Kosta Koufos, Kings Agrees to 4-Year $33 Million Deal

A photo posted by Memphis Grizzlies (@memgrizz) on Apr 26, 2015 at 9:04am PDT Unrestricted free agent big Kosta Koufos has agreed to a four-year, $33 million deal with the Sacramento Kings. Per ESPN’s Marc Stein: ESPN sources say Kosta Koufos is headed to Sacramento on a four-year deal worth $33 million — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 5, 2015 Sources say Koufos...
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Three NBA teams that improved most early in offseason

We might be less than a week into NBA free agency, but a whole heck of a lot has happened around the Association. From LaMarcus Aldridge joining an already championship-caliber San Antonio Spurs team to the Milwaukee Bucks making their first major free agent signing in what seems like decades, some teams have improved a great deal from a season ago. Here are three of the most-improved...
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Kosta Koufos agrees to deal with Kings

Kosta Koufos has agreed to sign with the Sacramento Kings on a four-year, $33 million deal. Koufos' deal contains a player option after Year 3 to become a free agent in 2018. Koufos emerged as an effective big with the Denver Nuggets and Memphis Grizzlies.
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Kosta Koufos could go to Los Angeles

Kosta Koufos could be the subject of a sign-and-trade to either the Los Angeles Clippers or Lakers, according to ESPN’s Chris Broussard. The Clippers and Lakers have missed out on free agent bigs DeAndre Jordan, LaMarcus Aldridge and LA-native Kevin Love.  Both need a center and could pursue a sign-and-trade with the Grizzlies for Kosta Koufos. Koufos, 26, has played seven seasons...
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Grizzlies Open To Kosta Koufos Sign-And-Trade

The Memphis Grizzlies have shown a willingness to participate on a sign-and-trade deal involving Kosta Koufos. The Grizzlies will not bring back Koufos as they agreed upon a deal with Brandan Wright. The Los Angeles Clippers figure to investigate acquiring Kofous with the departure of DeAndre Jordan to the Dallas Mavericks.
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Memphis Grizzlies: Brandan Wright Signing Grade

  (Source: Christian Petersen/Getty Images North America) By Troy Tauscher: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… As part of the offseason effort to bolster their bench, the Memphis Grizzlies used their Mid Level Exception to sign big man Brandan Wright. The addition of another solid rotational big guy leaves the Grizzlies in a position where they need to clear a logjam in their frontcourt...
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Grizzlies, Marc Gasol working on five-year max contract

The Memphis Grizzlies and star center Marc Gasol are close to agreeing on a five-year max contract that will be worth more than $100 million, reports ESPN. Grizzlies officials — including owner Robert Pera — were in Spain this week to greet Gasol in his hometown of Barcelona shortly after free agency commenced at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday. Gasol, 30, was originally selected...
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Grizzlies Make qualifying offer to Nick Calathes

While the Memphis Grizzlies are courting reserve guard Mo Williams, they're also hatching a security plan at the reserve point guard slot.Reports Wednesday tell us that the team has offered the qualifying offer to resident role player Nick Calathes. Per team policy, details of the offer have not been disclosed. But what we do know is that the Grizzlies have the right to match any...
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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...
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Grizzlies reportedly negotiating with free agent Mo Williams

Mo Williams is near the end, but he's still got enough left for one more contract.Word leaked Wednesday that the Memphis Grizzlies might be the team to give him that deal. Bleacher Report's Jared Zwerling reported that Williams and Memphis were engaged in talks for a three or four-year deal for the 32-year-old guard, but said that nothing has been finalized yet.More on this as it...
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Reports: Grizzlies agree to terms with free agent Brandan Wright

The Memphis Grizzlies continue to bulk up in the frontcourt after agreeing to terms with free-agent forward Brandan Wright, according to multiple media reports. The two sides reportedly agreed on a three-year, $18 million deal -- an agreement that will utilize Memphis' valuable mid-level exception. The deal can not be finalized until the NBA lifts its free-agent moratorium on July...
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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...
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Brandan Wright Agrees to Three-Year, $18 Million Contract with Grizzlies

The Memphis Grizzlies haven’t been too terribly loud since free agency opened up last night, but they have come through with their first official free agency signing. According to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Grizzlies have agreed to a three-year contract worth nearly $18 million with free agent big man Brandon Wright. Free agent forward Brandan Wright...
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Mo Williams Closing in on Contract with Memphis Grizzlies

The Memphis Grizzlies aren’t expected to be too terribly aggressive in free agency outside of re-signing Marc Gasol, but they are closing in on signing one fairly sizable name. According to a report from Jared Zwerling, the Grizzlies are closing in on a three or four-year agreement with point guard Mo Williams. Source: Memphis and Mo Williams are closing in on a deal. Three or...
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Demetris Nichols Talks With Grizzlies, Others About NBA Return

Demetris Nichols — the Euroleague’s reigning leader in three-point shooting percentage — has had discussions with teams, including the Memphis Grizzlies, about a potential NBA return, a league source told RealGM. Nichols, who played two seasons in the NBA between 2007 and 2009, shot 57.5 percent from three-point range this past season with CSKA Moscow. For Nichols, there is...
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Report: Gasol will only meet with Grizzlies in free agency

Those hoping for Marc Gasol to leave the Memphis Grizzlies and join their favorite team should probably move on to other fantasies.According to ESPN's Marc Stein, it's all but set in stone that he'll come back:"Sources told that Gasol will instead host a contingent of Grizzlies officials in his native Spain on Wednesday morning," Stein writes, "raising the possibility that...
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Report: Marc Gasol only visiting with Memphis Grizzlies

Marc Gasol is not expected to leave the Memphis Grizzlies during free agency, but it appears he personally won’t even entertain offers from other NBA teams. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, Gasol will host “a contingent of Grizzlies officials” on Wednesday, July 1, when free agency officially begins and will not schedule a visit with any other franchise. Per Stein: Gasol’s...
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Report: Knicks gave up on signing Marc Gasol 'long ago'

The list of potential suitors for soon-to-be free agent center Mark Gasol is dwindling by the day, and that probably has to do with the common belief that he will re-sign with the Memphis Grizzlies. The New York Knicks, who were once interested in Gasol, have apparently moved on. According to Fred Kerber of the...Read More
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Rookies Martin, Harrison offer versatility to Grizzlies

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- There may or may not have been a promise. There are no guarantees. Jarell Martin, the Memphis Grizzlies' first-round draft pick, told after last week's NBA Draft that the Grizzlies told him they were going to pick him right where they did, at No. 25. Grizzlies general manager Chris Wallace was quick to point out after the draft there were no promises. At...
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Grizzlies' Martin says he has stress fracture in his foot

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Memphis Grizzlies first-round draft pick Jarell Martin says he has a stress fracture in his foot that will prevent him from playing in any summer league games. Martin and second-round pick Andrew Harrison were introduced Monday. Martin says he ''overworked my body'' throughout the pre-draft process. Martin says: ''We'll see when we get back how things are going...
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The Grizzlies' film tribute to Marc Gasol

From Three 6 Mafia to Lausanne, the Memphis Grizzlies reminded the world with a film to prove just how much they love Marc Gasol...from Memphis. The post From Memphis, With Love: The Grizzlies Release A Film Tribute To Marc Gasol appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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Nets, Grizzlies reportedly discussed Joe Johnson trade

The Brooklyn Nets aren’t a championship contender, so they don’t need a slightly above average player who costs $25 million per season. The Memphis Grizzlies lack a perimeter weapon to complement Mike Conley, so they need to upgrade the backcourt. Per ESPN’s Marc Stein, the franchises attempted to work out a deal that would send Joe Johnson to Memphis but could not agree...
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Grizzlies Eyeing Joe Johnson, Danilo Gallinari

The Brooklyn Nets and Memphis Grizzlies recently discussed a trade that would send Joe Johnson to Memphis, according to Marc Stein of ESPN. According to sources, the Grizzlies have also been in pursuit of Danilo Gallinari. It is clear that Memphis is serious about upgrading their perimeter shooting, which was an issue last season. Johnson, 34, shot 36% from the three-point line...
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Memphis Grizzlies: Three keys to become better than good

Labeled as the perennial dark horse of the loaded Western Conference, the Memphis Grizzlies have probably been the most textbook definition of a good (but not great) team. They have qualified for the postseason for five consecutive years, but they have never entered as a top 4 seed. They made it out of the first round 3 out of 5 times, but have only went as far as to lose in the...
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Report: Marc Gasol has no interest in playing for the Lakers

Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol is going to have a lot of teams after him once free agency starts on July 1. While many do believe that Gasol will re-sign with the Grizzlies, things could change once he starts visiting other teams. One of those teams that many believe will be after Gasol is the Los Angeles Lakers. But due to how the Lakers treat his brother Pau, it looks like...
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