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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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#IMHO: Who will make the All-NBA Team 2019?

Grind City Media's Lang Whitaker and Jon Roser discuss why All-NBA Team status is important to players and who they think will be selected.

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#IMHO: Who will make the All-NBA Team 2019?

Grind City Media's Lang Whitaker and Jon Roser discuss why All-NBA Team status is important to players and who they think will be selected.
Mar 14, 2019  |  03:45

MEMvORL: Grind City Rewind 3.10.19

Grind City Media’s Alexis Morgan and Lang Whitaker break down the Grizzlies victory over the Magic.
Mar 10, 2019  |  00:46

MEMvUTA: Grind City Rewind 3.8.19

Grind City Media's Lang Whitaker and Alexis Morgan break down tonight’s home victory over the Utah Jazz at FedExForum.
Mar 8, 2019  |  00:52

#IMHO: LeBron James and the Greatest Players in the NBA

Grind City Media's Lang Whitaker and Michael Wallace discuss LeBron James' legacy and debate the leagues' greatest active players in the NBA today.
Mar 7, 2019  |  04:11

MEMvPOR: Grind City Rewind 3.5.19

Lang Whitaker and Jon Roser break down tonight’s game against the Trail Blazers at FedExForum.
Mar 5, 2019  |  01:18

MEMvCHI: Grind City Rewind 2.27.19

Jon Roser and Lang Whitaker recap the Grizzlies matchup against the Bulls at FedExForum.
Feb 27, 2019  |  01:12

MEMvLAL: Grind City Rewind 2.25.19

Lang Whitaker and Alexis Morgan break down the match against the Lakers.
Feb 25, 2019  |  00:50

MEMvLAC: Grind City Rewind 2.22.19

Grind City Media’s Alexis Morgan and Lang Whitaker recap tonight’s game against the Clippers at FedExForum.
Feb 22, 2019  |  00:47

#IMHO: Will LeBron's Lakers make the playoffs?

Grind City Media’s Lang Whitaker and Michael Wallace discuss whether or not LeBron James will miss the playoffs for the first time in nearly a decade.
Feb 21, 2019  |  03:32

#IMHO: NBA Playoff Predictions, Who's In? Who's Out?

Grind City Media's Lang Whitaker and Jon Roser discuss which bottom seeded NBA teams in both the Eastern and Western conferences have the best chances of making a playoff push for the remainder of the 2018-19 NBA regular season.
Feb 14, 2019  |  05:07

MEMvSAS: Grind City Rewind 2.12.19

Grind City Media’s Alexis Morgan and Lang Whitaker recap tonight’s game against the Spurs at FedExForum.
Feb 12, 2019  |  01:01

MEMvNOP: Grind City Rewind 2.9.19

Grind City Media’s Alexis Morgan and Lang Whitaker break down the Grizzlies victory over the Pelicans.
Feb 9, 2019  |  00:53

#IMHO: NBA Trade Deadline Winners and Losers

Grind City Media's Lang Whitaker and Jon Roser discuss the Marc Gasol trade to the Raptors and who were the biggest winners and losers in Thursday's trade deadline.
Feb 8, 2019  |  04:43

MEMvMIN: Grind City Rewind 2.5.19

Grind City Media’s Lang Whitaker and Alexis Morgan break down the action from Tuesday night’s win over the Timberwolves.
Feb 5, 2019  |  00:41

#IMHO: Anthony Davis to the Lakers, Celtics?

Grind City Media's Lang Whitaker and Jon Roser discuss how the New Orleans Pelicans should handle the Anthony Davis trade and what assets they should expect in retu
Jan 31, 2019  |  03:37

MEMvIND: Grind City Rewind 1.26.19

Grind City Media’s Alexis Morgan and Lang Whitaker break down the Grizzlies victory over the Pacers.
Jan 26, 2019  |  01:21

MEMvSAC: Grind City Rewind 1.25.19

Grind City Media’s Alexis Morgan and Lang Whitaker break down the match against the Kings.
Jan 25, 2019  |  00:52

#IMHO: How to handle Mike Conley or Marc Gasol trades (if at all)

Grind City Media's Lang Whitaker and Michael Wallace discuss how they would handle trading Mike Conley and Marc Gasol amid developing Jaren Jackson Jr.
Jan 24, 2019  |  05:05

MEMvCHA: Grind City Rewind 1.23.19

Grind City Media’s Alexis Morgan and Lang Whitaker break down the match against the Hornets.
Jan 23, 2019  |  00:47

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

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