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Reaching the first Western Conference final in Memphis history has given the Grizzlies both a lesson in what they need to go further and a reminder on just how close they might be to the NBA Finals.
''In order to take another step, you're going to have to be a little better,'' center Marc Gasol said. ''Every step now really does take a lot of work from everybody. I mean everybody got to play a little better.
''Everybody got to be on the same page, which we already are.''
Memphis' new ownership took a big risk this offseason by letting coach Lionel Hollins go, even though the Grizzlies improved every season since he took over in January 2009. Instead, chairman Robert Pera and chief executive officer Jason Levien promoted Dave Joerger, who had been on the bench the past six seasons.
Pera and Levien also put their own imprint on the roster.
The biggest addition was veteran guard-forward Mike Miller, who brings with him his championsh...
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If Marc Gasol is ranked #10 in #NBArank, then he is a a fringe contender for MVP. If he plays like an MVP — and he can — the Grizzlies are a lock for another deep playoff run.
ESPN has continued its countdown to the best player of the NBA. We all know that will be LeBron James, so there’s no suspense there. The starting five for the Memphis Grizzlies have trickled in at various...
Check out this great interview from TMZ Sports with Gilbert Arenas, who has just been told he had the no.1 worst ranked NBA contract in history.
Arenas was awarded a 6-year $111m contract by Washington (Courtesy Midwestsportsfans)
Agent Zero was undeniably a phenomenal player before injury struck, and before he decided to bring a gun to training in Washington, and Yahoo Sports...
Judging from the video below courtesy of TMZ, Gilbert Arenas isn’t as dumb as he makes himself out to be:
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Gilbert Arenas — My NBA Contract’s the Worst In History?? Yeah, I Can See That
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So to recap, Arenas helped bring...
Ed Davis' representatives and the Memphis Grizzlies have been discussing a contract extension this month, according to sources.
It remains to be seen whether negotiations reach a serious stage.
Davis ranks as the sleeper of this extension class after he was barely used by former Memphis coach Lionel Hollins upon arriving in Memphis in late January as part of the Rudy Gay trade.
Never forget Gilbert Arenas is making $22 million this season from the Orlando Magic.
Arenas isn’t quite ready to return to China yet, so he goes through these bouts of boredom. The hilarity that ensues anytime Arenas is bored can’t be ignored.
Take his behavior on the freeway for example.
Arenas was driving on the freeway when he saw his BFF, Nick Young, driving next to him...
Gilbert makes a point that I have tried to explain to people for years. You get the mega contract based on what you have done in the past and the team HOPES the production continues in the future.
The NBA isn’t like the NFL, you better be sure when you give a player a $100+ million because if they flame out like Gilbert they are still going to get paid ($22 million this year for...
Yahoo! Sports recently ranked Gilbert Arenas’ 6-year/$111 million contract given to him by the Wizards in 2008 the worst deal of the 21st century. Watch the 3x NBA All-Star react to hearing the news, ”I’m number one? Of all time?….Well, it could be, I’m not arguing that it’s not.”
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Now that he lives in L.A., Gilbert Arenas feels some kind of connection to the Lakers – he even practiced with them over the summer.
His friend, Nick Young, now plays for the Lakers and if you follow Arenas on Instagram – or used to follow him on Twitter – you’ll know that he likes to joke around a little bit.
In this Instagram video, Arenas is driving along the freeway when...
The NBA’s Top 10 Starting Big Man Duos of 2014 (Memphis Grizzlies at 1)
By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff…
1. Memphis Grizzlies- Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol
Combined 2013 Stats: 29.5 points, 19 rebounds and 2.1 blocks per game
Randolph’s Rankings: Offense: 9… Defense: 5… Rebounding 10… Importance to team: 9
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Not to go all Barney Fife on you, but this is dangerous, don’t do this while you are driving.
The Kobe part was funny.
In 2008, the Washington Wizards pulled the trigger on arguably the worst contract in NBA history, agreeing to a six-year extension with star guard Gilbert Arenas worth $111 million.
In fact, Yahoo! Sports ranked the deal No. 1 in its list of the "NBA's Worst Contracts of the 21st Century" on Tuesday. And as fate would have it, TMZ managed to catch up with Arenas...
Gilbert Arenas was driving along the freeway earlier this week when he spotted a familiar face. It was Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young. As far as what happened next is concerned, we don’t recommend ever trying this at home. Arenas whipped out his cell phone camera and decided to film a pretty entertaining clip. […]
Gilbert Arenas doesn’t have a lot to do these days except drive around and be filthy rich. So when he’s driving down the highway and sees Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young he promptly freaks out. I guess Agent Zero doesn’t see too many NBA players these days so it’s a bid deal for him.
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