Tag: Memphis Grizzlies

Ja Morant of the Memphis Grizzlies elevates for a dunk over Jusuf Nurkic of the Portland Trail Blazers in a recent game at the Moda Center in Portland, Oregon. (Image: Steph Chambers/Getty)

Prop Bet: Will the Memphis Grizzlies Make the Playoffs?

The Memphis Grizzlies (32-31) currently occupy the #8 seed in the Western Conference playoff hunt, but they could miss the postseason due to the controversial play-in tournament. DraftKings posted a prop bet on whether or not the Grizzlies will make the playoffs. The Grizzlies are -106 odds to make the […]

Ja Morant of the Memphis Grizzlies defends Trae Young of the Atlanta Hawks in a heads-up battle between two of the top young guards in the NBA. (Image: Dale Zanine/USA Today Sports)

NBA Weekend Betting Preview: Grizzlies/Knicks, Hawks/Hornets, Heat/Blazers

With fewer than 20 games remaining in the 70-game NBA schedule, numerous bubble teams are in must-win situations this weekend, including the New York Knicks, Chicago Bulls, Memphis Grizzlies, Indiana Pacers, Toronto Raptors, San Antonio Spurs, New Orleans Pelicans, and Golden State Warriors. Plus, the Charlotte Hornets and Atlanta Hawks […]

Memphis Grizzlies point guard Ja Morant blows by defenders at Barclay’s Arena in Brooklyn. (Image: Kathy Willens/AP)

Air Ja Grounded 3-5 Weeks, Morant Ankle Injury Update

The Memphis Grizzlies lost Ja Morant to an ankle injury in the third game of the season and early estimates suggest Morant could miss three to five weeks with a grade 2 sprain. Training staff removed Morant from the floor in a wheelchair. Tests revealed a severe sprained ankle, but […]

Portland Trail Blazers All-Star Damian Lillard advises a teammate against the Brooklyn Nets at Disney World of Sports in Kissimmee, Florida. (Image: AP)

Portland and Memphis Clash in NBA Playoffs Play-In Game

During the NBA restart, five teams were gunning for the #8 playoff seed in the Western Conference. Led by an unstoppable Damian Lillard, the Portland Trail Blazers seized the #8 seed, while the Memphis Grizzlies struggled but still held on to the #9 seed. Both teams will meet in an […]

Memphis Grizzlies rookie sensation, Ja Morant, tomahawks a dunk against the Charlotte Hornets. (Image: Karen Pulfer Focht/AP)

NBA Weekend: Toronto Winning Streak, Hot Griz, Saturday Night Zion

The Toronto Raptors won 12 games in a row, which set a new franchise record, but the Indiana Pacers are trying to avenge a 1-point loss from Wednesday evening. Rookie sensation, Ja Morant, and the Memphis Grizzlies are running hot since New Year’s Eve with a 13-4 record in 2020. […]

Memphis Grizzlies rookie PG, Ja Morant, soars for a slam dunk against the Cleveland Cavaliers in December 2019 in Memphis. (Image: David Liam Kyle/Getty)

High-Flying Ja Morant Leading Candidate for NBA Rookie of Year

Ja Morant, point guard for the Memphis Grizzlies, is the leading contender for NBA Rookie of the Year and, even though he turned down an invite to the annual NBA Dunk Contest, he’s been throwing down jaw-dropping dunks during the first half of the season. Morant, 20, leads all NBA […]

Memphis Grizzlies rookie point guard Ja Morant is helped off the court after a nasty fall against the Indiana Pacers. (Image: Andy Lyons/Getty)

Ja Morant Nasty Fall, Memphis Rookie Week-to-Week with Back Spasms

Ja Morant, the Memphis Grizzlies point guard and Rookie of the Year candidate, will miss this week of action with back spasms. The Grizzlies (6-13) listed Morant as week-to-week on their injury report after he suffered a back injury when he fell into a group of a camera men behind […]

Rookie Zion Williamson has everyone tuning in to New Orleans Pelicans games this season. (Image: AP)

NBA Southwest Preview: Here Comes Zion, Westbrook Harden Reunion

Russell Westbrook and James Harden are reunited in Houston after the Oklahoma City Thunder broke up their team and decided to rebuild from scratch. It’s funny how a team from one division could alter the trajectory of another division. But you’ll see how that narrative played itself out for the […]