Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Grizzlies/NBA

A seven-point loss in an exhibition game played in a pandemic-forced “bubble” in Orlando on Friday provided a starting-point glimpse of the road ahead in the Memphis’ Grizzlies hunt for the NBA Playoffs. The first of three such tune ups,...
The Memphis Grizzlies head to Orlando on Wednesday (July 8) for the restart of the pandemic-shortened NBA season and a full-speed run at the playoffs. All NBA players have the option to opt out of the restart for various reasons....
Technically still a rookie, the Memphis Grizzlies’ Ja Morant has shown from the start of his NBA career that the role of a seasoned veteran is one that fits him comfortably. He showed that once again this week during...
The Memphis Grizzlies finally got their roadmap to the playoffs when the NBA released the matchups for the remaining eight games for all teams that will be played in Orlando. The Grizzlies will have the early opportunity to put some...
Earlier on Wednesday, I'd spoken on both WLOK and Sports56 about how the NBA was responding to the coronavirus threat. I'd spoken about my GritGrindGrizz column of the week, which explored the question of whether Tuesday's Grizzlies' game was...
After losing by 29 points on Friday night, many expected the Grizzlies to have a bounce-back game against the pitiful Hawks Saturday night at FedExForum. They did and it was any easy-doing task. Jonas Valanciunas led the Grizzlies with 27 points...
Call it my then-allegiance to Michael Jordan as the GOAT. Or, maybe I was just tired of sports media trying to anoint the next Jordan. Whatever you want to call it, when I first heard of some Ohio hoops prodigy...
ATLANTA -- Gorgui Dieng had 17 points and 10 rebounds, leading nine Memphis scorers in double figures, and the Grizzlies pulled away in the second half for a 127-88 win over the cold-shooting Atlanta Hawks on Monday night. Memphis, trying to protect its No....
As the Grizzlies tipped off the first of two games this past weekend, fans could reasonably expect the young cubs to split the back-to-back. After all, on Friday it was the surging but still sub-.500 Sacramento Kings in your first...
The Memphis Grizzlies won quarters one and four by a combined 12 points and still managed to lose 104-101 to Sacramento's Kings at the FedExForum on Friday night. In their fifth straight loss, the Grizzlies were outscored by the Kings...
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