The defensive energy is incredible since the all star - some of the possessions have seemed to leave the opposition dumbfounded. I think as Kevin in an earlier post and Grovereb84 above pointed out Calathese has most certainly acquired definite Tony Allenesque intensity.
Is Mark carrying an injury?
I blow hot and cold over Jeff Van Gundy's comments but I thought his observation at the end of regulation time when Griz failed to score off the final possession was on the money:
"and that's where you need someone with size and skill to go get you a shot. To ask Mike Conley to drive it after a dribble hand-off into all that size is their best opportunity with the personnel they have on the perimeter, but it's also a very difficult way to try to play".
Agree with GrizDoc above, maybe Mark should have attacked Splitter instead in that last possession and at least drawn the foul. Keep going Griz
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