1. Veteran Gilbert Arenas Is Relishing His New Role with the Memphis Grizzlies

    For the better part of his NBA career, Gilbert Arenas earned a reputation as one of the most prolific scorers in the league...

    Andre  Johnson Written by Andre Johnson about over 2 years ago 3,026 reads 2 comments

  2. Did the Memphis Grizzlies Make a Mistake by Trading Kevin Love?

    With ice packs strapped to both knees and his feet soaking in a keg of ice water in the visitors’ locker room in FedExForum Tuesday night, Kevin Love told reporters he doesn’t have any hard feelings toward the Memphis Grizzlies ...

    Andre  Johnson Written by Andre Johnson about over 2 years ago 893 reads 20 comments

  3. Jason Kidd: Dallas Mavericks Veteran Showing No Signs of Rust in His 17th Year

    DALLAS --- Jason Kidd , the oldest player on the Dallas Mavericks ’ roster, fielded a rebound off a miss by San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Park, sprinted down the court, ...

    Andre  Johnson Written by Andre Johnson about over 2 years ago 1,010 reads 3 comments

  4. Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban Is Highly Complimentary of the Memphis Grizzlies

    DALLAS --- Mark Cuban ’s Dallas Mavericks hoisted the Larry O’Brien trophy after beating the heavily favored Miami Heat in six games in the best-of-7 NBA Finals last year...

    Andre  Johnson Written by Andre Johnson about over 2 years ago 493 reads 0 comments

  5. Derek Fisher Says Teammate Kobe Bryant Is the Front-Runner for NBA MVP

    Los Angeles Lakers veteran guard Derek Fisher said he has been fortunate to have played with several of the toughest players in the NBA . No one, he said, has shown to be as cohesive as teammate Kobe Bryant ...

    Andre  Johnson Written by Andre Johnson about over 2 years ago 1,498 reads 6 comments

  6. Memphis Swingman Will Barton: 'The No. 8 Seed Is a Slap in the Face'

    Memphis basketball coach Josh Pastner greeted a few fans, boosters, reporters and well-wishers, among others, during Sunday afternoon’s watch party at the Tournament Player’s ...

    Andre  Johnson Written by Andre Johnson about over 2 years ago 984 reads 0 comments

  7. NBA MVP Derrick Rose: 'I'm Not Scared of Any Point Guard in the League'

    A gallery of reporters flanked to Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose ’s locker recently in the visitors’ dressing room at FedExForum as if he had just played the game of his life...

    Andre  Johnson Written by Andre Johnson about over 2 years ago 3,618 reads 22 comments

  8. O.J. Mayo Primed to Help the Memphis Grizzlies Make Another Deep Postseason Run

    The Memphis Grizzlies are a little more than an hour away from their preseason opener against the New Orleans Hornets , and O.J. Mayo is the first player fully dressed in his uniform...

    Andre  Johnson Written by Andre Johnson about over 2 years ago 401 reads 3 comments

  9. Memphian Anntriniece Napper Is Running a Marathon in Each American State

    Anntriniece Napper had her grandmother in mind. Ten years ago, Napper, a teacher at Cromwell Elementary School in Memphis, raised $3,000 for the American Stroke Association to run ...

    Andre  Johnson Written by Andre Johnson about over 2 years ago 260 reads 0 comments

  10. After Injury, Terrico White Aims to Have an Impact for the Pistons This Year

    After missing his entire rookie season because of an injury, Terrico White finally got a chance to compete with other NBA players during Memphis Grizzlies ' forward Rudy Gay’s ...

    Andre  Johnson Written by Andre Johnson about over 2 years ago 280 reads 4 comments

  11. Rags to Riches: Michael Oher Pulls Off-the-Field Comeback for the Ages

    By ANDRE JOHNSON Michael Oher wasn't a bit perplexed. He knew it was bound to happen at some point. So as the ESPN crew periodically aimed its cameras toward Oher during the recent NFL Draft, ...

    Andre  Johnson Written by Andre Johnson about 5 years ago 991 reads 4 comments

  12. UT-Martin's Lester Hudson Goes from High School Dropout to NBA Prospect

    By ANDRE JOHNSON He enrolled at the oldest public school in Memphis in Central High, where students are encouraged to live up to the school’s longstanding motto of Enhancing A Tradition Of Excellence...

    Andre  Johnson Written by Andre Johnson about 5 years ago 1,386 reads 1 comments

  13. Veteran Ken Hamlin Making The Most Of His Time With 'America's Team'

    By ANDRE JOHNSON He grew up in Frayser, in the heart of Northeast Memphis, where his passion for playing pickup football games in neighborhood vacant lots were overshadowed often by gang violence, drugs, and crime...

    Andre  Johnson Written by Andre Johnson about 5 years ago 157 reads 0 comments