Found December 06, 2011 on Memphis Commercial Appeal:
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.

Tony Allen Upset With Leaching/Hating Family Members

Lately Grizzlies guard Tony Allen has been finding himself in the news for all of the wrong reasons. Last week he lost $20,000 of Christmas gifts after his mother returned a rental car with the goods still in it. And tonight, Allen apparently ran into some more family related issues. It looks as if some members of his mom’s side *cough cough Uncle Ice* were complaining about a...

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...

The perfect Christmas Gift (The All Heart. Grit, Grind Hoodie)

In honor of the Grizzlies starting back up right after Christmas, we bring to you the "All Heart. Grit, Grind" Hoodie.  We are going to have a limited amount to start out and will see how they do, so don't wait to order if you know you want one.  They will ONLY BE AVAILABLE ONLINE.  They will start shipping out on Friday and if you want to make sure you have it for...

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 add Bob Thornton and Lloyd Pierce to coaching staff

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 [...]

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...

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

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...

Memphis Grizzlies: A Season to Believe encore

Show will air on SportsSouth, Dec. 13-25 MEMPHIS, Dec. 7, 2011 – As anticipation builds for the 2011-12 NBA season, the Memphis Grizzlies are set to air Memphis Grizzlies: A Season To Believe.  The 30-minute television special, which highlights the 2011-12 Grizzlies’ historic 10th Season In Memphis, will air a total of eight times on SportSouth from Dec. 13-25 leading up...

Battier to Miami, And Other Impending Signings

Twitter / @SpearsNBAYahoo: Shane Battier expected to ... via kwout What? Shane Battier is signing with Miami? Who is your source, Yahoo sports?? Twitter / @ShaneBattier: Let's Go #Heat!!!!! ... via kwout Oh, alrighty then. So Shane Battier is going to the Miami Heat, giving them either a strong perimeter defender off the bench, or the ability to throw...

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...

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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