The Memphis Grizzlies coasted to victory against the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday for their third straight win. The win put the Grizzlies half a game behind the Clippers for fourth place in the Western Conference. This is an exciting place for the Grizzlies to be with 10 games left.
If Rudy Gay and the the Grizzlies pull off a strong finish to the season, they could move up to fourth or even third in the conference. The Grizzlies have a soft finish, which sees them play four of their last 10 games against winning teams and six of 10 at home.
The Clippers and third-place Los Angeles Lakers face tougher schedules to finish the season. The Clippers finish with six of nine games on the road, as well as six of nine against winning teams. The Lakers play six of their last eight against winning teams and four of eight on the road.
A perfect finish for the Grizzlies would certainly cement a No. 3 seed in the playoffs. Thus, the Grizzlies would earn their first ever home-court advantage in a playoff series.
Follow along for a look at each remaining game to see whether the Grizzlies could set off a perfect season-ending run in the last 10 games.