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The Grizzlies had been a double-post team on offense with Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph playing the key roles in the offense. Randolph would often take it inside and score. Gasol would take the inside pass and score or kick it out to Rudy Gay. Sometimes the Grizzlies would work Randolph off the pick-and-roll.
With Randolph out, the Grizzlies had to reconfigure their offense. Rudy Gay has become the key figure in the offense. He takes 5.4 shots per game more than any other Grizzlies player. He'll often take the ball wire to wire for the score. Generally, the Grizzlies have done a good amount of work in transition.
Playing more in transition has led to more turnovers for the Grizzlies. They've averaged 14.5 turnovers per game in January. Last season, the Grizzlies turned the ball over 13.4 times per game.
Still, Marc Gasol is a significant part of the offense. He takes 11 shots per game. That includes 11.8 per game since Randolph went down. Gay and Mike Conley enjoy dumping it down low for Gasol to drop it in.
One might have thought that the Grizzlies would have regained some of the double post feature with the acquisition of Marreese Speights. However, Speights doesn't play a great number of minutes, he averages 20.7 minutes per game. Also, Speights only takes 7.6 shots per game.
With Randolph coming back in roughly a month, it'll be interesting to see whether the Grizzlies transition back to the double post offense or Lionel Hollins waits until Randolph's return to reinstall it.