Brandon Clarke

3 unique ways Brandon Clarke is uplifting the Memphis Grizzlies

Since relocating to Memphis in 2001, the Memphis Grizzlies franchise is most well-known for its ‘Grit and Grind’ era in the 2010s. The no-nonsense group, led by the hard-nosed duo of Tony Allen and Zach Randolph, welcomed opponents to ‘The Grindhouse,’ imposing their will with the NBA’s version of a ground and pound style of game. This era netted the organization seven straight playoff appearances between 2010-2017, by far the most successful stretch in franchise history.
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Grizzlies' Brandon Clarke: Fades from view in blowout loss

Clarke accumulated four points (1-4 FG, 2-2 FT), two rebounds and one steal across 17 minutes during Saturday's 142-112 loss to Golden State. Clarke posted his worst playoff stat line in the loss, and it marked his worst performance since early April. It was widely thought that Clarke would play a more significant role amid Dillon Brooks' (suspension) absence, but he only played 17 minutes and sank only one shot during blowout.

Brandon Clarke: Dillon Brooks fouled Gary Payton II 'way too hard'

Dillon Brooks was suspended for his hard foul on Gary Payton II in Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals, sparking debate over. whether the punishment was too harsh. At least one of Brooks’ Memphis Grizzlies teammates seems to think the suspension might just be justified. Grizzlies forward Brandon...

Brandon Clarke criticizes Draymond for flagrant foul, Green responds

Draymond Green was ejected for a questionable flagrant 2 foul on Sunday afternoon, in the first half of Game 1 of the Warriors’ 117-116 in over the Memphis Grizzlies. The Warriors were stunned, and Green, who promptly recorded a postgame podcast, said he was surprised it was considered a flagrant at all, but would have understood if it was a flagrant 1. He, and other NBA players, like Trae Young and Damian Lillard, said it wouldn’t have been called if it wasn’t Green.
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Warriors vs. Grizzlies: Draymond Green ejected from Game 1 after committing Flagrant 2 foul on Brandon Clarke

Draymond Green has a track record of getting banned from playoff games at the worst possible times. His infamous Game 5 suspension during the 2016 NBA Finals helped launch Cleveland's legendary comeback from a 3-1 deficit to win the championship. In the latest incident, Green was ejected from the Golden State Warriors' Game 1 win over the Memphis Grizzlies.

Draymond Green ejected after dragging Brandon Clarke to floor by jersey

Not for the first time, Draymond Green has gotten himself into hot water in the playoffs. Green was ejected from Game 1 of the Warriors-Grizzlies series after dragging Brandon Clarke to the floor by his jersey as Clarke went up to the basket. The ejection appeared to stun the Warriors bench, which assumed Green would get a Flagrant 1. According to The Athletic’s Anthony Slater, Stephen Curry told referees: “That’s f——g crazy,” after they ejected Green. Green’s reaction was to run around the FedEx Forum court, asking fans to bring it on before he went up the tunnel. That was the capper to a first...

Brandon Clarke took swipe at Draymond Green over flagrant foul

Draymond Green is who we thought he was … at least as far as Brandon Clarke is concerned. The Memphis Grizzlies big man Clarke was on the receiving end of a flagrant foul from Green during Sunday’s Game 1 against the Golden State Warriors. Clarke was going up for a layup when Green smacked him across the face with a right hand and pulled Clarke down by the jersey with a left hand (video here). Green was ultimately assessed a Flagrant 2 and ejected.

Grizzlies PF Brandon Clarke on Draymond Green's flagrant foul: 'It's something he's done in the past'

Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green is no stranger to flagrant foul calls, ejections and controversy. The four-time All-Star was again in the spotlight for a contentious play during the Dubs' Game 1 win over the Memphis Grizzlies in the Western Conference semifinals on Sunday, after he was assessed a flagrant 2 foul for a takedown of Grizzlies power forward Brandon Clarke.