NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Pelicans moved to address their woeful 3-point shooting this past season, adding No. 17 overall NBA draft choice Trey Murphy III to their 2021 rookie class on Thursday night. Memphis formally made the selection of the Virginia swing player for New Orleans as part of a previously agreed upon multi-player and multi-pick trade that cannot become official until Aug. 6 under NBA rules.
Memphis now knows what it is like to play for Barcelona. And Memphis also knows what it is like to score for Barcelona. After his goal in the win over Girona, the Dutchman gave his thoughts. On his debut, the striker made it clear how happy he was after coming on in the 42nd minute of Rey Minaj: "I'm happy to be able to play my first minutes.
Memphis Depay was presented as a Barcelona player at the Camp Nou on Thursday evening. The Dutchman has joined the club on a free transfer after his contract with Lyon expired this summer. One of the most daunting tasks a new Barcelona player has to face is the skill routine in front of the media.
Memphis Depay was officially presented on 22nd July as a Barcelona player. He revealed that he was looking forward to arriving at the club and being able to play in a stadium full of fans. "It's an honour to be here. It's a dream come true since I was a child," Memphis said.
This year marks the festival's ninth year bringing live music to the town. It’s been a long wait but live music is back with a bang this September. Prestwick’s hottest live music event Prestfest is back for a three-day extravaganza over the weekend of Friday, September 3.
Abe was in the second-half starting line-up, playing the first 45 minutes in the Cules' first preseason clash - check it out here! Before the match, Koeman prepared a much changed squad which was without new signing Memphis Depay. His side got off to a slow start, going in 0-0 at the break, after which point Abe and many others came in a massive half-time change.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - A man is in critical condition after he was hit by a vehicle in Memphis Tuesday evening. The accident happened at I-40 and Whitten. Video: Memphis police officer in critical condition after dragged by vehicle (WMC Action News 5 Memphis)
Two adults were shot and critically injured Tuesday afternoon in southeast Memphis. According to the Memphis Police Department, the shooting happened just after 5:30pm at 2487 W. Hillview Drive. The adults were taken to Regional One hospital. Police did not elaborate on the circumstances of the shooting or what led up to it.
The NBA announced Tuesday night that center Makur Maker has withdrawn from next month's NBA draft. Maker, the cousin of NBA player Thon Maker, made waves last year when he became the highest-ranked basketball recruit to commit to an HBCU. The consensus five-star prospect chose Howard over other offers from the likes of Kentucky, Memphis and UCLA.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Doctors said the Mid-South is experiencing a fourth wave of COVID-19 cases, but this time, there’s a way to get above water. Health leaders continue to promote vaccines as your best protection against the virus. Now, they’re encouraging parents of school-aged children more than ever to get their kids vaccinated.
© Provided by WHBQ Memphis Watch: Hotel project recommended for old MPD station, according to city documents The old Memphis police precinct on Union Avenue is set to become a new development with a new hotel. Developers are preparing to turn the space into an anchor hotel, retail space and apartments.
It’s been years in the making, but final approval was given for a multi-million dollar facelift for Tom Lee Park. Tuesday, the Army Corps of Engineers signed off on the project with a 408 permit, which gave an immediate OK for renovations and improvements to the park on the banks of the Mississippi River just west of downtown Memphis.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Drivers will begin to see a large presence of law enforcement patrols on the roads and interstates. The Memphis Police Department, Shelby County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) and Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) have joined forces to enhance the Slow Down Memphis campaign.
It’s time to bring back masks in public places. That’s what the Shelby County Health Director nominee said on Good Morning Memphis Tuesday when asked about masking. “In my opinion it is,” Dr. Michelle Taylor said. “But what I will tell you is that the statistics don’t lie.
Shelby County Schools announced Tuesday evening it is updating its safety protocols. Superintendent Ray shared his updated COVID-19 protocols for the 2021-22 school year at Tuesday’s Board Work Session. Ray said the District is maintaining several health protocols while enhancing safety measures. He said the District is mindful of the rising cases and the spread of the Delta variant.
NEWS RELEASE FROM GRACELAND LIVE: Elvis Costello and The Imposters Performing Live in Memphis at The Soundstage at Graceland on October 13 Elvis Costello will return to the Soundstage at Graceland for the first time since his successful 2019 performance. Award-winning star Elvis Costello and The Imposters have been added to Graceland Live’s diverse and rapidly growing lineup.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Memphis Youth Arts Initiative is getting ready for a battle against Atlanta Drum Academy in Indianapolis at a competition being hosted by Drum Corps International. “Atlanta is good, but we’re better,” said Cory Travis, the founder and executive director of Memphis Youth Arts Initiative.
A Mid-South mother wants answers after she says her infant son was found unresponsive at a Bartlett daycare and later died at the hospital. Leslie Reeves told FOX13 her son, Colt Adkins, was found unresponsive at Ivy League Learning Center in Bartlett Wednesday. “I trusted them to take care of my baby boy, and they failed me,” she said.
Kids learned about the value of volunteering by helping out at the Humane Society of Memphis and Shelby County. Little Helpers of Memphis holds monthly service projects for kids and for July, they sat down at the shelter and read books to the animals. “We want the children to know they are valued in our community.