The Memphis Grizzlies avoided going into a 3-0 hole with a 105-94 victory at FedExForum over the San Antonio Spurs in the first round of the 2017 NBA playoffs.
Somewhat surprisingly, Grizzlies head coach David Fizdale inserted Zach Randolph into the starting lineup for Game 3. The veteran forward started just five games during the regular season, and his last start came in a 91-90 defeat to the Sacramento Kings on March 27.
Randolph proved to be one of Memphis' best players Thursday night, finishing with 21 points, eight boards and one block.
The Commercial Appeal's Geoff Calkins reminisc...more