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I appreciate the heart and hustle of Zach Randolph, Marc Gasol, Mike Conley, and newcomer Tayshaun Prince. I dig their blue collar and scrappy style of play. The 2013-2014 promo’s started from the bottom, now we here story of the Grizzlies resonated with me. The promo made me care about Memphis basketball. But to be honest, I think the T-Mac cameo is really what did me in. Preying on my emotions in that way was so not cool, especially because he played for the Spurs, not the Grizzlies. But I digress.
Bottom line is, the Grizzlies have arrived. After three consecutive trips to the playoffs, and a Western Conference Finals appearance last season, the Grizzlies are no longer sleepers or underdogs, they’re bonafide contenders. Expectations for the Grizzlies are high among a deep Western Conference — Oklahoma City Thunder, San Antonio Spurs, LA Clippers, Golden State Warriors, and the Houston Rockets.
NBA preseason basketball. October 5. Get excited!
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I think Darth Vader would sum up Marc Gasol's full-court assist at EuroBasket 2013 by saying, "Impressive. Most impressive." During Spain's clash with Serbia in the quarter finals at EuroBasket yesterday, Gasol found himself pinned underneath the basket with the ball while a streaking Sergio Lull was making his way to the opposite side for a wide open layup. ...
Memphis Grizzlies’ big man Marc Gasol is continuing to handle outlet passes with the best of them, even during the FIBA EuroBasket tournament which he is currently participating in. Check out this assist that he had to a streaking Sergio Llull, which is as good as it gets. It definitely looked like he heaved it up recklessly, but the result proves that wrong. The only man better...
The Memphis Grizzlies will bring Tony Gaffney into training camp for a shot to make the roster.
The Grizzlies have 13 guaranteed contracts.
Gaffney has already signed this season with Telekom Baskets Bonn in Germany, but he was able to exercise an opt-out clause.
Gaffney played in summer league this offseason.
There was a time when the Grizzlies were the sorriest franchise in all of sports.
Garish green jerseys. Bryant "Big Country" Reeves. An ignomious Playoff losing streak (three straight years getting swept out of the first round). The Allen Iverson disaster.
Those days are long behind this franchise. Now, they might very well be the envy of the sports world after...
Gilbert Arenas may have a tryout for the Los Angeles Clippers next month Could good ol’ Gilbert Arenas be on his way back to the NBA? Agent Zero has been looking good in summer workouts for the Los Angeles Clippers, which could lead to an invite to the Clippers’ training camp next month, according to HOOPSWORLD‘s Adam Kennedy. I’m hearing that Gilbert Arenas has looked...
Spain won the EuroBasket Quarterfinals game against Slovenia in a 90-68 rout but that’s not the reason you’re here.
Check out this amazing pass from Marc Gasol:
Earlier today, Spain defeated Serbia in the quarterfinal round of the 2013 Eurobasket tournament and Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol had a pretty nice full-court assist during the game.
Watch as Gasol drops a pass to Sergio Lull from the other end of the court:
The Memphis Grizzlies have been ranked the top American sports franchise by ESPN the Magazine. The worst? The Sacramento Kings.
Every year, the fine folks over at ESPN the Magazine put together a list of the best and worst franchises in professional American sports.
This year, two different NBA teams took home the rankings of the best and the worst franchise in sports and thanks to this tweet from the ESPN the Mag Twitter feed, we know those teams:
The @MemGrizz are the best, Sacramento Kings are the worst...
France defeated Spain 75-72 in overtime to advance to the EuroBasket championship against Lithuania.
Tony Parker scored 32 points to help France overcome a 14-point halftime deficit.
Marc Gasol had 19 points for Spain, while Rudy Fernandez had 17.