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Clay Bailey -- For the record, the Memphis Grizzlies have now lost six straight and 12 of 13. Several games ago, the theme of the skid was frustration; Monday it was humiliation, particularly since the game against the New Orleans Pelicans was part of the city’s annual Martin Luther King...
“It was the uniforms,” Kareem Brewton Jr. said jokingly. Brewton and his University of Memphis teammates rolled past the SMU Mustangs 83-61 at the FedExForum on Saturday night. Brewton made six three-point shots (a career high)in the victory in front 16,673 at the FedExForum. The Tigers wore uniforms reflective of the...
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While appearing on the ESPN show “Get Up,” Penny Hardaway delivered the definitive answer to a question that surfaced soon after he was named head coach of the University of Memphis mens basketball team. "Lil Penny is actually going to be coming back out soon," Hardaway said of his doll-sized...
Picture a NBA team deep down by 31 points in the fourth quarter at home and you have the Memphis Grizzlies en route to losing to the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday night. A closing run made the final score 111-101, but did nothing to change the overall picture -- Memphis...
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While the Grizzlies continue to struggle on the court, they seldom come up short when it come to their annual Martin Luther King Jr. observations. On what would have been King’s 90th birthday, Grizzlies rookie Jaren Jackson Jr. and Joakim Noah joined a group of young people from Grizzlies Prep...
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WEST MEMPHIS, Ark.  — Memphis has a history of great basketball and great games. On Friday night, that meant a matchup between the Rancho Christian Eagles from Temecula, CA (southeast of Los Angeles) and Memphis East in a non-conference game. The Eagles are ranked 13th nationally in the latest...
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jeremiah Martin scored 21 of his 27 points in the first half, Kyvon Davenport added 17 points and Memphis beat Tulane 83-79 on Sunday. Memphis has won 14 of the past 16 games in New Orleans — with two of those coming in the 2007 NCAA...
by Jeff Rivers -- Martin Luther King Jr. changed the world. Had he lived, Martin, dreamer and doer, would turn 90 years old on Tuesday. Before an assassin’s bullet cut through the Memphis, Tennessee, air and claimed his life on April 4, 1968, he led the modern civil rights...
The Soulsville Foundation has announced that its 15th annual Staxtacular Presented by SunTrust fundraiser for the Stax Music Academy will be held February 8 at the Stax Museum of American Soul Music from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. This year’s host is Memphis Grizzlies star Dillon Brooks. The “GRIT, GRIND, AND GET FUNKY” event includes...
“It was an ugly win, but we will take those,” was the opening statement of Head Coach Penny Hardaway after the University of Memphis Tigers managed to get by the East Carolina University Pirates 78-72 at FedExForum Thursday night. Looking to send a message to freshmen Tyler Harris and Antwann...