Sunday, February 28, 2021

Grizzlies/NBA

By rule, the Grizzlies had to play three more quarters after ending the first tied with Houston and what transpired during the rest of the game amounted to a losing effort at the FedExForum on Thursday night. With fans –...
by Najee El-Amin -- Three weeks ago, it appeared that the Grizzlies’ hopes for a playoff berth were all but extinguished. After Monday’s (Feb. 1) 133–102 shellacking of the Spurs in San Antonio, Memphis has new life and currently holds the...
Going into Monday night’s rematch end of consecutive games against the San Antonio Spurs, the Memphis Grizzlies were riding the high of a 129-112 victory and acknowledging signs of their own growth. Coming off a 12-day hiatus forced by COVID-19...
In a time of national political unrest and the global COVID-19 pandemic, Tuesday’s (Jan. 18) annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Game had a different feel. With only a few hundred people allowed into FedExForum because of COVID restrictions, the...
Winless on the season at FedExForum going into Friday night’s game against Brooklyn, the Memphis Grizzlies started strong, withstood a 40-point outburst and scrapped their way to victory (115-110) over the Nets. After a disappointing outing Thursday against the Cleveland...
Almost every NBA season, there’s a talented team with high expectations that sooner or later will have those expectations upended by injuries. The most recent and glaring example of that are the Golden State Warriors, who were already dealing...
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...
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...
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...
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...