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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 Gasol. "Historically, we've had some slow starts but this year, we've come out a lot stronger." Gasol was one of five Grizzlies to finish with double-digit scoring, pouring in 14 points on 5 of 8 shooting to go along with nine rebounds and five assists. Zach Randolph had 18 points and 13 rebounds for his fourth double-double in as many games this season while Rudy Gay had 17 and Mike Conley 13. Marreese Speights came off the bench and scored 18 to round out a balanced offensive attack that shot 53 percent from the field. "We just played really well," Memphis Coach Lionel H...
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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.
ST. FRANCIS, WIS. -- After sitting out Wednesday's loss to Memphis with a thigh contusion, Miwaukee Bucks backup guard Beno Udrih was back on the practice floor Thursday and is probable for Friday's game in Washington.Udrih was injured in a practice collision with forward Ersan Ilyasova on Monday but was feeling much better after practice Thursday."If it's going...
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...
PG: Beno Udrih- Over 19.8 million dollars
- This is Udrih’s last year on his contract, but he is not even worth half of the 7 million that the Bucks owe him. He has always been a decent point guard, but solid shooting and decent scoring and passing does not make him worth that much money.
SG: Joe Johnson- 19.8 million dollars
- Johnson is and has been a very good player throughout...
MILWAUKEE - Scott Skiles summed up Wednesday night in just a short phrase."They pretty much owned us," the Bucks coach said just shortly after watching Memphis cruise to a 108-90 victory at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. Except for a short period of time in the first quarter and a short stretch in the third quarter, Skiles was spot on. The Bucks struggled to make shots...
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...
Here is the local media covering the MILWAUKEE BUCKS Newspaper- The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel is local daily covering the Bucks. Charles F. Gardner works Bucks Blog. Columnist Bob Wolfley may also chime in on the Bucks from time to time. Sports Radio- Newsradio 620 WTMJ is the flagship for the team’s radio network. Ted Davis offers up
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 time since the...
Since Milwaukee Bucks forward Larry Sanders is 6'11, you would assume that he would have an easy time throwing down dunks on smaller opponents.
However, check out this nice defensive play from Tony Allen rejecting a Sanders dunk attempt last night:
The Memphis Grizzlies have been on a roll since a season-opening defeat. The Houston Rockets appeared to be getting on one too, until they played at home.
The Grizzlies can match the best five-game start in franchise history Friday night when they host the Rockets, who have a chance to open 3-0 on the road for the first time in 16 years.
With three straight wins, Memphis needs...
The Grizzlies borrowed $175 million of the $377 million purchase price.
A matchup between the Milwaukee Bucks and Washington Wizards would normally see two of the league's most promising young point guards go head-to-head in John Wall and Brandon Jennings.
Instead, two of the biggest surprises in the frontcourt could be in the spotlight in Friday night's matchup in the nation's capital.
Wall still hasn't played because of a stress injury...
Line of the Night: It’s a little known fact that the Gasol brothers compete against each other in nearly every aspect of their lives, including who can look like the more convincing homeless person. But in terms of fantasy basketball, only Marc Gasol (2.32 WARP) can say he’s had the best fantasy line of the night this season. Gasol nearly triple-doubled against the Jazz with...
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...