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The Memphis Grizzlies, now winners of five straight and the bearers of a 17-9 record, had a sub-standard, eight-point, homecourt lead over the team with the worst record in the NBA at halftime on Friday night. Grinding away after the...
After taking recent lumps, including losses to two top-five ranked opponents, head coach Katrina Merriweather’s University of Memphis Tigers thumped North Carolina Central at Elma Roane Fieldhouse on Thursday. For the Tigers, the 92-66 romp halted a three-game downward slide...
Digesting the Memphis Grizzlies’ latest win – a 121-110 sprint past the Oklahoma City Thunder – is a process effectively handled by slicing it with Ja Morant’s triple-double: 26 points, 13 rebounds (career high) and 11 assists. The FedExForum crowd...
by Stacy M. Brown -- After 294 days in Russian custody, including the past several weeks in a dreaded and dangerous penal colony, WNBA star Brittney Griner is free. President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris met with Griner’s...
“When we look at this day a few years from now, it will be a legendary day,” said Memphis guard Alex Lomax, who played a pivotal role in helping the Tigers win the game that would make it so With...
No disrespect to North Alabama’s Lions basketball team, but they were not supposed to be close to the University of Memphis Tigers at the end of Wednesday’s matchup at FedExForum and they weren’t. Memphis (5-2) easily outdistanced North Alabama (4-4),...
An eagle, memorable birdies but never a hole-in-one, said long-time golfer Marcus Fitzgerald Brown, who recently recorded an ace on the eighth hole at Fox Meadows Golf Course during a benefit for LeMoyne-Owen College. Brown, 58, has been playing golf...
In the matchup of two South Carolina boys linked by basketball and now men in the NBA, the Grizzlies’ Ja Morant now has a win over the Pelicans’ Zion Williamson. Memphis – paced by star point guard Morant’s 23 points,...
In the not-so-distant past, a Sacramento Kings six-game winning streak would have struck many as an oxymoron – a figure of speech that just made no sense. The Kings team that the Memphis Grizzlies played at the FedExForum on Tuesday...
On fire since the NBA G-League season started, Memphis Hustle power forward Kenny Lofton Jr. continues to establish himself as a dominant force. The Hustle lost (94-84) this week to the Birmingham Squadron at the Landers Center in Southaven. Lofton,...