The Memphis Grizzlies topped the San Antonio Spurs in the first game of the best of seven first round series.
The Grizzlies the number 8 seed won their first playoff game against the San Antonio Spurs in San Antonio. Charles Barkley has picked the Grizzlies to win the seven game series in a bold prediction on TNT .
The win is the very first playoff victory for the Memphis Grizzlies after sixteen seasons in the NBA. The two big men for the Grizzlies led the way with a combined 49 points and 23 rebounds. The two bigs shot 19–25 from the field. The Grizzlies shot over 55% from the field for the game.
The final score was 101 to 98 with the Grizzles outscoring the Spurs in the final quarter 31 to 24.
Tony Parker led the Spurs with 20 points while the point leader for the game was Zach Randolph with 25.