Grizzlies/NBA

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Mike Conley started hitting shots down the stretch, Orlando consistently misfired and the Memphis Grizzlies put a dent in the Magic’s scramble for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. Conley scored 14 of his 26 points in the fourth quarter and the Grizzlies crafted a late rally to...
by Clay Bailey --  Mike Conley is continuing to lead the Memphis Grizzlies down the stretch, and a new big center has stepped up to help with the scoring load. Conley had 28 points and 11 assists and Jonas Valanciunas added 27 points as the Grizzlies defeated the Utah Jazz 114-104...
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  By CLAY BAILEY Associated Press MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Conley went scoreless in the first quarter, then carried the Memphis Grizzlies down the stretch against a team jockeying for playoff position in the Western Conference. Conley scored 19 of his career-high 40 points in the fourth quarter as Memphis overtook...
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With less than 20 games left in a now-lost season, let’s address the team’s new goal for the remaining games: “Convey the pick.” In short, Memphis owes a draft pick to Boston – one that only goes up in value if the Grizzlies can’t finish this season with a better...
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By CLAY BAILEY, Associated Press The Lakers got a triple-double from LeBron James and 32 points from Brandon Ingram but still suffered another dent to their playoff hopes. Mike Conley had 30 points including key free throws in the final minute, Jonas Valanciunas finished with 20 points and 13 rebounds, and the...
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The weirdest thing about watching this new-look version of the Memphis Grizzlies is that they are playing faster and more fun basketball, perhaps even being more competitive than they were two months ago — and I don't know who they are. We got to see some familiar faces Friday night,...
Challenged by a foot injury, Memphis Grizzlies shooting guard Dillon Brooks rolled into Staxtacular 2019 determined to fill his role as host. Brooks, who is out for the season following surgery to repair a ruptured ligament in his right big tow, had plenty of support, including teammates such as Jaren...
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- As Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard sat in his pod taking questions on All-Star Media Day he made an observation: “The NBA is a guard’s league.” One look at the 2019 NBA All-Star Game rosters and it’s easy to see what Lillard sees. Each roster has only...
This weekend, I’ll be in Charlotte, North Carolina to cover NBA All-Star Weekend for The New Tri-State Defender. As a senior journalism major at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, it’s an extraordinarily rare opportunity. Receiving this opportunity still feels very surreal. I remember the exact moment TSD Assistant Editor Lee Eric...
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By PATRICK ROSE, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Otto Porter Jr. scored a career-high 37 points on 16-for-20 shooting, Robin Lopez added season-high 25 points, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Memphis Grizzlies 122-110 on Wednesday night. Lauri Markkanen added 21 points as Chicago ended a franchise-record 11-game home losing streak with...