Griffin Greenberg
Griffin Greenberg(he/him/his)
Sports Visual Journalist, Phoenix

Griffin Greenberg is graduating in December 2023 with a bachelor’s in sports journalism and a minor in business. Greenberg has worked with AZ Compass Prep School, outlets such as StrictlyBBall and The Circuit, and players at the elite high school hoops level.

Latest from Griffin Greenberg

Numbers game: Experts disagree on economic impact of 2023 Super Bowl in Arizona

PHOENIX – The 2023 Super Bowl Host Committee announced $726.1 million in contributions to Arizona’s Gross Domestic Product that were fueled by Glendale hosting the 2023 Super Bowl. Some economists question those numbers and the true impact of hosting an event of that magnitude.

Economists and experts deliberate on the actual economic repercussions of the 2023 Super Bowl at Glendale's State Farm Stadium. (Photo by Griffin Greenberg/Cronkite News)

Photo essay: Future lottery picks hit Las Vegas for Border League high school basketball showcase

LAS VEGAS – The Border League featured three No. 1 recruits at different age levels and multiple projected lottery picks. Here’s the story of these players told in pictures.

Florida Eagles forward Cooper Flagg guards a fellow five-star recruit, Bishop O’Connell’s Bryson Tucker, in their first round matchup at the Top Flight Invite at Border League at Bishop Gorman High School in Las Vegas on Oct. 13. (Photo by Griffin Greenberg/Cronkite News)

‘This is who we are’: GCU men’s and women’s basketball hope to emerge as national threats in pivotal season

PHOENIX – GCU men’s and women’s basketball have had quick journeys to national prominence. Now they hope to use their recent momentum to reach new heights in their respective 2023-24 seasons.

GCU men's and women's basketball players on the court.

California basketball star Brady Dunlap overcomes challenges to become D1 athlete

High school basketball star Brady Dunlap of Harvard-Westlake School had a rocky journey on his way to becoming a Division I athlete. From battling injuries to aiming to win a state championship, Dunlap exemplified his grit throughout his high school career.

Together again: Twin sisters Sydney and Laura Erikstrip reunited with GCU women’s basketball team

PHOENIX – Lopes basketball players Sydney and Laura Erikstrup look to use their lifelong bond, both on and off the court, to GCU’s advantage.

Laura Erikstrup, a 6-foot-2 forward, took her talents to the University of San Diego after starring at Beaverton High School before transferring to Grand Canyon University. (Photo by Griffin Greenberg/Cronkite News)

Devin Booker, new-look Phoenix Suns prepare to open 2023-24 NBA season

PHOENIX – The 2023-24 Suns are entering what appears on paper to be one of their most promising seasons after a makeover directed by new owner Mat Ishbia. All-Star guard Devin Booker is the only player remaining from the team’s 2021 NBA Finals club, but he is now surrounded by a star-studded roster under the direction of a new coach.

Suns players Devin Booker and Kevin Durant standing next to each other.

Childhood friends Flaggs, Brennan take brotherly bond from ASU to GCU

PHOENIX – Duke Brennan and Malcolm Flaggs have been close since their days playing together in AAU basketball. They both started their college careers at Arizona State, and now hope to help take Grand Canyon’s basketball program to new heights.

Former ASU teammates reunited

Lök Wur’s South Sudanese spirit, hoop dreams shine entering 2023-24 season at GCU

PHOENIX – Meet Lök Wur, the Grand Canyon University basketball standout who’s embracing the opportunity to represent both his homeland and GCU on the basketball court while aspiring to make an impact.

GCU Men's basketball in a team huddle.

8 days: How side-by-side hirings of Sanders, Dillingham helped inject life into Pac-12

TEMPE – Who knew that eight days in late 2022 would help inject life into a Pac-12 college football season that was supposed to be defined by the conference’s demise? Behind the hirings of Deion Sanders, Kenny Dillingham.

Arizona State coach Kenny Dillingham and Colorado coach Deion Sanders reenergize their respective programs and set the stage for Saturday's highly anticipated matchup. (Photo by Griffin Greenberg/Cronkite News and Hyoung Chang/The Denver Post)

Report: 2023 Super Bowl generated $1.3 billion in economic activity for Valley

PHOENIX – The 2023 Super Bowl Host Committee announced at a press conference Wednesday that the game and surrounding events generated $1.3 billion in revenue. Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs said she hopes to see the Valley host more big events.

Handshake between Cardinals owner Michael Bidwill and Arizona gov. Katie Hobbs

ASU’s Kenny Dillingham praises success of Shedeur Sanders entering Colorado week: ‘Doesn’t surprise me’

TEMPE – ASU football coach Kenny Dillingham refused to discuss Deion Sanders during Monday’s weekly press conference but did not hold back in discussing the Colorado coach’s standout son.

ASU Football Head Coach Kenny Dillingham Interview

‘We’re going to battle’: Grand Canyon men’s basketball embraces new size, toughness as season approaches

PHOENIX – Grand Canyon men’s basketball brought in nine new players during the offseason, with a focus on length and size. In head coach Bryce Drew’s fourth season, his expectations for the program are at an all-time high.

GCU men's basketball embraces a new identity as the team sets its sights on a challenging 2023-24 season with one goal: reaching the 2024 Men's Final Four in Phoenix. (Photo by Griffin Greenberg/Cronkite News)

2024 Phoenix Men’s Final Four Fan Jam takes off with slam dunk start

TEMPE – Arizona State men’s basketball coach Bobby Hurley kicked off the 2024 Phoenix Men’s Final Four Fan Jam with a two-handed dunk, setting the stage for a series of community events leading up to the championship.

Hurley throws basketball at final four event