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Whicker: The fun has become work for the Warriors

LOS ANGELES — Often, the Warriors are accused of “flipping a switch” when they want to play like champions again. Actually, they’d like to flip off the switch and go to bed for a year or two. Golden State has literally played five basketball seasons in the past four. To win three of the past four NBA titles and to go to Game 7 in the Finals of the other one, they have played 83 extra games. It is the longest stretch of spectacular winning the NBA has seen since the Celtics won every championship...
Tags: Milwaukee, Sports, DeMarcus Cousins, Toronto, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Chicago, Soccer, Nba, Dallas, Philadelphia, NHL, Houston, Derrick Rose, Columbus


HVS Market Pulse: Memphis -Rehabilitation, Revitalization, and Restoration | By Bunmi Adeboye

The Mississippi River, five Class-I railroads, a myriad of highways and interstates, and an international airport have molded Memphis into an important transportation hub and major logistics center. At the heart of its logistics prominence and rank as the world's second-busiest cargo airport is the FedEx Express World Hub operations. With so much to offer in the manufacturing, healthcare, finance, and high-tech industries and sectors, many companies have chosen Memphis as their base of bu...
Tags: Travel, Memphis, Mississippi River, FedEx Express World Hub, ServiceMaster, Memphis Rehabilitation Revitalization, Bunmi Adeboye


Grizzlies’ Anderson undergoes surgery on right shoulder

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis Grizzlies forward Kyle Anderson has undergone surgery on his right shoulder. The Grizzlies said Thursday that the 6-foot-9 forward should be ready to return to full basketball activities in advance of training camp. The 25-year-old Anderson played just 43 games this season in his first year with the Grizzlies, who […]
Tags: News, Sports, Memphis Grizzlies, Memphis, Anderson, Grizzlies, Tenn AP, Kyle Anderson


Forecasters turn to array of technology to fight floodwaters

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — An arsenal of new technology is being put to the test fighting floods this year as rivers inundate towns and farm fields across the central United States. Drones, supercomputers and sonar that scans deep under water are helping to maintain flood control projects and predict just where rivers will roar out […]
Tags: Business, Technology, News, Nation, United States, Memphis, Tenn AP


Grizzlies add Rich Cho, Glen Grunwald to front office

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies have hired Rich Cho vice president of basketball strategy and Glen Grunwald as a senior adviser within the franchise’s basketball operations department. Cho is a former Charlotte Hornets and Portland Trail Blazers general manager. Grunwald was general manager of the New York Knicks and Toronto Raptors. Cho was […]
Tags: News, Sports, Memphis Grizzlies, Charlotte Hornets, Memphis, New York Knicks, Portland Trail Blazers, Toronto Raptors, Grizzlies, Tenn AP, Cho, Rich Cho, Grunwald, Glen Grunwald, Rich Cho Glen Grunwald


Tennessee’s GOP House Passes Bill Targeting Voter Registration Drives

The GOP-controlled state House in Tennessee passed legislation Monday making voter registration drives more onerous. The bill imposes fines on registration groups that turn in too many incomplete registration forms, while also allowing criminal penalties, including jail time, if the groups violate certain rules regarding voter registration. Republicans, including Secretary of State Tre Hargett, pushed the bill after local election officials in Tennessee’s Shelby County were sued in 2018 by a ...
Tags: News, Senate, Gop, Tennessee, House, Memphis, Voting Rights, Tierney Sneed, State, Shelby County, GOP House, Tre Hargett, Voter Registration, Muckraker, Tennessee Black Voter Project


Frazier buys Comprehensive Pharmacy Services

Frazier Healthcare Partners has acquired Comprehensive Pharmacy Services, a provider of enterprise pharmacy solutions to hospitals and health systems. No financial terms were disclosed. PRESS RELEASE MEMPHIS, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (“CPS” or the “Company”), a leading provider of enterprise pharmacy solutions to hospitals and health systems, announced today its sale to Frazier Healthcare Partners (“Frazier”). The Company’s partnership with Frazier will allow CPS to ...
Tags: Europe, Trends, Canada, Healthcare, Memphis, Cps, Seattle Wa, The Company, Frazier, Menlo Park CA, Frazier Healthcare Partners, PE Deals, Comprehensive Pharmacy Services, Tenn BUSINESS WIRE Comprehensive Pharmacy Services, Ben Magnano Frazier, Don Nickleson


Sources: Pistons' Blake Griffin likely to miss first-round series with Bucks

Detroit Pistons star Blake Griffin will likely miss the entire first-round series against the Milwaukee Bucks because of a left knee injury, sources told Yahoo Sports. Griffin has battled the injury for the past several weeks, getting pulled from the Pistons' second-to-last game against Memphis and missing the season finale against New York, games the Pistons needed to win — and did — to qualify for the last playoff spot. Without Griffin, the Pistons were no match for the top-seeded Bucks i...
Tags: New York, News, Memphis, Detroit Pistons, Griffin, Milwaukee Bucks, Pistons, Blake Griffin, Yahoo Sports Griffin


Ballet Memphis’s New Choreographers’ Residency Aims To Create Uniquely Memphis Dance

During the company’s two-week New American Dance Residency, which starts up for the first time next week, “the dancemakers will visit important Memphis cultural sites … and meet with local experts on Memphis music history, Southern literature and social justice. The goal is to both help develop new choreographers and to encourage the pursuit of research-driven, community-oriented work.” – Dance Magazine
Tags: Art, Dance, Memphis, SJ, 04.11.19


New Music: Khalid Feat. Megan Thee Stallion & Yo Gotti “Talk (Remix)”

Khalid’s Free Spirit sophomore LP is projected to make a big splash next week, set to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 album chart. Before the final numbers come in, the Grammy-nominated singer goes back to his cureent single “Talk” and returns with an official remix. On the updated version, the El Paso crooner taps rising artist Megan Thee Stallion and Memphis’ own Yo Gotti, who both add guest verses to the track. Listen below. Continue after the jump…. New Music: Khalid Feat. Megan T...
Tags: Jazz, Memphis, El Paso, New Music, Khalid, Yo Gotti, Megan Thee Stallion, Khalid Feat Megan


Grizzlies fire coach J.B. Bickerstaff, reassign GM to scout

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies fired coach J.B. Bickerstaff on Thursday as part of a front-office shake-up in which general manager Chris Wallace was demoted to a scout. The Grizzlies announced the moves after both Bickerstaff and Wallace spoke to reporters following a second straight season outside the playoffs. After a 12-5 start, […]
Tags: News, Sports, Memphis Grizzlies, Gm, Memphis, Grizzlies, Wallace, Tenn AP, Bickerstaff, Chris Wallace, J B Bickerstaff


Fred's to close 159 stores and start clearance sales at 360 locations

Memphis-based retail and pharmacy chain Fred's announced Thursday it's preparing to close 159 stores and start clearance sales at 360 other locations.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Carter scores 32, Grizzlies beat Warriors 132-117 in finale

Memphis rookie Jevon Carter had the game of his career on the final night of the regular season against a skeleton crew of Golden State Warriors. Carter, who entered the game averaging 3.7 points, scored a career-high 32 points, Justin Holiday added 22 and the Grizzlies beat the Warriors 132-117 Wednesday night in the regular-season finale featuring plenty of reserves for both teams. Carter, a second-round draft choice last summer, was 10 of 18 from the field and 8 of 12 from 3-point range.
Tags: News, Memphis, Carter, Grizzlies, Justin Holiday, Jevon Carter


Celtics to find out fate of Grizzlies pick on Friday

Celtics to find out fate of Grizzlies pick on Friday originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com The Celtics will have to wait until Friday to find out whether they get the Grizzlies' pick in this year's NBA draft. Boston owns the rights to Memphis' 2019 first-round pick, protected for selections 1 to 8. It would become a top-six protected pick in 2020, then an unprotected first-rounder in 2021 if it doesn't convey this year.
Tags: News, Boston, Nba, Memphis, Boston Celtics, Celtics, Grizzlies


GAME RECAP: Grizzlies 132, Warriors 117

Memphis pulls off the win over Golden State behind 32 points and four rebounds from Jevon Carter.
Tags: News, Basketball, Memphis, Grizzlies, Golden State


Carter scores 32, Grizzlies beat Warriors 132-117 in finale

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Jevon Carter scored a career-high 32 points, Justin Holiday added 22 and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Golden State Warriors 132-117 Wednesday night in the regular-season finale for both teams in a game featuring plenty of reserves. Kevin Durant led the Warriors with 21 points, while Klay Thompson finished with 19. […]
Tags: News, Sports, Memphis Grizzlies, Memphis, Golden State Warriors, Carter, Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson, Grizzlies, Tenn AP, Justin Holiday, Jevon Carter


Steph Curry injury: Warriors star 'good' after mild right foot sprain

Steph Curry injury: Warriors star 'good' after mild right foot sprain originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com Dub Nation held their breath on Tuesday night when Steph Curry rolled his right ankle. But a day later, Warriors coach Steve Kerr doesn't appear too worried about Curry's mild right foot sprain. "He's good," Kerr told reporters in Memphis before the game against the Grizzlies.
Tags: News, Memphis, Golden State Warriors, Warriors, Steph Curry, Kerr, Steve Kerr


Wade goes out a winner in Miami, Heat top 76ers 122-99

MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade scored 30 points in the tribute-filled final home game of his career, and the Miami Heat defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 122-99 on Tuesday night. Bam Adebayo scored 19, Justise Winslow scored 16 and Hassan Whiteside added 15 for the Heat, who were eliminated from playoff contention when Detroit beat Memphis […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Miami, Philadelphia, Detroit, Memphis, Miami Heat, Wade, Hassan Whiteside, Dwyane Wade, Justise Winslow, Bam Adebayo


Wade scores 30 in last game in Miami; Heat top 76ers 122-99

MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade scored 30 points in the tribute-filled final home game of his career, and the Miami Heat defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 122-99 on Tuesday night. Bam Adebayo scored 19, Justise Winslow scored 16 and Hassan Whiteside added 15 for the Heat, who were eliminated from playoff contention when Detroit beat Memphis […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Miami, Philadelphia, Detroit, Memphis, Miami Heat, Wade, Hassan Whiteside, Dwyane Wade, Justise Winslow, Bam Adebayo


Whicker: Running an NBA team is no Magic trick

This wasn’t a basketball season. It was a Netflix series. And maybe it shouldn’t end just because the playoffs are starting and the Lakers aren’t in them. A couple more episodes and LeBron James might consider running for President. Alex Caruso could demand to be traded. Anthony Davis could become the national spokesman in the fight against load management. Until then, Magic Johnson has decided to curtail his two-year run as President of the Lakers. He sounded like he didn’t want to make the tou...
Tags: Supreme Court, Kentucky, Sports, Phoenix Suns, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Sport, Netflix, West, Soccer, Brooklyn, Nba, New Orleans, Magic, Ncaa, Lebron James


Settlement talks fail in soybean seed lawsuit in Tennessee

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Lawyers have failed to reach a settlement in a federal lawsuit claiming a soybean seed company purposely sold faulty seeds to black farmers in Mississippi. A court filing by attorneys for Stine Seed Co. says mediation talks did not lead to an agreement to settle the suit. U.S. District Judge John […]
Tags: Business, News, Mississippi, Nation, Tennessee, John, Memphis, Tenn AP, Stine Seed Co


How can Celtics avoid Grizzlies draft pick? Fate may rest in final games

The Boston Celtics' seeding in the 2019 NBA playoffs is secured. The Celtics own the rights to Memphis' 2019 first-round pick, protected for selections 1 to 8. Considering the Grizzlies should be very bad for at least the next two seasons, the C's probably don't want their pick this year, a sentiment The Boston Globe's Adam Himmelsbach confirmed late Sunday night.
Tags: News, Memphis Grizzlies, Nba, Memphis, Boston Celtics, Boston Globe, Celtics, Grizzlies, Adam Himmelsbach


GAME RECAP: Mavericks 129, Grizzlies 127

Delon Wright records a triple-double but Memphis comes up short against the Mavericks in overtime lead by Trey Burke's 24 points off the bench.
Tags: News, Memphis, Mavericks, Trey Burke, Delon Wright


Mejri, Burke lead Mavericks past Grizzlies 129-127 in OT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Trey Burke scored the most points for the Dallas Mavericks, but Salah Mejri’s were the most important. Mejri made the final basket of regulation and scored the first seven points in overtime en route to a career-high 19 as the Dallas Mavericks defeated the Memphis Grizzlies 129-127 on Sunday night. He […]
Tags: News, Sports, Dallas Mavericks, Memphis Grizzlies, Memphis, Mavericks, Grizzlies, Tenn AP, Trey Burke, Salah Mejri, Mejri, Mejri Burke


Cardinals send struggling pitcher Alex Reyes to Triple-A

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals have sent struggling pitcher Alex Reyes to Triple-A Memphis. The Cardinals made the move before Sunday’s game against San Diego. Reyes had Tommy John surgery in February 2017 and suffered a torn lat strain on May 30, 2018. The 24-year-old righty pitched just once in the majors […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Alex Reyes, Memphis, St Louis Cardinals, Cardinals, Tommy John, Triple A. ST LOUIS, San Diego Reyes


Cards send struggling prospect Reyes to Triple-A

Cardinals prospect Alex Reyes, who is 0-1 with a 15.00 ERA as a setup man for the team this season, was sent to Triple-A Memphis on Sunday.
Tags: Alex Reyes, Baseball, Memphis, Reyes, Triple A. Cardinals


Memphis Depay to Liverpool, Sadio Mane to Real Madrid

Sadio Mane to Real Madrid The Mirror on Sunday float a couple of questionable transfer rumours this weekend. The starting point is the claim that Sadio Mane could leave Anfield to join Real Madrid. Mane to Real Madrid rumours aren’t new. The Spanish press have been pushing this narrative in the wake of Zinedine Zidane’s return to Los Blancos. According to the common reports, Zidane has previously been interested in signing Mane. After a great year with the Reds scoring 17 Premier League goals, ...
Tags: Europe, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Real Madrid, Holland, Jose Mourinho, Anfield, Zinedine Zidane, Watford, Madrid, Memphis, Reds, Lyon, Memphis Depay


A library’s next chapter: digital skills with help from Google

Editor's note: It's National Library Week, and to recognize the impact of libraries of local communities, we'll hear from Robyn Jonston of the Memphis Public Libraries. To share how libraries have affected your life, use the #MyLibraryStory hashtag.Local libraries are essential community hubs and one of the few places that are free and open to anyone. An important part of a library’s mission is providing free access to information and opportunities, a goal we have in common with Google. Our Memp...
Tags: Google, Education, Wanda, Memphis, Diversity and Inclusion, Grow With Google, Robyn Jonston, Memphis Public Libraries, Google Our Memphis Public Libraries, Memphis Public Library, Wanda Gray


AAF goes under: Inside the sudden collapse of the Alliance of American Football

SAN DIEGO — Three weeks before the Alliance of American Football suspended operations against his wishes, confounding league officials and leaving stunned employees and players stranded and reeling, Charlie Ebersol stood on the sideline at SDCCU Stadium in a blue AAF windbreaker, reveling in the roar of the crowd. It had been Ebersol’s vision to start a spring football league, one that might complement the NFL instead of compete with it, and in a matter of a year, he’d built one, complete with e...
Tags: NFL, America, Sport, Soccer, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, San Diego, Chargers, Indianapolis Colts, National Football League, Birmingham, Usa Today, Donald Trump, Fleet, Memphis, NFLPA


Grizzlies sign Tyler Zeller for rest of year; waive Hannahs

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies have signed 7-footer Tyler Zeller for the rest of the season and waived guard Dusty Hannahs. Zeller has spent seven years in the NBA and played two games for the Atlanta Hawks this season. He has career averages of 6.9 points, 4.4 rebounds and 17.6 minutes. The 29-year-old […]
Tags: News, Sports, Memphis Grizzlies, Nba, Memphis, Atlanta Hawks, Grizzlies, Tenn AP, Tyler Zeller, Dusty Hannahs Zeller