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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Memphis Grizzlies have now won eight in a row, and that's not the only good news. Now, they head back to Memphis for a five-game homestand. The Grizzlies matched a franchise record for consecutive victories on Saturday night by turning back the Charlotte Bobcats 94-87 at Time Warner Cable Arena. They led by 16 in the first half and 17 in the second half, then turned back a late Charlotte rally that got as close as five in the final minute. Considering the Grizzlies didn't arrive in Charlotte until 4 a.m. Saturday after beating New York at home on Friday night, it was a solid performance and a character-builder, according to coach Lionel Hollins. "We were on fumes coming down the stretch," Hollins said. "We had a tough game last night; we had a tough week. But to get in here at 4 o'clock in the morning and then have to battle a young pesky team that is improving, it's a testament to our mental toughness. We got on top, g...
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Congratulations are in order for Grizzlies forward Rudy Gay and longtime girlfriend Ecko Wray. The couple became engaged late last month and Rudy has since revealed how making that move has contributed to an overall maturity in himself and his game this season: “It’s time for me to take control of my life,” Gay said. [...]
J.R. Smith and Jerryd Bayless got into a scuffle after Smith threw an elbow. Following the game, Smith hurled some insults at Bayless.
What you’re about to see is a pretty strong right-handed dunk from Rudy Gay, but you basically knew that already. So, I’d like to bring some attention to the remarkable play that made this whole sequence possible. It’s actually kind of subtle, and I didn’t notice it the first time I watched the video, but once I did see it I nearly stood up from my chair and started clapping...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Zach Randolph had 20 points and 15 rebounds, Marc Gasol added 24 points and the Memphis Grizzlies handed the New York Knicks their first loss of the season with a 105-95 victory on Friday night.
Rudy Gay scored 17 points and blocked four shots, and Mike Conley added 16 points and eight assists as Memphis won its seventh straight. The Grizzlies own the NBA...
Back on Wednesday, Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol decided to let Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook taste the basketball.After Westbrook made a lay-up, Gasol grabbed the ball and decided to give Russell a love tap in the face with it:Gasol received a technical foul for his actions in the Grizzlies 107-97 victory.
It was a rough night on Friday for the New York Knicks.
During their match-up with the Memphis Grizzlies, shooting guard J.R. Smith got into a little scuffle with opposing guard Jerryd Bayless. It happened when Smith tried to get away from Bayless while trying to go on a screen play, but he then elbowed Bayless in the chest. This led to Bayless making a strong...
Any notions that the Memphis Grizzlies' hot start is a fluke likely have been dispelled over the past week.
After a stretch of marquee victories, streaking Memphis visits a surprising Charlotte Bobcats team seeking a fourth consecutive victory Saturday night.
The Grizzlies (7-1) dropped their opener to the Los Angeles Clippers on Halloween night, but they've since rattled...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Mike Conley scored 20 points and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Charlotte Bobcats 94-87 on Saturday night for their eighth consecutive victory.
Zach Randolph added 18 points and 12 rebounds, and three other players scored in double figures for the Grizzlies, who own the NBA's best record at 8-1. Rudy Gay had 16 points and Marc Gasol and Tony Allen scored...
Mike Conley scored 20 points and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Charlotte Bobcats 94-87 on Saturday night for their eighth consecutive victory.
Zach Randolph added 18 points and 12 rebounds, and three other players scored in double figures for the Grizzlies, who own the NBA's best record at 8-1. Rudy Gay had 16 points and Marc Gasol and Tony Allen scored 12 apiece.
Grizzlies' Jerryd Bayless and New York's J.R. Smith got into it yesterday earning double technicals after Bayless responded to a Smith elbow with a chest shove of his own.
After the game the...
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With eight straight wins, the Memphis Grizzlies are in uncharted territory.
Memphis (8-1) owns the best record in the NBA for the first time in the franchise's 17-year history, and it will look to keep rolling during a five-game homestand against struggling teams that starts with the Denver Nuggets on Monday night.
The Grizzlies picked up double-digit victories over Miami,...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Something had to give. The New York Knicks were undefeated, having won their first six games. The Memphis Grizzlies were on a six-game winning streak of their own and coming off back-to-back wins over the Miami Heat and Oklahoma City Thunder. Friday at FedExForum the Grizzlies delivered an encore before a national television audience, using a 31-point third quarter...
The hottest (and best) basketball team in Tennessee doesn’t sport bright orange jerseys. The Memphis Grizzlies clawed their way to eight straight wins and handed last week’s #1 team, their first loss of the season. It’s the season of furry mascots as the Charlotte Bobcats have been the best story, storming out to a 4-4 [...]
The two hottest teams in the league square off tonight as the Memphis Grizzlies host the New York Knicks.
Head to head, the favorite is 4-1-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings. The Grizzlies are 18-5 ATS in their last 23 home games vs. a team with a road winning % of greater than .600, 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 home games and 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Knicks on the other...