2020 ScheduleAll times ET

2020 Schedule
34-39, 3rd in Southwest

Spain and Fitz Hour 1: What is the Pac 12 thinking?

Tonight, on an important edition of Spain & Fitz, we talk about the incredible Hoopers Vote initiative with Grizzlies star Jaren Jackson, Jr. and his mother, WNBPA rep Terri Jackson. Also, more reaction from athletes to Breonna Taylor, some “most likely” scenarios and previews for NFL Week 3 and - exclusively to the podcast - what is the PAC 12 thinking?

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Grizzlies hire MIT women's coach as assistant

Sonia Raman, who spent the past 12 seasons as women's basketball coach at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has been hired by the NBA's Grizzlies as an assistant.

Ja wants the voter's name who didn't vote for him for ROY (0:24)
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55dTim Bontemps

Grizzlies' Morant wins NBA ROY honors; Zion 3rd

Grizzlies guard Ja Morant was a runaway winner of the NBA's Rookie of the Year award Wednesday, collecting 99 out of a possible 100 first-place votes to cruise to an easy victory.

Paul Sabin ESPN Analytics 

ESPN's draft model projects the RPM of each player's 4th season based on scout's rankings, adjusted college and international stats, and AAU stats. Top 14 for the 2020 draft:


The Hoop Collective: Playoffs Preview & Vlade's Exit

On the first day of the playoffs, Brian Windhorst, Kevin Pelton and Kevin Arnovitz discuss Portland's chances of upsetting the Lakers in the first round. The guys also preview the other matchups before reflecting on Vlade Divac's tenure in Sacramento.

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74dDave McMenamin

Morant played final 4 games with broken thumb

The Grizzlies rookie had a season-high 35 points Saturday in the team's season-ending loss to the Trail Blazers in the NBA's first play-in tournament. After the game, Morant said he played despite a broken right thumb.

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74dTim Bontemps

Grieving Nurkic carries Blazers to No. 8 seed

Jusuf Nurkic, who announced that his grandmother died from COVID-19 earlier in the day, had 22 points and 21 rebounds to lead Portland past Memphis in a play-in game to clinch the No. 8 seed in the Western Conference playoffs.

Blazers punch their ticket into NBA playoffs (1:53)
Morant's 35-point effort not enough as Grizzlies fail to make playoffs (1:54)
Morant skillfully taps ball out to Clarke for 3 (0:28)
Morant soars to the rim for the dunk (0:21)
Brooks beats shot clock with deep 3-pointer (0:20)
Anderson gets off-balanced and-1 to go (0:15)
Brooks' steal leads to Morant's layup (0:15)

Bubble Talk

With the 8th vs 9th seed play-in game(s) set, Ramona Shelburne and Kirk Morrison wondered if it will be the Portland Trail Blazers or the Memphis Grizzlies that will face the Lakers in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs. To talk more about this and other NBA hot topics was ESPN/The Undefeated's Marc Spears. Then, some talk on Mike Clevinger and Zach Plesac of the Cleveland Indians after they broke their team's curfew.

Team Stats

Points Per Game112.614th
Rebounds Per Game46.55th
Assists Per Game26.92nd
Points Allowed113.721st

Team History