Grizzlies waive Vince Hunter and Chris Crawford

Memphis whittles down its training camp roster. The Grizzlies waived Vince Hunter and Chris Crawford, whittling their roster down to 18 players. We can expect similar announcements in the coming days, as the Grizzlies finalize their roster and ready for Wednesday’s regular season opener against Minnesota. Grizzlies waive Chris Crawford and Vince Hunter today. Roster, for...
Via Grizzly Bear Blues
13 hours ago

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
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

GBBLive Preview: Memphis Grizzlies Preseason Recap

Host Joe Mullinax welcomes a new guest on the latest GBBLive, recording tonight at 8 CT! The preseason is finally over! As we prepare for opening night next week, allow for GBBLive to tie a nice bow on the 2016 preseason while getting you set for the regular season with an all-new podcast episode! Listen to the show in the player below or check it out via this link. Host Joe Mullinax...
Via Grizzly Bear Blues
23 hours ago

Timberwolves' Towns scores 31 in preseason win over Grizzlies

MINNEAPOLIS -- Karl-Anthony Towns had 31 points and nine rebounds and Minnesota led by 40 points in the third quarter.Towns shot 7 for 10 from the field and 17 for 17 at the free throw line in 25 minutes, having his way with defensive stalwart Marc Gasol.Gasol had six points and four rebounds in 19 minutes for Memphis, an encouraging sign after the star center suffered a bone bruise...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Vince Carter mentors DJ Stephens on the art of the dunk.

Legend and future sit down to watch highlights and talk shop about throwing down. Vince Carter sat down with DJ Stephens to enjoy their intergalactic highlight reel of big-time jams. It’s surreal to watch the greatest dunk artist of all time relishing in the Tiger alumnus’ high-flying body of work, but Stephens is a phenomenal athlete in his own right—he has the highest...
Via Grizzly Bear Blues
1 day ago

Grizzlies Player Previews: Anagram Edition

Anagrams are fun. You rearrange the letters in somebody’s name to spell words with them. KEVIN LIPE, for example, can become EVE LINK PI or PIKE LIVEN. I decided to see what the letters in the names of Grizzlies players spell, and to my surprise, they all reveal various hidden secrets about how those players are going to do this year. I’m not claiming to be clairvoyant...
Via Beyond the Arc
1 day ago

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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

39-Year-Old Vince Carter Says He Might Compete in the 2017 Dunk Contest

The 2016-17 NBA season is only a week away, and most fans are excited to watch their teams play the first game. But Memphis Grizzlies guard Vince Carter has fans already thinking about the 2017 Dunk Contest. RELATED: ESPN Sports Science Breaks Down Aaron Gordon's and Zach LaVine's Dunks, and the Results are Incredible During an interview on, Carter said he thinks...
Via Stack
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Russell Westbrook gets into skirmish with Marc Gasol

Russell Westbrook appears to be in midseason form when it comes to his no-holds-barred, aggressive and hyper-competitive on-court demeanor. One needn’t look any further than how the Oklahoma City Thunder superstar mixed it up with Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol during Thursday’s exhibition tilt. The two appeared to run into each other while making their way back down the...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
6 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
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Randolph moving from starting lineup to bench for Grizzlies

MEMPHIS, Tennessee (AP) The Grizzlies have another new coach shaking up the lineup and once again Zach Randolph's number is being called. Coach David Fizdale will have the 15-year veteran Zach Randolph anchor the second unit instead of starting alongside center Marc Gasol. Randolph, who has started 820 of the 984 NBA games he's played, is on board with the move. ''I'm going...
Via Associated Press
8 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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Memphis Grizzlies waive guard Tony Wroten

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) The Memphis Grizzlies have waived guard Tony Wroten after he played in one preseason game. General manager Chris Wallace announced the move Friday. The 6-foot-6, 205-pound guard played six minutes Thursday night in a 104-83 loss by Memphis to Atlanta. Memphis originally drafted Wroten at No. 25 overall in 2012 after his freshman year at Washington. Wroten...
Via Associated Press
13 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
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Is the Memphis Grizzlies’ Mike Conley worth $153 Million?

One of the biggest benefactors of the NBA’s salary cap increase was Mike Conley, who inked the richest deal in NBA history for $153 million over a five year span.  Conley has been apart of the Memphis Grizzlies for his entire career, with career averages of 13.6 PPG and 5.6 APG. Conley, who will turn 29, is in his prime, yet has never been named an All-Star.  However, throughout...
September 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Thirty Futures: Memphis Grizzlies

Ah, the Grizz: undefeated in the hearts of spiritual graybeards. They're playing backwater basketball, some untouched-by-wifi setup with two big men and a bunch of wings who don't want to shoot. It started back when pace-and-space wasn't on the tip of everyone's tongue, but now it qualifies as idiosyncrasy. The post-up is mostly dead, something that persists so Dwight Howard won...
Via RealGM - NBA
September 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Marc Gasol cleared to play after recovering from foot injury

When the Memphis Grizzlies open training camp on Sep. 27, Marc Gasol will be a full participant. Ronald Tillery of The Commercial Appeal reports the All-Star center has been cleared to play after recovering from a broken right foot. Gasol missed 30 regular-season games and was out for the playoffs after breaking his foot in February. According to Tillery, the Grizzlies are “upbeat”...
Via The Sports Daily
September 16, 2016  |  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

Report: Lance Stephenson will work out for Pelicans

The enigmatic Lance Stephenson is still looking for a new NBA home, and the New Orleans Pelicans appear to be interested. According to a report from Brett Dawson of the New Orleans Advocate on Monday, Stephenson will work out for the Pelicans. Free agent Lance Stephenson will work out for the Pelicans, league source says. — Brett Dawson (@BDawsonWrites) August 29, 2016 The...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 29, 2016  |  Discuss

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