On this week’s episode of the Just Grizzlies podcast, Kelcey Wright Johnson is joined by Jaren Jackson Jr. The fourth-year power forward talks about his expectations for the year, as well as his recent contract extension. Then he opens up about his mentality toward life and walks Kelcey through his mindset of some of his wisest tweets.
In the second episode of #BeyondGrit season four, the team heads into training camp and preseason with new faces and a healthy roster.
Memphis Grizzlies play-by-play announcer and former player, Brevin Knight, joins Rise & Grind’s Jessica Benson & CJ Hurt to talk Memphis Grizzlies preseason expectations, who he’s excited to see take the next big leap, and their anticipation to see a crowded arena as fan capacity returns to normal.
Grind City Media’s 3-Point Stance segment is a Skype-styled conversation between 2 friends, with 2 perspectives, on 3 topics from the weekend centered on sports, entertainment and pop-culture presented by MTN Dew. On Episode 89, Jon Roser and Jessica Benson discuss:
(1:08) Memphis Tigers
The Tigers fell late to Temple 31-34 on Saturday marking their second consecutive late-game loss. What concerns do you have with their offense and where do the Tigers go from here?
(4:50) Memphis Grizzlies Preseason
Over the weekend, the Memphis Grizzlies hosted Open Practice ahead of their first preseason game on Tuesday. What are your expectations do you have for a successful Grizz preseason and which players are you watching for to make the jump to the next level?
(6:19) NFL Futures
With MNF kicking off tonight between the L.A. Chargers and Las Vegas Raiders, Roser and Jessica debate who they believe are the best teams in the NFL through Week 4 between the Dallas Cowboys, Buffalo Bills, and Arizona Cardinals.
Grind City Media Hosts Meghan Triplett and Kelcey Wright Johnson deliver an update on the Memphis Grizzlies second day of training camp.
On today’s show: College Football weekend on Memphis, Arkansas, Clemson, Oklahoma, Tennessee (8:12), Grizzlies GM Zach Kleiman spoke today on Ja Morant (18:33).
Jaren Jackson Jr. joins the show to talk outfits, his offseason, music, movies and more (22:28). NFL weekend on 49ers/Packers, Justin Tucker, Chargers and more (50:54).
Steven Adams joins the show to talk about Zach Randolph punching him, playing in Memphis, playing guitar, being mistaken for Aquaman and more (59:46).
Ryder Cup was awesome (1:20:05), Tiger Basketball practice starts today (1:33:17), and Ja’s big 3rd year (1:34:19).
Memphis Grizzlies forward Jaren Jackson Jr., aka Trip J, joins Chris Vernon and Jon Roser live from Memphis Grizzlies Media Day to talk about his whacky first couple of seasons, Ben Simmons shooting in Vegas, his workout routines post-injury rehab, staying positive while out, his eccentric fashion statements, looming contract extension, attending Rolling Loud festival, Cowboys slander and more!
Grind City Media’s Michael Wallace and Eric Hasseltine analyze the phenomenal outputs of Jonas Valanciunas, Jaren Jackson Jr. rookie Xavier Tillman, and Brandon Clarke.
With the release of Moneybagg Yo’s Rookie Of The Year in conjunction with the upcoming Ja Morant documentary, Promiseland, Grind City Media’s Kelcey Wright Johnson and Lang Whitaker discuss their favorite NBA collaborations in music like Shaq & Kobe, Jaren Jackson Jr. & Justise Winslow, Joe Smith, and Jason Kidd.
Grind City Media’s 3-Point Stance segment is a Skype-styled conversation between 2 friends, with 2 perspectives, on 3 topics from the weekend centered on sports, entertainment and pop-culture presented by MTN Dew. On Episode 73, Jon Roser and Meghan Triplett discuss:
0:17 Memphis Grizzlies
The Grizzlies got a desperately needed win over the Toronto Raptors this weekend with Jaren Jackson Jr. in the starting lineup. A win’s a in win, but is there any lingering concern for the Grizzlies ~only~ winning by 10?
3:17 Play-in Race
The NBA Regular Season enters into the final stretch of games this week with six Western Conference teams (namely, the Spurs, Grizzlies, Warriors, Lakers, Trail Blazers, and Mavericks) and five Eastern Conference teams (Bulls, Pacers, Wizards, Hornets, and Celtics) all fighting for placement surrounding the NBA Play-In Tournament for the 2021 NBA Playoffs.
7:11 MVP Candidates
If the NBA MVP was selected today, who do you think will win and who do wish would win between Nikola Jokic, Chris Paul, Russell Westbrook, Steph Curry, etc?