Grizzlies confident in new coach Taylor Jenkins

Basketball / NBA Jun 13, 2019

Grizzlies confident in new coach Taylor Jenkins

Taylor Jenkins feels confident that Memphis' new front office will give him enough time to turn around the Grizzlies. Jenkins is the Grizzlies' fourth head coach since Memphis reached the 2013 Western Conference finals. The 34-year-old coach said Wednesday at a news conference that he ...

Yuta Watanabe makes positive impact as a rookie

Basketball | HOOP SCOOP Apr 18, 2019

Yuta Watanabe makes positive impact as a rookie

by Ed Odeven

Yuta Watanabe's blue-collar work ethic and perpetual desire to improve were defining characteristics of his rookie season. Playing for the Memphis Grizzlies and the team's NBA G League affiliate, the Memphis Hustle, Watanabe made positive impressions throughout the long season. The bulk of his playing time ...

Pelicans star Anthony Davis overwhelms Grizzlies in rout

Basketball / NBA Jan 8, 2019

Pelicans star Anthony Davis overwhelms Grizzlies in rout

Anthony Davis had little to say about his latest dunk-filled scoring outburst. He even shrugged off his seldom-seen "Shammgod" crossover dribble that stunned the Grizzlies, delighted the crowd and set up his thunderous driving dunk. The Pelicans' perennial All-Star was more eager to highlight an ...

Grizzlies' Yuta Watanabe plays in second NBA game

Basketball / NBA Nov 15, 2018

Grizzlies' Yuta Watanabe plays in second NBA game

Rookie forward Yuta Watanabe made his second NBA appearance on Wednesday in the Memphis Grizzlies' 116-113 win over the Milwaukee Bucks. Watanabe did not score but blocked a shot and grabbed two rebounds in 7 minutes and 46 seconds of playing time as the Grizzlies ...