Tip-Off for 5/20/13 (featuring Larry Holmes): Spurs stick it to Grizzlies in Game 1 of Western Conference Finals 105-83

Posted in Blogroll on May 20th, 2013 by Ron Glover

(Associated Press)

San Antonio Spurs guards Manu Ginobili (20) and Gary Neal (24) fight for a rebound against Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph (50)

The San Antonio Spurs packed the paint against Zach Randolph and the Memphis Grizzlies.

The San Antonio Spurs grew weary of all the talk about the Memphis Grizzlies and their bruising brand of basketball. In Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals, Greg Popovich implemented a game plan which neutralized Zach Randolph and the Grizzlies interior attack. The Spurs shot  49 percent from beyond the arc, thanks to the hot hand of reserve Matt Bonner. The Spurs made a bold statement in their 105-83 victory over the Grizzlies.

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