Originally written on PRO HOOPS CENTRAL  |  Last updated 11/20/14
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Just a few years ago; the Memphis Grizzlies were charter members of the Association’s “Cellar-Dwellers” and the club’s General Manager Chris Quinn, seemed to be destined to wind up on the NBA scrap-heap. Quinn, fell far short of success holding the same position with the Boston Celtics and things did not seem to be headed in the right direction for the team he was now the architect for. If Memphis had pushed the panic button at that point, chances are good that Quinn’s NBA career, could have ended there, or at the very least it would have taken a few years; before another franchise would possibly take a chance on him. Fortunately for the club and their fans; Grizzlies management believed in their General Manager and stuck with him and soon there after; the confidence that the team had in Quinn, began to show results. After hitting bottom, with the low point being the trading of franchise player Pau Gasol to the Los Angeles Lakers, they followed the lead set by the San Antonio Spurs;...
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