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The Pick-and-Popcast is a Memphis Grizzlies podcast from The Commercial Appeal, hosted by Pick-and-Pop columnist Chris Herrington

The Pick-And-Popcast The Commercial Appeal

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The Pick-and-Popcast is a Memphis Grizzlies podcast from The Commercial Appeal, hosted by Pick-and-Pop columnist Chris Herrington

    Talking ownership changes and tanking with Washington Post's Tim Bontemps

    Talking ownership changes and tanking with Washington Post's Tim Bontemps

    Washington Post national NBA writer Tim Bontemps joins to discuss team controlling owner Robert Pera's decision to buy out minority owners Steve Kaplan and Daniel Straus, Memphis' status as an NBA small market, the prospect of league expansion, whether "tanking" is a problem, who the Grizzlies should target in this summer's NBA draft and more. 

    • 45 min
    Talking Grizzlies draft prospects, post-season expectations

    Talking Grizzlies draft prospects, post-season expectations

    The Pick-and-Popcast welcomes Anthony Sain, co-host of the local Outsiders Podcast, to discuss the Grizzlies "tank" season and which players have emerged as keepers, sort through the top draft prospects for the team this summer, and offer some music and food tips.

    Is Dillon Brooks starter-material? Is Luka Doncic too slow? Is lemon pepper overrated? Listen and find out.

    • 33 min
    Handicapping the post-all-star-break 'tank' race, second-guessing the Tyreke Evans decision

    Handicapping the post-all-star-break 'tank' race, second-guessing the Tyreke Evans decision

    Pick-and-Pop columnist Chris Herrington and guest Matt Hrdlicka ease out of the NBA's All-Star break and talk about where the Grizzlies stand as the reverse race for draft lottery odds picks up steam. Will the Grizzlies take the kind of "active measures" other teams seem willing to take?

    Chris and Matt also explore some of the subtle downsides in the team's decision not to trade Tyreke Evans and make some non-basketball recommendations. 

    • 36 min
    Post-trade-deadline podcast with Grind City Media's Chris Vernon

    Post-trade-deadline podcast with Grind City Media's Chris Vernon

    The Pick-and-Popcast welcomes Chris Vernon of Grind City Media and The Ringer to talk about the Grizzlies as we head into this weekend's All-Star Break. Topics include Chandler Parsons' surprise return, the decision not to trade Tyreke Evans, whether Evans will be back in Memphis next season, which young player has been most disappointing of late and more. 

    Chris and Chris also make some non-basketball recommendations at the end. 

    • 41 min
    Tyreke Evans trade predictions, young player projections, and more

    Tyreke Evans trade predictions, young player projections, and more

    The Pick-and-Popcast returns from a winter hiatus to welcome Locked on Grizzlies host Peter Edmiston and the Memphis Flyer's Kevin Lipe for a three-man gabfest on the Grizzlies' present and future.

    Peter, Kevin, and host Chris Herrington make some final predictions on the Grizzlies activity ahead of tomorrow's NBA trade deadline, discuss which of the team's young players are most likely to matter beyond this season, and more.

    • 40 min
    ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz discusses future of Griz after Fizdale firing

    ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz discusses future of Griz after Fizdale firing

    The Pick-and-Popcast welcomes ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz to talk about the Grizzlies' firing of head coach David Fizdale and what potential paths the team could take this season and beyond.

    • 40 min

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