Posts Tagged ‘Memphis Grizzlies’

MikeCheck: Once-heralded Shittu eager to regain ground with Grizzlies after rocky NBA transition

The only problem is Shittu didn’t get enough done in that one-and-done season at Vanderbilt to propel himself into the NBA via the lottery, the first round or even as a selection at all in last month’s draft. So a little more than a year removed from playing in the McDonald’s All-American prep game and entering Vanderbilt as the highest-rated recruit in program history, Shittu is grinding from the ground up.

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#IMHO: Kawhi, KD, Ja and early MVP ratings

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 right here.

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#IMHO: AD, the Lakers and the NBA Draft

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 right here.

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MikeCheck: Five initial takeaways as Jenkins embarks on job as Grizzlies’ new coach

MEMPHIS – At age 34, Taylor Jenkins didn’t wait long for his first head coaching gig after developing as an assistant on two teams that posted 60-win seasons and the best record in the Eastern Conference over the past four years. Among the best benefits of landing the Memphis job? Consider it the organization’s vow that there won’t be any rush to judgement as Jenkins and the Grizzlies partner through a meticulously intriguing process of retooling the roster and expectations.

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#IMHO: Durant, Morant and the NBA Finals

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 right here.

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Lang’s World: How Soccer Explains the 901

Just over a decade ago, I decided that it was time to bet big on soccer. I was working as an editor at SLAM, the world’s leading basketball magazine, and the company that owned us was always looking for different publishing avenues to explore.

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#IMHO: The Finals, the Lake Show and the Future

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 right here.

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