Ballin’ all day! The San Antonio Spurs will be rolling into the first round of the NBA playoffs against the Memphis Grizzlies on April 17th at 8pm EST in Texas. Catch every rebound, dunk, and assist online here!
The AT&T center will be the site for game one of the best of seven series. Salty veteran Tim Duncan, 39, and his 67-15, Spurs will enjoy the home court advantage in this match-up which may not see a game five. Catch the younger Memphis team put up a valiant fight online here!
Memphis is totally gassed. They have lost 14 of the last 17 and are limping into San Antonio. The Griz have some serious injuries which will keep them from being as strong as they were at the beginning of the season. There’s not much part owner Justin Timberlake, 35, or his beautiful wife Jessica Biel, 34, will be able to do to help out their beloved team in this series. Their offense is so weak, the Grizzlies will be lucky to break 70 points against the lock-down Spurs D.
The San Antonio team is as fundamentally sound as they come. This is a team full of disciplined, experienced champions. They play hard in the paint, hard on the defensive floor, and have a solid bench. The Spurs put together 67 wins this season in a conference that also had the best team of all time, the 73 win Warriors.
The Spurs are so good, they may use this series as a tune-up before their real challenge later in the coming rounds. Expect the Spurs to show some different looks on the floor in order to rest some of their big guys. The Grizzlies however will be throwing everything they can at the Spurs. If the Grizzlies could get 15 and 10 from their water-boy, he would suit up in this series. The Griz are going to need all the help they can get.
What do you think HollywoodLifers? Who will you be rooting for in this first round match-up? What can the Grizzlies do to put up an exciting fight against the overpowering Spurs? Who do you have in this game?