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MikeCheck: Jenkins keeps Grizzlies connected, eager to ‘pick up where we left off’ if season resumes

By Michael Wallace / April 7, 2020 / Comments Off on MikeCheck: Jenkins keeps Grizzlies connected, eager to ‘pick up where we left off’ if season resumes

With team practice facilities deemed off-limits by the NBA while cities are under stay-at-home mandates and social distancing guidelines, Jenkins and the Grizzlies are trying to make the most of their time off from the games. That involves keeping digital lines of communicate wide open.

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Lang’s World: A new normal through video games

By Lang Whitaker / April 5, 2020 / Comments Off on Lang’s World: A new normal through video games

The good news is it turns out Marcell Ozuna was a great off-season signing for the Atlanta Braves. I know there were questions raised when the Braves let Josh Donaldson walk, but through the season’s first week, Ozuna has had an immediate impact on Atlanta’s offense, hitting several home runs and, more importantly, providing protection…

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#IMHO: A look at Grizzlies’ wings

By Lang Whitaker / April 1, 2020 / Comments Off on #IMHO: A look at Grizzlies’ wings

Grind City Media’s Lang Whitaker and Michael Wallace have been covering the NBA since shorts were short and socks were long, but their opinions about the League don’t always mesh. #IMHO is their weekly chance to weigh in on the most pertinent news from around the NBA. What’s lit? What’s lame? Find out each week…

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Lang’s World: Cooking with Lang

By Lang Whitaker / March 31, 2020 / Comments Off on Lang’s World: Cooking with Lang

Lunchtime came early on Saturday. It wasn’t even noon, and I felt a little hungry, maybe because I’d only had a cup of oatmeal for breakfast. My wife wanted a fried egg for lunch, which I fixed for her. That egg looked delicious, so I decided to riff on it for myself: I poured a…

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#IMHO: A look at the Grizzlies’ guards

By Lang Whitaker / March 26, 2020 / Comments Off on #IMHO: A look at the Grizzlies’ guards

Grind City Media’s Lang Whitaker and Michael Wallace have been covering the NBA since shorts were short and socks were long, but their opinions about the League don’t always mesh. #IMHO is their weekly chance to weigh in on the most pertinent news from around the NBA. What’s lit? What’s lame? Find out each week…

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Lang’s World: An Expert’s Tips For Working from Home

By Lang Whitaker / March 24, 2020 / Comments Off on Lang’s World: An Expert’s Tips For Working from Home

Working from home sounds like a breeze. Wait, I can do my job and don’t have to leave my house? Let’s go! In actuality, WFH can easily be more like WTH. I’ve been there: I’d spent over a decade at the same job, working out of the same office, and eventually I got to the…

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MikeCheck: Grizzlies’ rapid progress this season reaffirms promising future amid NBA’s hiatus

By Michael Wallace / March 23, 2020 / Comments Off on MikeCheck: Grizzlies’ rapid progress this season reaffirms promising future amid NBA’s hiatus

The impact of the COVID-19 virus, and the battle to get through this crisis, have drastically altered many aspects of our lives. One thing’s for certain; we’re all in this together – both in struggle and in strength. Prioritizing health, safety and sanity must continue to be the focus.

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Lang’s World: A Quarantine Viewing Guide

By Lang Whitaker / March 22, 2020 / Comments Off on Lang’s World: A Quarantine Viewing Guide

I should start by telling you that I have no idea what to tell you. I’m guessing most of you right now are as flummoxed by the state of the world as I am, with COVID-19 running through the land as wild as Hulkamania was back in the ‘80s. There’s no sports. I can’t go…

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MikeCheck: Grizzlies ‘deserve to be here’ positioned for playoffs facing NBA’s toughest closing slate

By Michael Wallace / March 6, 2020 / Comments Off on MikeCheck: Grizzlies ‘deserve to be here’ positioned for playoffs facing NBA’s toughest closing slate

Facing the NBA’s most brutal schedule the rest of the way, Memphis must brace for a fight to the finish. But if these Grizzlies have proved nothing else as one of the league’s most surprising teams this season, it’s that they pack a tough chin, plenty of punch and a youthful energy that keeps them bouncing back in the face of every challenge.

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#IMHO: Giannis or Harden, plus awards favorites

By Lang Whitaker / March 5, 2020 / Comments Off on #IMHO: Giannis or Harden, plus awards favorites

Grind City Media’s Lang Whitaker and Michael Wallace have been covering the NBA since shorts were short and socks were long, but their opinions about the League don’t always mesh. #IMHO is their weekly chance to weigh in on the most pertinent news from around the NBA. What’s lit? What’s lame? Find out each week…

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