Tag Archives: Tony Allen

Can Gilbert Arenas Solve the Grizzlies’ Point Guard Problems?

The Grizzlies have signed Gilbert Arenas to become the solution to their backup point guard woes.  Since they traded Greivis Vasquez prior to the season, the Grizzlies have played Josh Selby and Jeremy Pargo as backups to Mike Conley.  That experiment hasn’t quite worked out, as neither player has a PER over 5.  In their push for a top seed, Memphis can’t waste time waiting for their young backups to develop.  Their offense has struggled to produce without Mike Conley on the floor.  Let’s take a look at how the veteran Arenas can fit in with the Grizzlies on offense.

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Raptorswatch 2012: Jose Calderon Can’t Catch a Break

(AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Pawel Dwulit)

For the second time in three games, the Toronto Raptors were down by three with a chance to tie the game in the final moments of the fourth quarter. If you guessed that they ran a play to get Jose Calderon an open three, you’re right! Let’s take a look at how the Memphis Grizzlies handled it.

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Marc Gasol and Mike Conley Prevent David Lee Heroics

(AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

We’ve already taken a look at how the Lakers and Wizards have defended late game inbounds plays.  Clinging to a one-point lead with five seconds left, the Grizzlies were tasked with stopping the Warriors’ inbounds play.  Let’s see how they handled it.

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