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With Marc Gasol signed and Rudy Gay healed, the Memphis Grizzlies are thinking and talking big.
With the core intact and memories of fighting their way to a deciding seventh game of the Western Conference semifinals, the Grizzlies no longer talk like one of the NBA's doormats.
They talk of winning titles, not just winning a playoff game.
Guard Mike Conley says that they have a lot of optimism and feel they have a team to make a run at a championship.
That's a far cry from previous seasons where Memphis sought to be competitive. Once they made the playoffs last season, the Grizzlies wanted to just win the franchise's first playoff game after three previous trips to the postseason ended in winless eliminations.
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Memphis forward Darrell Arthur will miss the season after an MRI exam confirmed a torn right Achilles tendon.
The Grizzlies announced the injury Tuesday. The 6-foot-9, 235-pound Arthur was hurt in practice Sunday and had the exam Monday. The team says he is scheduled for surgery within the next week but is expected to be ready for the start of the 2012-13 season.
Arthur, 23, averaged...
Memphis Grizzlies forward Darrell Arthur will miss the season with a torn right Achilles tendon suffered during Sunday's practice.
The loss of the 6-9 Arthur leaves the Grizzlies with little depth behind their starting front line.
The Commercial Appeal of Memphis reported that the Grizzlies are preparing an offer sheet for Charlotte Bobcats forward Dante Cunningham as a potential...
The Memphis Grizzlies have tendered an offer sheet to restricted free agent forward Dante Cunningham.
The team made the announcement Tuesday. The Charlotte Bobcats will have three days to match the offer.
The 6-foot-8, 230-pound Cunningham averaged 9.0 points and 4.0 rebounds in 22 games for the Bobcats last season after a Feb. 24 trade from Portland. He shot 51 percent from the...
Memphis Grizzlies forward Darrell Arthur underwent a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), which revealed a torn right Achilles tendon, the team announced today.
Arthur (6-9, 235), who suffered the injury on Dec. 18, is scheduled to have surgery to repair the injury within one week and expected to be ready for the start of the 2012-13 season.
The Grizzlies withdrew a $2 million offer Thursday evening to reserve Iranian center Hamed Haddadi, according to Grizzlies general manager Chris Wallace.
Memphis Grizzlies forward Darrell Arthur will miss the entire 2011-12 season because of a torn right Achilles tendon.
Memphis forward Darrell Arthur will miss the season after an MRI exam confirmed a torn right Achilles tendon. The Grizzlies announced the injury Tuesday. The 6-foot-9, 235-pound Arthur was hurt in practice Sunday and had the exam Monday. The team says he is scheduled for surgery within the next week but is expected to be ready for the start of the 2012-13 season.
The Grizzlies started quickly, jumping to a 28-17 lead on 80 percent shooting, but the Hornets clamped down on defense.
MEMPHIS, December 20, 2011 – The NBA today announced that the Memphis Grizzlies’ 2011-12 home opener against the Oklahoma City Thunder, which will tip-off at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 28 at FedExForum, will air nationally on NBA TV and regionally on SportSouth. The contest will give fans nationwide a chance to see two of the league’s fastest-rising franchises in a rematch...