Serge Ibaka came up with a big block on Grizzlies’ Ed Davis and then did the Dikembe Mutombo finger wag during the second quarter of Game 2 against Memphis Monday night.
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In terms of notable NBA big men, Dikembe Mutombo has to be listed among the all-time greats and during tonight’s Thunder-Grizzlies game two, Serge Ibaka paid tribute to him. During the second quarter of play, Ibaka denied Memphis forward Ed Davis at the rim and busted out the Dikembe finger wag for good measure: Ed Davis just got invited to Serge’s block party! *** Ibaka does...
Ed Davis is in wait and learn mode with the Grizzlies as the bouncy popular former Raptors forward has been grounded in Memphis. “Even though I am not playing right now,” Davis said. “If I see something on the court, I’ll tell (Randolph) or Marc – I try to help them as much as I can as they help me.”
Ed Davis is getting good at this double double thing, but he was also aggressive on the defensive end, where he blocked two shots and altered many others.
One sentence can sum up what kind of night it was for the Memphis Grizzlies in their 110-91 victory over the Phoenix Suns:
Jon Leuer led all scorers with 23 points off the bench, and fell just one rebound shy of a double double...
The Memphis Grizzlies inked an extension with Quincy Pondexter last week.
Ed Davis, not so much. To give you an idea of how much of a non-news item that is, I can’t even find a link that anyone is surprised or thinks it was a bad idea to let Davis test the waters of restricted free agency next summer.
Here’s my quick take on the deal and the non deal:
Why signing Quincy Pondexter...
The NBA has fined Ed Davis $15,000 for excessive and unnecessary contact on Donatas Motiejunas during a preseason game.
The incident occured on Oct. 25 in a contest between the Memphis Grizzlies and Houston Rockets.
Memphis, TN – According to Marc Stein of ESPN.com, the Memphis Grizzlies and power forward Ed Davis have begun negotiations towards a potential contract extension. There are no details just yet regarding the type of money that the two sides are talking, but with Davis being a promising young big man, you can expect it’s […]
ESPN reports that the Grizzlies are set to extend forward Ed Davis off his rookie contract before the October 31st deadline.
The Grizzlies' Davis ranks as the sleeper of this extension class after he was barely used by former Memphis coach Lionel Hollins upon arriving in Memphis in late January in the Rudy Gay trade. Extensions are historically rare for role players but Davis...
Ed Davis' representatives and the Memphis Grizzlies have been discussing a contract extension this month, according to sources.
It remains to be seen whether negotiations reach a serious stage.
Davis ranks as the sleeper of this extension class after he was barely used by former Memphis coach Lionel Hollins upon arriving in Memphis in late January as part of the Rudy Gay trade.
As the NBA comes closer and closer more news about former UNC basketball players at the next level is coming out. Ed Davis (@eddavis32 on twitter), the 6’10/235 lbs forward/center who was drafted 13th overall by the Toronto Raptors in the 2010 draft, has had his fourth year option exercised by the franchise. From an article on Inside Hoops it says that the Raptors, who had until...