Bernucca: Grizzlies Take Grit ‘n’ Grind to Another Gear

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Just six NBA teams have played at a .600 pace this season. A seventh briefly reached the threshold last week, and you have to wonder how in the world they got there. Consider that this team:Is in the bottom five in 3-point makes, attempts and percentage in the most prolific season for 3-pointers in league history.Has been without its best player for over a month.Responded to losing its best player by dealing two more of its top five remaining rotation players


Tweet of the Night: Dwyane Wade proud to see the success of Mario Chalmers in a Grizzlies uniform

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No matter what role he was given, Mario Chalmers never had doubt in his ability to be one of the better point guards in the league with the Miami Heat. Unfortunately, he never was handed the keys to display what he could do while playing with ball-dominant stars like Dwyane Wade and LeBron James. In fact, his role was largely limited to being a spot-up 3-point shooter and being a defender. With the Memphis Grizzlies, it appears Chalmers will have more of an opportunity to


Bernucca: Rockets Have Been Sputtering Since Liftoff


Talk is cheap. Just ask the slumping Houston Rockets, whose locker room is starting to resemble a presidential candidates’ debate. “We’ve been talking,” slumping superstar James Harden said. “We’ve been doing too much talking.” “We’ve had a lot of heart-to-hearts,” coach Kevin McHale said. “As a matter of fact, we talk too much. Talking doesn’t win basketball games.” Last season, the Rockets surprised more than a few folks by crashing the Western Conference finals, a spot thought to be reserved for the San