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Memphis Grizzlies

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2013

    St. Louis: Lukewarm on an NBA Franchise?

    Last night, the Chicago Bulls hosted the Memphis Grizzlies at the Scottrade Center in an NBA preseason game with the Bulls dominating the Grizzlies 106-87, giving the throngs of red-clad fans what they came to see: Derrick Rose (pictured above) and a Bulls win. In a highly unscientific survey condu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2011

    Darius Miles: Ex-NBA Player Arrested for Gun at Lambert Airport

    Darius Miles‚ÄčThe legal troubles continue for East St. Louis native Darius Miles. Miles, 29, was arrested yesterday at Lambert St. Louis International Airport for trying to bring a loaded gun onto a flight. The Post-Dispatch reports that Miles was booked into the St. Louis County jail in Clayton ar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2009

    Did Darius Miles' Outrageous Ride Lead to Pot Bust?

    Professional basketball player and the pride of the East Side, Darius Miles is free on bond today after police in Fairview Heights found marijuana in his 1996 Chevrolet Impala. The 27-year-old Miles was alone in his vehicle last night when he was pulled over for allegedly failing to use a turn signa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2009

    Tigers' Run Ends

    It was a hell of a ride while it lasted. Alas, nothing lasts forever, and Missouri is going home, richer for the experience, but still disappointed. Personally, I absolutely hate losses like that. I could handle it if they had gotten blown out; hey, you just ran into a much better team. But thi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2009

    Missouri Takes the Other Tigers by the Tail

    Holy shit. Did that really happen? Of all the possibly outcomes of Missouri's game against Memphis last night, that was one that I never, ever envisioned. Here were two teams, both known for being remarkably tenacious on defense, both running press defenses for all 40 minutes, every single nigh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2009

    Four Reasons Mizzou Will Make the Final Four

    Mizzou's win last night over Memphis combined all the ingredients for a March Madness special.A three-quarter court shot at the buzzer? Check. Enough bricks from the free throw line to rebuild Mizzou Arena? Check. 102 points against the most efficient defense in college basketball? Check.Yup, the Ti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2009

    Eight Reasons Mizzou Will Make the Elite Eight

    Just before the Madness began last week, I laid out a lengthy list of reasons why Missouri would fail in the first few rounds of the tournament, pointing out a few of the Tigers' most glaring weaknesses and the dangers of each potential early round match-up.Now Mizzou has reached the Sweet Sixteen f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2009

    Sixteen Reasons Mizzou Won't Make it Past the Sweet Sixteen

    Mizzou surprised even its most optimistic fans when it won the Big 12 tournament last week. It was an impressive performance, especially for a team that absolutely stunk in road games all season. Now the Tigers seem to be hitting their stride at just the right time of the year, winning ten of their ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2009

    Darius Miles: One Second Away From Costing Portland $18 Million

    Darius Miles' bizarre labor dispute with the Portland Trailblazers is coming to a head. Last night he scored 13 points in 13 garbage time minutes as his new team, the Memphis Grizzlies, lost to the powerful Cleveland Cavaliers. As previously noted, if Miles steps on the court for one more second thi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2009

    Darius Miles, The Portland Trailblazers, and NBA Comedy Gold

    If you haven't been following the saga of Belleville native and former East St. Louis high school star Darius Miles and his crazy labor dispute with his former team the Portland Trailblazers, you might want to start now.Last week the Blazers front office sent out a blustery e-mail threatening t ... More >>

  • News

    September 1, 2004

    Tallboys

    The answer to Larry Bird's prayers for a white basketball savior might reside just off Highway 67 in Poplar Bluff

  • News

    February 6, 2002

    Muddy Water Runs Past Them

    Two cities linked by politics, sports, problems -- but not style

  • News

    October 31, 2001

    He Got Game

    Bill Laurie has a basketball jones that won't go away. Who cares whether it makes economic sense?

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 26, 2001

    Best Minor-League Team

    St. Louis Swarm

  • Calendar

    March 22, 2000

    Swarm Fuzzies

    Spreading the buzz on St. Louis' pro-basketball franchise

  • News

    November 3, 1999

    FLOTSAM & JETSAM

    Our-way-or-no-highway robbery in the NBA; you too can help underwrite World Wide Magazine; the Post's Greg Freeman loses a source of inspiration

  • News

    October 27, 1999

    BREAD, CIRCUSES AND THE BLUES

    The local NHL team wants to put the city's amusement tax on ice

  • News

    October 20, 1999

    THE NBA HAS THE ANSWER

    How long before Bill and Nancy Laurie move their newly purchased Grizzlies from Vancouver to Our Town?

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