Memphis Grizzlies

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Memphis Grizzlies Draft Sick Boy, 8

NBA team makes Charvis Brewer's dream come true

(Newser) - The Memphis Grizzlies made history over the weekend by drafting the youngest player in NBA history. Charvis Brewer, 8, has cerebral palsy and can't walk on his own, but that didn't stop the Grizzlies from making his dream come true. With the help of the Make-A-Wish foundation, Charvis... More »

Worst Logos in Sports

(Newser) - A sports logo is a team's badge of pride—or a complete joke. rounds up the worst:
  • Carolina Hurricanes: Don’t forget to flush!
  • Tampa Bay Rays: Stingrays and Manta rays would have been cool, but the team found it more appropriate to represent light shining on
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Nuggets Nab 50th Win

Denver tops Memphis for first 50-plus-win season in 20 years

(Newser) - Carmelo Anthony scored 17 points and grabbed six rebounds in his first game since getting arrested on a drunken driving charge, and the Denver Nuggets reached 50 wins for the first time in 20 years with a 120-111 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night. The Nuggets learned in... More »

Jones Bombs Six Threes in Portland Victory

Trailblazers trounce Grizzlies 113-91

(Newser) - James Jones hit six 3-pointers and had 20 points to lead the Portland Trail Blazers to a 113-91 victory Tuesday over the Memphis Grizzlies and a shot at a winning record. Brandon Roy had 16 points and 11 assists for Portland (41-40), back over .500 with one game left... More »

Snyder, Jefferson Lead Timberwolves

Minnesota builds an early 18-point lead in routing Memphis

(Newser) - Kirk Snyder had 22 points and 11 rebounds, Al Jefferson added 21 points and 10 boards, and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Memphis Grizzlies 114-105 last night in a game between two of the NBA's worst teams. Ryan Gomes finished with 11 points and 12 rebounds. Rashad McCants led Minnesota... More »

Stoudemire, Suns Run Past Grizzlies

Shaq sits, Gay ties career-high with 36 points in loss

(Newser) - Amare Stoudemire had 28 points and 11 rebounds, and the Phoenix Suns beat the Memphis Grizzlies 127-113 on Tuesday night despite playing without an injured Shaquille O'Neal. Stoudemire shot 10-of-13 from the field as the Suns won their eighth straight over the Grizzlies and moved a half-game behind the idle... More »

Miller Leads Grizzlies Past Timberwolves

Memphis prevails 113-101 in matchup of cellar-dwellers

(Newser) - Mike Miller scored 34 points and hit a season-high eight 3-pointers to lead the Memphis Grizzlies to a 113-101 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday night. Rudy Gay added 23 points for Memphis and Hakim Warrick had 20 as the Grizzlies sent the Wolves to their fourth straight loss... More »

Playoff Pushing Warriors Roll Past Grizzlies

Win puts them within half game of final playoff spot in the West

(Newser) - Andris Biedrins had 21 points and 17 rebounds, and Golden State climbed within a half-game of eighth place in the Western Conference with a 117-86 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies tonight. The Warriors, which snapped a two-game losing streak, had six players in double figures. Monta Ellis scored 19 points,... More »

Bosh, Raptors Outmuscle Bobcats 104-100

In race for playoff spot, Hawks, Pacers rout Grizzlies, Heat

(Newser) - In a rollercoaster of a contest, the Raptors took control of the East's coveted sixth seed, defeating the Bobcats, 104-100. Chris Bosh's 32 points led all scorers. Toronto capitalized on 17 straight baskets in the first quarter, then went cold, trailing at halftime, 63-58. T.J. Ford put the game... More »

Duncan Carries Spurs to Fifth Straight Win

Matin's 36 lift Kings, Wizards holds off SuperSonics

(Newser) - Tim Duncan had the big numbers, but Manu Ginobili hit the key shots as the San Antonio Spurs held on to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 97-88 last night, reports the Associated Press. Duncan had 28 points and 12 rebounds, but when the Clippers took a late lead, Ginobili's 3-pointer... More »

Williams Leads Bucks Over Stumbling Cavs

Timberwolves hammer Knicks, Grizzlies outlast Kings in fourth quarter

(Newser) - Mo Williams scored 29 points, had 13 assists and just one turnover as the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 108-98 last night, reports the Milwaukee Sentinel. Michael Redd also had 21 points, including six free throws in the final minute for the Bucks. LeBron James had 29 points and... More »

Cavs Stop Raptors, LeBron Hits Milestone

Nuggets outscore Nets while Grizzlies snap long road losing streak

(Newser) - LeBron James scored 29 points and became the all-time leading scorer in Cavaliers franchise history in a 90-83 victory over potential first-round playoff opponent Toronto. Zydrunas Ilgauskas had 16 points, Devin Brown scored 14, and Damon Jones knocked down two crucial three-pointers early in the fourth for the Cavs, reports... More »

Suns Battle Sonics for 6th Straight Success

Clippers can't keep up with Warriors, T'wolves shock Grizz with rally

(Newser) - The Sonics tried desperately to reverse their trend of 12 losses in 13 games, and with the Suns giving up 17 turnovers in the first half alone, that feat seemed possible, the Arizona Republic reports. But Phoenix rallied past their own dreadful defense to shoot 57%, with 15 three-pointers, on... More »

Miller, Grizz Best Bobcats, Snap 4-Game Skid

Charlotte's shooting woes send them to fourth straight loss

(Newser) - The moribund Memphis Grizzlies defeated the hapless Charlotte Bobcats 98-80 to snap their four-game losing streak. Mike Miller paced Memphis with his 18 points and 13 rebounds, while rookie Juan Carlos Navarro scored 21 points on 7-of-11 shooting. The Bobcats shot 41 percent from the floor en route to their... More »

Trail Blazers Complete Sweep of Timberwolves

Davis scores 19 in second half to lift Warriors past Grizzlies

(Newser) - The Portland Trail Blazers hung on to their dwindling playoff hopes with a 107-96 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves last night, reports the Associated Press. LaMarcus Aldridge scored 26 points and Brandon Roy added 25 points and eight assists for Portland. The Blazers are 10th in the West, 7 games... More »

Howard, Dirk Cruise Past Bobcats

Warriors close out East schedule; Nuggets master Grizzlies

(Newser) - Josh Howard returned to form, sparking the Mavericks with a 20-point first half. He ended with 24 and Dirk Nowitzki added 26 in Dallas' 118-93 rout of Charlotte, reports the Dallas Morning News. Howard's defense also stymied Bobcats wing Jason Richardson, who shot 4 of 16. Gerald Wallace had 14... More »

Kobe, Lakers Douse Raptors Late, 117-108

Suns broil Grizzlies; Bulls subdue Jazz in Kirilenko's return

(Newser) - The feisty Raptors kept it close until late, but Kobe's well-rounded 34-7-7 proved insurmountable in the Lakers' 117-108 triumph, reports the Los Angeles Times. Nonetheless, diminutive guard T.J. Ford did surprising damage inside, slashing for 28 points in the absence of bruising All-Star Chris Bosh. Also in pro basketball: More »

McGrady Boosts Rockets to 18th Straight Win

Celtics blow past Grizzlies, Blazers outscore Knicks

(Newser) - Tracy McGrady scored 41 points and dished out nine assists to lead the Houston Rockets to a 106-96 win over the New Orleans Hornets last night, reports the Houston Chronicle. The win is the 18th in a row for the Rockets, the fourth longest streak in NBA history. Chris Paul... More »

Paul, 3-Pointers Lead Hornets Past Hawks

Grizz snap skid against Nets, while Villanueva, Bucks top SuperSonics

(Newser) - Chris Paul scored 23 points and dished an eye-popping 18 assists as the New Orleans Hornets topped the Atlanta Hawks 116-101. The Hornets set a franchise record with 15 3-pointers; seven of them came from Peja Stojakovic, who led all scorers with 29 points. Joe Johnson had 24 points and... More »

Pistons Roar Back to Beat Sonics

Bobcats top T-Wolves, Grizzlies keep sliding with loss to Bulls

(Newser) - The Sonics couldn't maintain their early excellence last night, ultimately losing  to Detroit, 100-97. After shooting 82 percent in the first quarter, and accumulating a 13-point lead, Seattle's level of play dropped dramatically as Detroit, led by Tayshaun Prince and Chauncey Billups, took the lead with a dominating fourth quarter... More »

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