Black History The First NBA Female Video Coordinator Central High School has produced some amazing basketball talent over the years. One in particular who stands out in the history books is Trish McGhee. The Point Guard legend was a 5-foot-6 jet with range. She would electrify the crowd with her outstanding shooting. Trish signed with The University of Minnesota […]
Talkbacklive Network OVERTIME:The Memphis Grizzlies are a mess! JB Bickerstaff is FIRED! Chris Wallace reassigned! New Front office underway?? LET’S TALK ABOUT IT!
It happens to everyone at some point. An event that forces you to lose the idealism of youth. Sometimes it’s a death in the family, or moving from one city to another. Sometimes it’s when you move out of your parents house for the first time (the second and third time don’t count). Sometimes it’s that first time you have […]
The song Crossroads by Robert Johnson was a classic before the version by Cream made it a worldwide hit. While many people associate the crossroads mentioned in the song with the intersection of Highway 61 and Highway 49 in Clarkesdale, Mississippi, most people associate the crossroads with another more sinister tale. The rumor that guitarist and song writer Robert Johnson […]
The season is approaching the 1/4 mark and the results really could not be better. Anyone who says they expected this is either crazy, lying or both. After 17 games the Memphis Grizzlies are 12-5, with two road wins over the Jazz, a win over the Nuggets, 76ers, and wins at the Bucks and Minnesota. After that opening night disaster […]
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 […]
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 […]
TalkBackLive was joined by 1. Justice Bolden: We discussed Markel Crawford getting a training camp invite, our win predictions for the Grizzlies, & Chandler Parsons. 2. Chuck Lawson joins us (24 Min mark) to discuss the local Memphis high school basketball scene, Memphis Tigers recruiting & DJ Jeffries. 3. The President of the University of Memphis M. David Rudd joined […]
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.
The 2017-18 Atlantic 10 Defensive Player of the Year, Watanabe ranks second in GW history in blocks (147) and games played (134) and 15th in scoring (1,460). As a senior, he averaged a career-best 16.3 points per game along with 6.1 rebounds.