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MEMPHIS, Tenn. - It took some time for the Memphis Grizzlies to awaken from offseason hibernation. But once Marc Gasol and Quincy Pondexter got the Griz roaring, they couldn't be stopped. Gasol had his third straight 20-point performance of the young season with 22 points, and Pondexter came off the bench to add 14 in a 103-94 victory over the Utah Jazz at FedExForum on Monday in the Grizzlies' home opener. With NBA commissioner David Stern and new Grizzlies majority owner Robert Pera in the house, Memphis (2-1) overcame chilly early shooting and a lethargic effort by the Griz starters to win just their second home opener since the team moved to Memphis in 2001-02. "We just kept moving the ball and were able to start running," Gasol said. "We settled early for too many quick shots." Gordon Hayward led Utah with 19 points, and Al Jefferson had 11 points and 10 rebounds. Pondexter, who kept the Grizzlies from completely disappearing in the f...
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During an in game interview NBA Commissioner David Stern showed us his play-by-play announcing skills while the Memphis Grizzlies-Utah Jazz played.
Stern announced earlier in the season that he will retire as commissioner of the NBA in February 2014. Adam Silver will replace Stern, who has been commissioner for 30 years.
The Grizzlies, who have won two straight beat the Jazz 103-94.
Mike Conley says the Grizzlies' new owner doesn't look much older than he is. The Memphis guard is right.
Robert J. Pera, the Grizzlies' new chairman and majority owner, is only nine years older than his point guard. The 34-year-old California businessman is a fresh face from a much different generation than the Grizzlies' previous owner - 75-year-old billionaire...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The new chairman of the Grizzlies said he "fully understands" that the people of Memphis really own the NBA team, even though he's the controlling owner. Robert J. Pera is not only saying the right things, he has put it in writing. Pera, who introduced himself to Grizzlies fans Monday morning at FedExForum, agreed to provisions to keep the team...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Zach Randolph had 16 points and 18 rebounds, Marc Gasol added 22 points and the Memphis Grizzlies capped a day of celebration featuring the introduction of their new owners with NBA commissioner David Stern on hand by beating the Utah Jazz 103-94 Monday night.
Mike Conley added 16 points, Rudy Gay had 15 and Quincy Pondexter 14 for Memphis, which won its second...
Here are the local media outlets that follow the MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES. Newspaper- The Commercial Appeal is the city’s local newspaper. It’s sports section has space dedicated to the Grizzlies. Ron Tillery (Twitter) is the beat reporter who also contributes to the Memphis Edge blog. Columnist Geoff Calkins (Twitter) will also have a take on the Grizzlies.
The new chairman of the Grizzlies said he ''fully understands'' that the people of Memphis really own the NBA team, even though he's the controlling owner.
Robert J. Pera introduced himself Monday morning along with the new chief executive officer of Memphis Basketball, LLC, the group that bought the Grizzlies from Michael Heisley for $377 million in a sale finalized...
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Zach Randolph had 18 points and 13 rebounds, and the Memphis Grizzlies shot 53 percent from the floor in a 108-90 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday night.
Rudy Gay added 17 points and Marreese Speights contributed 16 off the bench to help Memphis win its third straight after a season-opening loss.
Milwaukee, which was looking to start 3-0 for the first...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Marc Gasol doesn't want to give the reasons why he's averaging 21 points and seven rebounds in the Memphis Grizzlies' first three games of the 2012-13 NBA season. That's because he doesn't care about that. "It doesn't matter who scores the points, who gets the rebounds, who gets the assists," said Gasol, who flirted with a...
The Memphis Grizzlies and Milwaukee Bucks have overcome occasional struggles to get off to solid starts.
After both pulled out tough victories in their last contests, Milwaukee looks to open 3-0 for the first time in seven years while ending a three-game losing streak to visiting Memphis on Wednesday night.
Milwaukee opened with a 99-88 win at Boston on Friday, then got a Brandon...
MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Five Grizzlies scored in double digits as Memphis rolled to a 108-90 victory over the Bucks Wednesday at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee. Memphis (3-1) shot 53 percent from the field and was paced by an 18-point, 13-rebound effort by center Zach Randolph and got 17 and 14 points, respectively, from Rudy Gay and Marc Gasol. Marreese Speights scored 18 amd Mike...
MILWAUKEE -- With three of their first four games this season on the road, the Memphis Grizzlies knew starting strong would be a difficult task. But after their 108-90 victory Wednesday at Milwaukee, that stretch is behind them and the Grizzlies have settled into the NBA grind with a 3-1 record. "(Being) 4-0 would be better but it's better than 1-3," said center Marc...