Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Grizzlies/NBA

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,...
It's officially official. Ja Morant is a member of your Memphis Grizzlies. See for yourself . . . thank you memphis 🙏🏽#blessed https://t.co/VadtIV58hO — Ja Morant (@JaMorant) July 1, 2019 The official release from the Grizzlies: Memphis, Tenn. – The Memphis Grizzlies announced today that...
Earlier this summer, when the Memphis Grizzlies announced that they would retire Zach Randolph's No. 50, everyone knew it was the appropriate thing to do. The questions, at the time, were: Would Tony Allen be returning to the team?...
Last week, I wrote that with the NBA Draft kicking off the summer offseason, it would make sense for the Grizzlies to have their new coach selected sooner than later. Sooner it is, then. Multiple media outlets are reporting that...
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...
Even though he's now a member of the Sacramento Kings, it's still news in Memphis when Z-Bo speaks -- especially when he makes his first public remarks about his arrest in Los Angeles on marijuana charges. Randolph eventually pled...
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...
A season that ended with the Memphis Grizzlies growing beyond the expectations of most but short of where the players wanted to end up has yielded to early post-season reflections. Making an appearance at the obligatory team exit interviews, rising-star...
Citing a losing trend dating back to last season, Memphis Grizzlies GM Chris Wallace said that "it was time" to move on from former coach David Fizdale and announced J.B. Bickerstaff as interim head coach for the remainder of...
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,...