On today’s show: Sam Merrill and his quest for a statue outside FedExForum (12:07), Devin went to Memphis Madness and gives us a full report (20:24). Grizzlies President Jason Wexler joins the show in-studio to talk about the upcoming season including their COVID testing policy and what went into it, what’s different around the arena including new food/beverage/restaurants/merch areas, the new WynnBET Sports Bar inside the Forum, the new partnership with Socios.com and their blockchain technology, what it’s like being the President of the team, and more (40:14). Kelcey and Devin return and we all play Fill In The Blank, Sucka! (1:25:43)
This week, Grind City Media’s Kelcey Wright Johnson posed early predictions for a number of awards that the NBA will handout at the end of regular season. Is Zion Williamson or Tyler Herro the most improved player? Could rookie of the year be Cade Cunningham or Jalen Green? Chris Finch or Steve Nash for coach of the year? Is James Harden, Luka Dončić, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Nikola Jokić, Jayson Tatum for all NBA?
(0:42) MVP Awards
(2:39) Most improved player
(4:25) Rookie of the year
(5:13) Coach of the year
(7:08) First team all NBA
Grind City Media’s Michael Wallace and Kelcey Wright Johnson break down tonight’s fourth preseason game at FedExForum between the Memphis Grizzlies and Detroit Pistons.
This week, Grind City Media’s Kelcey Wright Johnson posed the question if NBA Players were featured in the uber popular Netflix series Squid Game, which players would win what events and why? Is James Harden the Red-Light Green-Light king or Luka Doncic? Zion Williamson over Steven Adams and LeBron James? And which players would win it all!
(0:00) Introduction to Squid Games
(0:59) Red Light, Green Light
(4:48) Cutting/Precision Game
(6:22) Overall Winner(s)
On today’s show: Cardinals fall to the Dodgers (7:18), Tony Allen mentioned in an NBA Health Insurance Fraud case (13:42), tonight’s Grizzlies/Hornets game (43:55) and we’ll play Fill In The Blank (1:00:18).
On this week’s episode of the Just Grizzlies podcast, Kelcey Wright Johnson is joined by Taylor Jenkins, head coach of the Memphis Grizzlies. Jenkins reflects on his last two seasons with the team and what he’s looking forward to in his third year (including some great community involvement). He also has a candid and open conversation about education, social reform, and much more. If you want to get to know the coach better, this week’s episode is for you!
On today’s show: With breaking news happening in the sports world every day, here’s our can’t-miss list of headlines from this past weekend.
1. MLB Playoffs (20:56)
2. Urban Meyer (25:48)
3. Grizz Open Practice (30:19)
4. Andrew Wiggins (38:56)
5. Memphis Football (42:53)
6. TV Watching (1:07:15)
7. NBA Title Odds (1:18:44)
8. Burger King (1:23:44)
9. NFL Primetime Games (1:27:10)
10. Cincinnati (1:31:46)
Grind City Media Hosts Meghan Triplett and Kelcey Wright Johnson deliver an update on the Memphis Grizzlies third day of training camp.
Grind City Media Hosts Meghan Triplett and Kelcey Wright Johnson deliver an update on the Memphis Grizzlies second day of training camp.
With NBA Training Camp starting this week, Grind City Media’s Kelcey Wright Johnson & Jon Roser discuss which throwback NBA teams deserve a hard knocks series like the Larry Brown & Allen Iverson Philadelphia 76ers, the Jail Blazers of the late 90s, and more.