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MEMPHIS -- On the second night of back-to-back road games, Toronto Raptors coach Dwane Casey was happy his team trailed the Memphis Grizzlies, the NBA's hottest team, by just a point at halftime Wednesday night at the FedExForum. Still, Casey knew the storm was approaching. "I told our guys they (the Grizzlies) were going to turn up the juice, and we had to meet their toughness with our toughness," Casey said. That sounded good in theory, but it didn't happen. The Grizzles began the second half with an 11-1 run, made six steals and scored 22 of their 33 third-quarter points in the paint as they blasted the Raptors 103-82. Even hard-to-please Grizzlies coach Lionel Hollins liked what he saw. "Our defense was overwhelming in the third quarter," said Hollins, whose team improved to 11-2. "Our defense energized our offense. We had 23 deflections. We had 12 three-times-in-a-row stops, we took two charges and we held them to 30.6 percent shooting...
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Rolled ankles are a pretty common occurrence in basketball. Toronto Raptors forward Amir Johnson suffered one last night. What isn’t that common is getting a still shot of the roll. The eight-year veteran tweeted a picture of the painful-looking incident that occurred in Wednesday night’s game against the Grizzlies. Despite the 100 degree angle (I used my handy dandy protractor...
Memphis Grizzlies forward Rudy Gay continues to post some behind the scene videos on his Molbi page. This edition is brought to you by teammate Zach Randolph, failing a simulated test after practice.
The NBA has mandated seminars for players from time to time on varied topics that could land the players in sticky situations. This time Memphis area PD taped down the locker room and...
Just a few years ago; the Memphis Grizzlies were charter members of the Association’s “Cellar-Dwellers” and the club’s General Manager Chris Quinn, seemed to be destined to wind up on the NBA scrap-heap. Quinn, fell far short of success holding the same position with the Boston Celtics and things did not seem to be headed in the right direction for the team he was now the...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Marreese Speights had 18 points and 12 rebounds to help the Memphis Grizzlies to their third straight win, a 103-82 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday night.
Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph finished with 17 points apiece, Randolph adding 13 rebounds and six assists. Mike Conley had 16 points, going 4 of 5 on 3-pointers, and Rudy Gay added 14 as Memphis...
Have you ever wanted to watch your favorite NBA jock stumble his way through a DUI test? Grizzlies forward Rudy Gay gives you a peek at what that might be like. He recorded teammate Zach Randolph failing a simulated test after practice. The NBA has mandated seminars for players from time to time on varied [...]
The Memphis Grizzlies have entered into a multi-year agreement with Arizona-based Skyview Networks to license broadcast rights for the Grizzlies radio and television play-by-play broadcasts.
Skyview currently provides broadcast services for more than 100 professional sports teams and colleges across the nation, including the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers, who signed a broadcast deal...
Dwane Casey talked with the media about how the need for Toronto to get their defensive focus back, why the addition of Mickael Pietrus will cut into the minutes Terrence Ross has been getting and the growth of Jonas Valanciunas so far this season.
The Raptors are searching for depth at small forward with Landry Fields and Alan Anderson out.
Jerryd Bayless wasn't at his best as he replaced point guard Mike Conley in the Memphis Grizzlies' last game, but he came up big at the end.
Bayless did the same thing the last time the Toronto Raptors were in town, yet he was wearing a different jersey back then.
Conley could be back in the lineup Wednesday night against Toronto as the league-best Grizzlies try to continue...
Houston Rockets center Omer Asik accidentally scored on his own basket during Tuesday night's NBA game against the Toronto Raptors.
It happened with about 1:23 left as Raptors guard Kyle Lowry missed a 19-foot jumper off the rim. Asik went up for the rebound, but somehow tipped it straight up into the air and into the basket.
Interestingly enough, the ESPN play-by...
The Raptors are 3-12 this season and have lost five in a row.
Looking for Tuesday's dunk of the night in the National Basketball Association?
We here at Outside the Boxscore have looked at the YouTubes and have tracked it down for your viewing pleasure.
It happened during the Toronto Raptors/Houston Rockets game in the third quarter as rookie Terrence Ross drove past the Houston defense for the one-handed stuff:
Shooting guard Mickael PIetrus reportedly has agreed to a contract with the Toronto Raptors on Thursday. Small forward Dominic McGuire is expected to be released to clear a roster spot for Pietrus, according to USA Today Sports, with the deal expected to be finished Friday. Terms of the deal were not available. The Raptors have begun the season with a disappointing 3-13 record...