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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...
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9 hours 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...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Green expected to opt in, stay with Grizzlies

Jeff Green is the NBA's biggest tease. He has limitless athleticism, a decent three-point shot and the physical makeup to be one of the most versatile players in the league. Unfortunately, he just hasn't been able to string together an entire season of productive basketball, and with a $9.2 million player option hanging overhead this summer, ESPN's Marc Stein is reporting there...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jeff Green Expected To Opt In, Return To Grizzlies Next Season

Year 1 of the Jeff Green era in Memphis was a flop. It sounds like the forward will be hoping for better luck in Year 2. Green is expected to exercise his $9.2 million player option this summer and return to the Grizzlies next season, ESPN.com’s Marc Stein reported Monday. That Green would not wish to test the free-agent market at the moment is no surprise. He did little to...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors Eliminate Grizzlies With Game 6 Win, Advance To Western Conference Final

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Stephen Curry scored 32 points, including a 62-footer to end the third quarter, and the Golden State Warriors advanced to their first Western Conference finals since 1976 by beating the Memphis Grizzlies 108-95 on Friday night. They advanced with some of the best shooting in the NBA postseason since 1985, becoming the first team since that year to hit 14 or more...
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6 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...
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6 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...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Western Conference Semifinal: Grizzlies-Warriors Series Preview

The second round of the Western Conference playoffs begins on Sunday. Get excited! Uhhhh no, probably don’t get too excited. The Golden State Warriors versus the Memphis Grizzlies seemed like an interesting Western Conference semifinal matchup on paper earlier in the year. There was a time during the regular season when, if you told me I’d get Warriors-Grizzlies, I would have...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Five players who must step up in the NBA playoffs

The NBA playoffs demand every player’s best performance. But if an integral piece of any roster struggles, someone must be prepared to step up for the team and change the course of a game. From a 3-and-D role player to an injury-hampered star, five players around the Association need to be ready to increase their contributions throughout what is expected to be a terrific postseason...
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April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Time Running Out for Washington Wizards to Establish Playoff Rotation

Washington Wizards forward Drew Gooden (90) shoots between Memphis Grizzlies forward Jeff Green, left, and forward Zach Randolph (50) in the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, April 4, 2015, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill) While other teams are narrowing down their playoff rotations, the Washington Wizards appear to be broadening their cast of contributors...
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April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Green hammers down the dunk of the year

Memphis Grizzlies forward Jeff Green is somewhat of a dunking machine. He was built to ride an imaginary escalator and not feel the effects of gravity until his opponent is already sinking back towards Earth. But no human should be able to physically devastate another like Green does here to Washington Wizards center Kevin Seraphin. This thing was pure filth; a certifiable Dunk of...
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April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Green throws down nasty posterizing dunk against Wizards (Video / GIF)

Memphis Grizzlies forward Jeff Green made his presence felt during Saturday night's game against Washington by attacking the rim and throwing down a tremendous one-handed jam.Green put Wizards center Kevin Seraphin on a poster, with a nasty slam dunk that brought the whole crowd to their feet.The Wizards got the last laugh, however, as they came away with the 92-83 victory.Video...
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April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Green posterizes Kevin Seraphin with huge slam dunk

There are few things more exciting in the game of basketball than a good old fashioned poster slam dunk and during today’s Grizzlies-Wizards game, we got one. In the first half of play, Memphis forward Jeff Green was able to get to the basket and elevated for a monster slam dunk on Washington’s Kevin Seraphin: That was a nasty dunk, folks! ***Jeff Green dunk [Ananth Pandian...
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April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Memphis Grizzlies’ Jeff Green Baptize Kevin Séraphin

Jeff Green of the Memphis Grizzlies is a very underrated dunker to say the least, despite having a nice dunk catalog with several posters.  Green recently completed some of the Lord’s work by baptizing Kevin Séraphin of the Washington Wizards. We know it isn’t Sunday, but hey the Lord’s work can be done on any day. If you haven’t seen the video, check it out below. 
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April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Green scores 22 points to lead Grizzlies over Thunder 100-92

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Jeff Green scored 22 points and Marc Gasol added 19 as the Memphis Grizzlies defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 100-92 on Friday night. Green and Gasol were among six Grizzlies finishing in double figures as Memphis won its second straight and moved into a tie with Houston for the second seed in the Western Conference and top spot in the Southwest Division. Zach...
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April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Grizzlies beat Kings handily to end three-game losing streak

  Mike Conley scored 18 points, Jeff Green added 16 and the Memphis Grizzlies snapped their three-game losing streak with a 97-83 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Monday night. The Grizzlies moved back into the second spot in the Western Conference playoff race by a half-game over the Houston Rockets, who lost 99-96 at Toronto. Zach Randolph added 15 for Memphis, while Courtney...
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March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Grizzlies beat Kings 97-83 to end three-game skid

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Mike Conley scored 18 points, Jeff Green added 16 and the Memphis Grizzlies snapped their three-game losing streak with a 97-83 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Monday night. The Grizzlies moved back into the second spot in the Western Conference playoff race by a half-game over the Houston Rockets, who lost 99-96 at Toronto. Zach Randolph added 15 for Memphis...
Via AP on Fox
March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Green posterizes Aron Baynes with nasty dunk (Video)

Memphis Grizzlies forward Jeff Green posterized San Antonio Spurs center Aron Baynes with a nasty dunk on a second quarter fast break during Sunday's game at the AT&T Center.Green took the pass near halfcourt and just drove straight to the hoop, running over Baynes and drawing the foul while making the dunk.Green scored 19 points off the bench, but the Grizzlies lost to the Spurs...
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March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Green posterizes Aron Baynes with merciless fastbreak dunk

The Memphis Grizzlies are on a bit of a swoon. They lost Sunday night against the San Antonio Spurs, 103-89. But, hey, not all is bad for the Grizzlies. They still provide a nice highlight once in a while. In this fastbreak play, it seemed like the Spurs lost when Jeff Green dunks on Aron Baynes’ mug: Maybe just get out of the way next time, Aron. *** Jeff Green pic from Getty...
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March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Green Hammers One On Aron Baynes

When Memphis Grizzlies forward Jeff Green has a head of steam, it always best to get out of his way. Boris Diaw knows that but Aron Baynes found out the hard way. Hopefully when he sees the poster it’ll serve as a future reminder. The post Jeff Green Hammers One On Aron Baynes appeared first on Hooped Up.
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March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Green, Conley carry Grizzlies past Blazers; Aldridge leaves with injury

  Jeff Green had 23 points and Mike Conley scored 21 with nine assists to lead the Memphis Grizzlies to a 97-86 victory over the struggling Portland Trail Blazers on Saturday night. Zach Randolph added 17 points for Memphis, which won its second straight. Marc Gasol had 13 points, and Tony Allen finished with 10 points and 11 rebounds. Damian Lillard led the Trail Blazers with 27...
Via AP on Fox
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Green scores 23, Conley 21 as Grizzlies beat Blazers 97-86

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Jeff Green had 23 points and Mike Conley scored 21 with nine assists to lead the Memphis Grizzlies to a 97-86 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Saturday night. Zach Randolph added 17 points for Memphis, which won its second straight. Marc Gasol had 13 points, and Tony Allen finished with 10 points and 11 rebounds. Damian Lillard led the Trail Blazers...
Via AP on Fox
March 21, 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...
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March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Green Envy: What Grizzlies fans said

I mean, the Grizzlies are in sort of a slump, but seriously, who saw the Celtics coming up big in Q4 without Isaiah Thomas and beating them? That play out of the timeout with 52 seconds left was awesome. Olynyk's big plays also did not go unnoticed. Of course Memphis fans know that their team is going to make the Playoffs anyways, but seeding will be important and their recent run...
Via Celtics Life
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Green Forever Misunderstood, Mostly In His Own Mind

BOSTON — It never seemed to make much sense, how Jeff Green could be so sullen, so convinced the world was against him, when so much of the world was rooting for him. Green was back here Wednesday, facing the Celtics for the first time since the January trade that sent him to the Memphis Grizzlies. His team is outstanding, his number solid, his teammates...
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March 11, 2015  |  Discuss
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