Latest Memphis Grizzlies News

Morant scores 38, Grizzlies knock off Jokic, Nuggets 122-118

Jan. 22, 2022 00:36 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Ja Morant scored 38 points and the Memphis Grizzlies overcame Nikola Jokic's fourth straight triple-double to beat the Denver Nuggets 122-118 on Friday night. Morant scored on floaters, runners, fadeaways, 3-pointers, an emphatic alley-oop and driving layups while...

Giannis leads Bucks past short-handed Grizzlies, 126-114

Jan. 20, 2022 00:07 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 33 points and 15 rebounds, and Khris Middleton scored 27 to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to a 126-114 victory over the short-handed Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night. Memphis, which had won 12 of 13, was without two of its leading scorers...

Expectations skyrocket in Grizzlies' Ja Morant's 3rd season

Jan. 18, 2022 18:21 PM EST

A season that started with All-Star goals for Memphis guard Ja Morant have grown far beyond that. The third-year point guard has emerged as a legitimate MVP candidate. Opposing coaches use words like “special,” a “true All-Star” and “one of the NBA's best...

Bane, Morant score 25 apiece to lead Grizzlies past Bulls

Jan. 17, 2022 19:44 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Desmond Bane and Ja Morant scored 25 points each, and the Memphis Grizzlies dominated the short-handed Chicago Bulls 119-106 on Monday afternoon for their 12th win in 13 games. Brandon Clarke added 15 points and seven rebounds, missing only one of his eight...

East-leading Bulls opening eyes, next up: suprising Memphis

Jan. 16, 2022 12:43 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The “MVP! MVP!” chants are ringing out in Chicago once again, this time for Bulls star DeMar DeRozan as fans have something to cheer about in the Windy City. The resurgent Bulls (27-14) are one of the surprising stories in the NBA, opening eyes sitting atop the...

Mavs rout Grizzlies 112-85, ending Memphis' winning streak

Jan. 15, 2022 01:57 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Luka Doncic had 27 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists in his 40th career triple-double, and the Dallas Mavericks used a second-half rally to rout Memphis 112-85 on Friday night and end the Grizzlies’ winning streak at 11 games. Doncic had 18 points in the...

Grizzlies win 11th straight, beating Timberwolves 116-108

Jan. 14, 2022 00:13 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Desmond Bane scored 21 points, Jaren Jackson Jr. added 20 and the Memphis Grizzlies pulled away in the final minutes for their 11th straight victory, beating the Minnesota Timberwolves 116-108 on Thursday night. Ja Morant had 16 points, nine assists and eight...

Morant scores 29, Grizzlies beat Warriors for 10th straight

Jan. 12, 2022 00:05 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Ja Morant scored 29 points, including five in the final minute, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Golden State Warriors 116-108 Tuesday night for their 10th straight win. “I just like having that pressure,” Morant said of his scoring down the stretch....

Analysis: The top performers as NBA reaches midway point

Jan. 11, 2022 02:14 AM EST

The NBA season has reached the midway point, with a record number of players already having gotten minutes. Virus-related issues have forced every team to scramble on some nights to find players with plenty of surprises and, yes, plenty of disappointments. With basically 50% of the...

Morant's dazzling block lifts Grizzlies to 9th straight win

Jan. 10, 2022 01:22 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies set a franchise record with their ninth straight win, getting 16 points and a breathtaking block from Ja Morant in a 127-119 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday night. Desmond Bane had 23 points, Jaren Jackson Jr. added 21 and six...