It was a contest early on, but the OKC Thunder got hot in the second quarter and waltzed to a blow-out win over Memphis Wednesday night, 99-72. Go here for stats and a recap. Check Chris Herrington's Beyond the Arc for Grizzlies coverage and analysis.
The Memphis Grizzlies came back from a 10-point half-time deficit to beat the OKC Thunder 95-83 in FedExForum Friday. With the win, the Grizzlies tied their playoff series at three games apiece. Game seven will be in Oklahoma City on Sunday.
County commission attorney Leo Bearman accepts halt on creating a 25-member school board in return for Shelby County Schools’ stand-down on moves to enable new school districts; Judge Mays says this will expedite his ruling on merger case.
As John Branston points out in this week's cover story, the Memphis flood of 2011 may be the most family-friendly disaster in history. My family and I were downtown Sunday for a Mother's Day lunch, and the streets were packed. You'd have thought it was Sunset Symphony day or the Fourth of July. People were everywhere — the River Walk, Harbor Town, at the foot of Beale, and even in what is left of Tom Lee Park ...