Thursday, May 26, 2022

Grizzlies/NBA

The NBA Playoffs demand a full-throttle push by championship-hungry teams whose elements have developed chemistry capable of sustaining them through the title hunt. Insert Memphis Grizzlies into that picture and the importance of Saturday night’s win over the New...
Phoenix plays its home basketball games at the Footprint Center in ZIP code 85004. Memphis played host at FedExForum in ZIP code 38103 on Friday night and the teams’ varying approaches to the game were not lost on losing...
SAN ANTONIO — Tyus Jones scored 25 points and the Memphis Grizzlies edged the San Antonio Spurs 112-111 on Wednesday night to capture the Southwest Division title and clinch the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference. The Grizzlies claimed...
With eight games to go in the 82-game, regular-season schedule, the Grizzlies approached Saturday night’s tilt with the defending NBA champion Milwaukee Bucks with a singular – and team shared goal: “to just find our best version.” “Get better every...
It’s one thing – “a humbling honor” as Grizzlies head coach Taylor Jenkins put it – to have the ESPN network plop down on Memphis with its All-Access national showcase. It’s next level to then win the game, especially...
OKLAHOMA CITY — Dillon Brooks had to wait a few more minutes to make his return. After being sidelined for 27 games due to an ankle injury, Brooks walked onto the court Sunday only to see that both Memphis and...
Ja Morant, who currently ranks seventh in the NBA averaging 27.6 points per game, leads Memphis into a matchup with New Orleans on Tuesday (March 8), after the Grizzlies failed to match the resolve of the lowly Houston Rockets...
It was one of those, “Do you remember where you were nights?” The night Memphis superstar point guard Ja Morant scored a career-high and franchise-record 52 points, setting franchise-high-scoring marks in back-to-back games. This Monday evening had a sense of urgency...
As the Grizzlies beat writer for The New Tri-State Defender, I took in the All-Star Game festivities with a trained eye on first-time starter Ja Morant, whose he-has-arrived status as an NBA star was evident throughout the weekend. The NBA...
CLEVELAND – NBA All-Star Game Weekend is like a convention for basketball junkies, with this season's made extra special by its intersection with the 75th Anniversary of the association. Here in Cleveland this weekend, it is not uncommon to walk...