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LANG WHITAKER

GRIZZ GAMING GENERAL MANAGER AND GRIND CITY MEDIA CONTRIBUTOR

Before joining the Grizzlies, Lang worked for NBA Digital, where he wrote for NBA.com, appeared on NBA TV and co-hosted the award-winning Hang Time Podcast. In 2012, he co-hosted with the inaugural NBA Social Media Awards with Rick Fox and Shaquille O’Neal.

From 2000-2012, Whitaker worked for SLAM magazine, first as online editor, then executive editor, and finally as editor-at-large. Since 2010, Whitaker has been a contributor to GQ. Lang has also written for many other publications, including The New York Times, Sports Illustrated and Esquire. In March, 2011, Whitaker published his memoir, “In The Time Of Bobby Cox: The Atlanta Braves, Their Manager, My Couch, Two Decades and Me.”

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MEMvNOP: Grind City Rewind 1.21.19

Alexis Morgan and Lang Whitaker recap the Grizzlies matchup with the Pelicans.

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MEMvNOP: Grind City Rewind 1.21.19

Alexis Morgan and Lang Whitaker recap the Grizzlies matchup with the Pelicans.
Jan 21, 2019  |  00:41

#IMHO: Best High Scoring NBA Players to Build Around

Grind City Media's Lang Whitaker and Jon Roser discuss which star NBA player they would want to build a franchise team around.
Jan 17, 2019  |  04:13

MEMvMIL: Grind City Rewind 1.16.19

Alexis Morgan and Lang Whitaker recap the Grizzlies matchup with the Bucks.
Jan 16, 2019  |  00:50

MEMvBKN: Grind City Rewind 1.4.19

Alexis Morgan and Lang Whitaker recap the Grizzlies matchup with the Nets.
Jan 4, 2019  |  00:38

#IMHO: The Jaren Jackson Jr. Dilemma

Grind City Media's Lang Whitaker talks with Michael Wallace make their case on whether to take time to develop JJJ or focus on making the playoffs while limiting him.
Jan 3, 2019  |  04:08

MEMvDET: Grind City Rewind 1.2.19

Alexis Morgan and Lang Whitaker recap the Grizzlies matchup with the Pistons.
Jan 2, 2019  |  00:40

MEMvBOS: Grind City Rewind 12.29.18

Grind City Media breaks down what went wrong Saturday night against the Celtics.
Dec 29, 2018  |  00:53

MEMvCLE: Grind City Rewind 12.26.18

Grind City Media’s Alexis Morgan and Lang Whitaker break down the Grizzlies victory over the Cavaliers.
Dec 26, 2018  |  00:51

MEMvHOU: Grind City Rewind 12.15.18

Grind City Media’s Alexis Morgan and Lang Whitaker break down the match against the Rockets.
Dec 15, 2018  |  00:53

MEMvMIA: Grind City Rewind 12.14.18

Grind City Media breaks down what went wrong Friday night against the Heat.
Dec 14, 2018  |  00:44

#IMHO: NBA's Best Clutch Shooters

Grind City Media's Lang Whitaker and Michael Wallace discuss which players they'd want taking the final shot to win the game.
Dec 13, 2018  |  03:43

MEMvPOR: Grind City Rewind 12.12.18

Grind City Media’s Alexis Morgan and Lang Whitaker break down the Grizzlies 92-83 victory over the Trail Blazers.
Dec 12, 2018  |  01:00

MEMvLAL: Grind City Rewind 12.8.18

Grind City Media’s Alexis Morgan and Lang Whitaker break down the match against the Lakers.
Dec 8, 2018  |  00:49

#IMHO: Expectations for LeBron James and his 2018 Lakers

Grind City Media's Lang Whitaker and Michael Wallace discuss their take on LeBron James' accolades and the 2018 Lakers as they head to Memphis to face the Grizzlies at FedExForum on Saturday, December 8.
Dec 6, 2018  |  05:02

MEMvLAC: Grind City Rewind 12.5.18

Grind City Media’s Alexis Morgan and Lang Whitaker break down the Grizzlies victory over the Clippers.
Dec 5, 2018  |  01:02

#IMHO: Outstanding 2018 NBA Rookies, Luka Doncic, Jaren Jackson Jr.

Grind City Media's Lang Whitaker and Michael Wallace discuss their take on the top 2018 NBA rookies this year.
Nov 29, 2018  |  03:53

MEMvTOR: Grind City Rewind 11.27.18

Alexis Morgan and Lang Whitaker recap the Grizzlies matchup with the Raptors.
Nov 27, 2018  |  01:02

MEMvNYK: Grind City Rewind 11.25.18

Grind City Media breaks down what went wrong Sunday night against the Knicks.
Nov 25, 2018  |  00:41

MEMvDAL: Grind City Rewind 11.19.18

Grind City Media’s Alexis Morgan and Lang Whitaker break down the Grizzlies victory over the Mavericks.
Nov 19, 2018  |  01:01

MEMvSAC: Grind City Rewind 11.16.18

Grind City Media’s Lang Whitaker and Alexis Morgan break down the action from Friday night’s win over the Kings.
Nov 16, 2018  |  00:48

#IMHO: Draymond Green, Kevin Durant and the Warrior's Implosion

Grind City Media's Lang Whitaker and Michael Wallace discuss the ensuing drama between Draymond Green and Kevin Durant, and what it means for the Steph Curry-less Warriors going forward.
Nov 15, 2018  |  04:27

#IMHO: Warriors' starting five & NBA Coach of the Year so far

Grind City Media's Lang Whitaker and Michael Wallace discuss the Warrior's dominating starting five with Boogie Cousins and nominees for NBA Coach of the Year this season thus far.
Nov 8, 2018  |  04:43

MEMvDEN: Grind City Rewind 11.7.18

Grind City Media's Alexis Morgan and Lang Whitaker break down the action from Wednesday night's win over the Nuggets.
Nov 7, 2018  |  00:54

#IMHO: Derrick Rose and the NBA's unstoppable scoring

Grind City Media's Lang Whitaker and Michael Wallace discuss Derrick Rose's 50 point night against the Utah Jazz and what it means to players around the league.
Nov 1, 2018  |  03:21

MEMvWAS: Grind City Rewind 10.30.18

Grind City Media’s Alexis Morgan and Lang Whitaker break down the Grizzlies home victory over the Washington Wizards.
Oct 30, 2018  |  01:04

MEMvPHX: Grind City Rewind 10.27.18

Grind City Media's Alexis Morgan and Lang Whitaker break down the Grizzlies home victory over the Phoenix Suns.
Oct 27, 2018  |  00:58

MEMvATL: Grind City Rewind 10.19.18

Grind City Media's Alexis Morgan and Lang Whitaker break down the Grizzlies home victory over the Atlanta Hawks.
Oct 19, 2018  |  00:45

Grind City Media Post-Draft Wrap-Up

Grind City Media's Lang Whitaker recaps the Grizzlies the 2018 Draft night.
Jun 21, 2018  |  01:20

Grind City Media's 2018 NBA Draft update

Grind City Media's Lang Whitaker shares an update on what you need to know regarding the Grizzlies before the start of the 2018 NBA Draft.
Jun 21, 2018  |  01:04

Grind City Media Post-Lottery Discussion

Grind City Media crew shares their first reactions following the 2018 NBA Draft Lottery.
May 15, 2018  |  40:08

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