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The Grizz have a had a very impressive three-year run, to say the least. In each of the last three seasons, Memphis’ winning percentages have increased between 6-8 percent. Last year would have been a great year for Memphis to capture a spot in the NBA Finals. The Grizz looked like a favorite to get there until they met the Spurs, who effortlessly swept them, getting revenge from the 2011 first round upset. Will the Grizz be able to bounce back from that tough playoff exit and remain a top-notch regular season team? Here’s my take on Memphis’ 2013-14 season:
Guards (B): Mike Conley, Tony Allen, Jerryd Bayless, Mike Miller, Jamaal Franklin
Memphis returns this year with a similar backcourt. Mike Conley is coming off an excellent postseason in which he did a great job keeping up with Chris Paul. Conley spent his first few years in the league referred to as just a solid point guard at best. Last year, he really made a statement with his constant hustle plays and surprisingly cl...
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The Memphis Grizzlies have signed Quincy Pondexter to a contract extension, beating a Thursday night deadline for players drafted in 2010.
The Grizzlies did not disclose terms of the deal Thursday.
The 6-foot-6 guard-forward led the Grizzlies with a career-high 39.5 percent shooting from 3-point range in 59 games last season. Pondexter, who hit a combined 40 3-pointers in his first...
The Memphis Grizzlies return from unfamiliar territory: the Western Conference Finals.
It was an unexpected trip, especially in January, when leading scorer Rudy Gay was shipped to Toronto.Four months later, Memphis was one of the final four teams standing, hosting the San Antonio Spurs, four wins away from the NBA Finals.
Memphis made offseason moves it believes will make it capable...
Memphis Grizzlies teammates Quincy Pondexter and Jon Leuer came through with one of the best Halloween costumes. The two went as Billy and Sidney and really nailed the costume. I mean Quincy had every detail covered. From the double tank to the knee pads/bike shorts and chain, he was on point. Love it, guys. Great […]
Memphis Grizzlies teammates Quincy Pondexter and Jon Leuer had tremendous throwback Thursday Halloween costumes. The two NBA ballers were Sidney Deane and Billy Hoyle from the 1992 hit “White Men Can’t Jump.” No word on if they went to Sizzler after their game.
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Coming off their best season in franchise history, the Memphis Grizzlies are looking to continue their success of last season. Memphis went 4-4 in the preseason. The Grizzlies lost to the Bulls and Mavericks, then defeated Maccabi Haifa (Israeli Basketball Premier League), Bucks, Magic and Hawks, then lost their final two preseason games to the […]
Since “Agent Zero” isn’t playing in the NBA anymore, Gilbert Arenas like the rest us can head out tonight to enjoy All Hallow’s Eve.
Only a few moments ago, Gilbert decided to post an image of his Halloween costume to his Instagram account and well, it is pretty darn awesome:
So, I’m going with wolf ninja as his costume…
Arenas image courtesy of Getty Images
If it makes you feel any better, the Memphis Grizzlies have NEVER won a season opener since coming to the Bluff City in 2001.
Let me guess. That doesn’t make you feel better, does it? What makes you feel a little better is that despite an offensive offense in the second quarter — The Grizzlies were outscored 30-7 — they clawed their way back into the game in the second...
If you happen to be a fan of the Memphis Grizzlies, Zach Randolph, or post moves, you might want to check out this YouTube mixtape.
Check out some of the best moves of Zach Randolph’s 2012-13 season in the post:
Zach Randolph image courtesy of Getty Images
The Memphis Grizzlies losing streak on opening night extended to 13 (the longest in sports) in a 94-101 loss to the San Antonio Spurs last night in a Western Conference Finals rematch. The Grizzlies have not won a season opener since they moved to Memphis. It was the Grizzlies 9th straight regular season loss in […]
I am not sure why I am surprised the NBA GMs are not picking the Memphis Grizzlies to win this year. Nobody gave the Grizzlies a shot last year either, especially after the Rudy Gay trade, but they still made it to the Western Conference Finals. Even though Memphis is a small market team, the […]
Every blog does previews of games. But here at GritGrindGrizz . . . .
Okay, we’re going to do game previews too. But in the interest of keeping it short and sweet, here’s what we are going to call the “Three Point Play” — three things to look for in tonight’s matchup against the reviled and revered San Antonio Spurs:
Will It Blend? Lest we forget, the first and ONLY...
The last time we saw the Memphis Grizzlies before last night’s season opener, was against these same San Antonio Spurs in the 2013 Western Conference Finals. In this series they lost in embarrassing fashion, getting swept in four quick games. None of which were that close, as all of the games featured the Spurs having ...The post Troubled Randolph Has Grizzlies Struggling appeared...
Summing it up
It tends to be an ugly affair when the Spurs and Grizzlies match up. It was even more so in Wednesday’s season opener, with both teams struggling through stretches of incompetence. Their poor defense in the second half notwithstanding, the Spurs could feel pleased with their execution after shooting 52.6 percent, including 11 for 20 on 3-pointers, against one of...
How often has an NBA team coming off a Conference Finals appearance been picked to finish as a bottom feeder for the playoffs without losing any starters? Not too often to my knowledge. However, that is how several in the national media are predicting the Grizzlies to finish this year.
Very recently, Sports Illustrated revealed their picks for the Western Conference and picked the...
Tenacious defense was one of the Memphis Grizzlies' biggest strengths in 2012-13 during their best season ever.
The same couldn't be said of their first game this season, particularly in terms of interior defense.
They'll try to get back on track in Friday night's home opener against the Detroit Pistons, who had their way in the paint while starting in winning fashion...