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MICHAEL WALLACE

GRIND CITY MEDIA SR. EDITOR, CONTRIBUTOR AND ANALYST

Michael Wallace enters his first season as senior editor and contributor for Grind City Media, where he provides columns, commentary and news reporting, and also serves as a broadcast analyst on the Grizzlies LIVE! pregame and postgame shows. In addition, Wallace is a rotating member of the Grizzlies’ radio broadcast team alongside Eric Hasseltine, Elliot Perry and Hank McDowell for home and road games.

Prior to joining the Grizzlies, Wallace spent six years as an NBA reporter with ESPN and contributed to ESPN.com’s ‘Heat Index,’ a groundbreaking digital media site that chronicled LeBron James’ four seasons with the Miami Heat, which featured four consecutive trips to the NBA Finals and two championships. Wallace was also a regular co-host on ESPN Radio’s national weekend show lineup and a daily co-host on ESPN’s radio af liate in Miami.

An award-winning newspaper journalist recognized the past two decades by APSE, NABJ and the NAACP, Wallace’s reporting on sports, politics, crime and education has appeared in the Miami Herald, Washington Post, San Antonio Express-News, Birmingham News, Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger, Tallahassee Democrat and The (Shreveport) Times. Wallace is also active in community programs, including the Police Athletic League, faith-based prison ministry outreach and Duffels4Kids to bene t foster/adoptive children.

Wallace received his bachelor’s degree from Grambling State University and is pursuing a master’s degree in new media communications. He lives in Memphis with his wife and children.

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Chris Vernon Show - 2.15.18 pt. 2

Chris Vernon and Mike Wallace guess how many wins the Grizzlies will have at the end of the season.

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Chris Vernon Show - 2.15.18 pt. 2

Chris Vernon and Mike Wallace guess how many wins the Grizzlies will have at the end of the season.
Feb 15, 2018  |  02:13

MEMvOKC: MikeCheck Minute 2.14.18

MikeCheck Minute previews tonight's matchup against the Oklahoma City Thunder at FedExForum.
Feb 14, 2018  |  01:32

MEM@IND: Grind City Rewind 1.31.18

Michael Wallace and Eric Hasseltine breaks down the loss to the Pacers in Indianapolis.
Jan 31, 2018  |  03:55

MEMvPHX: Grind City Rewind 1.29.18

Grind City Media recaps the action from the Grizzlies' win over the Suns.
Jan 29, 2018  |  03:17

MEMvPHX: MikeCheck Minute 1.29.18

MikeCheck Minute previews tonight's matchup against the the Phoenix Suns at FedExForum.
Jan 29, 2018  |  01:06

MEMvLAC: Grind City Rewind 1.26.18

Grind City Media discusses the state of the team after the loss at home to the Clippers.
Jan 26, 2018  |  03:43

MEMvLAC: MikeCheck Minute 1.26.18

MikeCheck Minute previews tonight's matchup against the LA Clippers at FedExForum.
Jan 26, 2018  |  01:38

Grind City Media All-Star Draft

Michael Wallace and Lang Whitaker hold a mock draft for the 2018 All-Star game.
Jan 24, 2018  |  10:50

MEMvSAS: Game Day Live 1.24.18

Grind City Media's Michael Wallace and Lang Whitaker as they discuss everything you need to know before heading to FedExForum.
Jan 24, 2018  |  16:43

MEMvPHI: MikeCheck Minute 1.22.18

MikeCheck minute previews tonight's matchup against the 76ers and breaks down the injury report heading into the Grizzlies four-game home stand.
Jan 22, 2018  |  01:44

MEMvSAC: MikeCheck Minute 1.19.18

MikeCheck Minute previews tonight’s matchup against the Sacramento Kings and Zach Randolph in his first return back to FedExForum.
Jan 19, 2018  |  01:38

MEMvLAL: Grind City Rewind 1.15.18

Grind City Media reacts to the Grizzlies' win over the Lakers.
Jan 15, 2018  |  03:49

MEM@DEN: MikeCheck Minute 1.12.18

Grind City Media's Michael Wallace previews tonight's road matchup against the Denver Nuggets.
Jan 12, 2018  |  01:37

MEMvNOP: Grind City Rewind 1.10.18

Grind City Media breaks down the exciting victory over the Pelicans at FedExForum.
Jan 10, 2018  |  03:22

MEMvNOP: MikeCheck Minute 1.10.18

MikeCheck Minute previews tonight's matchup against the New Orleans Pelicans at FedExForum.
Jan 10, 2018  |  01:32

MEMvWAS: Grind City Rewind 1.5.18

Grind City Media discusses the state of the team after the loss at home to the Wizards.
Jan 6, 2018  |  03:25

Chris Vernon Show - 1.5.18

Chris Vernon and Mike Wallace discuss if the Grizzlies should cut ties with Chandler Parsons after the season...
Jan 5, 2018  |  02:44

MEMvWAS: MikeCheck Minute 1.5.18

MikeCheck Minute previews tonight's matchup against the Washington Wizards at FedExForum.
Jan 5, 2018  |  01:34

MEM@LAC: Grind City Rewind 1.02.18

Michael Wallace & Alexis Morgan break down the match against the Clippers.
Jan 3, 2018  |  02:39

MEM@LAC: Pregame update

Michael Wallace & Grizzlies coach J.B. Bickerstaff give us a pregame update going into the matchup in L.A.
Jan 2, 2018  |  02:33

MEM@SAC: Grind City Rewind 12.31.17

Grind City Media breaks down the exciting victory over the Sacramento Kings.
Jan 1, 2018  |  02:28

MEM@GSW: Grind City Rewind 12.30.17

Grind City Media breaks down the Grizzlies loss to the Warriors Saturday night in Oakland and look ahead to the New Years Eve matchup against the Kings.
Dec 31, 2017  |  03:11

MEM@LAL: Grind City Rewind 12.27.17

Grind City Media's Michael Wallace is joined by Elliot Perry to discuss the Grizzlies win over the Lakers on the road.
Dec 28, 2017  |  03:39

MEMvLAL: MikeCheck Minute 12.27.17

Michael Wallace examines the Grizzlies loss to the Suns and the adjustments needed to match up with the Lakers.
Dec 27, 2017  |  01:16

GCF Round table: Coaching changes

Grind City Media discusses the latest SEC coaching changes.
Dec 22, 2017  |  10:39

GCF Round table: Bowl pick 'em

Grind City Media previews the 2017-18 College Football Playoffs and upcoming bowl games, including the Liberty Bowl coming to a city near you.
Dec 21, 2017  |  22:37

MEM@GSW: MikeCheck Minute 12.20.17

MikeCheck Minute previews the Grizzlies extensive stretch of upcoming road games beginning with the defending champion Golden State Warriors tonight in Oakland
Dec 20, 2017  |  01:46

MEMvATL: MikeCheck Minute 12.15.17

MikeCheck Minute speaks on the much needed break through for the Grizzlies heading into a back to back against two Eastern Conference opponents this weekend.
Dec 15, 2017  |  01:34

MEM@WAS: MikeCheck Minute 12.13.17

Grind City Media's Michael Wallace previews tonight's road matchup against the Washington Wizards.
Dec 13, 2017  |  01:50

MEMvMIA: Grind City Rewind 12.11.17

Grind City Media discusses the loss the to the Heat.
Dec 12, 2017  |  03:02

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