THIS IS AN EARLY THREAD. I WILL BE AT THE GAME TOMORROW (This thread) AND I LIVE A FAR DISTANCE FROM NYC SO I WILL BE GONE ALL DAY. BEWARE STATS ARE OFF!!
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Memphis Grizzlies @ New York Knicks
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Good Evening! Welcome to another Jpz Knicks pre-game show! Tonight the Knicks play the Grizzlies. This should be a great game, one key part of this game is Zach Randolph visiting New York again. I will be attending this game so I am making a special edition thread.





The Knicks are one of the worst teams record-wise in the league. The Grizzlies come in with an almost even record. The system has worked, they have gotten younger players and built around them. Mayo, Gay, and Conley Jr. are just some of the young studs on this Grizzlies team. Zach Randolph was recently an all star with this Grizzlies team, which is almost a punch in the face to Donnie Walsh who dealt Randolph for Tim Thomas last season.



Injuries
-Jonathan Bender is not with the team for personal reasons
-Eddy Curry is out with left knee surgery
-J.R. Giddens is also out with left knee surgery
-Grizzlies have no injuries

The Knicks will play the Grizzlies again on March 12th in Memphis. This is the first game the Knicks play the Grizzlies this season. Last season they swept the Grizzlies in two games. Here is a look at the Knicks Grizzlies matchup:




<table class="tablehead" cellpadding="3" cellspacing="1"><tbody><tr><td class="gamehead" colspan="2" align="center" bgcolor="#555555">Last 5 Games</td></tr> <tr class="colhead"> <td width="50%">MEMPHIS (ET)</td> <td width="50%">NEW YORK (ET)</td> </tr> <tr class="oddrow" valign="top"> <td>Feb 24 @WAS Win [Only registered and activated users can see links. ]
Feb 23 LAL Loss [Only registered and activated users can see links. ]
Feb 21 @NJ Win [Only registered and activated users can see links. ]
Feb 19 MIA Loss [Only registered and activated users can see links. ]
Feb 17 @TOR Win [Only registered and activated users can see links. ]
</td> <td>Feb 23 @BOS Loss [Only registered and activated users can see links. ]
Feb 22 MIL Loss [Only registered and activated users can see links. ]
Feb 20 OKC Loss [Only registered and activated users can see links. ]
Feb 17 CHI Loss [Only registered and activated users can see links. ]
Feb 16 @CHI Loss [Only registered and activated users can see links. ]
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Knicks vs Celtics Highlights:
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Opinions

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"We are going to pound you guys on the inside and pinch T Mac on the arm for like his 5th season
ending injury. "
"My take is Grizz by 5 "
OFFICIAL JPZ PREDICTION

Grizzlies- 118

Knicks- 120

This should be an offensive game. Look for another victory here. I'm pretty enthusiastic about this game. GO ORANGE AND BLUE!



presents

JPZ17's

FAVE 5 KEYS TO WINNING

  1. Stop OJ Mayo from driving to the basket. He is very good at that.. Pesky OJ!! I know we all wanted him in the draft!
  2. Tracy needs to be feeling good. If he is tired or sore we already know he won't have a good game and if we want to win he needs to play good!
  3. Pick and Roll won't work well this time with Marc Gasol in there. Find another way to get Lee the ball! I'm sure Sergio will do fine with that
  4. Don't let Gallinari shoot. He just doesn't have it so far this month. He is in a slump.
  5. Don't give the ball to Harrington on the last play. Harrington always fails to make the clutch shot.
T-Mac Debut Video
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A Jpz debut
Did you know??
-This is the 14th time this season the Knicks have played back-to-back games. The Knicks are 2-11 in the second game.
-One of the newest Knicks (Bill Walker) was teamates with OJ Mayo in High school
-Grizzlies assistant coach Henry Bibby played on the 1972-1973 Knicks championship team
-Henry Bibby is the father of Mike Bibby
-Mike Bibby is Eddie House's bother-in-law
-Sergio Rodriguez played with Marc Gasol on the Spanish National Team

Memphis Grizzlies Starting 5's Last 5 Games Stats:

PG Mike Conley Jr.


SG OJ Mayo


SF Rudy Gay


PF Zach Randolph


C Marc Gasol


Starting Lineups


GRIZZLIES
PG...........SG..........SF..........PF...........C

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KNICKS
PG...........SG..........SF..........PF...........C

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<table class="tablehead" cellpadding="3" cellspacing="1"><tbody><tr bgcolor="#5d76a8"><td class="stathead" colspan="9">Team Roster</td> </tr> <tr class="colhead"> <td width="33">[Only registered and activated users can see links. ]</td> <td>[Only registered and activated users can see links. ]</td> <td width="33">[Only registered and activated users can see links. ]</td> <td width="33">[Only registered and activated users can see links. ]</td> <td width="33">[Only registered and activated users can see links. ]</td> <td width="33">[Only registered and activated users can see links. ]</td> <td width="150">COLLEGE</td> <td width="150">2009 - 2010 SALARY</td> </tr> <tr class="oddrow"><td>0</td> <td>[Only registered and activated users can see links. ]</td> <td>PF</td> <td>21</td> <td>6-9</td> <td>235</td> <td>Kansas</td> <td>$1,050,480</td> </tr> <tr class="evenrow"><td>9</td> <td>[Only registered and activated users can see links. ]</td> <td>SG</td> <td>24</td> <td>6-7</td> <td>227</td> <td>Arkansas</td> <td>$2,717,161</td> </tr> <tr class="oddrow"><td>1</td> <td>[Only registered and activated users can see links. ]</td> <td>F</td> <td>23</td> <td>6-8</td> <td>212</td> <td>Missouri</td> <td>$1,009,680</td> </tr> <tr class="evenrow"><td>11</td> <td>[Only registered and activated users can see links. ]</td> <td>PG</td> <td>22</td> <td>6-1</td> <td>185</td> <td>Ohio State</td> <td>$3,883,800</td> </tr> <tr class="oddrow"><td>33</td> <td>[Only registered and activated users can see links. ]</td> <td>C</td> <td>25</td> <td>7-1</td> <td>265</td> <td></td> <td>$3,333,333</td> </tr> <tr class="evenrow"><td>22</td> <td>[Only registered and activated users can see links. ]</td> <td>SF</td> <td>23</td> <td>6-8</td> <td>230</td> <td>Connecticut</td> <td>$3,280,997</td> </tr> <tr class="oddrow"><td>15</td> <td>[Only registered and activated users can see links. ]</td> <td>C</td> <td>24</td> <td>7-2</td> <td>265</td> <td></td> <td>$1,627,779</td> </tr> <tr class="evenrow"><td>26</td> <td>[Only registered and activated users can see links. ]</td> <td>G</td> <td>25</td> <td>6-3</td> <td>190</td> <td>Tennessee-Martin</td> <td>$457,588</td> </tr> <tr class="oddrow"><td>45</td> <td>[Only registered and activated users can see links. ]</td> <td>PF</td> <td>28</td> <td>7-0</td> <td>240</td> <td>DePaul</td> <td>$3,696,000</td> </tr> <tr class="evenrow"><td>32</td> <td>[Only registered and activated users can see links. ]</td> <td>SG</td> <td>22</td> <td>6-4</td> <td>210</td> <td>USC</td> <td>$4,165,560</td> </tr> <tr class="oddrow"><td>50</td> <td>[Only registered and activated users can see links. ]</td> <td>PF</td> <td>28</td> <td>6-9</td> <td>260</td> <td>Michigan State</td> <td>$16,000,000</td> </tr> <tr class="evenrow"><td>34</td> <td>[Only registered and activated users can see links. ]</td> <td>C</td> <td>23</td> <td>7-3</td> <td>267</td> <td>Connecticut</td> <td>$4,458,840</td> </tr> <tr class="oddrow"><td>10</td> <td>[Only registered and activated users can see links. ]</td> <td>PG</td> <td>31</td> <td>6-3</td> <td>185</td> <td>Iowa State</td> <td>$738,091</td> </tr> <tr class="evenrow"><td>5</td> <td>[Only registered and activated users can see links. ]</td> <td>PG</td> <td>24</td> <td>6-3</td> <td>205</td> <td>Connecticut</td> <td>$825,497</td> </tr> <tr class="oddrow"><td>4</td> <td>[Only registered and activated users can see links. ]</td> <td>SG</td> <td>24</td> <td>6-6</td> <td>220</td> <td>Pittsburgh</td> <td>$824,200</td></tr></tbody></table>
JPZ17's Key matchup

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Think about it

David Lee C Marc Gasol

Lee is better on the offensive side, Gasol has him on defense. Still lean Lee

Danilo Gallinari PF Zach Randolph

Two guys who can't play good defense.. Should be a high scoring game for both...

Wilson Chandler SF Rudy Gay

Two similar players.. Gay gets the advantage
Tracy McGrady SG OJ Mayo

McGrady should win this one if he is feeling good. If not it is easy Mayo. So eve on this one.. Anyways.... It is the Past vs the Future here
Sergio Rodriguez PG Mike Conley Jr.

Conley doesn't get many assists where Rodriguez gets tons of assists

JPZ17's Player Pressure
Which Knicks is under the most pressure to succeed????


The answer: Danilo Gallinari

Danilo has been slumping lately. He hasn't scored 10 in about 3 games.

Here is Danilo's shot comparison:

Danilo was great when he could make the 3, but now he can't make the 3

JPZ's YouTube of the Day

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