Justin Timberlake Asks His Fans To Stop Bothering The Guy Who Called Him A Bandwagon Fan

photo by Justin Ford

Photo by Justin Ford

A little over 48 hours after their original Twitter exchange, Justin Timberlake tweeted a message to his followers asking them to stop sending hate tweets to the guy who called him a bandwagon fan of the Memphis Grizzlies:

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VIDEO: Toronto Raptors Pay Tribute To Memphis Grizzlies Player Vince Carter

During a timeout at the Memphis Grizzlies’ only road game in Toronto this season, the Raptors aired a tribute video to Vince Carter as part of the Canadian team’s 20th anniversary season celebration.

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Memphis Wins USA Today’s ‘Best NBA Destination’

Memphis is the “Best NBA Destination” according to the readers of USA Today.

Here is what the nation’s newspaper had to say about the Bluff City:

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View USA Today’s full list here: Memphis wins ‘Best NBA Destination’

Listen to November 2014’s “I Love Memphis” Podcast Bonus clip to hear a discussion on why Memphis deserved to win:

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Justin Timberlake Reacts To A Twitter User Calling Him A ‘Bandwagon’ Grizzlies Fan

Following the Memphis Grizzlies’ 119-93 win over the Houston Rockets, native Memphian and Grizz minority owner Justin Timberlake tweeted one simple word:

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A clueless Twitter user almost immediately accused Timberlake of jumping on the Grizzlies bandwagon.

Here is how JT reacted:

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VIDEO: Tony Allen Is Really Excited To Have Emojis On His Phone

Grizzlies guard Tony Allen spent part of his Sunday night trying to locate emojis on his Samsung phone. After going to Twitter for help, Allen found a way to access the collection of smiley faces and other small icons.

Watch how TA celebrated discovering emojis on his phone:

The dance my husband did when he realized he had emojis on his Galaxy phone. #Emoji

A video posted by Desi (@desirod42) on

Here is the Grindfather’s first tweet after learning he had emojis:

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Memphis Tiger Basketball Replays Are Returning To WKNO (UPDATED With Schedule)

According to Sports Files host Greg Gason, the tradition of replaying Memphis Tiger basketball games on WKNO Channel 10 will be back this season with 15 broadcasts:

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Gaston will be doing the play-by-play for the broadcasts.

UPDATE: Here is the full schedule of Tiger Basketball games to air on WKNO in the 2014-15 season

WKNO Schedule

 

 

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VIDEO: Grizzlies Fan Predicts A ‘Miracle’ Before Courtney Lee’s Buzzer Beater

For those of us who were not lucky enough to be inside the Grindhouse for Thursday night’s Grizzlies vs. Kings game (and for those who left early!), Memphis fan Christopher Eggleston captured the “miracale” ending and Grindhouse celebration that followed.

UPDATE:  Listen to ‘Miracle’ predictor/Grizzlies fan/YouTube star Chris Eggelston’s interview on MSL

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(H/T @KateeForbis)

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VIDEO: Grizzlies Fan Fakes Out Kobe Bryant

“Up high, down low…Kobe Byrant too slow.”

After breaking the NBA record for most missed shots in a career, Kobe missed a high five from a Grizzlies fan.

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The fan has been identified as Marty Sullivan and he is really proud of his hijinks:

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PHOTOS: Almost Everyone In Memphis Posted A Picture Of The Double Rainbow On BBQ Fest Thursday

Did you miss the double rainbow in Memphis on BBQ Fest Thursday?

Don’t worry, almost everyone in Memphis posted a picture of the rainbow event on social media.

Take a look at rainbow pictures from all over the Bluff City:

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Seven-Year-Old’s Grizzlies Poem Will Make You Believe

Braden Plunk is a seven-year-old Grizzlies fan in Mrs. Kayla Dearborn’s class at Shadow Oaks Elementary School.

During Mrs. Dearborn’s freestyle poetry assignment this week, the 2nd grader decided to rhyme about his favorite team.

Read Plunk’s poem ‘We Don’t Bluff’:

Grizzlies poem

 

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