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View From the Enemy: Grizz Block Out Suns

All hail Marc Gasol.

View from the Enemy

Last night, your Memphis Grizzlies took care of business with a demonstrative victory over the bottom-feeding Phoenix Suns, running away with the W off a scoring tear that started at the end of the third quarter and didn't relent until the final buzzer. The final tally: Grizzlies 130, Suns 112. The Grizzlies’ record is now 36-25, good for 6th in the West, but now just 1.5 games back of the 4-seed and home court advantage in the first round of the playoffs.

2017 All-Star Marc Gasol finished with 28 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists; while shoulda-been-2017 All-Star Mike Conley notched 29 points, 8 assists and 3 rebounds. So how exactly did Phoenix supporters take the loss? By looking to the future and openly bemoaning the present, of course. Poor kids.

Pre-game

Guard Brandon Knight’s full demotion out of the Phoenix Suns’ rotation is making Eric Bledsoe feel some type of way.

First half

VINSANITY IS OUT. The Suns fan squad loves the former Half-Man, Half-Amazing being baited into an early ejection by second-year Prodigal Sun Devin Booker:

Terrified Suns fans determining that, yes, size does matter (Randolph would finish with 23 points and 8 rebounds in just 26 minutes of action):

Even though the game’s fairly close, Valley of the Suns obviously doesn't feel like dwelling in the present:

Second half

Suns Twitter hyping its youth because, again, it has nothing else:

A generous helping of Suns fan pragmatism:

SB Nation joins FanSided in daydreaming about the future:

MORE SARCASTIC SUNS FAN PRAGMATISM:

Can't tell if I'm not seeing it because I’m just blinded by my affiliation with GBB, or if this habitual line stepping is just fake news from Valley of the Suns.

Okay honestly I forgot that Vince was a Sun. To be fair, I’m pretty sure he did too:

Post-game:

This sums things up quite nicely.

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