Found November 06, 2013 on Beyond The Buzzer:
According to Ronald Tillery of the Memphis Commercial Appeal, Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph left during the first quarter of Memphis’ game against New Orleans Wednesday after his fiancé, Faune, went into labor. Check out the very cool and rare player report: And there it is… The actual report on @MacBo50 — 929ESPN (@929espn) November 7, 2013   The post Zach Randolph Leaves Game After Fiancé Goes Into Labor appeared first on Beyond The Buzzer.

Zach Randolph Leaves Grizzlies Game After Fiance Goes Into Labor

Some athletes are often conflicted when it comes time to decide whether to fulfill their athletic responsibilities or miss a game for the birth of their children, but rarely do we ever see a player leave his team mid-game for a child’s birth. That’s exactly what happened last night during the Grizzlies-Pelicans game in Memphis, as Grizz forward Zach Randolph left the arena in...

Zach Randolph leaves game in 2nd quarter to attend birth of son

Congratulations are in order for Memphis Grizzlies big man Zach Randolph and his fianceé Faune Drake.The couple welcomed a 7 lb 4 oz baby boy on Wednesday evening (November 6.) Zach was actually playing in a match up against the New Orleans Pelicans when he was alerted in the second quarter that Faune had gone into labor. This is  Zach’s third child having two daughters, MacKenley...

Zach Randolph leaves Grizzlies game early after fiance goes into labor

Zack Randolph was forced to exit Wednesday's game against the New Orleans Pelicans in the second quarter for what was then an unknown reason.However, upon further review, it turns out the Memphis Grizzlies forward bolted out of the FedExForum after learning his fiance, Faune, had gone into labor.Fortunately, Randolph made it to the hospital just in time for delivery, as their...

To Extend or Not To Extend: Quincy Pondexter and Ed Davis

The Memphis Grizzlies inked an extension with Quincy Pondexter last week. Ed Davis, not so much. To give you an idea of how much of a non-news item that is, I can’t even find a link that anyone is surprised or thinks it was a bad idea to let Davis test the waters of restricted free agency next summer. Here’s my quick take on the deal and the non deal: Why signing Quincy Pondexter...

Zach Randolph Leaves Game in 2nd Q, So Not to Miss Birth of His Son

I would have done the exact same thing. Grizzlies will play the Pelicans…………….many times, but you can only witness the birth of a child once. ZBo was told in second quarter his fiancee was in labor and rushed to the hospital just in time. Zach and Faune welcomed a healthy baby boy, 7 lbs, 4 oz. ZBo made it just in time — Ronald Tillery (@CAGrizBeat) November 7, 2013...

Daily Buzz: Z-Bo's labor of love

If you have Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph on your fantasy team like I do, you probably found yourself scratching your head Wednesday night at his curious stat line -- two points, no rebounds and one assist with just 7:53 on the court. But as it turns out, Z-Bo had a perfectly good reason for his paltry performance in Memphis' 99-84 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans...

Injuries and Turnovers plague Grizzlies in their 84-99 Loss to Pelicans

Grizzlies power forward Zach Randolph left last night’s game after only eight minutes to rush to the hospital for the birth of his third child. He made it just in time to welcome his baby boy. That was the good news. In fact, it was pretty much the only good news in last night’s 84-99 […]

Memphis roughed up by Pelicans for first home loss

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Memphis Grizzlies power forward Zach Randolph had to leave Wednesday night's game against New Orleans because his fiancee went into labor. His teammates may have been jealous they had to watch the rest of a debacle at FedExForum. The Grizzlies (2-3) were manhandled by the New Orleans Pelicans, 99-84. New Orleans (2-3) was coming off a deflating home loss against...

Jerryd Bayless Scores 15 in 4th to push Grizzlies past Celtics 95-88

Despite plaguing turnovers, the Grizzlies claw past the Celtics to win 95-88 behind Jerryd Bayless’ 15-point fourth quarter. Memphis started off strong leading Boston 22-14, but then ended the first quarter only up 27-24. The second quarter was bad for the Grizzlies who only made one basket in four minutes. At the half, the Grizzlies […]

Memphis Grizzlies: Quincy Pondexter Resigning Grade

Memphis Grizzlies: Quincy Pondexter Resigning Grade By Josh Morgan: Hoopstuff Senior Writer Contract: 4 years, 15 million This is an under the radar signing that should pay dividends for the Grizzlies in the future. While Pondexter was a late first round pick in 2010 out of the University of Washington, he did not come in to the league with an abundance of expectations. His athletic...

Grizzlies Last Minute Efforts Not Enough to Pass Pelicans

Tony Allen gets swarmed by Pelicans on his way to the hoop. EDITOR’S NOTE: is delighted to welcome Kelley D. Evans to our team of contributors! Kelley is a seasoned sports writer who also covers the team for The New Tri-State Defender and for This is the first of many reports we’ll get from her! Thanks, Kelley! — LES The disappointment...

Three Point Play: Grizzlies vs Pelicans 11/6/2013

The Grizzlies face off against the New Orleans Pelicans tonight for the first time. I’ll take my chances with a bear over a pelican, any day, although there’s this disturbing clip that shows that pelicans ain’t no punk: Got that? Okay, I can’t set up the three point play any better than that, so . . . here’s today’s three point play: Home court advantage. The Grizzlies...

Boston fans should look to former Celtic Tony Allen for inspiration

Memphis guard and defensive stopper Tony Allen, who had who had a complete game of eight points, four rebounds and three assists last night against The Celtics, has the right attitude about the Boston rebuild. "T.A." knows a little something about rebuilds considering he endured 2006-07, when he played with the Celtics along with Celtic legend Paul Pierce and under current...

Lakers News: Kobe Bryant shoots down theory of November 15 return versus the Grizzlies

Just a little FYI from Kobe here: “bear hunt” has nothing to do with the Memphis Grizzlies and he’s not aiming to make his return next Friday night. On Wednesday, the Black Mamba changed his Twitter and Instagram avatar to black square, along with the hashtags #blackout and #bearhunt. Quickly after the post, a rumor began to spread around to the internet that Kobe was planning...
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