On this episode of Just Grizzlies, Kelcey Wright Johnson is joined by Grizzlies’ guard Tyus Jones. The duo talk about Tyus’ experience playing in a playoff atmosphere, how it’s been different this year, and how he’s helped the rookies along the way. He talks about the ups and downs of this season, and discusses the major highlight of the year for him.
Grind City Media’s Kelcey Wright Johnson and Lang Whitaker have a heated discussion over the future of the NBA’s relatively new Play-In Tournament format and whether it should be a permanent change or dismantled and replaced with a separate tournament mid-season altogether.
On today’s show: Rob, Lang and Roser discuss the NBA playoffs, share their thoughts on the play-in (2:11), give their thoughts on the Eastern Conference contenders (7:42), give their thoughts on the Western Conference and the Grizzlies chances against the Jazz (18:55), get Jessica Benson’s thoughts on the Grizzlies (34:58) give our futures picks for (45:58) and more!
On today’s edition of Talkin’ Grizz, Kelcey Wright Johnson speaks with Golden State Warriors Reporter Kerith Burke of NBCSAuthentic about the Grizzlies momentum heading into tonight’s game, who each team needs to slow down and keys to focus on, and how the dynamics of it being rematch game from the regular season finale earlier this week will affect the outcome.
After remarkable go-ahead 3-point shot over Steph Curry to win the Sate Farm Play-In game, Rise & Grind’s Jessica Benson and Meghan Triplett can’t help but wonder how much pain Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James was actually in after being poked in the eye by Golden State Warriors guard Draymond Green.
On today’s edition of Talkin’ Grizz, Kelcey Wright Johnson is joined by Jeff Garcia, the Spurs digital reporter for News 4 San Antonio and FOX 29 San Antonio. The two discuss the play-in game between the Grizzlies and the Spurs; biggest match-ups, style of play, and postseason experience. They break out the season series between the two teams and what advantages each squad has going into the 73rd game of the year.
Grind City Media’s Rob Fischer, Jessica Benson, Pete Pranica, and Michael Wallace break down the Memphis Grizzlies upcoming 2021 NBA Play-In Tournament matchup against the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday.
Grind City Media’s Michael Wallace and Kelcey Wright Johnson recap the regular season finale against the Golden State Warriors and discuss keys to getting it done in the first Play-In Tournament game against San Antonio.
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 74, Jon Roser and Meghan Triplett discuss:
0:17 Memphis Grizzlies
The Grizzlies lost a close one to the red hot Golden State Warriors over the weekend after dropping the lead after coming back from down 17, solidifying themselves in the #9 seed. What does this say about Dillon Brooks contribution to the team and what is the Grizzlies ceiling heading into the play-in?
4:53 New York Knicks
With the 2020-21 NBA regular season officially over, what team or teams surprised you the most?
7:24 HOT TAKES
Finally, Meghan and Roser close out the segment giving their hot takes (and wildly unpopular opinions) on how the playoffs will playoff and into next NBA season like Kawhi Leonard’s next move and the Boston Celtics missing the playoffs.
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?