Saturday, July 31, 2021

Grizzlies/NBA

The Utah Jazz’s contender for defensive player of the year complained about an imbalance in physical play in game one of the playoffs against the Grizzlies, setting up a watch party for how game two would be officiated. Things certainly...
“I treated this game like any other game,” Ja Morant said of his emotions prior to the tipoff of what would become the Memphis Grizzlies’ believe-it-or not upset (112-109 OT) of the No. 1 seeded Utah Jazz in the...
The Memphis “Road Warriors” – known officially as the Grizzlies – maneuvered past the Golden State Warriors and into the Western Conference Playoffs with an overtime win for a hungry young team on Friday night. “We are not taking anything...
Minutes after Memphis’ reserves secured a one-point win over a team that won’t be in the play-in tournament, Grizzlies head coach Taylor Jenkins noted the “big game on Sunday.” Well, that Sunday is here and Memphis has an afternoon (2:30...
A third consecutive win Tuesday night with three regular-season games yet to play puts the Memphis Grizzlies in control of their own play-in tournament fate as they grind toward a Western Conference Playoffs birth. The Grizzlies saddled the Dallas Mavericks...
With a Western Conference play-in tournament berth secured by a 115-110 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans Monday (May 10), the Memphis Grizzlies now are focused on the next step –- seeding. Memphis has its remaining five games to best...
MINNEAPOLIS — Ja Morant had 37 points and 10 assists and the Memphis Grizzlies held on for a 139-135 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night. Desmond Bane scored 22 points off the bench, including a few key 3-pointers...
With a head coach’s eye, Taylor Jenkins sees the Memphis Grizzlies showing signs of getting better amid losses in four of their last five games, including a Monday night loss (133-129) to the New York Knicks after surrendering a...
If Friday night’s Memphis-Portland game were viewed through the single lens of the game itself, it would have oozed excitement. The Grizzlies’ 130-128 win over the Trailblazers was a thriller, even without multiple factors that added weight to the...
On the road again was no problem for the Memphis Grizzlies as they ended Atlanta’s four game winning streak on the Hawks’ home court at Philips Arena on Wednesday night. The 131-113 defeat of Atlanta was the Grizzlies’ third consecutive...