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Summer League Observations Through Two Games
July 15th, 2013 at 12:21 PM
Coming into the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, the Memphis Grizzlies had four main players they were focusing on: Tony Wroten, Janis Timma, Jon Leuer and Jamaal Franklin. The other members on the team were thrown together to fill out the roster in hopes that maybe one or two...

The Memphis Grizzlies Re-Sign Tony Allen and Jon Leuer
July 2nd, 2013 at 10:56 PM
***PHOTO1*** He's coming back! The Commercial Appeal reported late Tuesday night that Tony Allen has agreed to a four-year $20 million deal along with a three-year $3 million deal with Jon Leuer.  Now the Grizzlies can focus on other free agent candidates, most likely outside shooters.   Allen will get an...

Jerryd Bayless Picks up $3.1 Million Player Option for Next Season
July 1st, 2013 at 12:03 PM
***PHOTO1*** ESPN's Marc Stein broke the news Friday afternoon that Jerryd Bayless would exercise his player option for the 2013-2014 season. The team then confirmed the report over the weekend.   It came as a surprise to many because most thought he would test free agency, but perhaps the team's split...

Memphis Grizzlies 2012-2013 Season Grades: Jerryd Bayless
June 24th, 2013 at 2:04 PM
The image is burned in Grizzlies fans' minds all too well: Gilbert Arenas and O.J. Mayo struggling to even get across half court with Eric Bledsoe guarding them in the 2012 first round playoff series against the Clippers.  The Grizzlies had to patch up their backup point guard position.  That's...

Memphis Grizzlies 2012-2013 Season Grades: Tony Allen
June 8th, 2013 at 11:10 AM
***PHOTO1***The "Grindfather," the emotional leader, the fan favorite, the best perimeter defender in the NBA; the man responsible for the culture change in the Memphis Grizzlies’ locker room finished the 2012-13 season averaging 8.9 points, 1.2 assists, 4.6 rebounds and 1.5 steals.  However, Tony Allen’s impact goes far beyond the...

Memphis Grizzlies 2012-13 Season Grades: Mike Conley
June 5th, 2013 at 12:48 PM
***PHOTO1*** It has felt like Mike Conley has had breakout seasons ever since the 2010-11 campaign.  He gets better each year, and more people take notice each year.  This year was no different.  Conley put up the best numbers of his career averaging 14.6 points per game, six assists and two...

Former Jayhawk Josh Selby Named Summer League Co-MVP
July 23rd, 2012 at 9:25 AM
***PHOTO1*** Summer League came to an end this weekend and our very own Josh Selby took home the co-MVP award, sharing it with Portland's lottery pick, Damian Lilliard. Selby averaged a league-high 27.5 points per game, including a sizzling 64% of his three-point attempts. Included in that statistic is his...

Memphis Grizzlies Re-Sign Guard Jerryd Bayless
July 11th, 2012 at 3:29 PM
The Grizzlies opened up NBA free agency on July 11th by signing Jerryd Bayless to a two-year deal worth 6 million dollars, using their mini mid-level exception. There are two things about this contract that  make it one of the best value signings of the summer: ***PHOTO1*** A) The contract itself: Memphis...