The Memphis Grizzlies returned from the All-Star break with a convincing win over Washington, followed by a disappointing last-second loss to Denver, and a Sunday Stinker Special. Despite the 1-2 week, reasons to be optimistic remain aplenty!
The All-Star break has come and gone, so now it’s time to assess how things have gone for the Grizzlies and assign player grades for the first half of the wonky 2020-2021 season.
Ja Morant is a superstar. He’s ready now. Are you ready, Memphis?
Sam and Zak discuss the conference semifinal matchups. Zak plays a Nuggets fan and tries to convince Sam to get excited about them. Are the Rockets more than moneyball? The guys shame the single voter who dared to go against Ja.
Memphis Grizzlies rookie sensation hits a milestone birthday and gets recognized on the official NBA Twitter.
The Grizzlies fall to Portland in an epic battle in the first of eight seeding games in Orlando.
Read more on my five takeaways (I got carried away and wrote about six):
-Tempo, tempo, tempo
-Jaren is the man
-The beast is awake
-Dillon is not the bad guy
-BC is big time
Magic Johnson puts his seal of approval on a Grizzlies rookie and his coach.
According to most, Grizzlies point guard Ja Morant is the runaway favorite for the Rookie of the Year award this season. His new teammate agrees with this assessment, despite the cries of another candidate.
While Grizzlies fans have long griped that they don’t get any respect from the national media, that tune could be changing with the emergence of the human highlight reel — Ja Morant.
We’ve got a full house and they discuss the win over Portland that put the Grizzlies 2 games above .500 going into the All-Star Break. The guys then give their favorite member of the Bench Mob, discuss the performance of Josh Jackson, give Valentine’s advice and much more. Also, Ja Morant (a.k.a Headband 12) is awesome.