In a game that saw Mike Conley get a season-high 15 assists, and saw Zach Randolph come back from an ankle sprain to score 19 points and secure 10 rebounds in only 28 minutes, the biggest factor may have been sheer defensive effort. The Grizzlies were the masters of chaos tonight, swarming the ball and containing LaMarcus Aldridge to the extent possible.
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A "real" recap is coming in the morning. There were a lot of interesting things happening in this game (Ed Davis, for one) that I'd like to spend more time on.
For now, a victory haiku:
Four games in five nights
Portland fell, but they fought hard
For now, the team rests.