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Despite the Grizzlies' 10-5 record on Monday morning, ESPN's Power Rankings had them at No. 11 -- behind flashier teams like Houston and OKC, despite their middling records. But after Memphis' 98-88 win over the Dallas Mavericks, the home team is now tied for the top spot in the Western...
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WIDE RELEASE Creed II (PG-13 for violence, profanity and sensuality) Michael B. Jordan reprises the title role in this revenge-fueled sequel which finds the contender being trained by Rocky Balboa (Sly Stallone) for a grudge match with the son (Florian Munteanu) of the boxer (Dolph Lundgren) who killed his father...
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This time around, there was no video tribute. There wasn't even a uniform. But there was no shortage of love shown for "Z-Bo" — Zach Randolph — who returned to Memphis with his current team, the Sacramento Kings. Ever since the Kings decided to develop their younger players, Randolph has...
It was a big night for power forwards who went to Michigan State. For the older Spartan, Zach Randolph, it was another homecoming to a city where he is loved. And for the young Spartan, a rookie named Jaren Jackson Jr., it was glimpse into what Grizzlies fans hope is...
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Maybe it's me. No, maybe it's me, seriously. I missed last Wednesday's thrilling win over Denver because we were putting the print edition to bed so it could be on the streets Thursday. I missed Saturday's dramatic win over Philadelphia because I was out sick. So I was indeed worried that I...
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Twenty-nine. As of Nov. 8, that’s how many NBA teams are better at rebounding than the Memphis Grizzlies. For those of you who do math, the answer is yes: That means the Grizzlies are dead last in the NBA in the category, getting outrebounded by an average of nearly seven boards...
With the Grizzlies 107-95 win over the Washington Wizards on Tuesday, the team now head out west with a 4-2 record. Let’s put that in context: As of Oct. 31, the Oklahoma City Thunder are 2-4; the LeBron James Lakers are at 2-5; and last season’s Western Conference finalist Houston...
Victoria Young was an organizer of the Diner en Blanc event, where I was table captain, when we met. She simultaneously was at the helm of that massive event while finishing law school AND opening her own cycle studio here in Memphis. Standing O to her for still standing because...
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It was a fun night at FedExForum . . . plenty of scoring, some tough defense and a historic moment for Yuta Watanabe. Oh yeah, and the Grizzlies beat the Phoenix Suns, 117-96. It was a nice win. The Grizzlies got 57 points from their bench including 18 from Marshon Brooks...
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Tonight, the Grizzlies try to get back above .500 as they take on the Phoenix Suns at FedExForum. Poor offense and rebounding caught up with them again Wednesday as they blew an early lead to lose to the Sacramento Kings, 92-97. The season opener was a defenseless blowout loss in...