Caper Republic

Welcome Guest! To enable all features please try to register or login.
doubted him
#1 Posted : 03 August 2018 03:48:44(UTC)
Rank: Advanced Member

Groups: Registered
Joined: 03/07/2018(UTC)
Posts: 62

The Memphis Grizzlies have a chance to go out a winner in what could be their losingest season since relocating from Vancouver when they host the Detroit Pistons in their home finale on Sunday afternoon in Memphis Jackie Bradley Jr Jersey , Tenn.

The Grizzlies (21-58) are dueling the Phoenix Suns (20-60) for the distinction of having the worst record in the NBA this season. Any combination of two Memphis wins and Phoenix losses would put the Suns in the driver’s seat at the NBA Draft Lottery in May.

One of the most disappointing aspect of the season, veteran center Marc Gasol said recently, is the club’s 15-25 home record.

The Memphis fans deserve better, he said.

“For a long time, we made a commitment as a team Authentic Tanner Lee Jersey , as a franchise, to not only be a part of the community, but THE community,” Gasol said. “I think that’s why we have the support that we have from our fans, because they don’t see us as somebody that supports the community. They see us a part of them. They see us trying to help in every way possible.

“There’s a reason why we’ve been so successful. Even though we don’t have as many of the older guys that we had here in the past Youth Mike Remmers Jersey , we try to teach and show, by example, the younger players how important it is for their success, on the court, to support all the people in Memphis. Without the support of the people of Memphis Cheap Fred Warner Jersey , these things are not going to happen.”

The Grizzlies have lost their last four games, including 94-93 at home to Sacramento on Friday night in a game attended by 16,527 people. Memphis has filled its building to 88 percent capacity this season despite the constant losing.

The Grizzlies need two wins in their last three games to avoid matching their 60-loss total of last season. That’s the most losses in the club’s Memphis history.

They finish with road games at Minnesota and Oklahoma City.

Beating the Pistons, even though Detroit has been eliminated from the Eastern Conference playoff race, will not be easy.

Detroit is finishing strong Nomar Garciaparra Jersey , having won eight of its last 10 games despite losing star forward Blake Griffin to a bruised right ankle halfway through the stretch.

Anthony Tolliver has filled in admirably for Griffin, scoring in double figures in his last five starts, hitting 18 of his 29 3-point attempts.

He has reached double figures in seven straight games, averaging 17.4 points, after recording only two such games in his previous 15 contests Justin Verlander Jersey , going scoreless three times.

Tolliver recently scolded those who doubted him.

“I’ve always been an ultimate team guy, right?” he said. “Whenever a coach asks me to fill a role, I fill it. That’s what I do.”

The Pistons and Grizzlies met once earlier this season, with Detroit pulling out a 104-102 home win in February. Gasol had 19 points and 14 rebounds in the loss.

#2 Posted : 30 April 2020 07:36:08(UTC)
Rank: Advanced Member

Groups: Registered
Joined: 27/04/2020(UTC)
Posts: 54,134
Location: GEO

#3 Posted : 03 August 2020 12:56:44(UTC)
Rank: Advanced Member

Groups: Registered
Joined: 27/04/2020(UTC)
Posts: 54,134
Location: GEO

Rss Feed  Atom Feed
Users browsing this topic
Forum Jump  
You cannot post new topics in this forum.
You cannot reply to topics in this forum.
You cannot delete your posts in this forum.
You cannot edit your posts in this forum.
You cannot create polls in this forum.
You cannot vote in polls in this forum.

Website by Excelium Limited (
Based on the YAFVision Theme by Jaben Cargman (Tiny Gecko)
Powered by YAF 1.9.5 RC1 | YAF © 2003-2010, Yet Another Forum.NET