MEMPHIS, Tenn. Memphis Grizzlies owner Robert Pera told media Tuesday morning hes not only happy with the new look of the Grizzlies, he thinks this team can make its deepest playoff run yet.
Pera and CEO Jason Levien held a press conference to discuss the state of the team three days before the NBA All-Star break and two weeks after trading away leading scorer Rudy Gay.
Pera, who owns technology company Ubiquiti Networks, bought the team for 377 million last year.
He and Levien have been the subject of fan discontent after trading away Gay on Jan. 30 to Toronto.
Pera, 34, contrasted the moves to a baseball team full of all-stars, saying how the right group of players with the right chemistry on a basketball team can be an asset.
"I think with the latest trades, the personnel moves, how the teams constructed, I think it has the potential to be the best Grizzlies team yet," Pera said. I really like how the pieces now fit.
Both men wore Grizzlies warmups, Pera speaking with Mem...