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by Nielsen The National Basketball Association (NBA) and its member teams are often recognized in the sports business community as innovators in fan engagement. The league and teams have embraced the use of social media channels to keep fans interested through behind-the-scenes access, game highlights, stats and glimpses of players’...
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by Dan Greenspan LOS ANGELES — The Memphis Grizzlies were fed up with losing, and it showed in a desperate and determined fourth quarter against the Los Angeles Lakers. Mike Conley scored 11 points in the final period, Jaren Jackson Jr. had 27 and the Grizzlies ended a five-game losing streak...
Loss number five in a row was a mistake-heavy mess as the Memphis Grizzlies surrendered a fourth quarter lead, succumbing to a Sacramento Kings rally in a 102-99 defeat on the road. “At the end of the game we made too many mistakes defensively,” Memphis center Marc Gasol said. “They...
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...
The Memphis Grizzlies found themselves adrift in a flashback soon after tipoff against the Houston Rockets at the FedExForum on Saturday night. Exactly one week ago, Memphis lost to the Los Angeles Lakers on the second day of a back-to-back after a slow start. Against the Rockets (14-14), the Grizzlies...
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With about four minutes left in the fourth quarter, the Memphis Grizzlies and Miami Heat were in a tight battle. But off the court, there was a trade unfolding that was garnering the attention of fans. That trade failed to materialize, and the Grizzlies fell 100-97 to the Heat. Like in...
by Clay Bailey The Miami Heat didn’t let a bad loss in their last game linger to the point of making a six-game road trip more troublesome. Relying on 3-point shooting during a 13-2 run in the middle stages of the fourth quarter, the Heat went on to beat the Memphis...
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Looking back now at the birth of Grit-N-Grind, it’s easy to forget how much of a happy accident it was to construct a team identity that matched the personnel, the coach and the city. Back then, Lionel Hollins was the perpetually overlooked assistant coach who, while very qualified, only became...
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After a lackluster first quarter, it looked like the Memphis Grizzlies were headed for a third consecutive loss of the season. But that effort didn’t last much longer, as Mike Conley and the bench sparked the Grizzlies (16-11) to a 92-83 win over the Portland Trail Blazers (15-13) on Wednesday,...
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On back to back days, the Memphis Grizzlies had to take on two of the fastest offenses in the NBA. The Grizzlies play at one of the slowest paces in the NBA, so it was a battle of contrasting styles. The first night, the Grizzlies defeated the New Orleans Pelicans...