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Julio Jones may play in Atlanta, but his NBA allegiance apparently lies in Tennessee.
During Friday's NBA playoff game between the Clippers and Grizzlies, a Redditor captured the Falcons' Pro Bowl receiver hanging out with Memphis' mascot, Grizz.
The Grizzlies closed out the series with a 118-105 win over Los Angeles, doing so in front of a crazed sell-out crowd at the FedExForum.
Afterward, the celebration extended beyond the court, where several fans were able to rub elbows with a hospitable Jones.
So much for the Hawks.
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. The Memphis Grizzlies playoff tickets for Games 3 and 4 (Home Games 1 and 2) of the Western Conference Semifinals matchup against Oklahoma City Thunder will go on sale Monday, May 6 at Noon, CT. In addition, MVP Season Ticket Holders will have the opportunity to purchase tickets in advance during a pre-sale event at 10 a.m. on that Monday. Dates and times of home...
It’s not often that we get to talk about wrestling and the NBA playoffs at the same time but thanks to Zach Randolph and Blake Griffin, we do. At about the 7:15 mark of the third quarter of Clippers/Grizzlies game six, Michael Conley hit a three-pointer that gave Memphis a fifteen point lead. While the shot was going in, Blake Griffin and Zach Randolph were battling for position...
Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph was ejected from his team's Game 6 win over the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday night.
Free agent defensive end John Abraham posted some tweets tonight that would make us think that he plans on retiring.
— John Abraham(Mr.100) (@johnabraham55) May 4, 2013
— John Abraham(Mr.100) (@johnabraham55) May 4, 2013
According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network via NFL.com, a source told him that Abraham isn’t retiring. He’s likely frustrated with his...
MMA met the NBA Friday night during the Clippers' crucial Game 6 in Memphis.
With the Grizzlies up 74-59 after going on a 13-2 run in the third quarter, frustration hit a high when Blake Griffin and Zach Randolph locked arms and wrestled each other to the ground.
Randolph went on to press his arm against Griffin's neck, prompting Clippers coach Vinny Del Negro and Grizzlies...
Lionel Hollins doesn't want to hear it.
The Thunder are without Russell Westbrook, who is out after undergoing knee surgery, as they face Hollins' Grizzlies in the Western Conference semifinals, but he can't dwell on who is in or who is out of Oklahoma City's lineup.
''I'm not worried about who they have or don't have," Hollins said. "...
Stay classy, Memphis. Thanks to GAMEDAYR for the photo.
As time was running down in game one of the Western Conference Semifinals between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Memphis Grizzlies, Memphis lead by one and had the ball with a chance to extend their lead. After a turnover by Mike Conley, Thunder forward Kevin Durant had the ball in his hands with a chance to give the Thunder the lead and didn’t dissapoint as he drained the eventual...
Typically when you are watching a NBA game, you see players attempt all types of deep shots when the buzzer is about to sound. So during Game 1 of the Western Conference semi-finals between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Memphis Grizzlies, Quincy Pondexter found himself throwing up a prayer as time in the quarter was expiring. It just so happened to get answered in the form...
The Memphis Grizzlies won four straight games after going down o-2 to the Los Angeles Clippers, and advanced to the second round of the NBA Playoffs and will now face the Oklahoma City Thunder.
During Game 6 last night, the Grizzlies coasted to victory and naturally some tempers flaired and things started to get physical. Not only did Chris Paul get ejected, but big men Zach Randolph...
There are few things more entertaining than watching NBA player dive into the stands and during game one of the Western Conference Finals between the Memphis Grizzlies/Oklahoma City Thunder, Marc Gasol went into the seats trying to knock the ball off OKC center Kendrick Perkins.
As Gasol landed near the photographers and Thunder owner Clay Bennett, referee Bill Kennedy became part...
Game 1 of the second round match up between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Memphis Grizzlies took place today at Chesapeake Energy Arena.
The Grizzlies lead for virtually the entire game, but the Thunder battled back in the fourth quarter and found themselves down by one with time winding down and the ball in Kevin Durant’s hand.
Watch the video to see what happened next:
It is kind of telling about a game when shortly after it is over the only play that is available on YouTube (ESPN or NBA) is of two of the game's stars--Blake Griffin and Zach Randolph--wrestling.
That's right sports fans--wrestling.
Referee Joey Crawford had his hands full trying to keep this one from evolving into a WWE-style Battle Royal. Along with this little...
The Oklahoma City Thunder and Memphis Grizzlies are ready to rumble again.
Two years after slugging it out in a Western Conference semifinal series that went the full seven games, the two rough-and-tumble rivals will square off again starting in Game 1 in Oklahoma City on Sunday.
The Thunder prevailed against Memphis in the last playoff series, which featured a triple-overtime...