MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Michael Heisley, the billionaire businessman who bought the Vancouver Grizzlies and moved the NBA team to Memphis, died Saturday. He was 77. The Grizzlies said Saturday night that a family member confirmed Heisley's death. The Commercial Appeal reported that Heisley died in Illinois of complications from a massive stroke he suffered nearly 15 months ago. Heisley...
Michael Heisley, former owner of the Memphis Grizzlies, passed away on Saturday at the age of 77. Heisley died due to complications from a massive stroke he suffered nearly 15 months ago. “He was a unique guy to say the least,” said Stan Meadows, who was Heisley’s closest confidant and also served as lead counsel for the Grizzlies. “We all benefited greatly from knowing him...
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