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Two former Memphis Tiger basketball greats — Anfernee “Penny” Hardaway and Andre “The Little General” Turner — will host the inaugural Larry Finch Classic. The Classic will be held Saturday, November 25 at the Elma Roane Fieldhouse at the University of Memphis, and will feature two of America’s top three...
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Sunday's matchup with the Brooklyn Nets was the game they were "supposed" to get. Another struggling team (6-11 entering the game) with key players out (Jeremy Lin, D'Angelo Russell). But lately, there are no teams the Grizzlies unequivocally say they are better than, injured or not, and despite rallying from...
by Clay Bailey (AP) — Nothing from last week or a championship showdown next week was going to distract No. 17 Memphis. And they sent that message to East Carolina almost immediately on Saturday. "We only had one focus, coming out and finishing our run," University of Memphis coach Mike Norvell said. The...
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U.S. President Donald Trump (left) at the White House July 25, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images). LaVar Ball, (right) looks on during the first round of the 2017 NBA Draft at Barclays Center on June 22, 2017 in New York City. (Mike Stobe/Getty Images) The Battle of the...
STARKVILLE, Miss. — A new plaza at Mississippi State University commemorates the legacy of the school's first African-American student-athletes, Frank Dowsing Jr. and Robert Bell. A university news release says a dedication ceremony was held Thursday for Dowsing-Bell Plaza, on the north side of Davis Wade Stadium. A plaque tells...
Grizzlies fans, at the risk of stating the obvious, I start with the harsh realities of the NBA: Unless your team plays in San Antonio, sooner or later, your favorite team will be awful. Whether it’s the departure of a star, bad contracts, bad trades or injury, it happens...
Memphis lost their fifth straight game last night, a 100-92 loss to the Portland Trailblazers. It would have been a tall order for them to win. In addition to missing Mike Conley, the Grizzlies played without other key rotation players -- Brandan Wright and Wayne Selden among them. And a...
High school hoops officially tipped-off on Nov. 20, with the Martin Luther King Jr. Invitational Tournament.  Now in its 47th year, 32 squads — 16 boys teams and 16 girls teams — will compete for bragging rights. Although Memphis East is not participating in the tournament, the nationally-ranked team is...
Ouch. Memphis dropped it's fourth straight game Saturday night, a 105-83 whupping at the hands of the Houston Rockets. Remember all those good feelings after that 5-1 start? Well, the Grizzlies are now 7-8. For those counting at home, that means the Grizz are 2-7 in their past nine games. Some of...
LENS & LINES by Warren Roseborough, Special to TSDMemphis.com The Memphis Hustle, The Memphis Grizzlies G-League affiliate, kicked off their inaugural game on Saturday Nov. 4, pulling out all the stops! There were face paintings, giveaways, Grizz Girls, The Blue Bunch Dance Team, Grizz, activities for the kids, and the Beale...