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.
Zach Randolph had 30 points and 13 rebounds, and the Memphis Grizzlies avoided elimination by beating the Oklahoma City Thunder 95-83 Friday night to push their Western Conference semifinal to Game 7.
Television viewership for the NBA playoffs is up nearly a third from last season.
The arrival of Kendrick Perkins was expected to give the Oklahoma City Thunder the kind of inside muscle they needed to stand their ground with some of the NBA’s beefiest big men.
Zach Randolph had 31 points and 11 rebounds and the Memphis Grizzlies advanced to their first Western Conference semifinals and made NBA history in knocking off the top-seeded San Antonio Spurs 99-91 on Friday night.
Zach Randolph had 30 points and 12 rebounds to help the Memphis Grizzlies snap a two-game skid with a 105-82 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday night.