When the Memphis Grizzlies open training camp in Nashville, Tennessee on October 1 on the campus of Vanderbilt University, fans will not only be introduced to a new head coach in David Joerger, the return of Mike Miller and the arrival of Nick Calathes, but in many ways a new look Grizzlies team despite bringing back the majority of the roster from last season.
While Memphis is coming off their best season in franchise history, made complete with their run to the Western Conference Finals, the 2013-14 are set to become the “running Grizz".
Okay, so maybe this Memphis squad isn’t yet the second coming of Mike D’Antoni’s “7 seconds or less” offense during his time with the Phoenix Suns, but Coach Joerger is already planning to play up-tempo more.
With guys like Tony Allen, Jerryd Bayless, Mike Conley, Zach Randolph, Tayshaun Prince, Marc Gasol and Miller, the pieces are certainly there.
"Coach Joerger has been there for six years," Gasol told ESPN.com ...