Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Grizzlies/NBA

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...
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...
By Marc Spears, The Undefeated There has long been a perception that most African American players in the NBA do not have fathers involved in their lives. But the most recent NBA drafts shattered these stereotypes, as most of the...
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...
Pop quiz: Who was the last superstar to play for your Memphis Grizzlies – you know, the kind of player fans even non-NBA fans know? I’ll wait. Okay, no I won’t. The reason you can’t name one is because there hasn’t...
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...
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 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,...
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...
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...