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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? And if not, would the team retire his No. 9...
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 no contest to the charges, and will have to complete...
On a rainy Saturday night in South Memphis, more than 500 attendees were a part of Grit, Grind and Groove at Staxtacular 2018. The Memphis Grizzlies and the Soulsville Foundation held the event, now in its 13th year. Over the years, Staxtacular has raised more than $1 million for the...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yUgnaN5F7rA Of course, I was expecting the standing ovation when Zach Randolph was introduced as the starting power forward for the Sacramento Kings. Everyone was. Same thing for the video montage -- and the crowd roared when the Jumbotron showed Z-Bo's takedown of Clippers forward Blake Griffin. Those moments of...
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Monday, LeBron James celebrated what he calls the greatest moment of his life with the opening of his I Promise elementary school in his hometown of Akron, Ohio. The school is geared specifically toward at-risk youth — many of whom remind James of himself. ’Bron’s proudest moment arrives on...
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This time around, there was no video tribute. There wasn't even a uniform. But there was no shortage of love shown for "Z-Bo" — Zach Randolph — who returned to Memphis with his current team, the Sacramento Kings. Ever since the Kings decided to develop their younger players, Randolph has...
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 the 2017-18 season. "(Bickerstaff) was in a similar position in the...
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Sunday's matchup with the Brooklyn Nets was the game they were "supposed" to get. Another struggling team (6-11 entering the game) with key players out (Jeremy Lin, D'Angelo Russell). But lately, there are no teams the Grizzlies unequivocally say they are better than, injured or not, and despite rallying from...
Virtually everything that could be said about the Grizzlies dramatic and emphatic win over the NBA Champion Golden State Warriors has been said: "Wow! We beat the Warriors!" "Wow, the Grizzlies look pretty good this season!" "Wow! That Dillon Brooks kid is ridiculous!" You've heard/seen/read all of that somewhere...
In my three year stint as a student journalist, I have learned that time is hardly ever on your side. Between deadlines and reporting accurate, factual and timely news, it can be a challenge. Last weekend, I was presented with a challenge that was different. This time it wasn’t a...