Tip-Off for 5/1/13 (featuring Anita Baker): Zach Randolph and the Memphis Grizzlies continue to bully the Los Angeles Clippers with 103-93 victory to take 3-2 series lead

Posted in Blogroll on May 1st, 2013 by Ron Glover

(Jae C. Hong/AP)

Memphis Grizzlies' Zach Randolph, right, shoots as he is defended by Los Angeles Clippers' DeAndre Jordan, left, and Matt Barnes during the second half in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in Los Angeles, Tuesday, April 30, 2013. The Grizzlies won 103-93. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Z-Bo and the Memphis Grizzlies have pushed the LA Clippers to the edge of panic.

Lob City is one game away from being grounded for the season. Blake Griffin suffered a high ankle sprain and practice and was only able to play 19:34. Griffin at 100 percent would have been no match for Zach Randolph.

The man known as Z-Bo picked the Grizzlies up when center Marc Gasol went to the bench with his 5th foul early in the 4th quarter. Randolph scored 10 points in that stretch pushing the Grizzlies to a 103-93 victory and a 3-2 series lead. Game 6 is Friday in Memphis.

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