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As breathless as Grizzlies rookie phenom Ja Morant has left us over the past two weeks, fans were hoping he would put a cherry on his electrifying season by dominating the NBA Dunk Contest during All-Star Weekend 2020 in Chicago. He almost certainly will be there. But he won't be...
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Just before the Grizzlies’ dramatic and emphatic 121-110 win over the Houston Rockets, I was scouring the NBA’s official stats site, looking for numbers that would back up something Ja Morant told me after their win over Golden State. I’d asked the young phenom what it was about Coach Taylor...
Memphis Tigers head coach Penny Hardaway has been preaching to his team how difficult it will be to win conference games this season, whether they are at home or on the road. Well, the Tigers got back on track with a good road win against the South Florida Bulls, 68-64, snapping...
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No one wanted to say it but everyone was thinking it: Yes!, the Grizzlies had won their last five games, but could they really beat James Harden and the Houston Rockets? Well, the Memphis Grizzlies answered with a resounding 121-110 nationally televised win in front of a rocking FedExForum. "What a...
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The Legendary UConn Huskies Women's Basketball program is undefeated – 106 games – in conference play since joining the American Athletic Conference in 2014. Ten of those wins came against Memphis. So the Tigers came into the game knowing they would have to play a near-perfect game to pull off the...
LeMoyne-Owen Men's basketball team suffered a dent to their confidence on Saturday evening, losing a key SIAC Conference game to Miles College, 82-45. Playing before more than 200 fans at Miles College in Fairfield, Ala., LOC struggled in the first half, which gave them too much catching up to do in...
The Lady Magicians are having a rough start to the new year, as they got handed their second defeat for 2020, a 52-50 loss at Miles College 52-50 on Jan. 11. It was anyone's game in the first half. Neither team shot well, but LeMoyne-Owen had the better field goal...
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The Memphis Grizzlies showed the rest of the NBA that they will continue to be a reckoning force for the rest of the season,  delivering their fifth consecutive win against Western Conference Champions Golden State Warriors, 122-102 on Sunday evening. The game played out in front of 16,408 fans at...
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TAMPA – January 12 was the day every Tiger fan and many in the NBA was looking forward to – the day James Wiseman was supposed to make his return to the Memphis lineup. Well, that didn't happen; Wiseman has moved on to other things. But Memphis was still able...
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Who says it is too early to start talking about playoffs basketball?  The fans in Memphis don’t think it is too early. The dreaded San Antonio Spurs entered Friday's game a half-game ahead of Memphis for eighth place in the Western Conference.  Memphis defeated the Spurs, 134-121 – and if...