Friday, October 7, 2022

Sports

The end of the road turned out to be San Francisco for the Memphis Grizzlies, whose upstart quest for an NBA championship stalled with a 110-96 semi-final loss in Game 6 to Golden State on Saturday night. For 41 minutes...
On multiple levels, Memphis’ 39-point beatdown of Golden State was deeply satisfying, yet the bottom line is that the semi-final playoff victory only earned the Grizzlies another chance to avoid elimination. “Game 6 on the road … it’s going to...
The plus side of the Memphis Grizzlies' backs-against-the-wall playoff position is that the wall frames their homecourt at FedExForum. On Wednesday night, Memphis – now down three games to the Golden State Warriors – faces a must-win Game 5 to...
A head coach’s view of “physicality” can get immersed in the “dirty play” assertions of water-cooler observers and professional analysts. Memphis head coach Taylor Jenkins refuses to have his message drowned out as the Grizzlies take on the Golden State...
The goals were simple heading into Game 2 of the semi-final battle between the Memphis Grizzlies and Golden State Warriors: Memphis wanted to be more physical; the Warriors wanted to rely on their championship pedigree. For Memphis, the goal was...
Marking the physicality box with a plus sign is a priority for the Grizzlies as they seek to punch Golden State back after the Warriors outmuscled Memphis to win game one of the playoffs semi-final matchup by a single...
No matter how it’s analyzed and dissected, when the wouldas, shouldas and couldas have been accounted for the Memphis Grizzlies won Game 6 of the NBA playoffs against the Minnesota Timberwolves, earning a chance to keep climbing upward. For the...
A victory that the Minnesota Timberwolves seemingly had tethered to their bus out of town became Memphis’ gain when NBA sensation Ja Morant and a cast of Grizzlies characters stepped up to claim it. The win in the Game 5...
Soon after learning that he had been named the NBA’s Most Improved Player for this season, the Grizzlies’ star point guard Ja Morant was dishing out assists. “Although this award goes to me, it is a team effort,” said Morant....