Wednesday, October 27, 2021

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‘Punched’ early by the Lakers, the Grizzlies smack back but come up short

LOS ANGELES – a Memphis’ Ja Morant finished a post-game press conference and then went back onto the Staples Center Court, taking a photo from the foul line where he had missed a game-tying free throw at the end of game the Grizzlies lost...

Tigers showcase deep talent; Magicians learn about LOC’s ‘character and grit’

Loaded with talent, the University of Memphis Tigers eased into their exhibition basketball schedule, overwhelming the LeMoyne-Owen College Magicians at FedExForum on Sunday night. Up by double digits most of the game, the Tigers won 105-57 without four key players -- five-star recruit Emoni Bates,...

Grizzlies spoil Clippers’ home opener

LOS ANGELES – When an opposing team’s player hits a game-winning shot with the clock running down on your home court, fans often feel the effects in the pits of their stomachs. Such was the case on Saturday night at the Staples Center, where the...

Grizzlies get it started right with opening-night win

After an opening-act win in front of a seriously ready-for-basketball crowd at FedExForum, the Memphis Grizzlies have headed west for an early Western Conference test. Far from stellar (5-21) in openers entering Wednesday’s game against Cleveland, Memphis fed off its frenzied fans and held on...

A look back at ‘Memphis Madness’

Memphis Madness – the traditional opening showcase for the University of Memphis men’s and women’s basketball teams – more than met the anticipation for the event’s stars and those who came to see them. Take it from Katrina Merriweather, who took in the “Madness” for...

Tigers track down ‘must-needed’ win

For all of the talk from players and coaches about just another game on the schedule, Memphis’ Thursday night encounter with Navy’s Midshipmen was far from that with the Tigers having lost their previous three games. In need of stopping what head coach Ryan Silverfield...

Tracking the Tigers: Pro Day, Memphis Madness, a lingering probe and more

Representatives of all 30 NBA teams were in attendance at Pro Day for the University of Memphis men’s basketball team on Oct. 6. And, rightly so. The Tigers have added two of the more notable faces of the Class of 2022 to this year’s team in...

Fairley tops Mitchell in a big-time district battle with neighborhood feel

Twice this season, the title-hungry Fairley Bulldogs had a chance to rack up a win by way of forfeit and each time they decided to reschedule a game with a team that had an open week. The Bulldogs went 1-1 in those games, losing 29-22...

Grizzlies pound Pistons; continue ongoing quest for consistency in all areas

Ja and JJ – known professionally as Ja Morant and Jaren Jackson Jr. – were exhibits one and two on Monday night in the case to be made that the Grizzlies’ talent and depth is just too much right now for Detroit’s young and...

Tigers look to ‘stop this bleeding’ after imploding against Tulsa

A winless Navy team eager to get their season’s ship righted stands in the way of the University of Memphis Tigers, whose season is sinking amid mistakes galore. Memphis (3-3) will have a short week to prepare for the Midshipmen after a 35-29 loss in...