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An Ode To The 2015-16 Memphis Grizzlies

It was a tough season. For everyone. Fans, players, coaches. We all knew it would be a tough one, even before it started, but no one could have foreseen the inundation of maladies that befell the Memphis Grizzlies this season.It was a tough season for a team known for its toughness. Grit 'n' Grind, the embodiment of a hardworking team and a hardworking town, seemed to have died...
Via The Sports Quotient
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

2015-2016 Memphis Grizzlies Player Reviews: Mike Conley

We kick off our 2015-2016 Memphis Grizzlies player grades series with Captain Clutch himself, Mike Conley. Mike Conley, Memphis Grizlies Point Guard 2015-2016 Regular Season Statistics (provided by basketball-reference.com) Points Per Game 15.3 Assists Per Game 6.1 Field Goal % 42.2 Three Point % 36.3 Turnovers Per Game 1.5 Offensive Rating 115 Defensive Rating...
Via Grizzly Bear Blues
8 hours ago

GBBLive Podcast Preview: Wrapping Up the 2015-2016 Season for the Memphis Grizzlies

Host Joe Mullinax talks the end of the 2015-2016 season with guests Matt Bishop and Coach Jason March tonight on an all-new GBBLive! It was a season to remember for a lot of reasons for the Memphis Grizzlies...some good, some not so good. We break down those reasons and so much more on the latest episode of GBBLive! Tune in to our end of the season show tonight, Thursday, April 28th...
Via Grizzly Bear Blues
4 days ago

Mike Conley's decision weighs heavy on Grizzlies' future

The offseason begins for the Grizzlies and the priority is clear: keep Mike Conley in Memphis.
Via FOX Sports South
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Conley puts pressure on Grizzlies to pay him, sign FAs

Mike Conley sounds like a guy who wants to continue playing point guard for the Memphis Grizzlies but only if the front office is willing to do a couple of things this offseason. The first is to pay him. Conley, an unrestricted free agent this summer, has been vastly underpaid the last few seasons despite playing at an All-Star level. He’s probably deserving of a max contract...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Tough choices ahead for Grizzlies with painful season over

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) The Memphis Grizzlies took care of things they could control by assembling a roster good enough to challenge for the NBA title. They couldn't manage players' health, and injuries derailed a promising season. Now, they face some tough decisions heading into the offseason. The Grizzlies were fifth in the Western Conference on Feb. 8 with a 30-22 record before...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Coach Dave Joerger Cries After Grizzlies Get Eliminated

Despite being hit hard with injuries throughout the season. The Memphis Grizzlies still managed to make the playoffs without the services of Marc Gasol and Mike Conley, but all that ended yesterday when they were swept by the Spurs on their homecourt. For Grizzlies head coach Dave Joerger, it was an emotional time. “I hope you guys took notice of what happened in the last three...
Via Hooped Up
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Memphis Grizzlies Head Coach Dave Joerger Breaks Down After Being Swept by the Spurs

The relationship between an NBA head coach and his players in 2016 is a delicate one. More than ever, it seems like the overarching goal of an organization that possesses at least one superstar is to keep said superstar in his current uniform, and keep him happy. This puts the coach in a precarious situation, at once needing to lead, teach and discipline his team while simultaneously...
Via Stack
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Power surge in downtown Memphis halts Spurs-Grizzlies in Game 4

We’ve all heard about “shooting lights out,” but apparently downtown Memphis couldn’t handle what was happening at the FedEx Forum on Sunday afternoon. As the Memphis Grizzlies and San Antonio Spurs were in the middle of the second quarter of Game 4 in their first round Western Conference playoff series, the lights went out in the arena. As it turns out, a power surge within...
Via The Comeback
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dave Joerger tears up during presser after sweep

It’s been a rather difficult season for the Memphis Grizzlies, and if you need proof of that, just look at coach Dave Joerger during the press conference following their game four loss to the San Antonio Spurs. The Spurs swept Memphis out of the playoffs, and Joerger got emotional after the defeat when talking about his team. Nothing but respect for HC Dave Joerger pic.twitter...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Vince Carter plans on returning to Grizzlies next season

Vince Carter is an ageless wonder. Speaking to the press after the Memphis Grizzlies were swept by the San Antonio Spurs 4-0 in the first round of the NBA Playoffs, Carter made it clear he intends on coming back for another go-round next season, per Ronald Tillery of The Commercial Appeal. First question to Vince Carter was about this possibly being his last game. VC said "I...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Power outage in Memphis halts Spurs-Grizzlies game

Sunday’s Game 4 of the San Antonio Spurs-Memphis Grizzlies series was humming right along until a sudden power outage early in the second quarter halted things. According to Heather Cox on the ABC broadcast, a power surge impacted downtown Memphis, including FedEx Forum, causing a delay of about 20 minutes with 10:02 remaining in the second quarter. Jabari Young, the Spurs...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Grizzlies mascot goes all WWE on his Spurs counterpart

The Memphis Grizzlies’ best-of seven series against the San Antonio Spurs returned to Tennessee last night. The Grizzlies ended up with another predictable loss, but played their most competitive game yet, falling 96-87. Memphis fans have it tough knowing they’re unlikely to beat the Spurs in a single game, but at least last night, Memphis mascot Grizz provided a preview of what...
Via The Comeback
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Grizzlies mascot slams Spurs mascot through table

The Memphis Grizzlies needed all the help they could get against the Spurs heading into Game 3, and their mascot, Grizz, did the best he could to fire up the crowd during the game. Grizz put his best wrestling moves on display, something he did last season. He and the Spurs mascot got into it and Grizz ended up slamming his counterpart through a table. Grizzlies mascot slams...
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Grizzlies mascot flies off ladder for WWE-style slam

The Grizzlies might've been bringing spoons to their gunfight with the San Antonio Spurs, but the crowd in Memphis was lit for Friday night's Game 3.And then Grizz took it to the next level when he flew off a ladder to slam fellow mascot Natch through a table.Wild stuff, but the Grizzlies would've been better off if he'd landed on Kawhi Leonard. The Spurs star scored 32 points in...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Grizzlies' Martin won't play in Game 3 due to sore left foot

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Memphis Grizzlies rookie forward Jarell Martin will miss Game 3 of the Western Conference playoff series with the San Antonio Spurs due to a sore left foot. Martin joins a lengthy list of injured Grizzlies. Memphis also is missing Mike Conley (left Achilles tendinitis), Marc Gasol (right foot fracture), Jordan Adams (right knee surgery) and Brandan Wright ...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Barnes has funny thoughts on how bad Grizzlies have been

The Memphis Grizzlies have been absolutely abysmal in the first two games of their playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs. If you want to know how poorly they have played, just ask Matt Barnes. After the Grizzlies scored a franchise-low 68 points in their Game 2 loss Tuesday night, Barnes delivered a fantastic quote. “I think just have to roll the dice a little bit,”...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Memphis Grizzlies vs. San Antonio Spurs Game 2 preview

After getting blown out by 32 on Sunday, the uphill battle that the Memphis Grizzlies face with the Spurs just got a whole lot steeper. Coming into the series short their two star players, Mike Conley and Marc Gasol, the Grizzlies already had their work cut out for them. Now in a 0-1 hole, things do not look good as the Grizzlies go into Game 2 of this best of seven first round...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Reggie Miller thinks the TNT crew could beat Grizzlies

Reggie Miller is kicking the Memphis Grizzlies when they’re down. The Grizzlies were blown out by 32 points in their opening round playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs. Due to injuries, the team is a shell of their former self. TNT analyst Reggie Miller thinks they’re so depleted, he said on the Dan Patrick Show the TNT crew could beat them. RM: “Out of the sixteen...
Via The Comeback
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Reggie Miller: TNT crew could beat the Grizzlies in the playoffs

The NBA’s Western Conference Playoffs have been about as lopsided as any in recent history. While each series is still relatively early in its set, we have seen two games decided by 30-plus points and all four games decided by 20 or more. Whether this changes the deeper we get into the first round is anyone’s guess. But what we do know is that the injury-riddled Memphis Grizzlies...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mike Conley expected to leave Grizzlies

In February, Mike Conley said “everything will be on the table” in free agency and that he hadn’t committed to anything yet, but it looks like he has. Ken Berger of CBS Sports hinted at Conley’s future with the Memphis Grizzlies while discussing Dave Joerger’s as coach. Dave Joerger is in a tough spot in Memphis with an aging roster that broke down this season and is...
Via The Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Three key players for the Memphis Grizzlies

the 2015-16 season has been a tough one for the Memphis Grizzlies, ravaged by the injury bug this season, they’ve had 28 different players put on a Grizzlies uniform this year, which is an NBA record. Having lost star players Mike Conley and Marc Gasol for the year, the Grizzlies don’t look like they will have enough to make a deep playoff run this postseason. However, if they...
Via isportsweb.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Memphis basketball is a job great coaches should covet

The story of Memphis basketball isn’t fully contained in the picture above, but a lot of the Tigers’ best moments flowed from the two men in that photo. More instructively, the prestige and cachet of the Memphis job were built by those two individuals, so that future players and coaches could attempt to take the Tigers to an even higher level: Yes, before John Calipari and Derrick...
Via The Student Section
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Grit N' Grind No More: The Memphis Grizzlies Are In Trouble

The Memphis Grizzlies are the epiphany of old fashioned, smash-mouth basketball. Headlined by Zach Randolph and company, the Grizzlies have made the playoffs for five consecutive seasons. The NBA has been labeled as a "copy cat league", and yet somehow no team has been able to mirror how the Grizzlies play. There has also been no team in the league that has been able to figure...
Via The Sports Quotient
23 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every player on the first roster for the Vancouver Grizzlies

The Vancouver Grizzlies entered the NBA as an expansion team for the 1995-96 season. Can you name all 18 members of their roster?
April 01, 2016  |  Discuss
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