GRIZZLIES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Heir to the Grindfather

Does Memphis have anyone capable of replacing Tony Allen? At the lowest points of the 2015-16 season, Memphis Grizzlies fans were forced to ponder a life without Zach Randolph and Tony Allen, two of the founding fathers of the “Grit N Grind” Grizzlies. The season was a success considering the vast amount of injuries and turnover the team had. 42-40 with a playoff berth is nothing...
Via Grizzly Bear Blues
4 hours ago

Marc Gasol: The Greatest Memphis Grizzly

As he makes his third All-Star appearance tonight, Marc cements his status as the GOAT- Grizzliest of All Time. Marc Gasol will never say that he is the greatest Memphis Grizzly of all time. He won’t say he’s unguardable, though at times he is. He won’t state that this team would be nothing without him, but they certainly wouldn’t be 34-24 or prepping for another playoff...
Via Grizzly Bear Blues
1 day ago

Memphis Grizzlies Mid-Season Report Card

Marc Gasol and Mike Conley have straight A’s at the All-Star Break The Memphis Grizzlies are in good position at the All-Star Break with a record of 34-24 which would make them the 6 seed if the playoffs were to start today. Although a match-up against the Houston Rockets isn’t the worst scenario, a relatively easy schedule until mid-March should allow the Grizzlies to climb...
Via Grizzly Bear Blues
2 days ago

Marc Gasol drove from Memphis to New Orleans for All-Star Game

Instead of taking to the air, Marc Gasol opted for ground transportation to get to New Orleans for All-Star Weekend.For the third time in his career, Gasol has been named an All-Star and will represent the Grizzlies in the NBA’s annual spectacle. Unlike many of his teammates, Gasol didn’t fly to New Orleans for the festivities. Instead, Gasol drove from Memphis. The Grizzlies...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Hill's 23 points, 18 from Davis lead Pelicans past Grizzlies

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Solomon Hill scored a season-high 23 points and Anthony Davis added 18, including a key basket with 38.8 seconds left that helped the New Orleans Pelicans hold off the Memphis Grizzlies 95-91 on Wednesday night. The Pelicans built an 18-point lead and cruised through the first three quarters. But they had to stem a fourth-quarter rally that pulled the Grizzlies...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Box Score 2/14: Love and reconciliation

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the Yardbarker Box Score, what we're reading while hoping each and every one of you reading this has a happy Valentine's Day. Happy birthday to Mickey Wright, Jim Kelly, Gheorghe Muresan, Steve McNair and Brandon Sutter. On this date in 2010, Alexandre Bilodeau...
Via Yardbarker
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Grizzlies LIVE! 3-Pointer: Favorite Broadway Musical

Grizzlies LIVE 3-Pointer in Brooklyn: Favorite Broadway musical Check out what Pete, Brevin, and Fish had to say!
Via FOX Sports South
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Conley, Gasol help Grizzlies send Nets to 13th straight loss

NEW YORK (AP) Mike Conley scored 32 points, Marc Gasol had 19 points, nine rebounds and eight assists, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the hapless Brooklyn Nets 112-103 on Monday night. Brandan Wright added 17 points and Vince Carter had 14 as the Grizzlies won for the fourth time in their last five games. Brook Lopez and Spencer Dinwiddie each had 17 points as the Nets lost their...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

A promise left unfilled, Vince Carter and the Raptors

When people think of Vince Carter's time with the Toronto Raptors, they think of his legendary performance at the 2000 Slam Dunk Contest or his 50-point outburst in Game 3 of the 2001 Eastern Conference Semifinals against Allen Iverson and the 76ers. Maybe they think of his infamous graduation day that started in North Carolina and ended with him missing a potential game-winning...
Via Yardbarker
7 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL teams troll NBA for social media mandate

The NBA recently sent out a mandate to all 30 teams regarding social media interaction in the wake of a few so-called “Twitter wars” between teams.ESPN’s Tim MacMahon scooped this story, noting the Association’s memo “cited three specific examples of material that would be inappropriate for posts on official team accounts: Disparage, belittle or embarrass an individual...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

A coaching brotherhood: Fizdale, Bickerstaff lift Grizzlies

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Mike Conley and Marc Gasol have spent the last nine years in Memphis, their bond as strong as that of any NBA teammates. It is the foundation of the Grizzlies' identity. It's a friendship built on trust, respect and a whole lot of ribbing. They go at each other daily, but even Conley knows they have nothing on two coaches who arrived in Memphis last summer. David...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

This Steph Curry no-look, over-the-shoulder pass backfired terribly

Every now and then, Steph Curry screws up. We all know Curry can do some absolutely filthy things with a basketball, and he tried to add to his highlight during Friday’s game against the Grizzlies.But his no-look, over-the-shoulder pass on a fast break went to nobody but the photographers on the baseline and sent Warriors head coach Steve Kerr into a fit on the bench. That’s...
Via The Comeback
9 days ago  |  Discuss

David Fizdale livid with referee, gets first career ejection

Our latest Western Conference head coaching blowup came courtesy of David Fizdale of the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday night.In the third quarter of the Grizzlies’ 122-107 loss to the Golden State Warriors, Fizdale wasn’t happy about a questionable foul call on Tony Allen and went into a tirade against the referee, having to be held back by lead assistant J.B. Bickerstaff. Fizdale...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Draymond Green first player in NBA history to get triple-double without points

Golden State Warriors All-Star forward Draymond Green is one of the best all-around players in the NBA. He proved that to a T Friday night against the Memphis Grizzlies.Green recorded a triple-double with just four points. In the process, he put up 12 rebounds, 10 assists and a franchise-record 10 steals. He also added five blocks for good measure.It’s an absolutely absurd stat...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings could trade Kosta Koufos, Darren Collison before deadline?

The times could be a changin’ in Sacramento.According to Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders on Tuesday, there’s “a growing sense” the Kings could move point guard Darren Collison and big man Kosta Koufos before the February 23 trade deadline.Collison, 29, has overcome an early-season suspension for domestic violence to average 13.1 points and 4.0 assists per game this season...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

40-year-old Vince Carter turned back the clock and had a block party in Memphis

Vince Carter is 40 years old, and you wouldn’t know that by the plays he made against the San Antonio Spurs tonight in Memphis. Carter gave us flashbacks of the hops that made him the NBA Slam Dunk Contest champion in 2000 (yes, that was 17 years ago).  Okay, so he’s probably not jumping that Read more...
Via The Comeback
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant and Draymond Green engage in another heated exchange during game vs. Kings

Here we go again ...Less than a month after Draymond Green initiated a heated exchange with teammate Kevin Durant during a meltdown loss to the Memphis Grizzlies, the two were at it again Saturday during an intense, dramatic overtime loss in Sacramento.This time, Durant appeared to be the aggressor from a distance: While it's unclear what the argument was about, what is clear is...
Via FOX Sports
14 days ago

NBA Hotline Bling: Enes Kanter punches in the numbers

As part of the new Collective Bargaining Agreement, NBA players now have a hotline to call to complain about the work of NBA refs. Players finally have a place to complain about officials, besides Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Ello.co, and their own postgame interviews. Remember, these are taken straight from our Russian hacker's infiltration of the NBA offices, not completely invented...
Via Yardbarker
19 days ago  |  Discuss
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