBA’s best record for themselves once again.

11/23/2012

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 31: Jamal Crawford #11 of the Los Angeles Clippers goes to the basket against Quincy Pondexter #20 of the Memphis Grizzlies at Staples Center on October 31, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2012 NBAE (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Crawford Balls It Up To Lead Clippers Past Grizzlies In Opener

Jamal Crawford scored 29 points in 30 minutes in his first official game with his new team, and the Los Angeles Clippers converted 21 turnovers into 29 points Wednesday night in a 101-92 victory that extended the Memphis Grizzlies’ NBA-record streak of opening-night losses to 12.

10/31/2012

MEMPHIS, TN - MAY 9: Chris Paul #3 and Blake Griffin #32 of the Los Angeles Clippers talk while playing in Game Five of the Western Conference Quarterfinals against the Memphis Grizzlies during the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 9, 2012 at FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee.  (Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

Banged-Up Clippers Get Another Shot To Knock Off Grizzlies

The stubborn Memphis Grizzlies aren’t the only obstacles in the Los Angeles Clippers’ path to closing out a rare playoff series victory. Blake Griffin and Chris Paul are banged-up heading into Game 6, and Caron Butler continues to play with a broken left hand.

05/11/2012

MEMPHIS, TN - MAY 9: Chris Paul #3 and Blake Griffin #32 of the Los Angeles Clippers talk while playing in Game Five of the Western Conference Quarterfinals against the Memphis Grizzlies during the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 9, 2012 at FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee.  (Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

Gasol Leads Memphis Past Clippers 92-80 To Force Game 6 In L.A.

Marc Gasol scored 23 points and Zach Randolph added 19 as the Memphis Grizzlies avoided elimination by beating the Los Angeles Clippers 92-80 on Wednesday night, forcing a Game 6 in the Western Conference first-round series.

05/09/2012

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 26:  Blake Griffin #32 of the Los Angeles Clippers looks to pass against Rudy Gay #22 of the Memphis Grizzlies at Staples Center on January 26, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Clippers Aim To Close Out Series With Grizzlies In Memphis

The stunned and battered Memphis Grizzlies had legitimate hopes of going farther in the NBA playoffs than a year ago when they fell to Oklahoma City in seven games in the Western Conference semifinals is a distant memory.

05/08/2012

LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 5:  Blake Griffin #32 of the Los Angeles Clippers dunks against the Memphis Grizzlies in Game Three of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NBA Playoffs at Staples Center on May 5, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Clippers Survive Game 3 Thriller Against Memphis 87-86

Chris Paul had 24 points and 11 assists and high-flying Blake Griffin added 17 points for the Los Angeles Clippers, who beat the Memphis Grizzles 87-86 Saturday only after Rudy Gay missed a jumper just before the buzzer.

05/05/2012

O.J. Mayo #32 of the Memphis Grizzlies and Chris Paul #3 of the Los Angeles Clippers battle for a loose ball in Game Two of the Western Conference Quarterfinals in the 2012 NBA Playoffs at FedExForum on May 2, 2012 in Memphis, Tennessee. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Grizzlies Even Series 1-1, Beat Clippers 105-98

O.J. Mayo scored 10 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter, and the Memphis Grizzlies bounced back to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 105-98 on Wednesday night.

05/02/2012

MEMPHIS, TN - APRIL 29:  Chris Paul #3 of the Los Angeles Clippers looks to pass around Mike Conley #11 of the Memphis Grizzlies in Game One of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NBA Playoffs on April 29, 2012 at FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee.   (Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

Clippers Look To Carry Momentum Into Game 2 After Remarkable Comeback

The Los Angeles Clippers have a simple plan for following up their historic comeback against Memphis: be ready at tipoff and avoid falling behind by 27 again.

05/01/2012

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 26:  Blake Griffin #32 of the Los Angeles Clippers looks to pass against Rudy Gay #22 of the Memphis Grizzlies at Staples Center on January 26, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Memphis’ Rudy Gay Eager For His Playoffs Debut Against Clippers

The moment Rudy Gay has waited his entire career for is finally here: His playoff debut.

04/27/2012

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