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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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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.

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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

Grind City Media’s 2018 NBA Draft Lottery Preview

Grizzlies Play by Play Announcer Pete Pranica, Grind City Media’s Michael Wallace and Grizz Gaming GM Lang Whitaker look ahead to the 2018 NBA Draft.
May 11, 2018  |  09:42

Grind City Media’s 2018 NBA Draft Lottery Preview

Grizzlies Play by Play Announcer Pete Pranica, Grind City Media’s Michael Wallace and Grizz Gaming GM Lang Whitaker look ahead to the 2018 NBA Draft.
May 10, 2018  |  09:31

Chris Vernon Show - 4.13.18

Chris asks Larell Mitchell, Grizz Gaming’s top draft pick for the NBA2K league, about his experience leading up to the draft.
Apr 13, 2018  |  01:56

Chris Vernon Show - 4.5.18

Chris Vernon asks Lang Whitaker about his draft strategy for the inaugural NBA 2k draft.
Apr 5, 2018  |  04:31

Chris Vernon Show - 3.29.18

Chris Vernon, Jon Roser, and Lang Whitaker give their favorite Grizzlies Game-Ops moments. #ThankYouPotter
Mar 29, 2018  |  03:52

MEMvPOR: Grind City Rewind 3.28.18

Grind City Media’s Lang Whitaker and Alexis Morgan break down the win against the Trail Blazers.
Mar 28, 2018  |  01:49

Chris Vernon Show - 3.22.18

Lang Whitaker discusses scouting for Grizz Gaming.
Mar 22, 2018  |  02:52

MEMvCHI: Grind City Rewind 3.15.18

Grind City Media breaks down the heartbreaking loss to the Bulls.
Mar 15, 2018  |  02:27

MEMvMIL: Grind City Rewind 3.12.18

Grind City Media's Alexis Morgan and Lang Whitaker recap the Grizzlies' loss to the Bucks.
Mar 12, 2018  |  02:08

MEMvUTA: Grind City Rewind 3.9.18

Grind City Media recaps the Grizzlies' loss to the Jazz.
Mar 9, 2018  |  02:00

MEMvPHX: Grind City Rewind 2.28.18

Grind City Media's Alexis Morgan and Lang Whitaker recap the Grizzlies matchup with the Suns.
Feb 28, 2018  |  01:58

MEMvCLE: Grind City Rewind 2.23.18

Alexis Morgan and Lang Whitaker recap the Grizzlies matchup with the Cavaliers.
Feb 23, 2018  |  02:45

Chris Vernon Show - 2.13.18

Lang Whitaker explains to Chris Vernon how to become a star in the new 2K eSports Leauge.
Feb 13, 2018  |  01:30

MEMvUTA: Grind City Rewind 2.7.18

Grind City Media's Alexis Morgan and Lang Whitaker break down the match against the Jazz.
Feb 7, 2018  |  02:30

MEMvSAS: Grind City Rewind 1.24.18

Grind City Media breaks down what went wrong Wednesday night against the Spurs.
Jan 24, 2018  |  02:31

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: Grind City Rewind 1.22.18

Lang Whitaker and Alexis Morgan break down the action from Monday night's win over the 76ers.
Jan 22, 2018  |  02:14

MEMvSAC: Grind City Rewind 1.19.18

Grind City Media reacts to the Grizzlies fourth consecutive win at FedExForum tonight against the Kings.
Jan 19, 2018  |  02:08

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