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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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, […]
Imagine you are 18 years old again. For many that brings very joyful thoughts from times of no bills, no kids, no real job, no mortgage to pay, and the only worries were home room, final exams, and if your girlfriend or boyfriend would be with you to […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
TalkBackLive is joined by Justice Bolden, Chuck Lawson, & The President of the University of Memphis
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. […]
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.