Locked On Grizzlies - Daily Podcast O...

Shawn Coleman (Grizzly Bear Blues) & DaMichael Cole (CommercialAppeal.com) give you a daily look inside the Memphis Grizzlies and the NBA with Locked on Grizzlies. From the stat sheet all the way to the beat reporting on Ja Morant, Jaren Jackson Jr, Dillon Brooks, and more Shawn & DaMichael cover the entire spectrum of Grizzlies coverage. Part of the Locked on Podcast Network #nba #grizzlies

If Tyus Jones doesn't return, who should be the...
33 min
Memphis Says GoodBye to De"Anthony Melton as Ro...
Shawn Coleman discusses departure of De"Anthony Melton, and how his significant value will be missed but was expendable due to evolution of the Grizzlies roster. Plus, Tyus Jones has a market that is forming, but Memphis should remain confident with finding options to round out their backcourt depth this summer.
34 min
Grizzlies 2021 Draft: Jake Laravia, David Roddy...
Shawn Coleman recaps the Grizzlies 2022 NBA Draft. Shawn covers how the Grizzlies made their moves (were better options out there?), why they targeted Laravia, Roddy, and Chandler, and how the newest Grizzlies impact the rest of the offseason.
32 min
Are the Memphis Grizzlies and Golden State Warr...
35 min
Rumor Roundup 2.0: The Memphis Grizzlies are lo...
Shawn Coleman dives into the latest rumors from around the NBA. The Memphis Grizzlies are looking to move up the draft board, and have inquired about moving up into the teens or perhaps even moving up to number four. Is their logic in paying the price to move that high?
31 min
The Grizzlies must be Astute and Aggressive as ...
Shawn Coleman looks at why the Grizzlies should be astute in only making trades with their current roster if it involves upgrades. However, in the draft, the Grizzlies should remain aggressive as ever.
28 min
Ultimate NBA Mock Draft 2022: Picks 1-6 With Ra...
41 min
Examining the trade market for centers; Patrick...
30 min
Why the Charlotte Hornets could be a perfect tr...
31 min
Grizzlies Extend Taylor Jenkins Plus Value Play...
Shawn Coleman celebrates the Grizzlies extending Taylor Jenkins and how his impact is more critical than ever. Plus, what names could be value plays for the Grizzlies in the round and could it make players such as De"Anthony Melton available via trade.
30 min
The Growth of the Grizzlies Young Bigs is a Sum...
Shawn Coleman looks at the 2021-2022 campaigns for Killian Tillie, Xavier Tillman, and Santi Aldama. Plus, what will separate the pecking order between the 3 young bigs moving forward, and how might they impact the Grizzlies decisions during the 2022 draft.
32 min
Could the Grizzlies Go Big Once Again in the 20...
Damichael Cole and Shawn Coleman look at many options that could make sense if the Grizzlies decide to add to their front court in the 2022 NBA Draft
32 min
Five NBA Draft PG options for the Memphis Grizz...
34 min
NBA Draft wing options for the Memphis Grizzlies
34 min
Grizzlies Prospects Profile: Kennedy Chandler
Shawn Coleman looks at the offensive and defensive outlooks for Kennedy Chandler as a point guard prospect, plus how he could make sense as a Grizzlies target.
33 min
Rumor Roundup: Could the Grizzlies have interes...
Shawn Coleman and Damichael Cole look at a the chances that the Grizzlies could have interest in OG Anunoby or members of the Jazz if a fire sale happens. Plus, are the Grizzlies and Hornets logical as draft trade partners?
32 min
Draft Thoughts: Players to Target and Teams to ...
Shawn Coleman looks at few names the Grizzlies could look to trade up for and a team to talk with that could move back. Plus, Robert Horry's Interview from Locked on Today looking at the NBA Finals.
34 min
5 Grizzlies that will define the offseason
Shawn Coleman and Damichael Cole looks at 5 Grizzlies that will the define the offseason and perhaps the near term future for the Grizzlies.
37 min
Western Conference Playoff Takeaways, Brandon C...
28 min
Draft Thoughts Thursdays: High Upside (Jaden Ha...
Shawn Coleman looks at several names that could make sense for the Grizzlies when it comes to some sensible draft focuses, such as shooting upside, two-way wings, and immediate contributors.
31 min
Ja Morant named second-team All-NBA, big payday...
35 min
Why Ja Morant should be named to an All-NBA team
33 min
Jaren Jackson Jr's Special Season Proves he off...
Shawn Coleman recaps Jaren Jackson Jr.'s defensive impact this season, identifies areas for improvement on offense, and discusses how critical JJJ's consistency is to the Grizzlies title hopes.
31 min
Examining Jaren Jackson Jr.'s case for First-Te...
35 min
Draft Talk Thursdays: What the Grizzlies Draft ...
Shawn Coleman and Damichael Cole look at how the 2022 Draft Lottery makes the Southwest Division even tougher. Plus, they then look at how the Grizzlies could use their picks in many different ways to benefit Memphis in the present and future.
33 min
Why the next breakout Grizzlies player could be...
32 min
Desmond Bane's Historic Shooting Season, Good a...
Shawn Coleman looks at the historic postseason of Desmond Bane, the Grizzlies exceeding expectations from 3 while also struggling from inside the arc.
30 min
Bittersweet Game Six Gives Way To Exciting End ...
Shawn Coleman and Damichael Cole reflect on the Grizzlies season ending Game 6 loss but then breakdown an afternoon of awesome comments and content from the Grizzlies end of season media sessions.
32 min
Zach Kleiman Wins Exec Of The Year, Defend and ...
Shawn Coleman celebrates Zach Kleiman winning Executive of the Year, how Ja Morant is still making an impact in the Grizzlies series, and defense and passing the basketball are essential to extending the series from Game 6 to Game 7.
30 min
Memphis Grizzlies blowout Golden State Warriors...
30 min
With Ja Morant Likely Out for the Playoffs, Gri...
Damichael Cole and Shawn Coleman discuss Ja Morant likely being done for the year with a bone bruise in his knee. Plus, despite his struggles in Game 4, why everyone has reason to cheer for Dillon Brooks in Game 5 and why it is critical for the Grizzlies to get a hot start to get the win.
36 min
The Grizzlies fall apart late in Game 4 loss vs...
31 min
How the Fallout from Game 3 (including Ja's pot...
Shawn Coleman recaps a less than ideal Game 3, including the potential absence of Ja Morant in tonight's Game 4. Plus, the return of Dillon Brooks means the Grizzlies must focus on defense, gaining a possession edge, and rebounding in Game 4.
30 min
Desmond Bane and Steven Adams are Ready for Gam...
Shawn Coleman discusses Dillon Brooks Suspension and the return of Steven Adams and Desmond Bane as the Grizzlies arrive in the Bay to meet the Warriors.
32 min
With Gary Payton II out, Ja Morant has an offen...
32 min
Morant is Magnificent, Grizz Defense shines in ...
Shawn Coleman breaks down the Grizzlies Game 2 victory, including a crazy start, Ja's dominance, and the Grizzlies defense making life tough for the Warriors. Plus, Ja Morant continuing to show production for his age on the big stage, and how the Grizzlies still have plenty of room to grow and adjust to win this series.
29 min
Game 2 preview: Desmond Bane's injury status, a...
34 min
Ja and Jaren Are Incredible in Game 1 Loss
Shawn Coleman and Damichael Cole look at the historic performances of Ja Morant and and Jaren Jackson, but discuss why defensive lapses and the struggles of Desmond Bane led to a Game 1 loss. Plus, how De"Anthony Melton will play a huge part in this series.
31 min
Grizz Clinch Series Against Twolves, Now Adjust...
Shawn Coleman looks at how the Grizzlies advantages as a team made the difference against the Twolves, how adjustments on both ends of the court must be made against the Warriors, and how strong starts and performances from Jaren and Dillon are needed to win against the Warriors.
31 min
Des, Ja, and a Strong Start are the keys to Game 6
Shawn Coleman looks at how Des and Ja complementary styles are impacting this series, how are strong start is a must in Game 6, and how limiting 3s or KAT will be the key to a series win.
25 min
Brandon Clarke and Tyus Jones Continue to Be Gr...
Damichael Cole and Shawn Coleman look at the defensive adjustments that worked in Game 5, how the lineup could work out in Game 6, and why Brandon Clarke and Tyus Jones are making an impact on their present and future statuses in Memphis.
34 min
Ja Morant's game-winner leads Memphis Grizzlies...
33 min
Ja Morant Wins Most Improved Player, Jaren Jack...
Shawn Coleman and Damichael Cole celebrate Ja Morant winning the Most Improved Player Award, highlight why Jaren Jackson is the key to Game 5, and look at how the Grizzlies can limit Karl Anthony Towns on Tuesday.
30 min
It is the Right Time for the Grizzlies to Regro...
Damichael Cole and Shawn Coleman look at the Grizzlies struggles in Game 4, how adjustments need to made regarding Ja and the defense, and how the Timberwolves may have a tough choice to make in Game 5.
35 min
Grizzlies complete historic NBA playoffs comeba...
32 min
Defense and Depth Can be the Deciding Factors f...
Shawn Coleman looks at the growing imprint of the Grizzlies defense and depth in this series for Memphis, and how it allows Taylor Jenkins the ability to make needed adjustments. Plus, the early parts of the second and third quarters could make all the difference in Game 3.
28 min
Grizzlies earn Dominant Game 2 Victory Due to ...
Damichael Cole and Shawn Coleman highlight the keys to victory for the Grizzlies, including great performances from Xavier Tillman and Jaren Jackson Jr. Plus an entire team effort from 3, Steven Adams being the ultimate teammate, and the Grizzlies style of play making the difference when needed.
24 min
Game 2 Preview: Success Early and from Three is...
Shawn Coleman and Damichael Cole discuss Ja Morant's Social Media and press session comments before Game 2 and how the Grizzlies must start off strong and convert looks from deep to even the series.
36 min
Game 1 Review, Areas to Improve, Ja and Jenkins...
Damichael Cole and Shawn Coleman recap the Grizzlies struggles in Game 1 and where the biggest changes need to occur, including Steven Adams utilization. Plus, while Ja Morant and Taylor Jenkins certainly deserve to be awards finalists, were JJJ and Desmond Bane snubbed?
39 min
Playoffs Have Arrived! Game 1 Preview
Shawn Coleman looks at the exciting start the to the NBA playoffs for the Grizzlies, a few stat thresholds the Grizzlies frequently meet that leads to wins, and what Memphis must do in Game 1.
32 min
Locked on Grizz/Locked on TWolves Playoff Serie...
Ben Beecken of Locked on Twolves and Damichael Cole and Shawn Coleman of Locked on Grizzlies preview the playoff matchup between the Grizz and Twolves. The regular season certainly showed the Twolves are a tough challenge for the Grizzlies, but Ja Morant being himself and the Grizzlies improving their ability from 3 will be key factors to watch in the series.
41 min
Looking at the Ja Morant vs. Patrick Beverley m...
33 min
Grizzlies vs. Twolves is Set! Plus, the Grizzli...
Shawn Coleman and DaMichael Cole react to a great night of play-in tournament action, react to the rankings of Grizzlies in the ESPN Top 25 under 25, and give initial reaction to the Twolves-Grizzlies first round series.
36 min
Fun Moments, Turning Points of Season Plus Clip...
Damichael Cole and Shawn Coleman recap the fun moments and turning points of the Grizzlies season and look at who the Grizzlies would prefer in the first round between the Twolves and Clippers.
40 min
The Grizzlies Complete the Best Season in Franc...
Shawn Coleman looks at the Grizzlies season as a whole, big focuses heading to the playoffs, and how a few Grizzlies stack up for season awards.
31 min
The Memphis Grizzlies Sit atop the NBA's Deepes...
Shawn Coleman looks at the takeaways from the Grizzlies loss to the Nuggets, how every team in the Southwest Division is trending in the right direction, and why the Grizzlies should be motivated to get a win against the Pelicans.
27 min
Memphis Grizzlies getting another national TV g...
31 min
Jaren Jackson Makes History and his DPOY resume...
Shawn Coleman and Damichael Cole discuss the Grizzlies loss to the Jazz that offers more positive than negative takeaways, how Jaren's historic night validates is DPOY resume, and look at how losing the Lakers pick could impact the offseason.
30 min
Ja Injury Update, COTY Thoughts, Franchise Wins...
Shawn Coleman and Damichael dive into many topics, including the latest on Ja Morant's return, the Grizzlies chasing the franchise wins record and how it supports Taylor Jenkins as COTY, plus previewing the game against the Jazz.
30 min
The Most Impressive Win This Year? Plus, Busy L...
Shawn Coleman and Damichael Cole recap the impressive performance against the Suns and what the Grizzlies need to do to close out the season strong.
34 min
Grizz Top "Future of Franchises" List, Preferre...
Shawn Coleman and Damichael Cole look at the Grizzlies near term future arguably being the best in the NBA, who they prefer to face in the playoffs, and many Grizzlies will be out vs. the Suns.
38 min
The Grizzlies are Southwest Division Champions
Shawn Coleman and DaMichael Cole celebrate the Grizzlies winning the Southwest Division Title for the first Time in Franchise History, validate this team as the best in franchise history, and discuss what the Grizzlies can gain from the rest of the season.
31 min
Memphis Grizzlies are closer to clinching the N...
32 min
Grizzlies Likely Secure Second Spot in West plu...
Shawn Coleman looks at how the Grizzlies depth continues to secure meaningful wins that could set them apart in the playoffs. Plus, while the Grizzlies still have a chance to help themselves out, the potential of getting the Lakers pick in the 2022 draft is far less than it once was.
31 min
Melton Magic, Prosperity Through Playmaking, an...
Shawn Coleman and Damichael Cole recap an amazing performance against the Bucks and the hot shooting of De'Anthony Melton, how the Grizzlies are improving when it comes to playmaking, and preview an important game against the Warriors.
34 min
Grizzlies Keep Making History, Plus Ja Morant's...
Shawn Coleman and Damichael Cole dive in Ja Morant's injury update, discuss the history making performance of the Grizzlies and Desmond Bane, and preview the clash against the Bucks on Saturday.
37 min
Memphis Grizzlies beat down Nets on ESPN withou...
30 min
ESPN Day Has Arrived For The Grizzlies
Damichael Cole and Shawn Coleman discuss the latest with Ja Morant's injury, as he will miss yet another game. However, it should still be a special night for several Grizzlies to show their worth against KD and Kyrie.
43 min
The Grizzlies Are Defined by Far More than Ja M...
Shawn Coleman explains why the Grizzlies record without Ja Morant is certainly more of a positive than any sort of negative, how the Grizzlies hot starts are a trademark of the team's strengths, and why Jaren Jackson must continue being featured to close games.
34 min
No Ja No Problem! Grizzlies Blowout the Rockets...
Shawn Coleman and DaMichael Cole discuss the Grizzlies dominant victory over the Rockets, Stephen A Smith's comments on Ja Morant from Damichael's Monday article, and how consistency and activity from Desmond Bane and Jaren Jackson Jr. remains crucial for the Grizzlies.
29 min
A Fantastic Friday Featuring Ja vs. Trae
Shawn Coleman and Damichael Cole discuss how injuries are playing a big role in the Western Conference Playoff picture. Plus, how Trae and Ja impact their teams in different ways and what the Grizzlies must do to earn a victory in Atlanta tonight.
40 min
The Memphis Grizzlies getting a historic All-Ac...
29 min
The Grizzlies Display Dominance Against The Pacers
Shawn Coleman and Damichael Cole discuss the Grizzlies dominant performance against the Pacers, highlighting the excellent play of Desmond Bane and Tyus Jones.
34 min
Balance Correlates to Winning for the Grizzlies...
Shawn Coleman looks at how different forms of balance, from ball movement to the shooting of Jaren Jackson Jr., leads to wins for the Grizzlies. Plus, even without Ja Morant, the Grizzlies have to take advantages of some good chances to win on their current road trip.
25 min
Dillon Brooks Is Back! Plus, Second Chance Scor...
Shawn Coleman and Damichael Cole look at the return of Dillon Brooks, a great offensive team performance, how Ziaire makes the bench even better, and the Grizzlies dominance through second chance points goes beyond Steven Adams.
35 min
Memphis Grizzlies preview vs. New York Knicks
29 min
Memphis Grizzlies getting Dillon Brooks back so...
30 min
Memphis Grizzlies offense sets franchise record...
30 min
Memphis Grizzlies can create cushion between Go...
29 min
Memphis Grizzlies upset by NBA-worst Houston Ro...
31 min
Competence and Continuity are Present and Futur...
Shawn Coleman highlights how competence and continuity overcome concerns and criticisms for Ja Morant and the Grizzlies. Plus, the Grizzlies must pay smart offensively to overcome Boston.
29 min
The Single Best Player Performance in Grizzlies...
Shawn Coleman welcomes DaMichael Cole of the Commercial Appeal to discuss Ja Morant's historic night and the Grizzlies approach heading into March.
38 min
Needed Adjustments prove the Grizzlies are Cont...
Shawn Coleman highlights an impressive bounce back victory on Saturday night. From Ja Morant's 46 points to Steven Adams dominance on the boards to making free throws and great individual efforts, the Grizzlies showed they can make the right adjustments to win big games. Plus, how the Grizzlies can set the tone early against the Spurs tonight on Beale.
30 min
Fluke or Fatal Flaw? How Concerning is the Loss...
Shawn Coleman breaks down the Grizzlies loss to the Twolves, and how some aspects of the game are one-time occurrences while others could be long term concerns. Plus, another impressive performance from Ziaire Williams, the Grizzlies have to find success from the line, and another tough road matchup awaits the Grizz in Chicago.
29 min
The Importance of Always Improving! Plus, Jaren...
Shawn Coleman dives into how areas of improvement for the Grizzlies will only gain importance as the season progresses. Plus, why Jaren Jackson Jr. remains the key to the season, and how the Grizzlies can survive a tough matchup against the Timberwolves.
30 min
May the Odds Forever Be in the Grizzlies Favor
Shawn Coleman looks at several season odds from BetOnline.NET. The Grizzlies chances at an NBA Title, plus Ja, Desmond, JJJ, and Taylor Jenkins opportunity to take home individual season awards are all have realistic chances of happening to make this season truly special.
31 min
Top of the West Locked on NBA Roundtable
Shawn Coleman takes part in a roundtable discussion in regards to the Grizzlies, Warriors, Suns, and Jazz when it comes to the Top of the Western Conference.
43 min
Memories and Moments Made for Ja, Bane, and Mem...
Shawn Coleman looks back on a memorable weekend for Ja Morant, Desmond Bane, and the Memphis Grizzlies. Plus, how the duo's production becomes more important than ever. Also, how big of an impact is Chris Paul's injury on the rest of the Western Conference?
30 min
Ja Morant: NBA All-Star
Shawn Coleman looks at a special and significant moment for Ja Morant in his first All-Star Game.
19 min
Desmond Bane, Top 10 Shooter in the NBA, Takes ...
Shawn Coleman sets the stages for Desmond Bane taking center stage this weekend. Bane has emerged has a clear Top 10 shooter in the league this season, and deserves the spotlight in the Rising Stars challenge and Three Point Competition. But beyond why he deserves to be there, Shawn looks at how Bane can truly shine in the spotlight this weekend.
33 min
Ja Morant and Desmond Bane Make History! Plus, ...
Shawn Coleman highlights an impressive game from Ja Morant and Desmond Bane despite the loss to the Trail Blazers. Plus, the Memphis Grizzlies are setting new standards for themselves while Brandon Clarke is validating the best version of himself to date.
28 min
Career Night for Tyus Jones! Plus, Ball Movemen...
Shawn Coleman breaks down a career night for Tyus Jones in a big victory over the Pelicans, looks at ball movement and three point defense as improving areas that are fueling Memphis's success, and attempting to silent the combo of Simons and Hart of the TrailBlazers.
28 min
Retracing the Steps in the Unique Rivalry Betwe...
Shawn Coleman retraces the steps of how the Grizzlies and Pelicans have both arrived in their current positions as franchises. Despite many big moves from the Pelicans, the Grizzlies have certainly been more successful in building a sustainable winner. However, on the court, the Pelicans have had plenty of success against Memphis. How can the Grizzlies prevent that from happening again tonight in the Big Easy?
33 min
Quality over Quantity! The Quiet But Significan...
Shawn Coleman looks at the fun win over the Hornets from the weekend then dives into the value of Steven Adams and Kyle Anderson shines even without offensive preference.
30 min
No Deals?....GREAT!!! How Trade Deadline Decisi...
Shawn Coleman details the reasons behind the Grizzlies lack of deadline activity, but why it will be beneficial in the present and future. Plus, how the Grizzlies offensive successes now will continue to benefit them as the playoffs approach.
31 min
Trade or no Trade, The Vibes win remain Incredi...
Shawn Coleman welcomes Parker Fleming to discuss many different perspectives as to why the Grizzlies should or should not make a trade and who are some potential targets. Plus, why if no trades are made, the Grizzlies still have additions to look forward too in the form of Dillon Brooks and improved three point shooting.
40 min
Grizzlies Earn Dominant Win Over the Clippers! ...
Shawn Coleman recaps the Grizzlies dominant victory over the Los Angeles Clippers, and then takes a look at some "What Now?" trade targets, including Kyle Kuzma and Harrison Barnes. How could changes in their respective teams situations impact their trade value?
31 min
Create, Pass, Score! The Grizzlies are showing ...
Shawn Coleman looks at the at how the Grizzlies need to make needed improvements when it comes to various forms of offensive balance, and how they are achieving that in February. Plus, preview of the game against the Clippers.
28 min
Early 2022 Draft Thoughts and Targets for Grizz...
Shawn Coleman welcomes Richard Stayman back to the show to discuss the development of many Grizzlies picks in the recent past and who could make sense for the Grizzlies to target in the 2022 NBA Draft.
38 min
Shawn Coleman breaks down why Jaren Jackson Jr. is the best replacement for Draymond Green in the 2022 NBA All-star game. Plus, how league trade news impacts the Grizzlies and previewing the game against Orlando.
29 min