John Mills, 92.9 FM ESPN's official Grizzlies blogger, blogs about his experiences
behind the boards as on-site engineer at every home game.
Can the Grizzlies lose? It doesn't seem like it.
by John Mills,posted Apr 11 2012 3:06PM
Wow. This is just about as good as the Grizzlies have ever looked. After beating Chris Paul and the Clippers it is safe to say our Grizzlies are on FIRE. On Monday before the game, ESPN released their NBA power rankings and had the Grizzlies at number 5 overall. This again, was before the big win against the #4 seed in the west. Also with our best defender unable to play.
Speaking of Tony Allen, Royce Young who is a blogger for the Oklahoma City Thunder said he would pick Tony Allan as the Defensive player of the year if they had to pick today. While that may be a bit of a stretch in a league with Dwight Howard, I think we are likely to see a first team all defense award for TA this year. Sadly Tony is still out with his lacerated lip, and remains doubtful for tonight, although crazier things have happened.
Tonight the Grizzlies play the Phoenix Suns who are currently in 9th place in the West, and playing their hearts out lately for the all important 8th spot in the playoffs. This is not going to be a cake walk for the Grizzlies, but I think we can all agree this is a very winnable game.
Grizzlies-Suns tips off tonight at 7pm at the FedEx Forum, so why don't you get off the couch and come out to support your Memphis Grizzlies?