Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Grizzlies/NBA

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...
As roller coaster rides go, I’ve had a doozy over the last few months and photographing the NBA All-Star Game in my hometown of Chicago was way up there on my personal-thrills chart. After 47 years of punching the clock,...
by Tim Reynolds -- The Associated Press -- CHICAGO — And now, they rest. Until Thursday, anyway. That’s when the NBA comes back for a frantic eight-week sprint to the finish of the regular season, with teams having from anywhere...
The opening score of Friday's Rising Stars game was something Grizzlies fans have gotten used to this season: Grizz phenom Ja Morant tossing a lob up by the rim to be thundered down by Jaren Jackson Jr. Team USA 2,...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1yPLBfWfy_w Every great player has their "thing." In Memphis, it was Mike Conley's "three-finger" salute after a 3-point bomb or Tony Allen yelling "FIRST TEAM ALL DEFENSE!" after "turning off the water" on some poor opponent. Well, Ja Morant may just...
Kickball. Before last week’s massive Andre Iguodala trade, here I was, writing about how the Grizzlies should NOT make trades, for fear of disrupting team chemistry. It’s not just the guys you lose – respected vets Jae Crowder and Solomon...
The Memphis Grizzlies entered the All-Star break on a great note with a 111-104 win over the Portland Trailblazers, their most immediate threat to make the postseason. Far exceeding expectations, the young cubs are a season-best two games over...
We media types waited more or less patiently for the Grizzlies practice to end so we could get a chance to talk to the newest members of the team. We heard all kinds of racket from insde the gym...
Darn these young Grizz cubs. They just won’t stop coming up with reasons for Memphis to love them. It’s not enough that Ja Morant’s freakishly great rookie season actually has made the playoffs a realistic hope. Or that rookie head coach...
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