Tennessee Sports News and Rumors
Russell Westbrook And Kevin Durant Are Awesomedeadspin.com 6 hours agoThis is a beautiful thing. In the first quarter of Grizzlies-Thunder, Russell Westbrook grabbed a rebound and, in the same motion, effortlessly flicked a pass three-quarters of the court that just so happened to land right in front of a streaking Kevin …Upvote Share TweetNHL.com 12 hours agoDefenseman Jaynen Rissling was acquired by the Nashville Predators on Saturday in a trade with the Washington Capitals. Washington receives Nashville’s seventh-round pick in the 2014 NHL Draft. Rissling, 20, completed his fifth season with t...Upvote Share TweetSuspended Memphis Grizzlies guard Nick Calathes is mounting a defense against a 20-game suspension handed down Friday for violation of the NBA's drug policy, citing it as unfair.Upvote Share Tweet
Westbrook heads into first round of playoffs healthynba.com Apr 18 (yesterday)The Oklahoma City Thunder hope dynamic point guard Russell Westbrook is the difference when they meet the Memphis Grizzlies in the playoffs.Upvote Share Tweet
8 Keys To Watch For In The NBA Playoffs This Weekenddimemag.com Apr 18 (yesterday)The NBA postseason is upon us and it should be a great one. The Western Conference has three can’t-miss first-round series, while the elite teams in the East look to get by some of the new faces in the playoffs. For teams like San Antonio, Miami, Oklaho…Upvote Share Tweet
The 5 Best Matchups To Watch In The NBA Playoffs This Weekenddimemag.com Apr 18 (yesterday)It’s that time of year again. After 2,460 games played in the 2013-14 season, 16 teams have earned their placement in the 2014 Playoffs. As Doc Rivers urges, “Now the real basketball starts.” While much attention has been focused on the first-round matc…Upvote Share Tweet
SI.com's 2014 NBA playoff predictionsCNNSI.com Apr 18 (yesterday)Who will be crowned 2014 NBA champion? Our NBA experts weigh in with their series-by-series playoff picks.Upvote Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Apr 18 (yesterday)Once again, I’m privileged enough to receive a ballot for the NHL’s annual individual player awards. It’s a huge honor for any hockey journalist and one I think deserves the respect of full transparency to the public. If we’re supposed to represent the …Upvote Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Apr 17 (2 days ago)Here’s an easy way for the NHL to make even more money: hold a post-season tournament for all non-playoff teams to determine the Stanley Cup of Hope. The inspiration for the idea comes from the Kontinental League, which started the Nadezhda Cup (a.k.a. …Upvote Share Tweet
Clifford, Joerger named coaches of the monthnba.com Apr 17 (2 days ago)The Charlotte Bobcats' Steve Clifford and the Memphis Grizzlies' Dave Joerger on Thursday were named the NBA Eastern and Western Conference Coaches of the Month, respectively, for games played in April.Upvote Share Tweet
Grizzlies' Miller an iron man this seasonnba.com Apr 17 (2 days ago)The Memphis Grizzlies hoped Mike Miller would be healthy once they got to the postseason.Upvote Share Tweet
NFL Nation: 4 Downs -- AFC SouthESPN.com Apr 17 (3 days ago)There was only a brief respite for the AFC South, when the Indianapolis Colts' death grip on the division released. In its 12 seasons of existence, the Colts have won this division eight times and missed the playoffs only once. The Titans won the AFC So…Upvote Share Tweet
Griz seize No. 7 slot from Mavs with OT winESPN.com Apr 16 (3 days ago)Mike Conley hit two free throws with 1.1 seconds left in overtime, and the Memphis Grizzlies grabbed the Western Conference's No. 7 seed away from Dallas by edging the Mavericks 106-105 on Wednesday night in the regular season finale.Upvote Share TweetIn a free-agent move that was entirely predictable from the moment Chris Johnson was cut, the former Tennessee Titans star running back agreed to a deal with the New York Jets. The Jets were one of the few teams in the NFL that was still pretty unsettle…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Apr 16 (4 days ago)The New York Jets made one of the splashiest moves of the offseason, signing former Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson to a two-year deal worth up to $9 million, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.Upvote Share Tweet
National Guard soldier returns from Afghanistan, surprises 8-year-old son on court at Suns game (Video)yahoo.com Apr 16 (4 days ago)The Phoenix Suns were eliminated from the playoffs on Monday night, but their 97-91 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies did still manage provide a heartwarming moment for one Arizona family. During stoppages in pay at home games at the U.S. Airways Center, th…Upvote Share Tweet
Dexter McCluster making positive early impression on Titansprofootballtalk.com Apr 16 (4 days ago)There’s no sign of buyer’s remorse about Dexter McCluster in Nashville. McCluster signed a three-year, $9 million deal with the team as a free agent and he’s getting positive reviews from his teammates early in the offseason program. Linebacker Shaun Ph…Upvote Share Tweet
SI Now: Playoff implications for NBA's season finaleCNNSI.com Apr 16 (4 days ago)Seven games have playoff implications tonight, including the Grizzlies-Mavs clash for the No. 7 seed.Upvote Share Tweet
Ryan Kennedy’s Lottery Mock Draftthehockeynews.com Apr 16 (4 days ago)Florida won the draft lottery last night, meaning the Panthers get the first crack at an interesting field with a lot of variation in it. A lot goes into a draft list and the final results are always thrown into chaos by trades and reaches. As the draft…Upvote Share Tweet
Ibaka's Big Block, Thunderous Throw DownApr 19
Westbrook Dime To Durant For SlamApr 19
Butler Still Has BounceApr 19Oklahoma City Thunder forward Caron Butler burst past the defender and finished with a soaring dunk.
Thunder Fight Off Grizzlies In Game 1Apr 19Highlight Of The Night: Despite surrendering a 22-point lead, the Thunder pulled away from the Grizzlies for a 100-86 win.
2014 NBA Playoffs: Warriors impress with opening winApr 19Warriors don't need Stephen Curry heroics to capture playoff opener
NBA salary cap projected to rise nearly $5 millionApr 19
Memphis Grizzlies' Nick Calathes mounting defense, calls suspension unfairApr 19Suspended Memphis Grizzlies guard Nick Calathes is mounting a defense against a 20-game suspension handed down Friday for violation of the NBA's drug policy, citing it as unfair.
Mike Woodson, coach of New York Knicks, won't have fate decided this weeke…Apr 18While it is widely believed that the New York Knicks have already made the decision to move on from coach Mike Woodson, sources tell ESPN The Magazine's Chris Broussard that nothing will be announced this weekend.