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Two former Memphis Tiger basketball greats — Anfernee “Penny” Hardaway and Andre “The Little General” Turner — will host the inaugural Larry Finch Classic. The Classic will be held Saturday, November 25 at the Elma Roane Fieldhouse at the University of Memphis, and will feature two of America’s top three...
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U.S. President Donald Trump (left) at the White House July 25, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images). LaVar Ball, (right) looks on during the first round of the 2017 NBA Draft at Barclays Center on June 22, 2017 in New York City. (Mike Stobe/Getty Images) The Battle of the...
High school hoops officially tipped-off on Nov. 20, with the Martin Luther King Jr. Invitational Tournament.  Now in its 47th year, 32 squads — 16 boys teams and 16 girls teams — will compete for bragging rights. Although Memphis East is not participating in the tournament, the nationally-ranked team is...
Memphis lost their fifth straight game last night, a 100-92 loss to the Portland Trailblazers. It would have been a tall order for them to win. In addition to missing Mike Conley, the Grizzlies played without other key rotation players -- Brandan Wright and Wayne Selden among them. And a...
Ouch. Memphis dropped it's fourth straight game Saturday night, a 105-83 whupping at the hands of the Houston Rockets. Remember all those good feelings after that 5-1 start? Well, the Grizzlies are now 7-8. For those counting at home, that means the Grizz are 2-7 in their past nine games. Some of...
We all knew that Grizzlies star point guard Mike Conley did not look like himself for much of the season. On Friday, it became official. Conley will be out indefinitely tending to a sore Achilles. “It’s just been a really frustrating, tough process – more for him than anybody else,”...
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If you watched Sunday's game between the San Francisco 49ers and the New York Giants, you watched the Niners get their first win, a 31-21 victory. You might have also seen Wide Receiver Marquise Goodwin emotionally collapse to his knees after catching a 83-yard touchdown pass. What all but a handful...
The Grizzlies returned to action on Wednesday night at home after a disappointing five-game road trip. However, the team dropped their third consecutive game at the FedEx Forum against the Indiana Pacers, 116–113. Memphis has dropped six of eight games after winning five of their first six this season. The...
Before the first ball of this basketball season bounced, the senior leadership of guard Jeremiah Martin was thought to be a tangible that head coach Tubby Smith and the University of Memphis staff would need plenty of to help gel a roster heavy with new faces. Coming off of a...
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By RICH ROVITO, Associated Press MILWAUKEE — After being torched for 65 points in the first half, the Milwaukee Bucks turned up the defensive pressure against the Memphis Grizzlies. Milwaukee held Memphis to 12 points in the third quarter to get back into the game and pulled away late in the fourth...