Commentary

Health, luck put Griz in playoff hunt

PER Diem: Jan. 20, 2010

Updated: January 20, 2010, 1:55 PM ET
By John Hollinger | ESPN.com
Memphis GrizzliesJoe Murphy/NBAE/Getty ImagesA talented young starting five has Memphis thinking playoffs. ... As long as it can avoid injuries.

It's no surprise that the team with the best record in the West since Nov. 14 is the Lakers, at 25-7.