Memphis Grizzlies ready to go the distance against Golden State Warriors after 39-point win propels them to Game 6

MEMPHIS — Moments after the Grizzlies pummeled the Golden State Warriors to keep their season alive, Ja Morant started a chant that gained some steam among his teammates. The injured Morant repeatedly sang, “Grizz in seven,” after Memphis routed Golden State 134-95 in Game 5 on Wednesday night to send the Western Conference semifinals back … Read more

The Grizzlies played postseason anthem during blowout … and Draymond Green and Stephen Curry loved it

The Golden State Warriors entered Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinals up 3-1, with a chance to end the Memphis Grizzlies’ playoff run. Ahead of the potential series closer, Stephen Curry gave Kendra Andrews some insight on Golden State’s mentality, saying: “Whoop that trick! That is our game plan.” “Whoop That Trick” is a … Read more

The Grizzlies played “Whoop That Trick” during blowout … and Draymond Green and Stephen Curry loved it

The Golden State Warriors entered Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinals up 3-1, with a chance to end the Memphis Grizzlies’ playoff run. Ahead of the potential series closer, Stephen Curry gave Kendra Andrews some insight on Golden State’s mentality, saying: “Whoop that trick! That is our game plan.” “Whoop That Trick” is a … Read more

Steph Curry Reacts to Blowout Loss in Game 5

With a chance to win the series, the Golden State Warriors came out and had their worst performance possible, losing 134-95 to a Memphis Grizzlies team missing Ja Morant. The game was a blowout from the start, as Memphis brought a 27-point lead into halftime; however, it really got out of hand in the second … Read more

The Warriors Did Not Whoop That Trick, Lost Game 5 By 39

The Golden State Warriors entered Game 5 feeling frisky after a fourth quarter comeback on Monday night to put them one game away from the Western Conference Finals, so much so that Stephen Curry couldn’t help but add another log to the fire in this series by saying their gameplan for Wednesday night in Memphis … Read more

Los Angeles Lakers get OK to interview Golden State Warriors assistant Kenny Atkinson for coaching vacancy, sources say

The Los Angeles Lakers have been granted permission to interview Golden State Warriors assistant Kenny Atkinson for the franchise’s coaching job, sources told ESPN on Wednesday. The Lakers have been methodically meeting with candidates in recent weeks and plan to talk with Atkinson in the near future, sources said. Atkinson built a reputation for player … Read more

Memphis Grizzlies’ Jaren Jackson Jr. is showing off his talent on a national stage against the Warriors

Jaren Jackson Jr. has been a force for Memphis.Picture: Getty Images For those who watched the Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Memphis Grizzlies first-round series, their assessment might fall in line with how they feel about The Beatles’ Revolution No.9. Some people think it’s one of the highest forms of entertainment that a person can consume, exquisite … Read more

Thompson: Stephen Curry’s 18-point fourth quarter propels Warriors over Memphis for a 3-1 series lead

SAN FRANCISCO — Damion Lee didn’t choose words for his description of Stephen Curry’s fourth quarter. Instead, he mimed it. First, Lee pulled an invisible strap over his right shoulder, then with his right hand yanked down on another strap to tighten the fit. Then another invisible strap went over his left shoulder, followed by … Read more

Kawakami: In a day full of events and deep emotions, Mike Brown was the Warriors’ perfect interim leader (again)

The crowd was sighing in relief, the players were milling around the court after the Warriors’ rough-and-tumble Game 4 victory, and Mike Brown and Draymond Green headed straight for each other, then shared a long, strong hug that communicated a multitude of emotions. A big man’s embrace. A moment when two people who have meant … Read more

Thompson: Stephen Curry’s 18-point fourth quarter propels Warriors over Memphis for a 3-1 series lead

SAN FRANCISCO — Damion Lee didn’t choose words for his description of Stephen Curry’s fourth quarter. Instead, he mimed it. First, Lee pulled an invisible strap over his right shoulder, then with his right hand yanked down on another strap to tighten the fit. Then another invisible strap went over his left shoulder, followed by … Read more