Yesterday The University of Memphis head coach Melissa McFerrin retired. It was a happy day on Valentine’s Day for my good friend Phinehas Johnson who would have had plenty of jokes, like a roast for Melissa. It was honestly time for a change. A change that was needed for fans who want to see a winning program on all levels. […]
Time for a change
Elliot Perry The Underrated Memphis Legend
Elliot Perry is arguably one of the best guards to come from Memphis. He was a former Treadwell High School Legend. The guard with the knee high socks with big goggles was giving opponents the blues. The memories of him wearing blue for Memphis are classic moments for basketball fans. Elliot is one of the few who played on the […]
Standout ACC Freshman Landers Nolley is officially a Memphis Tiger
Written by EVAN DEVOULD: After missing out on high SCHOOL STANDOUTS LIKE JALEN GREEN, ISAIAH TODD, AND LIKELY GREG BROWN, PENNY HARDAWAY LOOKED FOR THE TRANSFER MARKET AND STRUCK GOLD. ON MONDAY AFTERNOON MEMPHIS LANDED A COMMITMENT FROM REDSHIRT FRESHMAN LANDERS NOLLEY. NOLLEY PLAYED AT VIRGINIA TECH THIS SEASON AND WAS A HUGE PLAYMAKER FOR THE HOKIES. NOLLEY AVERAGED 15.5 […]
James Wiseman, the Nation’s No. 1 Prospect, to sign with Coach Penny Hardaway and the Memphis Tigers
James Wiseman – the No. 1 recruit in the class of 2019 according to ESPN – has committed to play college basketball next season at the University of Memphis. Live video of No. 1 James Wiseman committing to the Memphis Tigers, courtesy of ESPN The thought that Wiseman, a 7-foot center originally from Nashville, would eventually sign with the Memphis […]
Back 2 Good? – A Preview of the 2018-2019 Memphis Grizzlies
Prior to 2018 the fans of the Memphis Grizzlies were not used to having their late Aprils and early Mays so boring. For seven consecutive springs, from 2011 to 2017, the Memphis Grizzlies had made the playoffs. Even the 2015-2016 campaign that saw the Grizzlies set the record for the number of players who were on a NBA roster finished […]
TalkBackLive hosts Bob & Josh talk with Memphis Express VP of Marketing & then we talk #NBA with Warren Shaw from The Baseline NBA podcast.
TalkBackLive hosts Bob & Josh talk with 1. Memphis Express VP of Marketing Greg Herring 2. We talk #NBA with Warren Shaw from The Baseline NBA podcast.
TalkBackLive PODCAST: Reviewing the Tigers Football game against S. Alabama & Tigers basketball recruiting updates
IT’S TUESDAY which means our weekly Segment with @JusticeSBolden & @Evan_Devould joining us to talk Memphis Tigers football, update Tigers basketball recruiting, & MORE! LISTEN HERE>>
The Culture Club – An Old School Coach and a Young Team Changed a Franchise
On November 12, 2002 The Memphis Grizzlies, off to an 0-8 start, fired head coach Sidney Lowe. Well technically he resigned, but that is semantics. New President of Basketball Operations Jerry West was determined to turn around a franchise that had never had a winning season since its inception in Vancouver. Speculation swirled all day as to who would be […]
Lanyce and Lanetta Williams talk choose Memphis Lady Tigers
BY Evan Devould The stage was set Thursday evening for the Lady Tigers to make a huge splash on the recruiting trail. Lanyce and Lanetta Williams were set to make the announcement on where they will take their talents to on the collegiate level next season. The twins chose between University of Memphis, University of Georgia, and University of Mississippi […]
The Gasol Cunundrum
He has roots in the Bluff City. In some ways, he’s a Memphian. Adopted, maybe, and not the prototypical kid who finds NBA stardom from the seedier sides of the city, but still one of us. He has been here, fought here, bled here…even when he didn’t have to. He could’ve left before signing either of his contract extensions.