'Ol' Grandaddy Shane' delivers stunner

Originally Published: April 17, 2011
By Marc Stein | ESPN.com

SAN ANTONIO -- The difference between these Memphis Grizzlies and those Memphis Grizzlies, who got broomed out of the playoffs in the first round every time we saw them there, is obvious to the only guy who played for them then and now.

Shane Battier calmly splashed the 3-ball in the final minute that prevented another vintage collapse for the franchise record book, wound up staking the Griz to a 1-0 series edge over the 61-win San Antonio Spurs and then patiently sat at his locker ...

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