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Officials to use NBA arena in Memphis for ballot counting

Sep. 30, 2020 5:24 AM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Election officials plan to use the FedExForum sports arena in Memphis, Tennessee, to count absentee ballots cast in the Nov. 3 election. The NBA's Memphis Grizzlies, which play their home games at the arena, released a statement Saturday saying that the Shelby County Election...

FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2020, file photo, Memphis Grizzlies' Ja Morant passes the ball during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Boston Celtics in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Morant was announced Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020, as the winner of the Rookie of the Year award for 2019-20, the first Grizzlies player to win the award since Pau Gasol in 2001-02. (AP Photo/Mike Ehrmann, Pool, File)

Morant unanimous pick for NBA's All-Rookie team

Sep. 15, 2020 6:34 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Rookie of the Year Ja Morant of the Memphis Grizzlies was the lone unanimous selection to the NBA’s All-Rookie Team that was announced Tuesday. Morant was a first-team pick on all 100 ballots. Joining him on the first team were Miami guard Kendrick Nunn, Grizzlies...

Grizzlies hire MIT coach Sonia Raman as assistant coach

Sep. 11, 2020 12:17 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies on Friday hired Sonia Raman as an assistant coach. She replaces Niele Ivey, who was hired by Notre Dame in April. Raman spent the past 12 seasons as women's basketball coach at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she reached the NCAA Tournament...

FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2020, file photo, Memphis Grizzlies' Ja Morant passes the ball during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Boston Celtics in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Morant was announced Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020, as the winner of the Rookie of the Year award for 2019-20, the first Grizzlies player to win the award since Pau Gasol in 2001-02. (AP Photo/Mike Ehrmann, Pool, File)

Grizzlies' Ja Morant wins NBA's rookie of the year award

Sep. 3, 2020 10:18 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The first three baskets of Memphis’ season set the tone for Ja Morant’s rookie year. All were layups, all by him, the level of difficulty increasing each time. He made them look easy that night. He made plenty look easy all season. Morant was announced Wednesday...