Found October 23, 2012 on TheProBasketballTalk:
The Memphis Grizzlies are dangerously close to showing us all that their 2010 run deep into the Western Conference semi finals, was nothing but a fluke. They are close to weaning themselves from the national spotlight, back into the dark realms of NBA obscurity and obsolescence. After upsetting the leagues best regular season record holding San Antonio Spurs, then taking the Oklahoma City Thunder to 7 games 2 seasons ago, this Grizzlies team seamed to be quickly headed in the right direction. However with a disappointing first round exit just a season ago, and the loss of key player O.J. Mayo, the jury is again out on this squad and their ability to compete on the highest platforms. THE STARTERS: This is where Memphis really excels. The organization has put together a starting lineup that is as dangerous as any in the NBA. No disrespect to the Lakers or Heat, but Memphis' starters have a combination of youth, size, and talent that make them relevant in NBA series. When hea...

Grizzlies eager to build off 2 playoff appearances

The Memphis Grizzlies have had just enough success the past two seasons that they are back and craving more. Much more. The franchise that simply wanted to win a postseason game two years ago goes into this season with all five starters back and healthy with enough playoff experience to know how much harder they need to work. Knocking off the No. 1 seed as they did in 2011 against...

Report: Gilbert Arenas Close to Signing One-Year Deal in China

The days of Gilbert Arenas dropping nearly 30 points per game are long gone, and we're now at a point where the controversial guard is having a hard time finding work. That apparently has Arenas looking overseas. According to Yahoo! Sports' Marc Spears, Arenas is close to signing a one-year deal in China with the Guandong Southern Tigers. Arenas, who is...

Report: Gilbert Arenas close to deal in China

Gilbert Arenas will be sporting a different uniform this year, on the other side of the world.Photo Credit: Creative Commons I think it may be officially time to re-name the Chinese Basketball Association the NBA’s Sloppy Seconds. It started with Tracy McGrady, and has graduated to Gilbert Arenas. According to Yahoo! Sports’ Marc Spears. Arenas is reportedly close to a one-year...

Welcome to Grizzlies Day

Believe it or not, the NBA's regular season is two weeks away. To get you ready, Crossover Chronicles will be profiling a team each day for the next few weeks. This week is the Southwest Division. Today is the Memphis Grizzlies. 2011-12 Record: 41-25, lost first round Key Losses:  O.J. Mayo (signed with Dallas), Dante Cunningham (traded to Minnesota), Jeremy Pargo...

Gilbert Arenas to sign a year contract with Guandong Tigers in China

With the NBA continuing it’s foray into international waters, basketball is expanding as a global brand. So a former superstar heading over to China isn’t the worst experience. Gilbert Arenas looks to be joining other former NBA stars like Stephon Marbury and Tracy McGrady making the leap across the water to continue playing the game [...]

Gilbert Arenas Close To Deal With Guangdong

Gilbert Arenas spent last season with the Grizzlies.

Grizzlies Day Video: Memphis upsets San Antonio for first playoff series win

It was a playoff series that didn't feel like a typical eighth seed versus first seed in the 2011 Western Conference playoff opening round as the Memphis Grizzlies face the powerhouse San Antonio Spurs. Heading into the series, the eighth seeded Grizzlies were trying to make franchise history and win a playoff series and advance to the semi-finals. However, the tables were...

NBA BOG Expected To Vote On Grizzlies' Sale Thursday

The Grizzlies' sale to Robert Pera is expected to be voted upon in Thursday's NBA Board of Governors meeting.

Magic Wands: at Grizzlies

Memphis, Tenn. (2-4) vs. (3-3)    Time/TV: 8 p.m./No TV Line: Grizzlies by 7 Tickets: $2-$59 on Vivid Seats Season Series: Feb. 22 in Memphis; March 3 in Orlando   Pace Off. Rtg. Def. Rtg. eFG% O.Reb.% TO% FTR Orlando 100.0 98.0 ...
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