Buckle up: This season’s going to be a bumpy ride

Between a coaching change, the lack of experienced depth, and the likelihood of injury, this Grizzlies season promises to be an emotional rollercoaster. Last Saturday, with the Grizzlies playing in Houston, a routine preseason game turned into a nightmare in the time it took for Ron Tillery to send a tweet. Trainers looking at Marc Gasol on the bench. Gasol has taken off his...
Via Grizzly Bear Blues
3 hours ago

GBBLive Preview: Memphis Grizzlies 2016-2017 Season Preview Show!

Host Joe Mullinax & his guests preview the season on the latest GBBLive podcast It is finally here! The Memphis Grizzlies begin playing meaningful basketball again Wednesday night, and GBBLive will preview that game and the season at large on our 2016-2017 Grizzlies preview edition of the podcast! Listen to the show in the player below of via this link. Host Joe Mullinax will...
Via Grizzly Bear Blues
4 hours ago

Grizzlies waive guard Jordan Adams, center Matt Costello

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) The Memphis Grizzlies have given up on their first-round draft pick from 2014, waiving guard Jordan Adams in their moves to trim their roster for the regular season. The Grizzlies announced Monday they also waived center Matt Costello. The 6-foot-5, 209-pound Adams played in just 32 games over two seasons with the Grizzlies because of injuries, and he averaged...
Via Associated Press
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Grizzlies finalize opening night roster, waive Jordan Adams

The Grizzlies have (finally) announced their opening night 15-man roster, and it doesn't include their 2014 first round draft pick Jordan Adams. The team announced that Adams and Matt Costello were waived, and Troy Williams was signed over the weekend, so now the Grizzlies' roster looks like this: Adams' release is a predictable end to a sad story. Vince Carter included...
Via Beyond the Arc
19 hours ago

Report: Chandler Parsons ruled out for opener

MEMPHIS — The injury woes of Chandler Parsons continue for the Memphis Grizzlies. Memphis fans will have to wait longer to see Parsons in action, as the Grizzlies' big offseason acquisition will not be ready when the team opens the 2016-17 regular season on Oct. 26 against the visiting Minnesota Timberwolves. The veteran small forward has been ruled out as he continues to rehab...
Via Grizzly Bear Blues
20 hours ago

WATCH: Anthony Randolph dunks over a defender effortlessly in a European league game

Anthony Randolph was selected in the first round by the Golden State Warriors in the 2008 NBA Draft, and while his skills didn’t translate to a long and joyous NBA career, Randolph is still playing the game and is showing up some people in the European league. Randolph is averaging a shade under 15 points per game for Real Madrid, and using his seven-foot frame to his advantage...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Troy Williams makes the Memphis Grizzlies roster

The talented swingman turned a lot of heads with his performance this preseason — and will now start his rookie season coming off an NBA bench. Well, it appears as if Troy Williams made the right decision for himself. After going undrafted, Williams’ superb preseason did not go unnoticed as he made the Memphis Grizzlies’ opening night roster, per Woj: Sources: Undrafted...
Via Crimson Quarry
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Preseason Preview Series: Memphis Grizzlies

A Year Lost A meteor could hit the Grizzlies’ practice facility and they still wouldn’t have as many injuries as afflicted them last season. The excellent Mike Conley played just 56 games, two-time All-Star Marc Gasol managed just 52 appearances, and neither Zach Randolph nor Tony Allen hit 70. Even the role players who stepped in got injured. The team’s health woes were so...
Via The Sports Quotient
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Troy Williams makes opening night roster for Memphis

Former Indiana forward Troy Williams, who left after his junior season and was undrafted in June’s NBA draft, has found a home in the league. After a terrific preseason for the Memphis Grizzlies, Williams has earned a spot on the ... The post Troy Williams makes opening night roster for Memphis appeared first on Inside the Hall | Indiana Hoosiers Basketball News, Recruiting and Analysis.
Via Inside the Hall
2 days ago  |  Discuss

What's next? The Grizzlies' 'Grindhouse' protection agency

Like many people, I grew up watching Vince McMahon’s World Wrestling Entertainment (formerly World Wrestling Federation). I’m particularly fond of the “Attitude” Era, where wrasslers like D-Generation X, “Stone Cold” Steve Austin and Mick Foley kept me entertained through the late 90s and early 2000s. Another one of those acts I’m fond of is the Acolytes Protection...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Southwest Division Preview: Memphis Grizzlies

As another NBA season nears, it’s time for our season previews. Rounding out the West, we head to the Southwest. Projected Conference Finish: 5th Best Offseason Move: Chandler Parsons and Mike Conley both got the max, and you can question the wisdom of paying either of them over the long term, but the fact remains this team was headed for the scrap heap before the offseason started...
Via The Sports Post
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves' Towns scores 31 in preseason win over Grizzlies

MINNEAPOLIS -- Karl-Anthony Towns had 31 points and nine rebounds and Minnesota led by 40 points in the third quarter.Towns shot 7 for 10 from the field and 17 for 17 at the free throw line in 25 minutes, having his way with defensive stalwart Marc Gasol.Gasol had six points and four rebounds in 19 minutes for Memphis, an encouraging sign after the star center suffered a bone bruise...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

2016-17 NBA Team Previews: Memphis Grizzlies

So admittedly, we're not going to quite get through all of these...  I always underestimate the time it takes to keep the rankings afloat!  But we have time for at least a few more.... As we prepare for the 2016-17 Fantasy Basketball Season, I’ll be taking a look at each NBA team with their major adds and drops to see if we can pan for any surprise rotational gold.  This open...
Via Razzball Basketball
5 days ago  |  Discuss

For Memphis, JaMychal Green is the X-Factor

It’s rare that a rookie is relied on to play a meaningful role with a squad coming off six straight trips to the postseason, but Wade Baldwin IV seems like he’ll be an exception to the rule for the Grizzlies. Still, JaMychal Green is the X-factor in Memphis. At 6-9 with a 7-2 wingspan, the 26-year-old stretch 4 is getting the starting nod over Zach Randolph as coach David...
Via The Lottery Mafia
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Memphis Grizzlies underrated?

When thinking of the Western Conference, most people view the Golden State Warriors, San Antonio Spurs, Los Angeles Clippers, and the Utah Jazz to be the top teams out west.  After a injury plagued 2-015-2016, the Memphis Grizzlies have not really projected to finish very high up.  But is it unwise to rule them out just yet? Analyzing the Roster After only appearing in 52 games...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mario Chalmers nearing return, several teams interested

All of your prayers may soon be answered, NBA teams. According to a report by Brian Windhorst of ESPN, two-time champion Mario Chalmers is progressing in his rehab from Achilles surgery last March and is about a month away from being ready. Several teams are said to be interested in him. Chalmers, 30, averaged 10.3 points and 3.8 assists per game in 61 appearances combined between...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Zach Randolph to come off the bench for Grizzlies this season

Zach Randolph has been a starter for most of his 16-year career, but first-year Memphis Grizzlies coach David Fizdale announced Wednesday that Randolph will come off the bench this season. “Zach’s coming off the bench this year,” Fizdale told reporters after practice Wednesday, according to Tim MacMahon of “We’ve talked about it. He’s been incredible about...
Via The Sports Daily
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Is the Memphis Grizzlies’ Mike Conley worth $153 Million?

One of the biggest benefactors of the NBA’s salary cap increase was Mike Conley, who inked the richest deal in NBA history for $153 million over a five year span.  Conley has been apart of the Memphis Grizzlies for his entire career, with career averages of 13.6 PPG and 5.6 APG. Conley, who will turn 29, is in his prime, yet has never been named an All-Star.  However, throughout...
September 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Thirty Futures: Memphis Grizzlies

Ah, the Grizz: undefeated in the hearts of spiritual graybeards. They're playing backwater basketball, some untouched-by-wifi setup with two big men and a bunch of wings who don't want to shoot. It started back when pace-and-space wasn't on the tip of everyone's tongue, but now it qualifies as idiosyncrasy. The post-up is mostly dead, something that persists so Dwight Howard won...
Via RealGM - NBA
September 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Memphis Grizzlies to celebrate MLK Day with amazing alternate jersey

The Memphis Grizzlies, along with the Atlanta Hawks, are understandably two NBA teams that always play on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Dr. King was an Atlanta native, and was infamously assassinated in Memphis. Next season, the Grizzlies plan to honor Dr. King with an alternate uniform in partnership with the National Civil Rights Museum. It’s undoubtedly the most powerful alternate...
Via The Comeback
September 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Lance Stephenson agrees to deal with Pelicans

The NBA hasn’t seen the last of Legendary Lance. According to a report by Shams Charania of The Vertical on Friday, the New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to sign free agent swingman Lance Stephenson. Free agent Lance Stephenson has agreed to a deal with the New Orleans Pelicans, league source tells The Vertical. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) September 9, 2016 The 25...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 09, 2016  |  Discuss

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