By Stefan Swiat,
Posted: March 10, 2012

The Suns came into Saturday’s contest against the Grizzlies winners of six of their last eight and four straight at home. As hot as they were, the Grizzlies were even hotter, winners of five straight and nine out of their last 10.

But the Suns shined brighter Saturday, outlasting the third-best team in the West with a 98-91 home victory.

By Justin Einhorn
Posted: March 10, 2012

For a while, it seemed the Memphis Grizzlies might not follow up the promise of last season's impressive finish. They're quickly erasing those concerns and must feel good about continuing to do so with their top player nearing a return.

Only two Western Conference teams have a better record than Memphis, which enters Saturday night's road game against the Phoenix Suns seeking a sixth consecutive victory.