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Spurs come out hot, Randolph cold in West finals
May 20, 2013
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Mike Conley wouldn't let Zach Randolph take the blame for the Memphis Grizzlies' blowout loss in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals.No one on either team expects him to play so poorly the rest of the series.Tony Parker had 20 points and nine assists, Kawhi Leonard scored 18 points and the Spurs neutralized Randolph in beating the Grizzlies 105-83 on Sunday. Randolph had just two points - less than in any game this season, regular season or playoffs - after playing brilliantly to lead Memphis past defending West champion Oklahoma City in the last round.
Randolph struggles, Grizzlies routed in Game 1
May 19, 2013
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The Memphis Grizzlies have lost the opener in each round of this year's playoffs, but not like this.Tony Parker had 20 points and nine assists, and the San Antonio Spurs made a franchise postseason-record 14 3-pointers in routing Memphis 105-83 on Sunday in the Western Conference finals.
Built to win now, Knicks didn't get close
May 19, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) - A team built to win a title now didn't get close.Sure, the New York Knicks ended lengthy droughts for division titles and playoff series victories, so there were successes. But they surrounded Carmelo Anthony with players on their last NBA legs with a championship in mind, knowing the window to win one would slam shut quickly.