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Grizzlies derail Cavs’ road-victory effort

Grizzlies derail Cavs’ road-victory effort

One is the number of times that you will see the Memphis Grizzlies on national television during the regular season. And for that you can blame, disparage and/or scream at the NBA.

Described by many as a ‘super-star driven’ league, the NBA – outside of Memphis – just doesn’t generally view the Grizz’s grinders as superstars with national TV appeal, local opinion notwithstanding.

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  • Written by Kelley Evans
  • Category: Original

Against all odds: The King brothers

Against all odds: The King brothers

It’s been almost 50 years since Charles and Tony King became the first and only black siblings to play on the same professional football team with the Buffalo Bills in 1967 of the then American Football League.

Charles, a defensive back was a high draft pick in 1966 and his brother Tony, a flanker and multi-position player joined him on the Buffalo Bills team in 1967, thus making them the first black siblings to play on the same team.

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Grizz notch ‘useful’ win over Flemengo (Brazil)

Grizz notch ‘useful’ win over Flemengo (Brazil)

The Memphis Grizzlies grabbed their second win of the preseason against the Flemengo (Brazil) at FedExForum on Friday (Oct. 17).

The international exhibition game brought out more than 10,000 fans. What started as a bucket-for-bucket contest early on ended in a 40-point flight for Memphis resulting in a 112-72 victory.

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  • Written by Kelley Evans
  • Category: Original

Grizzlies take note of rhythm as preseason rolls on

Grizzlies take note of rhythm as preseason rolls on

As the preseason grinds on, the Memphis Grizzlies take on Rio de Janeiro Flemengo on Friday (Oct. 17th) at FedExForum. It will be the second preseason home game, following a 93-88 victory over the Atlanta Hawks last Saturday (Oct. 11).

The Grizz will take the home court after falling on the road to the Kevin Durant-less Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday. It was OKC’s first game since perennial All Start Durant went down with an injury that will keep him sidelined for several weeks.

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  • Written by Kelley Evans
  • Category: Original

Derek Jeter: Real deal, real class

Derek Jeter: Real deal, real class

 

Have you stopped to think lately about how totally used and abused the words “real” and “reality” are on things and people that aren’t? The spate of television shows with misnomers of the “real” this and that as well as “reality” shows of every ilk do not fool the public. They know better.

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