Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Grizzlies/NBA

Going into Monday night’s rematch end of consecutive games against the San Antonio Spurs, the Memphis Grizzlies were riding the high of a 129-112 victory and acknowledging signs of their own growth. Coming off a 12-day hiatus forced by COVID-19...
In a time of national political unrest and the global COVID-19 pandemic, Tuesday’s (Jan. 18) annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Game had a different feel. With only a few hundred people allowed into FedExForum because of COVID restrictions, the...
Winless on the season at FedExForum going into Friday night’s game against Brooklyn, the Memphis Grizzlies started strong, withstood a 40-point outburst and scrapped their way to victory (115-110) over the Nets. After a disappointing outing Thursday against the Cleveland...
Almost every NBA season, there’s a talented team with high expectations that sooner or later will have those expectations upended by injuries. The most recent and glaring example of that are the Golden State Warriors, who were already dealing...
by Eli Pacheco – CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Dillon Brooks scored 21 points and the undermanned Memphis Grizzlies beat the Charlotte Hornets 108-93 on Friday night. Memphis, which had seven players ruled out for various health reasons and dressed just nine, closed...
BOSTON  — Going into Wednesday's game against Boston, the Grizzlies had not beaten the Celtics since 2016 and it was clear early that was not going to change. Jaylen Brown had a career-high 42 points before sitting out the fourth...
by Najee El-Amin -- With just under four minutes remaining in the second quarter of Monday’s (Dec 28) game versus the Brooklyn Nets, Grizzlies’ nation started experiencing a rapid heartbeat with implications far beyond one game. After attempting to block the...
As a photojournalist for The New Tri-State Defender, I have worked many season-opening nights for the Memphis Grizzlies, but … At this point, I mention “COVID-19” and every reader can complete my sentence with something like, “none like this one.” Welcome...
by Najee El-Amin -- From an opening-night defeat in which the Grizzlies’ soaring star Ja Morant notched a career scoring high, Memphis backup point guard Tyus Jones logged a memory years in the making. Morant was incredible. His 44 points and...
Can Ja Morant and the young cubs in Memphis make the leap into the NBA Playoffs? That’s the ultimate question of the season right? Just a few months ago, the Grizzlies narrowly missed the playoffs in the Orlando bubble, first by...