The Gangs Who Couldn’t Shoot Straight

I remember a time once when a friend of mine asked me who I thought would win more games: The Grizzlies or the Tigers? That wasn’t as easy to answer as one would expect. The Grizzlies did play 82 games where the Tigers at most would play in the low 30s depending on how far… Read more »

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Dallas Rides Into Town on a High Level

Dallas has been one of the big surprise teams in the NBA this season. At 9-5 the Mavs are looking like a playoff participant. That was not what people expected after the team lost Rajon Rondo and Tyson Chandler to free agency and then were left at the altar when DeAndre Jordan signed with the… Read more »


Lemme Outta Here!

We’ve all heard it a million times-“I’m just lucky to be in the NBA”, “I can help any team”, “I can grow in any situation”…blahblahblah. Let’s not kid ourselves, there are plenty of players in the NBA who would like to swap out their current jersey for one with a different logo and city name… Read more »


Trying to Spur on a Winning Streak

Memphis Grizzlies at San Antonio Spurs Saturday, November 21st, AT&T Center 7:30 PM CST Playing the Spurs is always a tough challenge. It doesn’t help that the game is on the road . It really doesn’t help when you are on the road after playing a game against another divisional rival on Friday night in… Read more »


Friday Five: Where Do We Go From Here?

This week’s Friday Five has a far better tone about it than last week’s or even the week before that. Winning has a funny way of affecting people’s psyche I suppose. There are still a lot of questions left about this team however. After all the Grizzlies wins have been against Indiana, Brooklyn, Sacramento, Minnesota,… Read more »

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Houston, We Have A…..Solution? Grizzlies vs. Rockets

Before we get into anything too analytical, let’s get one thing straight: Kevin McHale was not the problem with the Houston Rockets. I don’t care if they somehow wind up winning the next 3 NBA titles under J.B. Bickerstaff — this slow start was not McHale’s fault. And I’ll fight anyone who tries to pin… Read more »

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Not What You Expected

Houston Rockets at Memphis Grizzlies Friday, November 20, FedEx Forum 7:00 PM If someone had asked you what would be at stake when the Rockets came to town before the start of the season, teams battling to exceed .500 records probably wasn’t what you were thinking. However, that is exactly what is happening as the… Read more »


Southwest Gauntlet

The NBA Southwest division is the SEC West of NBA basketball. It is a collection of teams that are perennially great, and home to one of the best young players in the L in Anthony Davis. This week, Memphis is taking its first run at the gauntlet that is the Southwest division starting tomorrow, playing… Read more »


Hey Mario, Please Don’t Learn the Playbook!

By now 99% of Memphis has forgiven Mario Chalmers for that shot back in 2008. They realize it wasn’t personal. It is just a game after all and the Tigers most likely wouldn’t have been able to keep the title anyway. They have forgiven even if they haven’t forgotten. Old scars run deep in this city… Read more »

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Saturday Night Watch Party at Central BBQ

It’s Back!  The Grizzlies are back and so are we with the Choose901-3 Shades of Watch Parties! Memphis is playing in San Antonio Saturday night. That’s probably too long a road trip for most fans to make but there is a way to watch the game with Grizzlies fans without that long of a drive…. Read more »