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GBBLive Recap: Tongue of Blazer's Edge & Hogan of 92.9 ESPN Memphis on Sensitivity and Series Surprises

Fan over-reactions and the dominant defense of the Grizzlies were talking points on GBBLive this week. Miss the show? Be sure to check it out here now.

The Memphis Grizzlies have an opportunity to end their first round series with the Portland Trail Blazers on the west coast this week. That possibility and a lot more were discussed on the latest episode of GBBLive! Listen to the archived podcast of the show on ITunes, in the player below or at BlogTalkRadio via this link.

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Producer Chip Williams and myself held down the fort during the "Grizzly Bear News" segment with Chris Faulkner out, running down some of the great analysis and game coverage articles from this week and talking about the Grizzlies' two-game domination of the Portland Trail Blazers in Memphis since our last show. We were also joined by a special guest when we opened up the phone lines; listen to find out who it was!

Sam Tongue, Contributor over at Portland SB Nation site Blazer's Edge, came on the show in the second segment to talk the struggles of Damian Lillard and the fact that a hobbled Mike Conley is beating him regularly at this point. We also discussed Memphis' tendency to over-react to articles written about them, even ones intended to be funny.

Finally, Ben Hogan of 92.9 FM ESPN Memphis' "Eric Hassletine Show" returned to GBBLive and made a bold prediction about what we will be discussing on our next episode of GBBLive! He also talked about who has surprised and disappointed him so far in the series.

This and so much more on this all-new GBBLive! Check out our BlogTalkRadio page, follow the show on Twitter @GBBLive, and subscribe to the Podcast on ITunes! Also sign up for and help GBBLive make a donation to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis whenever the Grizzlies' season ends.

We will be back on the BlogTalkRadio airwaves Thursday night April 30th to once again talk Grizzlies' playoff basketball, this time with the Memphis Flyer's Beyond the Arc blog's Kevin Lipe! Until then, Grind Forth Grizz Nation, this is Grizzly Bear Blues Live!

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