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Tracking the Tigers at the conference midway point

Heading into the midway point of their American Athletic Conference schedule, the University of Memphis Tigers are in one of the better positions they have been in since hometown hero Penny Hardaway stepped into the head coaching spot. The Tigers (15-5, 5-2 AAC), are in...

Road-reeling Grizzlies can’t overcome wobbly start against the Suns

PHOENIX – The Grizzlies scored 37 points in the first half against the Suns in Phoenix on Sunday night. The Suns had 32 points in the first quarter. By any measure, it was a miserable Memphis performance that gave no hint of a comeback...

Lowly Lakers seize upon Memphis ‘mishaps’ for an upset in LA

LOS ANGELES – At some point in the sufferable past, a Memphis one-point loss in LA might have been a clear measure of progress. Not so when you ride in with an 11-game winning streak and are favored to win on the road. Sure, the...

Tigers piece together a win over Wichita State

Against Wichita State, the Memphis Tigers showed head coach Penny Hardaway elements of what he knows it will take for the team to consistently turn in great performances. “Really good first half defensively.  In the second half not so much,” said Hardaway after Memphis’ 88-78...

Grizzlies raise the roof with streak-extending win No. 11

What a way to leave town for 11 days! An 11th straight win – matching a Grizzlies franchise-best – and securing the victory on a defensive stop on the last play of the game. With the 115-114 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers in the bag,...

Make that 10 straight as Grizzlies deliver payback to the Suns

It's not a good look for a team with NBA championship aspirations to have visitors beat you down by 17 points on your home court. When it happens, the focus should be on restoring order the next time that team comes around. Smacked 125-108 by...

Grizzlies ‘more than willing’ during MLK Day of Service outing

With the celebration of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Federal Holiday on the horizon, the Memphis Grizzlies embarked on a day of giving. On Thursday (Jan. 12), the entire team made its way to North Memphis’ Springdale Memphis-Magnet Elementary School, 880 N. Hollywood St., for...

Grizzlies have enough to make it eight straight

For a team that has lost to the Memphis Grizzlies eight straight times, the San Antonio Spurs certainly can be a troublesome bunch. They were so again on Wednesday night at FedExForum before succumbing 135 to 129. Memphis (28-13) had to hold on to defeat...

Grizzlies find ‘a way’ to win against battling Spurs

With Memphis’ main man, Ja Morant, out for a second straight game, Memphis got what it needed from Jaren Jackson Jr., Tyus Jones and a cast of determined Grizzlies to beat the San Antonio Spurs and push their winning streak to a season-high seven...

Jazz goes down as Memphis records sixth straight win

Ahead by 14 points at halftime, the Memphis Grizzlies beat back second-half pushes by the Utah Jazz and recorded a 123-118 win at FedExForum on Sunday night. The sixth win in a row for Memphis featured shooting guard Desmond Bane taking another step toward regaining...