Found December 09, 2011 on
Memphis Commercial Appeal:
While a number of teams attempt to reshape or fill out rosters before the NBA's condensed regular season begins, the Grizzlies continue to harp on continuity being the best card in the hand they've been dealt because of the lockout.
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Lately Grizzlies guard Tony Allen has been finding himself in the news for all of the wrong reasons. Last week he lost $20,000 of Christmas gifts after his mother returned a rental car with the goods still in it. And tonight, Allen apparently ran into some more family related issues. It looks as if some members of his mom’s side *cough cough Uncle Ice* were complaining about a...
The Memphis Grizzlies are coming off their most successful season in franchise history and still don't think they are getting the respect they deserve.
As the players prepared to open camp for the lockout-shortened NBA season they talked about playing with a chip on their shoulder, the benefits of continuity and getting Rudy Gay back in the lineup.
They also feel confident...
Shane Battier appears to be taking his shaved head, fist-pumping, timely treys and terribly effective hacking -- excuse me, defense -- to South Beach. He announced the news with a simple tweet "Let's Go Heat!!!!" He also referenced Jimmy Buffet's "Trying to Reason with Hurricane Season."
We probably won't know the details of the contract any sooner...
Even though he is relatively young, Marc Gasol of the Grizzlies will get serious offers.
The Memphis Grizzlies are coming off their most successful season in franchise history and still don't think they are getting the respect they deserve. As the players prepared to open camp for the lockout-shortened NBA season they talked about playing with a chip on their shoulder, the benefits of continuity and getting Rudy Gay back in the lineup.
Shane Battier was reportedly considering four teams as his free agent destination for the upcoming season: the Grizzlies, Pacers, Raptors, and Heat. The Pacers and Raptors aren’t exactly relevant these days, and while Memphis is on the rise after making an exciting run in the playoffs last year, the veteran known for his defensive ability…
The Grizzlies opened up their training camp a much more mature and confident group than in previous years. “There was a little bit of calmness around the team,” observed head coach Lionel Hollins, “because guys have matured and they’ve been through the wars and they’ve got a feel for what they need to do.”
Zach Randolph revealed that just the other day he watched the Grizzlies’ triple overtime playoff loss to Oklahoma City.
Shane Battier used his Twitter account this morning to announce that he’ll sign with the Miami Heat.
Free agent forward Shane Battier says he will sign with the Miami Heat. Battier announced his decision in a series of posts to his Twitter account Thursday morning. The 33-year-old is entering his 10th NBA season, having previously played for Memphis and Houston. For his career, Battier has averaged 9.6 points and 4.7 rebounds.
Free agent forward Shane Battier, whom the Bulls showed minor interest in, posted on his Twitter account that he plans to sign with the Miami Heat on Friday.
Shane Battier said at this point in his career, he only wants "a winning role."