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LA Clippers Owner Banned from NBA and Fined $2.5 Million

LA Clippers Owner Banned from NBA and Fined $2.5 Million

By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief WASHINGTON (NNPA) – After Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling was sternly denounced for racist comments by a spectrum of individuals, ranging from President Barack Obama to NBA superstar LeBron [...]

Former Vandy player opens camp

Former Vandy player opens camp

By Ron Wynn Former Vanderbilt star and current Atlanta Hawks player John Jenkins always wanted to start a basketball camp. It was one of his childhood dreams along with playing major college basketball and being in the NBA. [...]

Denver Nuggets ends Grizzlies’ win streak

Denver Nuggets ends Grizzlies’ win streak

By Ron Wynn The Denver Nuggets snapped the Memphis Grizzlies’ six-game winning streak Friday night, beating them 87-80 with a big fourth-quarter comeback. Memphis led 66-58 after three quarters, but were outscored 29-14 in the fourth. [...]

Grizzlies win fourth straight game

Grizzlies win fourth straight game

By Ron Wynn The Memphis Grizzlies got the second half of the NBA season underway in fine form Tuesday night, demolishing the Detroit Pistons 105-91. A 23-3 second quarter run effectively eliminated much opposition from a [...]

Memphis Grizzlies defeat Sacramento Kings

Memphis Grizzlies defeat Sacramento Kings

By Ron Wynn The Memphis Grizzlies completed the first half of the season in fine form Tuesday night, defeating the Sacramento Kings 108-101. The Grizzlies go into the All-Star break 33-18, their best mark after 51 [...]

Hawks deal Grizzles second straight defeat

Hawks deal Grizzles second straight defeat

By Ron Wynn The shooting slump that began in Tuesday’s fourth quarter against Phoenix continued Wednesday in Atlanta as the Memphis Grizzlies dropped their second straight game 103-92 to the Hawks. The loss dropped the Grizzlies [...]

Revamped Grizzlies lose to OKC

Revamped Grizzlies lose to OKC

By Ron Wynn The Memphis Grizzlies arrived in Oklahoma City with a revamped and depleted roster and were blown out by the Thunder 106-89. Former All-Star forward Rudy Gay was traded earlier as part of a [...]

Grizzlies Roll Over Nets

Grizzlies Roll Over Nets

By Ron Wynn The Memphis Grizzlies found the going a bit easier Friday night at home against the Brooklyn Nets, posting a decisive 101-77 win.  Despite the Nets coming in among the Eastern Conference’s best teams [...]

West edges East to take NBA All-Star Game

West edges East to take NBA All-Star Game

By Ron Wynn Western conference superstars Kevin Durant and Kobe Bryant prevented their team from blowing a huge lead in the NBA All-Star Game Sunday night. Durant, voted the game’s MVP,  scored 36 points. Bryant added [...]

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