The Grizzlies are surprisingly good; what if they keep Andre Iguodala? -Rachel Nichols | The Jump

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  • In her daily monologue, Rachel Nichols recaps the Memphis Grizzlies' surprising win vs. James Harden and the Houston Rockets, another big victory for Ja Morant (who trash-talked Harden), Jaren Jackson Jr., Brandon Clarke, Dillon Brooks & Co. Nichols also poses the question: What if they don't trade or buy out Andre Iguodala and let him go to the Los Angeles Lakers or LA Clippers?
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Comments • 80

  • Crystal L.
    Crystal L. 2 months ago

    Memphis needs to make it to the playoffs to honor Kobe's legacy.

  • Lex Boogie
    Lex Boogie 2 months ago +1

    They'll keep him just so he can sit out the rest of the year? That sounds a tad delusional to me, considering he's never even put on a Grizzlies jersey. The man wants a title, not a first round playoff exit. He's been forced to sit down at home watching these LA teams dominate all year, and he wants some of that action. I think the only teams that would be able to get him in a trade are the title contenders, and I doubt that any of them will trade assets for a low-scoring 35 year old with injury issues, no matter how good his defense is. Grizzlies are talking a big game about not buying him out but I believe it will happen anyway. You would have to be a huge idiot to keep him on the roster while he's not playing.

  • Amadeus King
    Amadeus King 2 months ago

    Very nice segment. What was an otherwise cliche/corny script was overwritten by the brilliant delivery. Kudos to the host.

  • Kj valley
    Kj valley 2 months ago

    Big Ups to ESPN for showing love to the small market Memphis grizzlies lol

  • Manny Godinez
    Manny Godinez 2 months ago

    Ja Morant is easily rookie of the year. Not even close

  • Razzmatazz hops skiddly doo

    itll be weird for grizz to play iggy even if they need him in the playoffs
    i mean the grizz wont be able to win the NBA champion, they will lose eventually, and what matters is that this young superheroes learn their stuff and get experience
    and also the fact that iggy disrespect the team by not going to training camp practices and everything
    itll ruin the chemistry

  • Ben McInnes
    Ben McInnes 2 months ago

    JV gets no love

  • Reasonable BB
    Reasonable BB 2 months ago +1

    Why would the grizzlies give him up to a potential playoff opponent, Lakers/clippers?
    If I was the griz I’d keep him for their playoff run

  • canadiansfan5 toronto4life

    Morant is gonna be an all star next yr

  • mello the fellow
    mello the fellow 2 months ago

    I forgot Andre play for the grizzlies now go Memphis

  • Solemon Kamali
    Solemon Kamali 2 months ago

    I dont get it he hasn't played a second and hes getting paid? Imo this is hurting his legacy but then again he's not a hall of Famer so

    • Solemon Kamali
      Solemon Kamali 2 months ago

      @Light skin Hero 97 I'm not 100%, u think melo is?

    • Light skin Hero 97
      Light skin Hero 97 2 months ago

      Solemon Kamali he is a hall of famer he will get in

  • Christian Mahones
    Christian Mahones 2 months ago

    Jonas their center (sad i even have to describe who he is) averages the most fantasy ppg out of all the Grizzlies but not mentioned smh

  • Christian Mahones
    Christian Mahones 2 months ago

    THE DISRESPECT TO NOT EVEN MENTION JONAS VALANCIUNAS!! HE'S THE 2ND BEST PLAYER N BEEN BALLIN

  • Arman Hassan
    Arman Hassan 2 months ago

    I mean Westbrook wasn't even playing lol

  • Michael Baby
    Michael Baby 2 months ago

    Why don’t iggy play.

  • King Juice
    King Juice 2 months ago +1

    Iguodala wants to play for a championship contender not a playoff team that will most likely get swept in the first round

  • adrian castillo
    adrian castillo 2 months ago

    I think being a former finals mvp has made his ego way over his head. He should take a page on cp3's notebook and just play for the fun of it.

  • Big Bad Wolf
    Big Bad Wolf 2 months ago

    What if they play him. Hahaha

  • Newbie gaming with NCJr

    He may be the clear winner of ROY But don't forget ben simmons has a chance to be also ROY he just needs to take more 3pointers....

  • Super Mega Foxy Awesome Hot

    THIS GENERATION OF NBA PLAYERS IS THE BEST EVER NO CAP

  • Emcee Ace
    Emcee Ace 2 months ago

    The Grizzlies ain't just gone be grit and grind . They drafted a couple young Superstars. Memphis should get a ring at some point. Get y'all a SF who can get his own buckets next !

    • Crystal L.
      Crystal L. 2 months ago +1

      The future of the Grizzlies is bright if they can keep Ja Morant. This year, they need to focus on the playoffs. If they can make it past the first round of the playoffs, then that is the real test.

  • S T
    S T 2 months ago +1

    Tell Ja Morant that that M-Fer doesn't play defense

  • Kinglow313 Kinglow
    Kinglow313 Kinglow 2 months ago

    She so fine 😍😍😘

  • Playhoopz Gaming
    Playhoopz Gaming 2 months ago

    I would do Rachel Nichols

  • 93 Til Infinity Steez47

    Best lady in sports broadcasting

  • MUZIKGENIUS GUY
    MUZIKGENIUS GUY 2 months ago

    Rachel I luv yu gurl😍😍😍 lol ja MORANT reppin for our state very very well, unfortunately our other SOUTH Carolina stand out ZION WILLIAMS COULDN'T WIN ROOKIE OF YEAR BUT PRETTY SURE HE'S GLAD A SOUTH CAROLINA PLAYER DID IT!!!!

  • Sam Dill
    Sam Dill 2 months ago

    no one ever mentions jonas, but his rebounding, inside scoring, tireless screen setting, rim protection and ability to match up with any big is at the core of grizz success imo. he spreads the floor inside and out....3's or dunks and feathery floaters off rebounds or dishes from ja and the crew.... without jv the grizz would not be in the playoff picture this year imo

  • iSync iSwim
    iSync iSwim 2 months ago

    Let’s see how he do against Zion.

  • Heartoftheciti
    Heartoftheciti 2 months ago

    Rachel Nichols is horrible at this im sorry

  • What The
    What The 2 months ago

    Knicks missed out on Ja to. Dam

  • Samuel Villanueva
    Samuel Villanueva 2 months ago

    As a knick fan I'm so upset we didn't get a top 2 pick

  • Samuel Villanueva
    Samuel Villanueva 2 months ago +1

    He smoked harden

  • Twoin ss boss
    Twoin ss boss 2 months ago

    Ja and JJJ with Dillon Brooks with BC and don't forget about Josh Jackson in the G league so we is good without the vet dre

  • Pat4Clippers
    Pat4Clippers 2 months ago +1

    Westbrook is load managing? It's all Kawhi's fault! He invented it!

    • Ronald Jackson
      Ronald Jackson 2 months ago

      The pop and the Spurs invented it Now everyone else is catching on..

  • Chris Coleman
    Chris Coleman 2 months ago +1

    what has iggy done this yr to be some WANTED!

  • Ignacio Rutabaga D.D.S.

    Would be shocked if he didn't rejoin the Warriors.

  • j 314
    j 314 2 months ago

    Surprisingly good that they talked about an up and coming team 👏👏

  • E Diddy
    E Diddy 2 months ago +2

    That’s how you do it. They blew the old team up yet they are not tanking. Knicks take note.

  • Sam195
    Sam195 2 months ago +1

    What about Jonas Valanciunas?

  • Tee Pee
    Tee Pee 2 months ago +2

    Fk Andre he should 've been playing. And if i was LA or Houston i would say fk you for sitting and not being a leader for these young players.

    • isaac debeila
      isaac debeila 2 months ago

      you crazy bruh, play for what? this is these guys work, would you work for free? would you work if your future is not secured? if you yes to that than you don't love your family and yourself, just a while back a player who is a hall of fame'r went bankrupt so yeah, you would risk it just to look good huh?

  • GAMBITGOD Eighty-Six
    GAMBITGOD Eighty-Six 2 months ago

    lmaoo Rachel trollin we all know Iguodala's not gonna play for the Grizz even if they make the playoffs.

  • Keenan McLean
    Keenan McLean 2 months ago

    Rachel is annnnnnnoying lol

  • Abhinav Agarwala
    Abhinav Agarwala 2 months ago

    Ja 'Badass' Morant

  • Christ Jesus
    Christ Jesus 2 months ago

    So they look at the roster and look at the stats, but still makes sure JV doesnt even get a mention? Just gonna call him one of the veteran peaces eventhough the guy is 27

  • Thunder Up
    Thunder Up 2 months ago

    Why aren’t they playing iggy anyways? He’s a good vet for the young guys to learn from

    • Edwin C.
      Edwin C. 2 months ago

      Thunder Up He's lying to not play

  • Aaron Meade
    Aaron Meade 2 months ago

    Ja morant the truth..

  • God's Community
    God's Community 2 months ago +1

    Happiness and joy.
    👋

  • Wi ll
    Wi ll 2 months ago +1

    Ja Morant is something else🤷‍♂️

  • Jack Chambers
    Jack Chambers 2 months ago +1

    3rd best record in the NBA since December 9. Media tried to paint Grizz as bad guys for not buying iggy out. Iggy is being selfish by refusing to play. He is missing out on playing some fun basketball for a team that will be in the playoffs.

  • RdyPlyOne
    RdyPlyOne 2 months ago

    Iggy should give Memphis the finger!

  • BlackHeart Baby
    BlackHeart Baby 2 months ago

    Why ain’t Andre playing?

  • J Quanzy ThaGoat
    J Quanzy ThaGoat 2 months ago

    They don’t need Andre. Trade him

  • Paul Jenkins
    Paul Jenkins 2 months ago

    Iggy clearly wants no part of Memphis.

  • Yasuke Afro Samurai
    Yasuke Afro Samurai 2 months ago

    Andre igoudala should go to the miami heat .a defensive minded team led by jimmy buckets with another defensive minded future hall of famer would be a nice fit.the grizzlies are now led by ja morant and all of those young ballers that they have playing for memphis.

  • Jo Shmo
    Jo Shmo 2 months ago

    Don’t need him. Send him back to golden state

  • isagani jr arenas
    isagani jr arenas 2 months ago

    Why NBA players dont respect Harden?

  • Jaime Sacristán Rivas
    Jaime Sacristán Rivas 2 months ago

    Didn't know that being 19-22 was considered good nowadays.

  • Steven Williams
    Steven Williams 2 months ago

    Keep Iggy & be a.......8th seed

  • R. B.
    R. B. 2 months ago

    So JV the Lithuanian lightning is not on the super hero squad? Rachel is officially a casual smh

  • The Guy
    The Guy 2 months ago

    Why was she just talking?

  • Undercoverbroham
    Undercoverbroham 2 months ago

    Iguodala is washed up trade him and get some assets...Continue to build for the future get off bad money.

  • joelnes25
    joelnes25 2 months ago

    Can’t wait for him to be a Laker.

    • E M
      E M 2 months ago

      joelnes25 lool

  • - prezMAN
    - prezMAN 2 months ago

    Why would they keep him lmao he’s literally going to leave to golden state after the season is over unless he gets traded to a team that wins the championship especially if it’s one of the LA teams that’s of course if they win the championship or else imo he’s back in the bay but still they have to trade him

  • ATL 1
    ATL 1 2 months ago

    Is Ja Morant small since he is 6-3 and 174🤣🤣🤣

  • Marcus- Finish-The-Race

    If it was for Jae Crowder's MOTIVATION and TOUGHNESS that he brings that inspires the team this team would not eixt Period JAE CROWDER CHANGED THIS TEAM.??

  • TORULEZ10
    TORULEZ10 2 months ago

    Was just wondering this yesterday!

  • MackGreen
    MackGreen 2 months ago

    Ooh Rachel!!😍
    I have 3 Grizzlies on my fantasy team - Ja, Dillon Brooks and Clarke.

  • beboutbidness
    beboutbidness 2 months ago

    What people don't know Ja was pissed about that Clemson loss

  • Sijan Grg
    Sijan Grg 2 months ago +1

    Having iggy on any team will be great especially here with ja and other young players that can learn so much from Iggy

  • Cindy Whittington
    Cindy Whittington 2 months ago

    I shld b a gm I kneeeewwwww this kid was gonna b special! Higher ceiling for sure over zion!!

  • givenemTruth Son
    givenemTruth Son 2 months ago

    What if he goes to a real team, that has a real chance, to win a REAL TITLE?

  • Jordan Posvar
    Jordan Posvar 2 months ago

    I called ja morant being the best player in the draft. New orleans screwed up

  • Alan KS
    Alan KS 2 months ago

    Nah Iggy ain't wearing that uniform.

  • Chapo Guzman
    Chapo Guzman 2 months ago

    Who’s this hot as girl

  • Carlitos07
    Carlitos07 2 months ago

    Kid is a beast . He is different. Zion is as well . I said the whole time draft Ja I'm a NO fan . But will Zion be healthy ? If so great if not we got Oden / Kd situation here

  • Kevin M
    Kevin M 2 months ago

    rachel can get it in that dress tbh

  • Maja Mintoft
    Maja Mintoft 2 months ago

    Iggy is still living in the Bay. If he won't end up being traded to a contender, he will wait till his free agency, and for his contract to expire on 7/20/2020, to return to the Warriors on a vets minimum. I don't think that money is the case, he makes tons of it off the court. He wants to retire as a Warrior. He said so so many times. We'll see what'll happen in due time.

  • Maja Mintoft
    Maja Mintoft 2 months ago

    Ja is better than Zion. Morant is my ROY. Love what he did and said to Harden. Ja will put Harden in his place, sooner than later. Ja has yet to play vs Steph and Klay. I'm curious how that will actually go.

  • shin
    shin 2 months ago +1

    this red head's ego is so big she has to make dumb story like this so she can talk about it solo. I mean who thinks griz will win nba final? lmao espn sure hires trash females

  • Team Havoc
    Team Havoc 2 months ago

    Memphis always start out good then find a way to choke