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Memphis Grizzlies: The Perfect Offseason

  (April 19, 2015 – Source: Frederick Breedon/Getty Images North America) By Troy Tauscher: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… Despite throwing a couple of haymakers at the Warriors in round 2, the Memphis Grizzlies failed to get as far as they want to this season. Their core group and their brand of grit and grind basketball is always really good, but is never quite good enough. Going...
Via HoopStuff
12 days ago  |  Discuss

In pursuit of rhythm & a sense of urgency

By Kelley D. Evans “Having a rhythm and sense of urgency – hopefully this game starts a trend,” said Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley. A rhythm and a sense of urgency are just two of the things Grizz players have been lacking. If Monday’s game against the Sacramento Kings is indicative of the Grizzlies’ ability to overcome their issues, their inconsistency may be a...
Via Reporting Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Grizzlies need answers from the perimeter

If the Memphis Grizzlies lose tonight in Game 6 against the Golden State Warriors, their season will end. Obviously, they don't think it will.But in order to pull off a third upset in six games, Memphis must get solid play from its wing scorers, namely Jeff Green, Vince Carter and Courtney Lee. According to Zach Randolph and head coach Dave Joerger, here are the reasons why:Randolph...
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Taming the Beast: The Warriors’ Team Defense Handcuffs the Grizzlies

​ In the opening minutes of Wednesday’s Game 5 between the Golden State Warriors and Memphis Grizzlies, it looked like the Grizzlies were on their way to out-muscling another victory on the Warriors’ home court. Zach Randolph was entirely menacing on the offensive boards, getting multiple baskets off tip-ins, and Z-Bo even stepped out and drained a three-pointer. After...
Via The Sports Post
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Courtney Lee's spin move had Harrison Barnes doing the splits

The Grizzlies did not have much success in Game 5, but this move Courtney Lee put on Harrison Barnes might give their fans a split-second's worth of pride.It's embarrassing, sure, but Barnes had the last laugh, scoring 14 points on eight shots in Golden State's 20-point win.(h/t: Sporting News)Photo Credit: Kelley L Cox/USA TODAY Sports
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Harrison Barnes Does Cringe-Inducing Split, Somehow Is Not Dead (Video)

If you’ve ever had any sort of groin injury in your life, we suggest you look away. Things were going just fine for Harrison Barnes and the Golden State Warriors in Game 5 of their Western Conference playoff series against the Memphis Grizzlies. That is, until the Grizzlies’ Courtney Lee put the moves on Barnes and almost tore the poor guy’s body in half. This embed...
Via NESN.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Harrison Barnes Does the Splits After Getting Crossed Up By Courtney Lee

The Golden State Warriors would love to take a 3-2 series lead over the Memphis Grizzlies with a win in Wednesday night's game. Of course to do that everyone has to bring their "A" game. That means everyone better be prepared to go above and beyond the call of duty to make the play.So if that means doing the splits like Harrison Barnes after getting crossed up by Courtney Lee than...
Via FatManWriting
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Allen expected to miss Game 5 vs. Warriors

Nelson Chenault-USA TODAY Sports The Memphis Grizzlies and Golden State Warriors are set to square off in Game 5 of their playoff series tonight, and it appears that Tony Allen will likely miss the game. He has been an important piece for the Grizzlies this season, and their defense obviously misses him when he isn’t on the court. This is a huge piece of news for the Warriors...
Via Sports-Glory
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Marc, It’s Time To Dominate

More of this, please. MUCH MORE. All photos courtesy of Warren Roseborough. Dear Marc Gasol: It’s time to dominate. Like, NOW. The Grizzlies return to Oakland tonight for Game 5 of the Western Semifinals. After stealing home court in Game 2, and missing a chance at taking a 3-1 series lead back for Game 5, it seems the Grizzlies are at best searching for answers for a sputtering...
Via Grit, Grind, GRIZZ!
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Grizzlies ‘harass’ Warriors in Game 3, take 2-1 series lead

  The Golden State Warriors once again did not have an answer for the Memphis Grizzlies tough-nosed defense. Memphis defeated the Warriors 99-89 to take a 2-1 lead in their Western Conference Semifinals series.  The Grizzlies dominated the paint, outscoring the Warriors 46-32 behind Marc Gasol (21 points, 15 rebounds) and Zach Randolph (22 points, eight rebounds). ...
Via Sports-Glory
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Grizzlies take 2-1 series lead over Warriors with 99-89 win

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Zach Randolph scored 22 points and Marc Gasol added 21 points and 15 rebounds as the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Golden State Warriors 99-89 on Saturday night to take a 2-1 lead in their Western Conference semifinal. Mike Conley and Courtney Lee both finished with 11 points for Memphis, which has won two straight with Conley, their point guard, back in the lineup...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Bogut gets impressive block on Courtney Lee lay-up

Although the Golden State Warriors lost last night to the Memphis Grizzlies, the Warriors saw some solid play from big man Andrew Bogut. In the first half of play, Memphis guard Courtney Lee tried to get to the basket for an easy lay-up and watch as Bogut times his jump to swat the ball away: Nice play, Andrew! *** Bogut blocks Lee [NBA] Bogut image courtesy of Getty Images
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Who is the real Courtney Lee?

It's probably not fair to call Memphis Grizzlies guard Courtney Lee an inconsistent basketball player, but he definitely has a larger impact on some games than others.He's an outside shooter who plays hard on the other end. That's all he is, as frustrating as it can sometimes be. Here's the SB Nation blog Grizzly Bear Blues with more:"So who is the real Courtney Lee? Is he an offensive...
Via Fox Sports
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Blazers rally late, take down Grizzlies to avoid sweep

  After the final buzzer of their Game 4 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night, the Portland Trail Blazers all gathered in a huddle at midcourt and raised their clasped hands skyward. All of them were smiling. Portland had avoided elimination from the playoffs with a 99-92 victory over Memphis. "I think since the last game when we went 0-3, the big thing we've been...
Via AP on Fox
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Lee cautions fans who're thinking about Round 2

Grizzlies guard Courtney Lee is a veteran who understands that no NBA playoff series is over until the fat lady sings. Despite Memphis' two-game lead over Portland, Lee wants all the Grizzlies fans not to get too excited for the next step until it's official.Watch the video here.(h/t: WREG)
Via Fox Sports
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Grizzlies take 2-0 series lead, beating Trail Blazers 97-82

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Known for pounding opponents inside with Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph, the Memphis Grizzlies are showing they can be just as effective outside the paint. Hey, they can even shoot 3-pointers. Mike Conley and Courtney Lee each scored 18 points, and the Grizzlies beat Portland 97-82 Wednesday night to grab the franchise's first 2-0 lead in a playoff series. The...
Via AP on Fox
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Grizzlies Beat Portland 97-82, Lead Series 2-0

Courtney Lee caught fire Wednesday night, going for 18 points in a Grizz win, 97-82. All photos courtesy of Warren Roseborough. For the Grizzlies, it’s generally not a good night when Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph combine to shoot 9-31 from the field. Together, the duo scored 25 points and pulled in 17 rebounds. However, Memphis was cooking in so many other aspects of the game...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Grizzlies top Blazers for franchise's first 2-0 lead in a playoff series

  Known for pounding opponents inside with Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph, the Memphis Grizzlies are showing they can be just as effective outside the paint. Hey, they can even shoot 3-pointers. Mike Conley and Courtney Lee each scored 18 points, and the Grizzlies beat Portland 97-82 Wednesday night to grab the franchise's first 2-0 lead in a playoff series. The Grizzlies took full...
Via AP on Fox
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Grizzlies get back on track, dump Bucks

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Courtney Lee scored 17 points, Jeff Green and Zach Randolph added 15 apiece, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Milwaukee Bucks 96-83 on Saturday night. Beno Udrih, starting in place of the injured Mike Conley, had 14 points as Memphis ended a two-game losing streak. Marc Gasol finished with 12 points, seven rebounds and seven assists. Giannis Antetokounmpo led...
Via AP on Fox
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Lee leads balanced Grizzlies attack in victory over Bucks

  Courtney Lee scored 17 points, Jeff Green and Zach Randolph added 15 apiece, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Milwaukee Bucks 96-83 on Saturday night. Beno Udrih, starting in place of the injured Mike Conley, had 14 points as Memphis ended a two-game losing streak. Marc Gasol finished with 12 points, seven rebounds and seven assists. Giannis Antetokounmpo led the Bucks with...
Via AP on Fox
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Antetokounmpo leads with 19 points as Bucks lose in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Courtney Lee scored 17 points, Jeff Green and Zach Randolph added 15 apiece, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Milwaukee Bucks 96-83 on Saturday night. Beno Udrih, starting in place of the injured Mike Conley, had 14 points as Memphis ended a two-game losing streak. Marc Gasol finished with 12 points, seven rebounds and seven assists. Giannis Antetokounmpo...
Via AP on Fox
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Lee leads 5 in double figures, Grizzlies beat Bucks 96-83

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Courtney Lee scored 17 points, Jeff Green and Zach Randolph added 15 apiece, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Milwaukee Bucks 96-83 on Saturday night. Beno Udrih, starting in place of the injured Mike Conley, had 14 points as Memphis ended a two-game losing streak. Marc Gasol finished with 12 points, seven rebounds and seven assists. Giannis Antetokounmpo led...
Via AP on Fox
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Green praises Boston, Courtney Lee offers mixed emotions

Former Celtics Jeff Green and Courtney Lee are playing supporting roles on a team with championship hopes.Since being traded to the Grizzlies, old friend Jeff Green has had only good things to say about Boston. Green offered more of the same before the Celtics/Grizzlies tilt on Wednesday:Jeff Green: "Boston will always hold a special place in my heart as far as going through heart...
Via Celtics Life
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Courtney Lee, Ill Fit With Celtics, Now At Home With Grizzlies

BOSTON — No one could ever tell how much Courtney Lee was struggling by looking at his face. The veteran two-guard was invariably the same every day during his year and a half with the Boston Celtics: always smiling, typically optimistic and outwardly confident, even in the midst of the most challenging stretch of his career. Lee was back Wednesday to...
Via NESN.com
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Court Vision: Slow-starting Grizzlies drop second straight game

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The Memphis Grizzlies dropped their second straight game, 97-79, on Friday to the Los Angeles Clippers. Memphis (41-16) cut a 15-point lead to five in the fourth quarter, but a hack-a-DeAndre-Jordan-rally fell short. It snapped a seven-game home win streak. THREE-POINT TAKE 1. Slow-starting starters never get it together At halftime, Grizzlies center Marc Gasol...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss
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