Grizzlies focused on getting more from bench

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Memphis, TN-Grizzlies coach Lionel Hollins gave his team Tuesday off after it flew back from Los Angeles early in the morning. Down 2-0 to the L.A. Clippers, the Grizzlies can use a break. The Clippers beat the Grizzlies in Monday’s game two, 93-91, on a buzzer beating jumper by Chris Paul. Hollins has tightened his rotation, choosing to go with players who have been with the team most of the season. The Grizzlies bench has not been productive. In Monday’s game two, the Clippers bench outscored Memphis’, 30-11. In the first two games of the series, the difference is 79-51 in favor of the Clippers bench. Game 3 is set for Thursday in FedEx Forum. News Channel 3 will air a live, half-hour special called, “Rise and Grind” before that game. The special starts at 6:30pm Thursday night.