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2011, boston, boston bruins, bruins, championship, Game 7, hockey, horton, playoffs, stanley cup, thomas, titletown -

It’s been described as “The Greatest Day in Bruins History” - the day that ended a 39-year championship drought for one of the most successful franchises in North American sports.

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8 seed, grind, grit, grit and grind, grizzlies, memphis, memphis grizzlies, mike conley, randolph, tony allen, zach randolph -

Well before Ja Morant and Jaren Jackson Jr.’s high-flying acrobatics that you see today, the Memphis Grizzlies were synonymous with a blue-collar attitude and tough, gritty play in the paint - an embodiment of the southwest Tennessee city itself. No player represented that mentality more than Zach Randolph, a throwback power forward who, along with center Marc Gasol, formed a formidable duo on the inside for the rough-and-tumble squad. Known for constant on-ball pressure (they led the league in steals per game in 2010-2011) and a dominant paint presence, this team came to be known as the “Grit and Grind”...

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