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January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Brandan Wright Out 6-8 Weeks With Knee Surgery

Brandan Wright will miss six to eight weeks with arthroscopic surgery on his right knee. Wright has been sidelined since injuring the knee against the Utah Jazz on Nov. 7. Wright had opted for rest and rehab but the knee didn't respond to it. Wright signed a three-year, $17.1 million contract with the Memphis Grizzlies during the offseason. “I want to be as close to 100 percent...
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December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

The mercurial Jeff Green

The topic of Jeff Green is one that causes emotions to flair. Consternation or elation are the two radical extremes as well as the two most prevalent reactions a basketball fan has when watching Green play. He confounds the senses when he looks like he has no idea what he's doing on defense, or when he pulls up for a contested, long midrange jumper with seven seconds remaining on...
Via The Sports Quotient
November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Brandan Wright (knee) will be 'out for a while'

Brandan Wright hasn't gotten off to the best start to begin his Grizzlies career. Wright has missed two straight games after injuring his knee, and coach Dave Joerger doesn't sound too optimistic about his chances of returning any time soon.From Ari Alexander of WMC Action News 5 in Memphis:This isn't a debilitating injury for the Grizzlies, even if JaMychal Green now becomes the...
Via Fox Sports
November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Golden State Warriors Adopt “Intimidation Factor” Reputation in NBA

Golden State Warriors’ Andre Iguodala (9) dunks over Memphis Grizzlies’ Brandan Wright (34) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Nov. 2, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) With four games down, the Golden State Warriors hold a record of 4-0, and stand at the top of the Pacific Division. While it’s still early in the season, this is hugely...
Via The Sports Journal
November 03, 2015  |  Discuss

NBA Season Preview: Memphis Grizzlies

Here's the next installment of our team-by-team season preview series on the Memphis Grizzlies. 2014-15 Record: 55-27 Notable Acquisitions: Brandon Wright (FA), Matt Barnes (Trade) Notable Departures: Kosta Koufos, Nick Calathes Temperature Check: With a number of key contributors -- Mike Conley, Courtney Lee, Jeff Green, etc -- set to enter free agency after this year, this...
Via RealGM - NBA
October 28, 2015  |  Discuss

New Faces in Beale St. Blue

The Memphis Grizzlies quietly had one of the better offseasons of any of the 30 NBA teams. Memphis surprised no one by re-signing its franchise cornerstone, Marc Gasol, to a max contract worth $110 million over five years. Then, in a masterful flipping of assets, Memphis acquired Luke Ridnour for basically nothing (no offense Jannis Timma) and immediately traded him for veteran...
Via The Sports Quotient
September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Grizzlies ready to work Barnes, Wright into rotation in camp

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Matt Barnes knows Tony Allen so well that he went to the Grizzlies guard's wedding. Vince Carter has played with both Barnes and Brandan Wright in the past, and Zach Randolph says he's always liked Barnes except when the forward lined up against the Memphis Grizzlies. Well, that's not a problem anymore. The Grizzlies now just have to find enough minutes for the...
Via AP on Fox
September 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Wright ready to provide missing ingredient to Grizzlies

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Brandan Wright remembers beating new Memphis Grizzlies teammate Marc Gasol for a Tennessee high school state championship. Now he's hoping the two of them can win a title together. The Grizzlies introduced their newest free-agent acquisition Friday, one day after the 6-foot-10 forward signed a three-year contract worth about $18 million. The 27-year-old Wright...
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July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Grizzlies announce signing of forward Brandan Wright

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Brandan Wright has signed with the Memphis Grizzlies to boost the team's frontcourt depth behind Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph. The Grizzlies announced the addition of the 6-foot-10 forward Thursday as the NBA ended its free-agency moratorium on signing new contracts. Although the Grizzlies didn't release terms of the deal, The Associated Press previously reported...
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July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Source: Grizzlies agree to three-year deal with Brandan Wright

Brandan Wright and the Memphis Grizzlies have agreed to a three-year contract worth about $18 million.This, according to AP reports. Wright is a big man who's provided instant offense for the Dallas Mavericks and Phoenix Suns in recent years, and now he'll do it for Memphis behind Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol.Wright's deal might also spell the end of Kostas Koufos' tenure in Tennessee...
Via Fox Sports
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

AP Source: Grizzlies agree to terms with Brandan Wright

A person familiar with the situation says the Memphis Grizzlies have agreed to terms with free-agent forward Brandan Wright. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the deal hasn't been formally announced. Yahoo Sports first reported the deal. With teams across the NBA spending or offering huge sums of money on the opening day of free agency, the Grizzlies' deal with...
Via AP on Fox
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Grizzlies Agree Upon Three-Year, $18M Deal With Brandan Wright

Brandan Wright has agreed upon a three-year, $18 million deal with the Memphis Grizzlies. Wright has the ability to play either big position. Wright played for the Dallas Mavericks, Boston Celtics and Phoenix Suns last season.
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July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

What the Draft Lottery Results Mean for the Celtics

Boston’s late-season surge may have cost them a spot in this year’s NBA Draft lottery but that doesn’t mean the Celtics weren’t paying attention to the developments on Tuesday night. And in case you haven’t heard it yet, the Minnesota Timberwolves ended up as the big winners, grabbing the no. 1 overall pick in this year’s draft. Minnesota fans may be rejoicing with that...
Via Celtics Life
May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Why Celtics Should Root For Timberwolves To Win 2015 NBA Draft Lottery

The Boston Celtics’ surge into the 2014-15 postseason guaranteed they wouldn’t be participating in the 2015 NBA Draft lottery. But that doesn’t mean they won’t be keeping a close eye on the ping pong balls, with a focus on one team in particular: the Minnesota Timberwolves. As part of a trade that sent forward Brandan Wright to the Phoenix Suns...
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

What do the Suns need in the draft?

Although the NBA Draft lottery hasn't taken place quite yet, the overwhelming odds are that the Phoenix Suns will have the 13th selection in the draft. With another potential roster shakeup on the way with Brandon Knight a restricted free agent and Marcus and Markieff Morris facing possible legal trouble, what are the positions of need for the Suns to address?Here's Gavin Schall...
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May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandan Wright on Alex Len: "He's going to be a great player"

As the Phoenix Suns head into the offseason, General Manager Ryan McDonough will have to assess the areas of need for his young team. The Suns are expected to be a major player in both free agency and the draft after narrowly missing the postseason again.Internal development will also be a key to Phoenix's success going forward, and there's optimism within the organization that there...
Via Fox Sports
April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

2014/15 Suns Recap: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly: Brandan Wright

PHOENIX, AZ – JANUARY 21: Brandan Wright #32 of the Phoenix Suns during the NBA game against the Portland Trail Blazers at US Airways Center on January 21, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Suns defeated the Trail Blazers 118-113. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)   Another Phoenix Suns season has come to a close, prematurely once more.  Time to debrief and recap how all...
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April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Suns grind past wounded Pelicans

PHOENIX -- Brandan Wright scored 16 points and matched his career high with seven blocked shots, helping the Phoenix Suns to a sluggish, cold-shooting 74-72 victory over a New Orleans Pelicans team playing without star Anthony Davis on Thursday night. Davis rolled his left ankle in the team's shootaround earlier in the day and his availability for the game at Golden State Friday...
Via AP on Fox
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Suns survive for ugly win over Davis-less Pelicans

  Brandan Wright scored 16 points and matched his career high with seven blocked shots, helping the Phoenix Suns to a sluggish, cold-shooting 74-72 victory over a New Orleans Pelicans team playing without star Anthony Davis on Thursday night. Davis rolled his left ankle in the team's shootaround earlier in the day and his availability for the game at Golden State Friday was uncertain...
Via AP on Fox
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Amar'e Stoudemire to sign with Mavericks

The Dallas Mavericks are on the verge of adding a big man to a needy frontcourt. According to multiple media reports, Dallas will sign former Phoenix Suns and New York Knicks big man Amar’e Stoudemire for the remainder of the season. Stoudemire, a former All-Star, reached a buyout agreement with the Knicks earlier on Monday after both sides deemed it made sense for him to move...
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February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Amar’e Stoudemire’s Contract Bought Out by the New York Knicks

The New York Knicks and Amar’e Stoudemire have reached a buyout agreement, according to a report from Tim McMahon and Marc Stein of ESPN. “The Dallas Mavericks are considered the front-runners to sign Stoudemire, sources said last week. A source told ESPNDallas.com that the Los Angeles Clippers and Phoenix Suns have also expressed interest.” It’s been reported for weeks now...
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February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Amar’e Stoudemire’s Contract Bought Out by the New York Knicks

The New York Knicks and Amar’e Stoudemire have reached a buyout agreement, according to a report from Tim McMahon and Marc Stein of ESPN. “The Dallas Mavericks are considered the front-runners to sign Stoudemire, sources said last week. A source told ESPNDallas.com that the Los Angeles Clippers and Phoenix Suns have also expressed interest.” It’s been reported for weeks now...
Via Crossover Chronicles
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Miles Plumlee is on the trade block

Miles Plumlee was having a good year with the Phoenix Suns until they became a landing spot for Brandan Wright and now the Suns are actively shopping Plumlee to teams around the league. Plumlee has seen a dramatic drop off in minutes per game — 23.5 in November compared to 13.5 this month — because of the Wright acquisition and because Alex Len has finally started showing he...
Via Bloguin Best
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Miles Plumlee is on the trade block

Miles Plumlee was having a good year with the Phoenix Suns until they became a landing spot for Brandan Wright and now the Suns are actively shopping Plumlee to teams around the league. Plumlee has seen a dramatic drop off in minutes per game — 23.5 in November compared to 13.5 this month — because of the Wright acquisition and because Alex Len has finally started showing he...
Via Crossover Chronicles
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss
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