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Doc Rivers wants an NBA team back in Seattle or Vancouver

The Pacific Northwest has not had an NBA team since the Seattle Sonics moved to Oklahoma City in 2008 to become the Thunder. However, at least one prominent NBA coach wants to see an NBA team back in the area. Doc Rivers said he would like an NBA team in either Vancouver or Seattle. — Ben Bolch (@latbbolch) October 4, 2015 It is an interesting comment from Los Angeles Clippers...
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Former Grizzlies owner Michael Heisley dies at 77

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Michael Heisley, the billionaire businessman who bought the Vancouver Grizzlies and moved the NBA team to Memphis, died Saturday. He was 77. The Grizzlies said Saturday night that a family member confirmed Heisley's death. The Commercial Appeal reported that Heisley died in Illinois of complications from a massive stroke he suffered nearly 15 months ago. Heisley...
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April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Tied Up: OKC Beats Memphis in ANOTHER OT Game, 92-89

Marc Gasol came out of the gate strong, leading all Memphis scorers with 23 points, and snagged 11 rebounds. This Grizzlies-Thunder series has provided no shortage of drama, and tonight, the drama started about an hour before tipoff. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, who had already planned to address media in Memphis, had to make statements on the controversy surrounding racially insensitive...
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April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Grizzlies' Owner Michael Heisley Passes Away At 77

Michael Heisley, former owner of the Memphis Grizzlies, passed away on Saturday at the age of 77. Heisley died due to complications from a massive stroke he suffered nearly 15 months ago. “He was a unique guy to say the least,” said Stan Meadows, who was Heisley’s closest confidant and also served as lead counsel for the Grizzlies. “We all benefited greatly from knowing him...
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April 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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