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September 28th, 2013 at 9:35 AM
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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...

NBA Summer League Game 1 Preview
July 13th, 2013 at 1:13 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Grizzlies tip off their first summer league game at 7 p.m. CST tonight. They will take on the Chicago Bulls. It will be a great opportunity for the Grizzlies to see what they have in some younger players. The Bulls have a pretty solid summer team that incorporates several...

Getting Ready for Summer League: Schedule and Roster
July 11th, 2013 at 11:49 AM
***PHOTO1*** It's that time of year again. Yes, the Memphis Grizzlies have set their summer league roster and action begins on Saturday July 13. Both of this year's draft picks (Jamaal Franklin and Janis Timma) will be attending alongside a few other guys from last season's roster: Jon Leuer, Tony Wroten,...

2012-2013 Memphis Grizzlies Season Grades: Austin Daye
July 10th, 2013 at 12:17 PM
***PHOTO1*** After spending his first three and a half seasons in Detroit, Austin Daye came to Memphis as part of a package in exchange for Rudy Gay and Hamed Haddadi. However, his stint as Grizzly would be short lived. He played the second half of the 2012-2013 season coming of the...

The Memphis Grizzlies End of Free Agency
July 9th, 2013 at 11:50 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Memphis Grizzlies have had a relatively quiet offseason. They resigned their emotional leader Tony Allen, drafted Jamaal Franklin and Janis Timma and acquired Kosta Koufos via trade. Jerryd Bayless opted to use his player option for next season, but the Grizz haven't signed anyone through free agency; a...

2012-2013 Memphis Grizzlies Season Grades: Jon Leuer
July 7th, 2013 at 12:18 PM
***PHOTO1***After coming to Memphis in exchange for Wayne Ellington, Mo Speights and Josh Selby, Jon Leuer saw little of the court aside from garbage time. He was buried behind a stellar crew of power forwards in Zach Randolph, Darrell Arthur and Ed Davis. Despite the lack of playing time, Grizzlies' management...

2012-2013 Memphis Grizzlies Season Grades: Darrell Arthur
July 5th, 2013 at 12:36 PM
***PHOTO1*** Darrell Arthur has battled injuries throughout his career. However, he has always played well when he was healthy, until this season. Defensively, he struggled to defend post isolations and wasn’t a very good help defender. The only thing he was useful for on defense was defending the pick and...

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...

Memphis Grizzlies Decline to Match Qualifying Offers for Jon Leuer and Austin Daye
July 2nd, 2013 at 12:24 PM
***PHOTO1***Chris Herrington from the Memphis Flyer reported Monday morning that the Memphis Grizzlies had declined to match the qualifying offers for Austin Daye and Jon Leuer.  Both players came to the Grizzlies from mid-season trades and played minimal roles throughout the season. Memphis will most likely let Daye walk. He performed rather...

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...

Who is the Newest Memphis Grizzly Janis Timma?
June 30th, 2013 at 12:12 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Memphis Grizzlies selected Janis Timma, a 20-year old small forward from Latvia, with the final pick in Thursday's NBA draft. Timma stands at 6'7'' 226 pounds. Timma will play on the Grizzlies' summer league squad, but he will remain in Europe for the regular season.   Timma beams with potential, but...

Memphis Grizzlies 2013 NBA Draft Recap
June 28th, 2013 at 11:00 AM
***PHOTO1***Going into Thursday night's draft, no one was quite sure what the Memphis Grizzlies would do with their three second round picks. Rumors swirled that they wanted to trade up to the first round, but they decided against that type of move. Instead, they decided acquire a veteran player via...

Former Memphis Grizzlies’ Player Gilbert Arenas Arrested for Possession of Illegal Fireworks
June 27th, 2013 at 3:37 PM
***PHOTO1***Gilbert Arenas, or Agent Zero as he's nicknamed, was arrested Thursday morning after being pulled over for driving 80 mph in his Ford pickup truck in Los Angeles. It wasn't just speeding he was arrested for, however, it was something a little more...explosive. Police discovered a bunch of illegal fireworks...

2012-2013 Memphis Grizzlies Season Grades: Ed Davis
June 26th, 2013 at 1:35 PM
***PHOTO1*** Ed Davis played starters minutes for the Toronto Raptors through the first half of the season. He produced both scoring and rebounding.  Then, he was traded to the Memphis Grizzlies for Rudy Gay and Hamed Hadaddi. His minutes saw a drastic decrease, but his production stayed the same. Lionel...

Dave Joerger Set to Become New Grizzlies Head Coach
June 25th, 2013 at 1:31 PM
***PHOTO1*** ESPN reported on Monday night that the Grizzlies were in the process of hiring assistant coach Dave Joerger as the franchise’s new head coach.  The report was confirmed Tuesday, and everything is set for Joerger to begin coaching next season.  Joerger has prior head coaching experience both internationally and the NBA...

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: Marc Gasol
June 23rd, 2013 at 12:32 PM
***PHOTO1*** The franchise's first NBA Defensive Player of the Year. The first time the franchise has had arguably the best player at a certain position.  The first time the franchise has had someone named Gasol who wasn't scared to bang and do the dirty work inside. Marc Gasol came into his...

Memphis Grizzlies 2012-2013 Season Grades: Zach Randolph
June 22nd, 2013 at 12:24 PM
***PHOTO1*** After a knee injury sidelined him last season.  Fans around Memphis had legitimate reasons to doubt if Zach Randolph’s days of beautiful post moves and brilliant rebounding were behind him. Randolph roared back strong as ever.  He put himself near the top of the league rebounding leader board from...

George Karl, Alvin Gentry and Ed Pinckney Possibilities for New Memphis Grizzlies Head Coach
June 19th, 2013 at 12:37 PM
***PHOTO1***The Memphis Grizzlies' front office has been busy interviewing and reviewing head coaching candidates over the last few weeks after declining to renew their former coach's, Lionel Hollins, contract. The early favorite to get the job was lead assistant coach Dave Joerger, but over the past week several other candidates...