Mike Conley, Huge in Game 2, the Memphis Grizzlies’ Ticket

As they say, you’re never going to win the lottery if you don’t have a ticket.

The ticket in the NBA is making the playoffs with the Championship being the lottery, and once you’ve made the postseason anything can happen. Just look at the eighth-seeded Western Conference team Memphis Grizzlies and their six-game handling of the top-seeded San Antonio Spurs. They also took a bite out of the fourth-seeded Oklahoma City Thunder in the opening game of their second round series.

And although they lost game two 111-102, Mike Conley (an Ohio State Buckeyes one and done) had a team high 24 points on 10-15 shooting, 3-5 from distance, to go with 8 assists.

 

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Undefeated Season in the Cards For #1 Ohio State?

jared sullinger

Tuesday night’s game between top-ranked Ohio State and No. 12 Purdue – freshman phenom Jared Sullinger vs. the Moore/Johnson combo – had the makings for a classic Big Ten battle. Instead, it was a one-sided affair in favor of the Buckeyes as they embarrassed the Boilermakers 87-64.

To see where we forecast their first loss go here

By: Justin Mertes-Mistretta

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