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Court Vision: More 3s drop Grizzlies for fourth straight time

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- James Harden came within two rebounds of a triple double to overshadow Marc Gasol's 29-point night for the Grizzlies in a 117-111 overtime win. Here are three observations from Memphis' fourth straight loss, a loss that saw the return of Tony Allen, but the third missed game for power forward Zach Randolph and his sore right knee. 1. Dwight Howard mum in game, mum...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Marc Gasol Not Particularly Looking Forward To Outside Courtship Of Spurs, Knicks, Lakers, Others

Marc Gasol admitted he is not particularly looking forward to free agency where he will likely be courted by the San Antonio Spurs, New York Knicks, Los Angeles Lakers and others. "I've been already through one," he says of the summer of 2011, when as a restricted free agent he re-signed with the Grizzlies for $58 million over four years, "and I did not especially enjoy it. I don...
Via RealGM
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Court Vision: Carter's monster jam stands out in Grizzlies' loss

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Here are some off-the-cuff observations from the Grizzlies' 97-91 defeat to the lowly Jazz, just the third home defeat for Memphis. THREE-POINT TAKE 1. Is 3-point defense becoming a concern? Over the last four games, Grizzlies opponents are shooting 46 percent from 3-point range. On Monday, Utah buried nine triples. "We're not closing out all the way," said Grizzlies...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jazz-Grizzlies Preview

There's no understating Zach Randolph's importance to the success of the Memphis Grizzlies, but they're not about to use his absence as an excuse for their slump. Randolph likely will sit out a second straight game as Memphis looks to avoid a season-worst third consecutive defeat by winning a fifth straight meeting with the visiting Utah Jazz on Monday night. Memphis (21-6) won six...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Four Ways The Grizzlies Beat The Mavs 114-105

By Kelley D. Evans The Memphis Grizzlies have been pulling off big wins of late and it was no different on Tuesday night (Dec. 9) at FedExForum when the Dallas Mavericks came to town with all of their three-point shots and their All Star Dirk Nowitski. After overcoming the Mavericks long-range shooting in the first half, the Grizzlies regrouped and devised a formidable game plan...
Via Reporting Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pau Gasol and 5 NBA Darkhorse MVP Candidates

Source: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images Pau Gasol and 5 NBA Darkhorse MVP Candidates By Ciaran Mills: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… This season could be one of the most exciting in recent history for a number of reasons. LeBron James’ homecoming, the rapid development of Anthony Davis and the fact that so many teams are contenders to win the championship. But one of the best storylines...
Via HoopStuff
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Joakim Noah Forces Marc Gasol Into Hilariously Awful Shot Attempt

The Chicago Bulls pulled off their best win on the year Friday night against the Memphis Grizzlies. How did they do so without Derrick Rose and Taj Gibson playing? Defense. Last year’s defensive player of the year winner, Joakim Noah, was locked up with the Grizzlies’ Marc Gasol throughout the night. Gasol was held to […] The post Joakim Noah Forces Marc Gasol Into Hilariously...
Via Diehardsport
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Grizzlies players replace team assistant’s stolen car

Memphis Grizzlies players teamed up to help one of their assistants. Brandon, the Grizzlies personnel intern, recently had his car stolen, so the players stepped up and got him a new ride.   Post by Memphis Grizzlies. Brandon was obviously grateful for the players generosity. #MerryGrizzmas from the Grizzlies to one of their own> https://t.co/6vYKuid2Fj — Memphis...
Via Sports-Glory
7 days ago  |  Discuss

BREAKTHROUGH: Grizzlies finally beat Spurs in 3OT, 117-116

Grizzlies vs. Spurs : NBA.com I went to sleep. No, not on the game, silly! Who could go to sleep on THAT epic of a regular season game? But I was exhausted afterwards and well, I needed to sleep. Which is why this postgame wrapup is coming to you in the noon hour on Thursday. But the monkey has finally been removed from the backs of your Memphis Grizzlies and don’t you feel that...
Via Grit, Grind, GRIZZ!
8 days ago  |  Discuss

After Triple OT, Pops Will Probably Bench Spurs Starters The Next 10 Games

Man, what an epic game in San Antonio!  Marc Gasol hitting a preposterous buzzer-beater to put it in OT, then Tim Duncan makes this rim job to put it into 3OT... Crazy man.  Two things - 1 - Sean Elliott is maybe my favorite commentator in the NBA and B - look at Marco Belinelli just bowl over Courtney Lee in that second highlight... Haven't see a Lee update for an injury, so...
Via Razzball Basketball
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Grizzlies outlast Spurs in triple overtime

SAN ANTONIO -- Marc Gasol scored 26 points, including a banked-in 3-pointer as regulation expired, and the Memphis Grizzlies overcame blowing a 23-point lead for a 117-116 triple-overtime victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night. Zach Randolph had 21 points and 21 rebounds in the Grizzlies' sixth straight victory. Vince Carter added a season-high 18 points for Memphis...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Grizzlies outlast Spurs in triple overtime

SAN ANTONIO -- Marc Gasol scored 26 points, including a banked-in 3-pointer as regulation expired, and the Memphis Grizzlies overcame blowing a 23-point lead for a 117-116 triple-overtime victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night. Zach Randolph had 21 points and 21 rebounds in the Grizzlies' sixth straight victory. Vince Carter added a season-high 18 points for Memphis...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Grizzlies outlast Spurs 117-116 in 3 overtimes

SAN ANTONIO (AP) Marc Gasol scored 26 points, including a banked-in 3-pointer as regulation expired, and the Memphis Grizzlies overcame blowing a 23-point lead for a 117-116 triple-overtime victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night. Zach Randolph had 21 points and 21 rebounds in the Grizzlies' sixth straight victory. Vince Carter added a season-high 18 points for Memphis...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Grizzlies go triple-overtime vs. Spurs for 6th straight win

  Marc Gasol scored 26 points, including a banked-in 3-pointer as regulation expired, and the Memphis Grizzlies overcame blowing a 23-point lead for a 117-116 triple-overtime victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night. Zach Randolph had 21 points and 21 rebounds in the Grizzlies' sixth straight victory. Vince Carter added a season-high 18 points for Memphis (21-4). Danny...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Marc Gasol & Tim Duncan Buzzer Beaters Lead to Multiple OTs (Videos)

The Grizzlies were down by three to the San Antonio Spurs with only two seconds left in the fourth quarter. Danny Green had just hit a three for the Spurs to give them the lead and only two seconds left. The Grizzlies took a timeout and on the inbound Marc Gasol took the ball five feet from the top of the key and jumped off one foot going off the backboard for the game-tying three...
Via BlackSportsOnline
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Grizzlies' Conley playing at All-Star level during career-best start

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- An hour before the biggest game of a still-young season, Memphis Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley sits in his corner locker fiddling with a tablet. He may be watching some last-minute film on Tuesday's opponent Golden State. No one knows what he's doing as he sits unbothered by the three or four media members in the room. What he's not doing is pretty certain....
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Court Vision: Grizzlies end Warriors' 16-game streak

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- In a December game that felt like May, Memphis ended Golden State's 16-game win streak with a 105-98 win. Golden State was 13-1 on the road while Memphis is now 12-1 at the Grindhouse. Golden State (21-3) and Memphis (20-4) still sport the NBA's best records. Tuesday's meeting, a combined .870 winning percentage, was the fifth highest combination of any matchup...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
10 days ago  |  Discuss

SMASHED! Grizzlies End Golden State’s 17-game streak, 105-98

Zach Randolph smashed his way to a 17 point, 10-rebound night against the Golden State Warriors. All photos courtesy of Warren Roseborough. It was hyped as a battle of the titans, the two best teams in the league in what may well be a playoff preview. And the game itself did not disappoint, unless you’re a Golden State Warriors fan — in which case, you watched your team’s...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Grizzlies halt Warriors' 16-game winning streak behind 24 from Marc Gasol

  Marc Gasol scored 24 points, and the Memphis Grizzlies snapped the Golden State Warriors' NBA-best 16-game winning streak with a 105-98 victory on Tuesday night. Mike Conley and Zach Randolph each scored 17 points, and Randolph grabbed 10 rebounds as Memphis earned its fifth straight win. Vince Carter added a season-high 16 points, and Jon Leuer had 11. The Warriors came in with...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Memphis stops Golden State's 16-game win streak

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Marc Gasol scored 24 points, and the Memphis Grizzlies snapped the Golden State Warriors' NBA-best 16-game winning streak with a 105-98 victory on Tuesday night. Mike Conley and Zach Randolph each scored 17 points, and Randolph grabbed 10 rebounds as Memphis earned its fifth straight win. Vince Carter added a season-high 16 points, and Jon Leuer had 11. The Warriors...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Surprise Eastern Conference team expected to go after Marc Gasol

The Toronto Raptors could make a run at Memphis Grizzlies big man Marc Gasol next summer according to sources. While the Raptors currently have a young big man in Jonas Valanciunas, team officials don’t believe the Raptors can seriously compete with him or their other cast of bigs. Toronto’s cap is expected to to be $48 million next summer with the NBA cap set at $66.5 million...
Via Pass The Pill
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Raptors Could Pursue Marc Gasol In Free Agency

The Toronto Raptors' front office is increasingly interested in pursuing Marc Gasol during this offseason in free agency. Gasol, however, is widely expected to re-sign with the Memphis Grizzlies. The Raptors had been expected to wait until 2016 to pursue Kevin Durant. Jonas Valanciunas has improved in every season but the Raptors' front office has doubts about his ability to lead...
Via RealGM
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Too Tough: Grizzlies Rally To Steal OT game vs. Sixers 120-115

Grizzlies get better of 76ers in overtime I can’t make up my mind if the Grizzlies should have won this game or not. Sure, they should have won it — they’re an elite Western Conference Championship contender with a 18-4 record, up against a young and hapless Philadelphia Sixers team that is still seeking it’s first win in their own gym. Then again, it was the second night...
Via Grit, Grind, GRIZZ!
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Grizzlies outlast Hornets as Conley stars in second overtime

  Mike Conley scored six of his 19 points in the second overtime, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Charlotte Hornets 113-107 on Friday night. Zach Randolph had 20 points and Marc Gasol also scored 19 for the Grizzlies, who got a tying 3-pointer from Vince Carter with 4.5 seconds left in the first overtime. The Grizzlies won for the sixth time in the past seven games against the...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Grizzlies outlast Hornets 113-107 in 2 OTs

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Mike Conley scored six of his 19 points in the second overtime, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Charlotte Hornets 113-107 on Friday night. Zach Randolph had 20 points and Marc Gasol also scored 19 for the Grizzlies, who got a tying 3-pointer from Vince Carter with 4.5 seconds left in the first overtime. The Grizzlies won for the sixth time in the past seven...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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