Raise your hand if you guessed that the Memphis Grizzlies would be up 2-1 on the San Antonio Spurs. Keep your hand raised if you guessed that Zach Randolph would hit a huge three-point shot to secure the win and make that first sentence a reality. If your hand is still raised, slap yourself in the head for being a liar because no one could have predicted Saturday's turn over events and that's what makes the NBA Playoffs so great.
The Memphis Grizzlies secured their first home playoff win in franchise history by exposing the San Antonio Spurs front court weakness. In a strange turn over events, it seems that the 2010-11 Spurs look a lot like Suns' teams of old. They displayed a fantastic regular season offense but lack the size and interior toughness to compete against a bigger team in the playoffs.
As fans in Phoenix know all too well, you can't ever count the Spurs out of a playoff series but they should do look like they have their hands full with the Grizzlies bigs. Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol combined for 42 points while holding Tim Duncan to 13.
Game 4 of this series comes Monday in Memphis and we don't have to ask which team Arizona sports fans are rooting for.