Ric Bucher: Memphis Grizzlies will be NBA’s most disappointing team next season

Up and down, up and down, up and down... It looks like the Memphis Grizzlies will be disappointing next season...according to a writer from Bleacher Report. After signing Chandler Parsons and drafting Wade Baldwin IV and Deyonta Davis, another member of the national member has no faith in the Grizzlies for the upcoming season. This time it’s Ric Bucher. In a video posted by...
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27 minutes ago

Memphis Grizzlies Schedule Breakdown: March

We’re into the home stretch of games for the Grizzlies. Today, we look at March’s schedule. Today, we start our look at the Grizzlies’ home stretch. With the All Star break gone, we now move into March, the last full month of games before the playoffs. If you want to check out the rest of our monthly season previews, you can find them here: October/November December January...
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6 hours ago

Mid-South Maze to feature the A-Maze-ing Mike Conley

Memphis’ conductor will follow in Marc Gasol’s footsteps as he gets his a-maze-ing image carved into corn. As part of the team’s Round Town Tour events, the Grizzlies today announced that it will be holding an MVP Season Ticket Holder recognition event at the Mid-South Corn Maze. That’s not all, though. The maze will feature the likeness of none other than Memphis’ own...
Via Grizzly Bear Blues
1 day ago

Gateway Grizzlies Player Smashes Own Windshield With Grand Slam

Ever been to a Gateway Grizzles game? I know, I know. If you just looked up the address to GCS Ballpark, you’d think it was something totally different. But I promise you it’s just independent baseball… nothing more. But you should go if you haven’t been. If only for the chance that something interesting will happen that’s impossible at Busch Stadium. You know, like a...
Via Cardinals Diaspora
2 days ago

Memphis Grizzlies: Three games to get excited about in 2016

The 2016 Olympics have done a fine job suppressing our longing for NBA basketball. What’s not to love about watching a bunch of NBA superstars play on the same team? However, the NBA schedule was announced on Thursday, Aug. 11 making it time to get excited about the upcoming NBA season. Although the first regular season game isn’t until Oct. 25 the schedule release gives us reasons...
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Report: Grizzlies tried to sign Milos Teodosic in 2013

Serbia’s Milos Teodosic put on a show Friday against the U.S. men’s basketball team with a dazzling display of passing, which made many question why he’s not playing in the NBA. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, Teodosic was offered a two-year deal by the Memphis Grizzlies in 2013, but he declined, opting to sign a contract with CSKA Moscow instead. Teodosic had a game-high...
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Memphis Grizzlies fire PA announcer accused of taking upskirt photos at church

Taking upskirt photos of women at church is no way to get through life. Or keep a job, as the Memphis Grizzlies’ former public address announcer has learned all too painfully. Rick Trotter was fired by the Grizzlies back in July after nearly 10 years with the organization. But that decision hadn’t been formally announced until Tuesday, when Memphis police issued a warrant for...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Memphis Grizzlies sign Wroten, Williams, Selden, Stephens

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) The Memphis Grizzlies have signed guard Tony Wroten, forward Troy Williams and guard/forwards Wayne Selden Jr. and D.J. Stephens. The Grizzlies announced each of the four signings Monday. Terms of the deals weren't disclosed. Wroten, 23, has appeared in 145 career games with the Grizzlies and Philadelphia 76ers over the last four seasons. He played eight games...
Via Associated Press
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Williams calls Barkley a 'loser' for Durant criticism

Former NBA player Jason Williams has called out Charles Barkley over his criticism of Kevin Durant, referring to the NBA on TNT analyst as a “loser.” Williams, better known as “White Chocolate” during his NBA playing days, went after Barkley following a recent appearance in a semi-pro basketball tournament. The crux of his criticism stems from how Barkley lambasted Durant...
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July 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Marc Gasol out of Olympics, giving Team USA advantage over Spain

Team USA just got a little bit of help from Marc Gasol at the 2016 Rio Olympics. As some feared, the Memphis Grizzlies’ center will miss the event thanks to the broken right foot he suffered last year. Marc Berman of the New York Post broke the news and revealed Gasol’s replacement: Announcement Spain’s Marc Gasol won’t play in Olympics means #Knicks rookie center Willy...
Via The Sports Daily
July 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Memphis Grizzlies sign 1st-round pick Wade Baldwin IV

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) The Memphis Grizzlies have signed first-round draft pick Wade Baldwin IV. The team announced the signing Saturday. Terms of the deal weren't disclosed. Baldwin, a 6-foot-4 guard from Vanderbilt, was selected with the 17th overall pick in the draft. The 20-year-old averaged 14.1 points, 5.2 assists, 4 rebounds and 1.2 steals in 33 games as a sophomore for Vanderbilt...
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July 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Chris Andersen agrees to one-year deal with Cavaliers

The Birdman has officially landed in Cleveland. According to a report by Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical on Friday, Chris Andersen has agreed to terms with the Cavaliers on a one-year deal. Cleveland is said to have cleared out the necessary cap space to sign the 38-year-old big man by dumping Sasha Kaun’s contract onto the Philadelphia 76ers. Free agent Chris "Birdman"...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Memphis Grizzlies: Summer league players who may get NBA playing time

The summer league is the time for young players to hone their skills and adjust to the pace of a near NBA-level game. The teams feature rookies, promising second years, and some older guys who have floated around the D-league or even on real NBA rosters. It is a chance for participants to practice and play with some teammates and to learn from their new organization’s staff member...
July 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Kentucky PG Andrew Harrison Reportedly Agrees To Guaranteed Deal With Memphis

Former Kentucky point guard Andrew Harrison has an NBA contract.  Harrison, who played for the Wildcats for two seasons before departing for the pros, has reportedly agreed to a guaranteed three-year deal with the Memphis Grizzlies. The deal is reportedly worth $3 million over three years.  Yahoo! Sports’ The Vertical first reported the news.  Sources: Andrew Harrison agrees...
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July 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Wayne Selden Jr. to sign with Memphis Grizzlies

Wayne Selden Jr. was a pretty good player for the Kansas Jayhawks the last three years and he is trying to take the next step in his career. It looks like he will be doing just that as it was reported that he will sign with the Memphis Grizzlies soon. Basketball Insiders’ Alex Kennedy reported that Selden is expected to sign with the Grizzlies and should be ready for training camp...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Parsons eager to help Grizzlies win on court, free agency

The Memphis Grizzlies have wanted Chandler Parsons since the forward knocked down an NBA-record 10 3-pointers in a half against them in January 2014. Now, they finally have the outside shooter they've tried - and failed - to land for so many years. The Grizzlies also have someone eager to lure more top talent to Tennessee. ''Being the first big-name free agent to come here, I...
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July 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Chandler Parsons: Grizzlies have one of NBA’s best starting fives

Chandler Parsons is excited about joining up with the Memphis Grizzlies this offseason and believes his new team will be a force to be reckoned with. Chandler Parsons on the Grizzlies: "I don't care what anybody says, that's one of the best starting fives in the NBA." — Tim MacMahon (@espn_macmahon) July 8, 2016 Really, there is no need for Parsons to get defensive on this...
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July 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Matt Barnes receiving interest from at least four teams

One of the NBA’s most notable agitators is drawing plenty of interest on the market. According to ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne, free agent forward Matt Barnes has interest from the Los Angeles Clippers, Golden State Warriors, Dallas Mavericks, and Sacramento Kings. The 36-year-old Barnes averaged 10 points and 5.5 rebounds in 76 games for Memphis last season. He’s a valuable depth...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Grizzlies decline Stephenson option in order to keep Conley

The Grizzlies want to bring back Mike Conley. In order to do that, the team has parted ways with Lance Stephenson, who played 26 games in Memphis last season. “The Memphis Grizzlies are declining guard Lance Stephenson’s $9.4 million team option for next season,” writes Shams Charania of The Vertical. “The Grizzlies declined the option in order to keep as much cap space...
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June 27, 2016  |  Discuss

The Biggest Takeaway From Memphis' 2016 Draft? Foresight

Don't get it twisted--Wade Baldwin and Deyonta Davis are not saviors. Neither one is likely to become a star. The best you should hope for from the pair if you're a Grizzlies fan is that they become serviceable rotation guys.But what Baldwin and Davis represent is nothing short of idyllic. For the first time in an age, Grizzlies fans appear to be happy with the draft, and pundits...
Via The Sports Quotient
June 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Jordan Adams to undergo another surgery on right knee

The NBA career of Memphis Grizzlies guard Jordan Adams has yet to get off the ground, and now it may have to wait a little bit longer to do so. The Grizzlies announced on Wednesday that Adams will undergo cartilage transplant surgery on his right knee and is out indefinitely, per Alex Kennedy of Basketball Insiders. The surgery will mark Adams’ third procedure on the same knee...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Grizzlies concerned Mike Conley will leave in free agency

Coming off a disappointing and injury-plagued 2015-16 season that saw them swept in the first round of the playoffs, the Memphis Grizzlies have a lot of work to do this summer in order to stay relevant out west. Their primary focus is going to be on retaining starting point guard Mike Conley, who is more than likely going to receive max-contract offers on the free-agent market....
Via Sportsnaut
June 15, 2016  |  Discuss

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