Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Sports

MINNEAPOLIS — Ja Morant had 37 points and 10 assists and the Memphis Grizzlies held on for a 139-135 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night. Desmond Bane scored 22 points off the bench, including a few key 3-pointers...
With a head coach’s eye, Taylor Jenkins sees the Memphis Grizzlies showing signs of getting better amid losses in four of their last five games, including a Monday night loss (133-129) to the New York Knicks after surrendering a...
If Friday night’s Memphis-Portland game were viewed through the single lens of the game itself, it would have oozed excitement. The Grizzlies’ 130-128 win over the Trailblazers was a thriller, even without multiple factors that added weight to the...
On the road again was no problem for the Memphis Grizzlies as they ended Atlanta’s four game winning streak on the Hawks’ home court at Philips Arena on Wednesday night. The 131-113 defeat of Atlanta was the Grizzlies’ third consecutive...
Former Grizzlies star guard Mike Conley Jr. returned to a familiar FedExForum court on Thursday and helped the visiting Utah Jazz derail the Grizzlies’ bid to avoid the third loss to Utah in six days. In the only game the...
Katrina Merriweather – the first African American to lead the University of Memphis women’s basketball Tigers – has a track record with “firsts.” The former Wright State University (WSU) head coach was named the Tigers’ new coach on Monday (March...
The University of Memphis’ high of winning the NIT Championship had not run the course of a full week before the downer news that three of team’s players – all eligible to return – have moved to hoop somewhere...
FRISCO, Texas -- For the University of Memphis Tigers, the season is done, the National Invitation Tournament (NIT) has been won and head coach Penny Hardaway already is peeking ahead at what could come after the championship run. “I am...
FRISCO, TEXAS -- If we are in it, we might as well go ahead and win it. That was the sentiment from Memphis head coach Penny Hardaway when the Tigers missed out on an NCAA bid and got a...
In a game their coach yelled, “It’s do or die time,” the University of Memphis Tigers eked out a win over Boise State on Thursday night and landed in the final four of the National Invitation Tournament The Tigers (18-8)...