#TWDSPORTS : NBA: Playoffs – San Antonio Spurs vs. Memphis Grizzlies – Western Conference Finals (Game 3)‏

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San Antonio Spurs (58-24) enter game three of the NBA Western Conference finals on May 25 with a comforted 2-0 margin against Memphis Grizzlies (56-26) with a disadvantageous edge inside the FedEx Forum in Memphis, TN.

Memphis Grizzlies offensive rhythm anemically faltered during the course of the opener in the divisional championship stand-off; which saw San Antonio rampantly route to a 22 point differential victory, whilst furthermore draining a record-setting, unprecendented fourteen three point baskets cohesively as a team in the playoffs.

Regular Season Stats

San Antonio Spurs

PPG: Tony Parker          20.3ppg

RPG: Tim Duncan          9.9rpg

APG: Tony Parker          7.6apg

SPG:  Kawhi Leonard     1.6spg

BPG:  Tim Duncan          2.6bpg

Memphis Grizzlies

PPG:  Zach Randolph   15.4ppg

RPG:  Zach Randolph   11.2rpg

APG:  Mike Conley         6.1apg

SPG:  Mike Conley         2.1spg

BPG:  Marc Gasol          1.7bpg

The domineering defensive prowess of the surging Spurs negated the ever-assertive, bullishly finesse-techniqued, Zach Randolph, to a measly disappointing 2 points on 1-8 shooting from the field; raising severe eye-brows from expert analysts – and fans similarly – who’d placed tremendous stock in the former Michigan State Spartan in the post-season to be accountable of carrying the offensive load for the Grizzlies.

“It was just one of them nights. I’ve been double-teamed the whole season. A lot of my shots were off. I didn’t get as good a look as I wanted to. It was just the rhythm of the game. I’ve got to be better, as I told my teammates. I’ve got to be better for them’ commented Grizzlies, Zach Randolph.

Tony Parker steered the Spurs with 20 points, and dished out 9 assists in game one in the insurmountable win; continuing form to solidify the French all-star point guard among playoff MVP candidates.

Memphis Grizzlies upstaged LA Lakers, and Oklahoma City Thunder in realizing their dream of reaching the NBA Western Conference finals. San Antonio Spurs cakewalk rampage of LA Lakers, and grippingly edgy ousting of Golden State Warriors have ushered the Texans to the divisional quest for supremacy.

The victors of this best of seven series game series will advance to compete in the NBA finals, seeting up a tie against the triumphant team of the NBA Eastern Conference final clash between Indiana Pacers and Miami Heat.

Memphis Grizzlies Vs San Antonio Spurs (Game One Highlights)

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Words by : Dean Perretta [ @Dean2185 ]

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