This is just wrong, but people are saying it, so we'll pass it along. From Craig Wasniewski's NBA blog: "Is it me or does it seem like the Memphis Grizzlies are always playing teams after bad trades or bad injuries? Did David Stern install a flex schedule for the Grizz? So maybe the Grizz are his Bizarro Justice League, sent out to help the needy by losing big. (Highly believable considering many people think Stern fixed the Gasol deal.)
"Whatever it is, the writers, experts and fans are all buying into the 'all is well' line of thinking after teams are beating the piss out the the hapless Grizz.
"Check out this five game flex-pack of The Slump Busters ...
Kwasniewski goes on to chronicle the sad history of recent Griz games. It's just, well, sad. As Kwas writes: "Take two Grizzlies games and call me in the morning."