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Grizzlies, All-Star Ja Morant agree to 5-year supermax deal

Jul. 01, 2022 00:43 AM EDT

The Memphis Grizzlies are making sure All-Star point guard Ja Morant is going nowhere anytime soon. Morant agreed to a five-year supermax rookie extension Friday. Tandem, the company home to Morant's agent, Jim Tanner, congratulated the guard on the contract on social media minutes...

"We're coming" young Grizzlies promise after semifinal loss

May. 14, 2022 14:28 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The NBA's youngest team to reach a conference semifinal in the past 25 years has wasted little time turning disappointment into motivation. Yes, the Memphis Grizzlies soaked in every lesson to help chase their first NBA championship. “This is...

Curry, Thompson lead Warriors past Morant, Grizzlies 142-112

May. 14, 2022 03:54 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Now, Ja Morant and the Memphis Grizzlies are calling out the Golden State Warriors for causing unnecessary injury. Morant re-injured his troublesome right knee late in the game when Jordan Poole grabbed it as they fought for a loose ball late in the Warriors'...

Curry, Thompson send Warriors into Western Conference finals

May. 14, 2022 02:15 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — This kind of playoff triumph is three years in the making for Klay Thompson, who endured countless hours of rehab and heartache to reach this point again. And after another spectacular shooting performance on the big stage, coach Mike Brown just wanted to offer...

Grizzlies rout Warriors to avoid elimination, force Game 6

May. 12, 2022 01:21 AM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies fought off elimination with the highest-scoring performance in their franchise's postseason history. And with All-Star guard Ja Morant cheering from the bench. Then Morant upped the ante by chanting “Grizz in seven!” ...

Curry, Warriors rally past Grizzlies 101-98 for 3-1 lead

May. 10, 2022 02:15 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Their coach sidelined again as has happened several times before, even during the playoffs, Stephen Curry took charge and led the Golden State Warriors back. Mike Brown grabbed the clipboard as acting head coach, just like he did during a title run five years...