Latest Ziaire Williams News

Morant scores 28, leads Grizz to 120-114 win over Clippers

Oct. 24, 2021 01:57 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ja Morant led five starters in double figures with 28 points and the Memphis Grizzlies defeated the Los Angeles Clippers 120-114 in their home opener Saturday night. Morant burned Cleveland for 37 points — second-most in franchise history in a...

Stanford has voids to fill, plans to do so with versatility

Oct. 21, 2021 18:08 PM EDT

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Jerod Haase makes it clear his Stanford team won't be a one-man show. Versatility is the theme and everybody involved realizes it will take contributions from the entire roster to fill some big voids. This group has learned it can take on any...

Grizzlies hope to continue growing with Jackson Jr., Morant

Oct. 12, 2021 10:12 AM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies are in no mood to linger over winning not one, but two NBA play-in games just to reach the playoffs for the first time in four years. These young Grizzlies have so much more in mind with winning championships the eventual...

Clippers trade Beverley, Rondo to Memphis for Eric Bledsoe

Aug. 16, 2021 13:51 PM EDT

The Los Angeles Clippers have brought back guard Eric Bledsoe to the team where he started his NBA career. A trade with the Memphis Grizzlies announced Monday sends Bledsoe to the Clippers for guards Patrick Beverley and Rajon Rondo and center Daniel Oturu. Bledsoe spent...

Cam Thomas scores 36 points, Nets beat Spurs 104-100

Aug. 16, 2021 00:36 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Cam Thomas scored 36 points and the Brooklyn Nets beat the San Antonio Spurs 104-100 on Sunday in the NBA Summer. Thomas, the former LSU player selected 27th overall in the NBA draft, was 11 of 25 from the field and made all 11 of his foul shots. Thomas...

No. 1 pick Cunningham hits 7 3s to lead Pistons past Knicks

Aug. 14, 2021 01:00 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Cade Cunningham is making a strong first impression on the NBA. The No. 1 overall pick made 7 of 10 3-pointers and finished with 24 points, seven rebounds and three assists to help the Detroit Pistons beat the New York Knicks 93-87 on Friday night in...

Stanford's Ziaire Williams heading to Grizzlies at No. 10

Jul. 30, 2021 01:55 AM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies picked up Stanford forward Ziaire Williams in the first round of the NBA draft Thursday night through a draft-week deal that gave them the No. 10 overall selection. The New Orleans Pelicans made the selection for the Grizzlies...

Pelicans getting Virginia's Trey Murphy III with No. 17 pick

Jul. 30, 2021 01:16 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Pelicans moved to address their woeful 3-point shooting this past season, adding No. 17 overall NBA draft choice Trey Murphy III to their 2021 rookie class on Thursday night. Memphis formally made the selection of the Virginia swing...

Detroit Pistons grab Cade Cunningham at No. 1 in NBA draft

Jul. 30, 2021 01:10 AM EDT

Cade Cunningham sure looked like the No. 1 overall draft pick all year at Oklahoma State with his fluid game, scoring ability and passing — all in a 6-foot-8 frame. So it was no surprise the Detroit Pistons would grab the freshman All-American with the top pick as they...