Found December 05, 2011 on Inside Hoops:
The Memphis Grizzlies announced today that Bob Thornton and Lloyd Pierce will complete head coach Lionel Hollins’ staff as an assistant (Thornton) and player development coach (Pierce). With almost 30 years of collegiate and professional basketball experience as a player, scout and coach, Thornton comes to Memphis after spending the past four seasons (2007-11) as an [...]

Q & A: Memphis Grizzlies owner Michael Heisley

Outside expectations have finally caught up with owner Michael Heisley's, meaning the team's outlook for the 2011-12 season is pretty darn good.

The Memphis Grizzlies are locked and loaded at power forward for 2011-12

30-year old Zach Randolph just keeps getting better and the Grizzlies hope that trend continues.  He played in 75 games (74 starts) for the Grizzlies last year and he averaged 36.3 minutes, 20.1 points, 12.2 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game.  Randolph has now played in 662 games (534 starts) in his NBA career so far and he is averaging 31.7 minutes, 17.6 points, 9.2 rebounds and...

Wallace: Grizzlies Not Trading Rudy Gay

The Grizzlies view Rudy Gay as a cornerstore of their franchise.

Celtics still in the hunt for Battier

Via SI Battier's list still includes the Heat, Spurs, Pacers, Raptors, Grizzlies, Celtics and his former Memphis team. The Thunder have also had discussions with either Battier or his camp. The team-to-player conversations might matter more with players like these than with so many others, as a clear understanding of roles, goals and, of course, financial incentive will...

Grizzlies to open reduced schedule on Dec. 26 at San Antonio

The Grizzlies will officially start the regular season Dec. 26 at San Antonio and then host Oklahoma City Dec. 28 for their home opener in FedExForum, according to the NBA schedule that was released tonight.

Battier debunks rumors

I always like to hear it from the players directly.  This is a tough time for everyone because so many false rumors fly around and it is hard to decifier the truth.  Anyways, this was Battier's tweet this morning, probably after reading this report: Miami Appears To Be Favorite For Battier Pat Riley is in position to sell Shane Battier on joining the Heat when free...

Report: Heat in the lead for Battier

Shane Battier is the type of player you would expect to take a discount to ring chase. He’s been a glue guy in Houston, sticking with them through injuries and curious decisions. He was the chemistry guy in Memphis, helping the younger players get better and making the three that gave the franchise its first…

Thunder: Shane Battier does not include OKC on list of teams

BY DARNELL MAYBERRY, Staff Writer, dmayberry@opubco.comAccording to a report by, Battier has trimmed his list from what originally contained more than a dozen teams to roughly four.Read more on

Miami Appears To Be Favorite For Battier

Many had expected the Thunder to aggressively pursue Shane Battier as well, but that hasn't happened.

Leon Powe looking at Boston Celtics

Leon Powe went to the L.A. Defenders’ NBA D-League game Monday night and told ESPN’s Dave McMenamin he is looking at two teams — the Boston Celtics and Memphis Grizzlies.Considering they have nearly nothing to spend, the Celtics could probably do worse than Powe. Sure, he has played just 50 games since leaving the Celtics two full seasons ago. His knees are more beat up than...

One-On-One With Johnny Davis

Related: One-On-One With Dwane Casey Pt. 1 | One-On-One With Dwane Casey Pt. 2Before the start of training camp, Jay Satur sat down with the new members of the Raptors' coaching staff to discuss an unusual start to the 2011-12 season and their plans for getting started in Toronto. Next up is lead assistant coach Johnny Davis, who discusses how his last team turned the corner...

Spurs expected to open season against Grizzlies

Later today, the full 2011-2012 66-game NBA season will be announced on NBA TV. The San Antonio Spurs however, may have found out which team they will most likely play to open the season, and that is the team which ousted them in last year's opening round playoff series -- the Memphis Grizzlies (via Commercial Appeal). The Memphis Grizzlies are expected to open the regular...

Greg Oden, Shane Battier among Miami Heat's targets

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Memphis Grizzlies tentatively scheduled to open NBA season Dec. 26 at San Antonio

According to draft of schedule, home opener set for Dec. 28 vs. Oklahoma City.
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