Thursday, May 13, 2021

Grizzlies/NBA

Down by four at the half to Oklahoma City on the road, the Memphis Grizzlies absorbed the Thunder’s early second-half spurt and then rode their defense to victory. For the Grizzlies (21-20), the 116-107 win was their 10th on the...
Ja Morant’s big-time dunk punctuated a third quarter keyed by the defense as the Memphis Grizzlies beat Boston 132-126 in overtime, casting aside a 10-game losing streak to the Celtics (21-22). Oh that third quarter, the first Memphis had taken...
The Memphis Grizzlies banged down the Golden State Warriors on Saturday night, earning a 110-103  win with the kind of effort they did not muster in losing the night before to the same team at FedExForum. “I think it was...
The way the Golden State Warriors ran away from the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday seemed not square up with the fact that the teams were only separated by one game in the standings. With both teams eyeing a push to...
Losing streaks tend to generate the desire to win any way possible short of cheating. Teetering on a three-game slide, the Memphis Grizzlies got the job done (89-85) against the Miami Heat on Tuesday. “This is probably one of the...
by Najee El-Amin -- Memphis’ scrappy Grizzlies have reached NBA All-Star Game Weekend. And – after a 112-111 dogfight-loss to the Milwaukee Bucks – they now are resting in advance of playing more games than any other team in the...
by Najee El-Amin --  There is no definitive study on how many days an NBA player must go without playing before performance rust settles in. However, conventional wisdom would suggest that the 380 days that passed from the time Memphis acquired...
A fresh picture of Ja Morant taking control of a basketball game emerged in the third quarter of the Memphis Grizzlies 109-95 handling of the Detroit Pistons at FedExForum on Friday night. Morant scored 13 points in the frame on...
No fans in the stands, winter weather worse than many can recall in Memphis and the still-real jolt of a 31-point loss the previous day were all accounted for and surmounted by the Memphis Grizzlies en route to outlasting...
Dialing up a complete, 48-minute performance, the Memphis Grizzlies governed the Kings of Sacramento, ending a two-game West Coast road trip with a 124-110 victory. The Grizzlies, who lost in L.A. to the NBA champions Lakers on Friday, trailed Sacramento...