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Matt Barnes coyly denies IG post was shot at Derek Fisher

The timing of an Instagram post in which a nattily attired Matt Barnes smirks at the camera gave all the appearances that it was intended to be a smarmy and snarky reaction to the news that bitter nemesis Derek Fisher had been fired by the New York Knicks. Not so, says Barnes. “I liked what I was wearing,” he said before his Memphis Grizzlies squad beat the Brooklyn Nets...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Grizzlies rout Nets in 1st game since Gasol's broken foot

NEW YORK (AP) Mike Conley scored 20 points, Jeff Green had 12 of his 18 in the third quarter, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Brooklyn Nets 109-90 on Wednesday night in their first game since losing Marc Gasol to a broken right foot. The Grizzlies unleashed a strong perimeter attack in the absence of their franchise center, making seven 3-pointers in a 39-point third quarter...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Vince Carter: I’ll know when, but I’m not ready to retire

Vince Carter is a decade removed from his best NBA days, but the Memphis Grizzlies reserve doesn’t plan on walking away from the league. According to Lars Anderson of Bleacher Report, Carter said while he’s not totally content with a small bench role, he isn’t ready to leave basketball like Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant is preparing to do. “I respect the game...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Derek Fisher thanks Knicks in statement

Derek Fisher posted a statement on Twitter Tuesday to thank the New York Knicks organization for giving him a chance to coach the team. pic.twitter.com/WOSV5L8FJY — DerekFisher (@derekfisher) February 10, 2016   Fisher was fired on Monday in the middle of his second season as head coach of the Knicks. The team went 17-65 in his first season and had shown improvement this...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Marc Gasol reportedly out indefinitely with broken foot

The Memphis Grizzlies’ season just took a major blow as Marc Gasol reportedly is out indefinitely with a broken foot. The Memphis Commercial Appeal’s Ronald Tillery reported the news on Twitter: Griz center Marc Gasol has a broken right foot and will be out indefinitely, sources told The Commercial Appeal — Ronald Tillery (@CAGrizBeat) February 9, 2016   Gasol left...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lillard has 33 to lead Blazers past Grizzlies 112-106

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Damian Lillard scored 33 points, C.J. McCollum had six of his 21 points in overtime as the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Memphis Grizzlies 112-106 on Monday night. McCollum scored the first three baskets of the overtime to create a buffer for the Trail Blazers. Mike Conley led Memphis with 27 points, while Zach Randolph added 26 points as Memphis lost...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Elliot Williams Signs With Panathinaikos

Elliot Williams has signed with Panathinaikos. Williams was most recently in the NBA with the Memphis Grizzlies and was named to the D-League All-Star team.
Via RealGM
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Matt Barnes respond to Derek Fisher firing with slick Instagram photo?

Derek Fisher was fired by the New York Knicks on Monday, and perhaps nobody was happier about the news than Matt Barnes. Barnes infamously fought Fisher during training camp because he was upset about his estranged wife dating the coach. But with Fisher getting fired, Barnes, a forward on the Memphis Grizzlies decided to respond with an Instagram photo: A photo posted by matt_barnes9...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks fan flops, gets ejected after courtside run-in with Vince Carter

Players will occasionally flop during games to fool the officials into blowing the whistle in their favor. But when a fan sitting in a courtside seat exaggerates some incidental contact, something far more nefarious is in play.That's what went down in the fourth quarter of the Grizzlies' win over the Knicks on Friday, when Vince Carter found himself running through the front row...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Conley made some interesting comments about the possibility of joining the Knicks

Memphis Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley will be a free agent once the season is over. Even though the Grizzlies have made it clear that they want Conley back, the star point guard seems like he wants to test the free agent market. One team that I’m sure will be involved with Conley is the New York Knicks. Even though Knicks fans were upset about last night’s loss to the Grizzlies...
Via No Guts, No Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Jeff Green gets steal and throws down monster dunk

Jeff Green made a great play on this steal and then finished it with an incredible dunk on the other end….. #DunkmanDunkman @unclejeffgreen https://t.co/gAmpB01RC7 — Memphis Grizzlies (@memgrizz) February 6, 2016 The post Watch: Jeff Green gets steal and throws down monster dunk appeared first on Crossover Chronicles.
Via Crossover Chronicles
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Conley doesn’t rule out possibility of joining Knicks next season

Mike Conley was instrumental in getting star center Marc Gasol to re-sign with the Memphis Grizzlies in the offseason. But as Conley prepares to be a free agent himself this summer, there’s no guarantee he’ll follow suit. Conley told reporters ahead of Friday’s game at the Knicks that “there is no pact” with Gasol to stay in Memphis, per Stefan Bondy of the New York...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Gilbert Arenas under investigation for credit card fraud

Former NBA point guard Gilbert Arenas bragged on Instagram earlier this week about bilking strip clubs and credit card companies out of thousands of dollars, and now it may be his time to pay the piper. According to Hip Hollywood, American Express has launched an investigation into Arenas’ alleged fraudulent activity. HipHollywood has learned exclusively that disgraced NBA star...
Via Campus Sports Net
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Gilbert Arenas brags about committing bank fraud at a strip club

Here’s Gilbert Arenas doing Gilbert Arenas things in his post-retirement life. Arenas’ fall from grace was spectacular. He signed a six-year deal with the Wizards worth $110 million back in 2008, and in the following years, a gun incident, a trade, and a stint in China led to him being out of pro basketball by his earlier 30’s. Still, Arenas has done well. He made over $20...
Via The Comeback
14 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Awesome Vince Carter Video Will Make you Appreciate His Greatness

Some basketball fans might not know that Vince Carter still plays in the NBA. But the  39-year-old former All-Star is still getting close to 13 minutes a game with the Memphis Grizzlies. The NBA recently posted a video of Carter in his prime, when he was among the best players in the league, helping fans remember the man who sparked "Vinsanity." WATCH: Vince Carter Still Has Nasty...
Via Stack
15 days ago  |  Discuss

The Memphis Grizzlies Need To Tread Lightly

It's about that time of year again for Grizzlies fans--that January season when they feel the team isn't good enough to compete with the best of the best and begin to demand the front office make moves to put the team in a competitive position. The problem is that strategy has yet to bear fruit for Grizz nation.Last year, it was Jeff Green, the year prior Courtney Lee, another...
Via The Sports Quotient
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Gilbert Arenas posts insulting thoughts on Flint water crisis

Gilbert Arenas has developed an unsavory and unflattering reputation for posting controversial and insensitive comments on social media. But even by his lowly standards, the former NBA player went way too far on Wednesday with insulting and reprehensible posts about the devastating water crisis in Flint, Mich. Unedited screengrabs of the three posts in which Arenas insults the...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Barnes fined for latest comments about Derek Fisher

By all accounts, Matt Barnes got the best of Derek Fisher when the two traded blows in October, but the altercation continues to cause damage to Barnes’ wallet. The Grizzles’ forward has been fined $35,000 by the NBA, reportedly for comments made after Memphis played Fisher’s Knicks on Saturday. Grizzlies F Matt Barnes has been fined $35K for inappropriate public comments...
Via The Comeback
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Gilbert Arenas posts disparaging comments about WNBA players

Former NBA player Gilbert Arenas took to social media and posted some disparaging comments about the WNBA, specifically concerning what he perceives as the lack of attractive women playing the pro game. The accompanying video in Arenas’ Instagram post features risqué images of scantily clad women playing basketball, so here’s his misogynistic message only. NOW this is...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss
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