Five teams on mean streaks

Dissecting squads on long winning or losing streaks (PER Diem: Jan. 23, 2012)

Updated: January 23, 2012, 12:37 PM ET
By John Hollinger |
Memphis GrizzliesJoe Murphy/NBAE/Getty ImagesRudy Gay and the Grizzlies haven't missed a beat since they lost Zach Randolph to injury.

Remember when losing Zach Randolph was supposed to condemn the Memphis Grizzlies to two months of muddling in the nether regions of the Western Conference before trying to make a late playoff push once he came back?