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We really need to keep historical figures out of sports, because more often than not, some really dumb things end up being said. Usually, we have players, coaches or members of the media referencing Hitler is some stupid way, but the latest ignorant statement from Bill Simmons on his BS Report Podcast had to do with Martin Luther King, Jr., and his impact on how the Memphis Grizzlies cheer for their team. Yes, we are dead serious about this. Simmons was speaking with Jalen Rose on the podcast and somehow the talk turned into the Lorraine Motel, where MLK was shot and killed. Simmons used this as an example of impending doom that the people of Memphis experience, even while watching their favorite basketball team: “I didn’t realize the effect [The MLK assassination] had on that city…I think from people we talk to and stuff we’ve read, the shooting kind of sets the tone with how the city thinks about stuff. We were at Game 3. Great crowd, they fall behind and the whole crowd got tense. They were like, ‘Oh no, something bad is going to happen.’ And it starts from that shooting.” WHAT IN THE WHAT? I fairly [...]
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Quincy Pondexter's season recently ended but his offseason's off to a good start after he talked his way into a date with Miss Tennessee over Twitter.
Quincy Pondexter is on top of his game — his Twitter game, that is.
Just two days after San Antonio swept Pondexter’s Memphis Grizzlies out of the Western Conference finals, a few short tweets appear to have scored the second-year guard a date with Chandler Lawson, 2012′s Miss Tennessee.
It cannot have been that hard a sell, as a date with Pondexter also offers a chance to...
Talk about striking while the iron is hot.
Memphis swingman Quincy Pondexter proved to be one of the few Grizzlies to have success against the Spurs during San Antonio's four-game sweep in the Western Conference finals.
So how does Pondexter parlay that success to some off-the-court fun? Well, you ask out Miss Tennessee of course.
Let's check Quincy's approach with...
It only took two days after the Memphis Grizzlies were eliminated from the NBA Playoffs by the San Antonio Spurs for Quincy Pondexter to rack up a few more points. The Grizzlies small forward took to Twitter to find Chandler Lawson, Miss Tennessee.
It all started after Pondexter sent out this tweet.
Who won Miss Tennessee this year?
— Quincy Pondexter (@QuincyPondexter) May 29...
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The Memphis Grizzlies may have embarrassed themselves by allowing the San Antonio Spurs to sweep them in the Western Conference Finals, but forward Quincy Pondexter is not going to let the team’s misfortunes stop him from enjoying his offseason. First order of business: a date with Miss Tennessee. On Wednesday afternoon, Pondexter asked his Twitter [...]
It's the offseason, so Memphis Grizzlies forward Quincy Pondexter took to Twitter to score himself a date with Miss Tennessee, Chandler Lawson.
Many people who have placed their bets on the Memphis Grizzlies were extremely disappointed when their team lost against the San Antonio Spurs. If you have always wagered on the Grizzlies for your sportsbook betting, you surely want to know what your favorite basketball team will do next to make it to the finals next season. While Lionel Hollins waits for the decision of the management...
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Bills Simmons claimed that Memphis Grizzlies fans were tense over the MLK assassination, not the fact that their team was about to get swept by the Spurs.
ESPN analyst and author Bill Simmons has gotten the reputation for being a quirky kind of guy who will say anything out of his mouth.
His latest comments may not land him in hot water, but they definitely might make a community a little hot.
Simmons was in Memphis recently to watch the Grizzlies get eliminated from the Western Conference Finals by the Spurs.
Simmons somehow decided...