Monday, January 25, 2021

Sports

by Eli Pacheco – CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Dillon Brooks scored 21 points and the undermanned Memphis Grizzlies beat the Charlotte Hornets 108-93 on Friday night. Memphis, which had seven players ruled out for various health reasons and dressed just nine, closed...
After an eight-day break, the University of Memphis Tigers took the court Tuesday at FedExForum with a new offense against the University of South Florida Bulls. While the offense did produce a better offensive flow in the first half, it...
BOSTON  — Going into Wednesday's game against Boston, the Grizzlies had not beaten the Celtics since 2016 and it was clear early that was not going to change. Jaylen Brown had a career-high 42 points before sitting out the fourth...
NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Titans have announced they will don helmet decals during their next Sunday game to honor Nashville’s resilience following the Christmas Day bombing. According to a Wednesday news release, the decal will include the text “615 Strong,”...
by Najee El-Amin -- With just under four minutes remaining in the second quarter of Monday’s (Dec 28) game versus the Brooklyn Nets, Grizzlies’ nation started experiencing a rapid heartbeat with implications far beyond one game. After attempting to block the...
MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- Something that has been missing showed up in Montgomery, Alabama on Wednesday and Memphis head football coach Ryan Silverfield may be smiling about it for several more days. The Tigers won the 2020 Montgomery Bowl with a...
As a photojournalist for The New Tri-State Defender, I have worked many season-opening nights for the Memphis Grizzlies, but … At this point, I mention “COVID-19” and every reader can complete my sentence with something like, “none like this one.” Welcome...
by Najee El-Amin -- From an opening-night defeat in which the Grizzlies’ soaring star Ja Morant notched a career scoring high, Memphis backup point guard Tyus Jones logged a memory years in the making. Morant was incredible. His 44 points and...
Can Ja Morant and the young cubs in Memphis make the leap into the NBA Playoffs? That’s the ultimate question of the season right? Just a few months ago, the Grizzlies narrowly missed the playoffs in the Orlando bubble, first by...
“Everything is fixable,” said Memphis head basketball coach Penny Hardaway, essentially acknowledging with that statement that something was broken after the Tigers’ 56-49 loss to Tulsa at FedExForum on Monday night. After getting a much-needed win over the Tulane Green...
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