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Warriors welcome back coach Steve Kerr from COVID protocols

May. 15, 2022 16:29 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Steve Kerr is out of the NBA's health and safety protocols and preparing to coach the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference finals after missing the last three games of the semifinal round against Memphis with COVID-19. Kerr said his symptoms were...

GM says Grizzlies will spend to keep Morant, core together

May. 15, 2022 16:13 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies are willing to spend whatever necessary to keep their core together, including signing All-Star guard Ja Morant to a contract extension this offseason. Zach Kleiman, the Grizzlies' general manager and vice president of basketball...

"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...

Splash Brothers send Warriors to Western Conference Finals

May. 14, 2022 13:46 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green are cherishing this playoff run a little more given they spent the past two years watching the postseason instead of their familiar position chasing championships. Now, with those experienced faces and a cast of...

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...

Morant, Parker honored by Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame

May. 13, 2022 04:02 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ja Morant of the Memphis Grizzlies and Candace Parker of the Chicago Sky are among the athletes being honored with Achievement Awards by the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame also announced on Thursday that John Ingram, who led the effort to...

Bucks, Warriors try to close out second-round series at home

May. 12, 2022 19:57 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks want to build off the momentum from a thrilling comeback. The Golden State Warriors seek to put an embarrassing loss behind them as both teams attempt to end their second-round series. Both have 3-2 leads and are at home Friday night for Game 6....

Memphis Grizzlies' Zach Kleiman named NBA executive of year

May. 12, 2022 12:01 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis Grizzlies general manager Zach Kleiman has been named the NBA basketball executive of the year, the youngest ever to win the award. Kleiman, 33, is the second executive with the Grizzlies to receive the honor. Jerry West won the award for the 2003-04...

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!” ...