While discussing the physicality of the Thunder-Grizzlies series thus far, Zach Randolph took the opportunity to take another subtle shot at Blake Griffin, who he battled in Memphis’ first-round series against the Clippers, calling OKC’s big men, Ibaka and Perkins, tougher than him.
According to Jeff Caplan, NBA:
And for an extra tweak aimed at the vacationing Griffin, the 6-foot-9, 260-pound Randolph said this of the Thunder’s combo of Ibaka and Perkins:
“They are tough. They’re tougher than the Clippers — Ibaka and Perkins — they’re tougher than Blake. So yeah, they’re tough and they’re strong.”