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GRIZZLIES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Joerger: Tony Allen and Courtney Lee Will Start

Starting for the Memphis Grizzlies (at least for now): Tony Allen and Courtney Lee! Photo courtesy of Justin Ford-USA TODAY Sports. Earlier today on ESPN 92.9, Grizzlies Head Coach Dave Joerger announced that he has settled the question of who his wing starters will be. In an interview with The Commercial Appeal’s Geoff Calkins, Joerger picked Courtney Lee to start at shooting...
Via Grit, Grind, GRIZZ!
43 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Grizzlies set sights high with Marc Gasol healthy

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Marc Gasol is fully recovered from the sprained left knee that cost him 23 games last season, and the Grizzlies center worked hard this summer to be in even better shape for the final year of his contract. Now the 2012-13 defensive player of the year wants more. ''I feel we can be better, and that's the only thing on my mind to try to be better,&...
Via AP on Fox
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Grizzlies Injury Update: Courtney Lee leaves game with injured left ankle

Memphis Grizzlies shooting guard Courtney Lee injured his left ankle on Monday, however the injury does not appear to be serious. The injury occurred during the first half of the team's preseason contest against the Dallas Mavericks, and caused Lee to sit out the remainder of the game. For now, the injury is being described as a "mild" ankle sprain, however Lee has...
Via Sports Injury Alert
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Vince Carter stuffs Dirk Nowitzki at the rim (Video / GIF)

Memphis Grizzlies shooting guard Vince Carter blocked a slam dunk attempt by Dallas Mavericks teammate Dirk Nowitzki in the closing moments of the first quarter Monday night's preseason game at the American Airlines Center.Nowitzki got his own rebound after his three-point attempt was blocked and appeared to have an easy dunk, but Carter displayed his hops and stuffed his former...
Via Holdout Sports
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Vince Carter Blocks Dirk Nowitzki at the Rim

Now with the Memphis Grizzlies after he joined them as a free agent this summer. The seemingly forever athletic Vince Carter blocks his former teammate Dirk Nowitzki at the rim. The two veterans then shared a good laugh about the play afterwards because hey, it’s just preseason anyway. The post Vince Carter Blocks Dirk Nowitzki at the Rim appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Memphis Grizzlies season preview: Player projections

So far in this Memphis Grizzlies three-part season preview, we’ve taken a look at the strengths and weaknesses of the Grizzlies’ roster [Memphis Grizzlies season preview: Roster analysis] and how the team could fare in the Southeast Division and the Western Conference this season [Memphis Grizzlies season preview: Team projections]. In this article, we’ll take a look at key...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

2014-15 NBA Preview: Memphis Grizzlies

We don’t know when a team’s reign is done until it’s done. That’s not a trivial truism, full of cliches and signifying nothing; it’s a conclusion reached after considering cognitive biases and the history of the league. Memphis may have already peaked when they reached the western conference finals and Marc Gasol won Defensive Player of the Year, but the growing rate from...
Via Analytics Game
3 days ago  |  Discuss

A Game of Runs: Grizzlies Stomp Brazil’s Flamengo, 112-72

Mike Conley had a quiet night, going 1-4 but dishing out seven assists. Hey, the shot he made was a 3-pointer anyway. . . They say that basketball is a game of runs, and this one seemed to prove the point. Emphatically. The Rio De Janerio Brazil Flamengo, fresh off a reasonably competitive game against the Orlando Magic, made their first three shots while the Grizzlies misfired early...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Gasol leads Grizzlies to rout of Flamengo

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Marc Gasol scored 15 points and Tony Allen added 14 to lead the Memphis Grizzlies to a 112-72 preseason victory over Brazil's Flamengo on Friday night. The Grizzlies (2-3) also got 13 points from Quincy Pondexter and 12 from Courtney Lee in handing Flamengo the worst loss of its exhibition tour. Marcelinho Machado led Flamengo with 17 points and Marcus Vinicius...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

2014/15 Memphis Grizzlies: Rising Sideways

It’s that magical time of year in the NBA, when hope springs eternal and all teams think that the upcoming season will be their best ever. While some teams will surely be rising up, the same amount will be rising down, with the rest floating along treading water (rising sideways). Since we at The Hoops Manifesto are always 100% accurate with our predictions, we’ve taken the...
Via Hoops Manifesto
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Luke Hancock booter shot at the Red Cross

The observer is all strapped down giving blood at the American Red Cross location on Hubbard’s Lane, the hemoglobin flowing from his left arm when the unexpected happens. “Ooooooh, my Lord” shrieks the Red Cross worker in his ear. “What’s wrong?” he asks, looking first at the needle, his arm and then the phlebotomist. But she is looking out the window, proclaiming...
Via Louisville Card Game
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: For NBA point guard Jason ‘White Chocolate’ Williams has still got it

Tweet During his NBA career, point guard Jason Williams was one of the more entertaining players the league. Apparently ‘White Chocolate’ still has some game at 38, and has been putting on a show in an Orlando pro-am league. Watch: .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; height: auto; } .embed-container iframe...
Via Los That Sports Blog
7 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA 30 Teams/30 Days Preview: Memphis Grizzlies

Editor's note: This is the 15th of Sam Amico's 30 NBA team previews entering the 2014-15 season. Projected Starters C Marc Gasol; PF Zach Randolph; SF Tayshaun Prince; SG Tony Allen; PG Mike Conley. Key Reserves SG Courtney Lee; G/F Vince Carter; C Kosta Koufas; PG Beno Udrih; SG Jordan Adams; PF Jon Leuer; G Nick Calathes; G/F Quincy Poindexter; F Earl Clark; F Jarnell Stokes...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Going to China Help Resurrect Michael Beasley’s Career?

It was reported today that 25 year old Michael Beasley left the Memphis Grizzlies training camp to sign a 1 year deal with the Shanghai Sharks in the China Basketball Association. This comes months after trying to shop around for a position on other teams throughout the league. He put up ridiculous numbers in just 1 season at Kansas State before being drafted 2nd behind Derrick Rose...
Via The Front Office News
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Beasley leaves the NBA for Shanghai Sharks

Beasley has decided to take his talents to China Former No. 2 overall pick in the 2008 draft, Michael Beasley, has left Memphis Grizzlies’ training camp to play overseas. Beasley, the former Kansas State star, is headed to China on a one-year deal to play with for the Shanghai Sharks for considerably more money. Making the Grizzlies roster was not a sure thing for Beasley and...
Via Pass The Pill
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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