Game Notebook: Grizzlies 102, Timberwolves 98

For only the second time since moving to Memphis, the Grizzlies won their home opener against the Minnesota Timberwolves last night, 102-98. For the shorthanded Grizzlies, it was a good test against what looks to be a quality—if not quite together yet—opponent, as they took their new philosophies on offense and defense into the regular season, tested them in a tight game...
Via Beyond the Arc
47 minutes ago

Wolves stumble despite early lead, lose 102-98 to Grizzlies

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Mike Conley scored 24 points, Marc Gasol added 18 and the Memphis Grizzlies overcame a slow start for a 102-98 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night in the season opener for both teams.Conley and Gasol led a push down the stretch as the Grizzlies erased a 90-86 deficit the final 2:44. Zach Randolph had 19 points and 11 rebounds for Memphis.Andrew...
Via Associated Press
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Final Score: Memphis Slides By Minnesota, 102-98

Coming into tonight, the Memphis Grizzlies were 1-14 on opening night games. Their only win was against the Minnesota Timberwolves, who the Grizzlies faced tonight in the FedEx Forum. Chandler Parsons was declared out tonight, as well as Tony Allen. So Coach Fizdale had to tweak his starting lineup. Andrew Harrison and James Ennis were Memphis’ starting wings. In the first quarter...
Via Grizzly Bear Blues
11 hours ago

Seven questions about the 2016-17 Memphis Grizzlies

On injuries, Marc Gasol, Mike Conley, Chandler Parsons, Z-Bo, J-Myke, the bench, and grit and grind. Oh god, the Grizzlies’ season starts Wednesday (tonight, by the time this posts) and I super definitely haven’t written about all of the interesting stuff that happened this summer. I’m actually rushing to write this now, so let’s just get to it: here are seven questions I...
Via Grizzly Bear Blues
1 day ago

New coaches lead Wolves, Grizzlies in opener

The Memphis Grizzlies hope to build off last year's playoff appearance. The Minnesota Timberwolves are just hoping to get to the playoffs for the first time in years. Those two teams will open their 2016-17 seasons on Wednesday in Memphis. And they'll each do so with new coaches. Memphis' David Fizdale is in his first year as an NBA head coach. Fizdale, 42, spent the last six...
Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

GBBLive Preview: Memphis Grizzlies 2016-2017 Season Preview Show!

Host Joe Mullinax & his guests preview the season on the latest GBBLive podcast It is finally here! The Memphis Grizzlies begin playing meaningful basketball again Wednesday night, and GBBLive will preview that game and the season at large on our 2016-2017 Grizzlies preview edition of the podcast! Listen to the show in the player below of via this link. Host Joe Mullinax will...
Via Grizzly Bear Blues
2 days ago

Grizzlies waive guard Jordan Adams, center Matt Costello

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) The Memphis Grizzlies have given up on their first-round draft pick from 2014, waiving guard Jordan Adams in their moves to trim their roster for the regular season. The Grizzlies announced Monday they also waived center Matt Costello. The 6-foot-5, 209-pound Adams played in just 32 games over two seasons with the Grizzlies because of injuries, and he averaged...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Harrison makes Memphis Grizzlies roster

For the first time, Andrew Harrison will be on an NBA roster to open the regular season. The Memphis Grizzlies are keeping point guard Andrew Harrison. The team announced their final roster on Monday, and Andrew was among the 1 players who made the cut. The former Kentucky Wildcats star and two-time Final Four participant was in a close roster battle with shooting guard Jordan...
Via A Sea of Blue
2 days ago

Grizzlies finalize opening night roster, waive Jordan Adams

The Grizzlies have (finally) announced their opening night 15-man roster, and it doesn't include their 2014 first round draft pick Jordan Adams. The team announced that Adams and Matt Costello were waived, and Troy Williams was signed over the weekend, so now the Grizzlies' roster looks like this: Adams' release is a predictable end to a sad story. Vince Carter included...
Via Beyond the Arc
2 days ago

WATCH: Anthony Randolph dunks over a defender effortlessly in a European league game

Anthony Randolph was selected in the first round by the Golden State Warriors in the 2008 NBA Draft, and while his skills didn’t translate to a long and joyous NBA career, Randolph is still playing the game and is showing up some people in the European league. Randolph is averaging a shade under 15 points per game for Real Madrid, and using his seven-foot frame to his advantage...
Via The Comeback
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Troy Williams makes the Memphis Grizzlies roster

The talented swingman turned a lot of heads with his performance this preseason — and will now start his rookie season coming off an NBA bench. Well, it appears as if Troy Williams made the right decision for himself. After going undrafted, Williams’ superb preseason did not go unnoticed as he made the Memphis Grizzlies’ opening night roster, per Woj: Sources: Undrafted...
Via Crimson Quarry
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Preseason Preview Series: Memphis Grizzlies

A Year Lost A meteor could hit the Grizzlies’ practice facility and they still wouldn’t have as many injuries as afflicted them last season. The excellent Mike Conley played just 56 games, two-time All-Star Marc Gasol managed just 52 appearances, and neither Zach Randolph nor Tony Allen hit 70. Even the role players who stepped in got injured. The team’s health woes were so...
Via The Sports Quotient
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Troy Williams makes opening night roster for Memphis

Former Indiana forward Troy Williams, who left after his junior season and was undrafted in June’s NBA draft, has found a home in the league. After a terrific preseason for the Memphis Grizzlies, Williams has earned a spot on the ... The post Troy Williams makes opening night roster for Memphis appeared first on Inside the Hall | Indiana Hoosiers Basketball News, Recruiting and Analysis.
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

What's next? The Grizzlies' 'Grindhouse' protection agency

Like many people, I grew up watching Vince McMahon’s World Wrestling Entertainment (formerly World Wrestling Federation). I’m particularly fond of the “Attitude” Era, where wrasslers like D-Generation X, “Stone Cold” Steve Austin and Mick Foley kept me entertained through the late 90s and early 2000s. Another one of those acts I’m fond of is the Acolytes Protection...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
5 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Southwest Division Preview: Memphis Grizzlies

As another NBA season nears, it’s time for our season previews. Rounding out the West, we head to the Southwest. Projected Conference Finish: 5th Best Offseason Move: Chandler Parsons and Mike Conley both got the max, and you can question the wisdom of paying either of them over the long term, but the fact remains this team was headed for the scrap heap before the offseason started...
Via The Sports Post
6 days ago  |  Discuss

2016-17 NBA Team Previews: Memphis Grizzlies

So admittedly, we're not going to quite get through all of these...  I always underestimate the time it takes to keep the rankings afloat!  But we have time for at least a few more.... As we prepare for the 2016-17 Fantasy Basketball Season, I’ll be taking a look at each NBA team with their major adds and drops to see if we can pan for any surprise rotational gold.  This open...
Via Razzball Basketball
7 days ago  |  Discuss

For Memphis, JaMychal Green is the X-Factor

It’s rare that a rookie is relied on to play a meaningful role with a squad coming off six straight trips to the postseason, but Wade Baldwin IV seems like he’ll be an exception to the rule for the Grizzlies. Still, JaMychal Green is the X-factor in Memphis. At 6-9 with a 7-2 wingspan, the 26-year-old stretch 4 is getting the starting nod over Zach Randolph as coach David...
Via The Lottery Mafia
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Memphis Grizzlies underrated?

When thinking of the Western Conference, most people view the Golden State Warriors, San Antonio Spurs, Los Angeles Clippers, and the Utah Jazz to be the top teams out west.  After a injury plagued 2-015-2016, the Memphis Grizzlies have not really projected to finish very high up.  But is it unwise to rule them out just yet? Analyzing the Roster After only appearing in 52 games...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mario Chalmers nearing return, several teams interested

All of your prayers may soon be answered, NBA teams. According to a report by Brian Windhorst of ESPN, two-time champion Mario Chalmers is progressing in his rehab from Achilles surgery last March and is about a month away from being ready. Several teams are said to be interested in him. Chalmers, 30, averaged 10.3 points and 3.8 assists per game in 61 appearances combined between...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Zach Randolph to come off the bench for Grizzlies this season

Zach Randolph has been a starter for most of his 16-year career, but first-year Memphis Grizzlies coach David Fizdale announced Wednesday that Randolph will come off the bench this season. “Zach’s coming off the bench this year,” Fizdale told reporters after practice Wednesday, according to Tim MacMahon of “We’ve talked about it. He’s been incredible about...
Via The Sports Daily
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Memphis Grizzlies to celebrate MLK Day with amazing alternate jersey

The Memphis Grizzlies, along with the Atlanta Hawks, are understandably two NBA teams that always play on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Dr. King was an Atlanta native, and was infamously assassinated in Memphis. Next season, the Grizzlies plan to honor Dr. King with an alternate uniform in partnership with the National Civil Rights Museum. It’s undoubtedly the most powerful alternate...
Via The Comeback
September 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Lance Stephenson agrees to deal with Pelicans

The NBA hasn’t seen the last of Legendary Lance. According to a report by Shams Charania of The Vertical on Friday, the New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to sign free agent swingman Lance Stephenson. Free agent Lance Stephenson has agreed to a deal with the New Orleans Pelicans, league source tells The Vertical. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) September 9, 2016 The 25...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 09, 2016  |  Discuss

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