Grizzlies Rumors & News

  • Foul missed in Rockets-Griz game

    ESPN.com "It might not make Houston Rockets coach Kevin McHale feel better, but the NBA ruled Thursday the three officials erred in the closing moments of Wednesday night's Houston loss to the Memphis Grizzlies. In the daily "Last Two Minutes" report, in which the league reviews all plays in the final..." March 05

  • Marc Gasol jumper lifts renewed Grizzlies over Rockets, 102-100

    Grizzly Bear Blues "If yesterday was the lowest valley, tonight's win might be the highest peak. Marc Gasol hit an off balance, poorly assisted, all-on-my-shoulders DIY game-winner with .1s to sink the Houston Rockets. Lineup Notes Zach Randolph returned, as did Beno Udrih and Tony Allen. Jeff Green got the..." March 05

  • Report: Grizzlies suspended Tony Allen for physical confrontation in practice with Nick Calathes

    Pro Basketball Talk "Tony Allen was suspended one game by the Grizzlies for what was only described as “a violation of team policy” by head coach Dave Joerger at the time. Thanks to Ronald Tillery of the Commercial Appeal, we now know what the specific infraction was. After more digging into the issue, Allen’s..." March 04

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    Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen

    Zach Randolph (illness), Beno Udrih (illness) and Vince Carter (left foot tendon injury) listed as questionable for Grizzlies vs. Rockets.

  • Jazz stay on the defensive in Memphis, beat Grizzlies

    Salt Lake Tribune "The Grizzlies pride themselves on toughness and unrelenting defense, on grit 'n' grind. All those hallmarks were on display Tuesday night against the Utah Jazz, prompting Memphis coach Dave Joerger to offer praise for his team after the game. "I thought that was the hardest we've played," he..." March 04

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    Ronald Tillery @CAGrizBeat

    Zbo and Beno (illness) will both sit out tonight vs Jazz

  • Grizzlies suspend Tony Allen 1 game for violating team policy

    The Score "The Memphis Grizzlies have suspended Tony Allen for Tuesday's contest against the Utah Jazz. Allen has been disciplined with a one-game suspension for violating team policy, according to Ronald Tillery of the Memphis Commercial Appeal." March 03

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    Rob Fischer @thefishnation

    Practice- Vince Carter upgraded to questionable (left foot tendon injury) for @memgrizz tomorrow vs. UTAH Jazz

  • Gasol spearheads late push past T-Wolves, 107-97

    Grizzly Bear Blues "The Grizzlies start slow, but Marc Gasol scores 27 and Mike Conley hits a big three late to lead the team to victory 101-97. So the Grizzlies played uglier than that shiner Nikola Pekovich's eye and that divot in Russell Westbrook's head. But they survived for the 101-97 win over the Minnesota..." March 01

  • Kings outlast Grizzlies in a physical game for second win under George Karl

    Sacramento Bee "All things considered, it’s better that it was a chair that dealt with the frustrations of DeMarcus Cousins. The Memphis Grizzlies made it tough at times, but the Kings managed to win, 102-90, Wednesday night at Sleep Train Arena. Cousins wasn’t happy about some of the foul calls against..." February 26

  • Late steal seals 90-87 victory for Grizzlies over Clippers

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "With boxing icon Floyd Mayweather sitting courtside, the Grizzlies used their speed and craftiness on defense to keep the NBA’s second highest scoring team on the ropes all night. Point guard Mike Conley’s steal on the Los Angeles Clippers’ second to last possession ended up being the..." February 24

  • Grizzlies cool off hot-shooting Blazers 98-92

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "The Portland Trail Blazers unloaded a bunch of long-range bombs. The Grizzlies emphatically countered when they brought out the ball and chain. Just when it seemed as though the Trail Blazers’ impressive 3-point shooting would rule the night, the Grizzlies’ lockdown, fourth-quarter defense..." February 23

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  • JaMychal Green, Grizzlies Agree Upon 2nd 10-Day Contract

    Real GM Basketball "The Memphis Grizzlies and JaMychal Green have reached agreement on a second 10-day contract, sources tell RealGM Green and the Grizzlies spent the weekend in discussions." February 18

  • Marc Gasol: 'It's not going to be easy' to leave Grizzlies

    USA Today "As unofficial free agency recruiting trips go, Marc Gasol's weekend in New York City wasn't exactly a rousing success. The Memphis Grizzlies big man who is less than five months away from hitting the open market certainly enjoyed his time in the Big Apple, especially since it meant hanging out..." February 17

  • Pau: 'Felt great' to face Marc in ASG

    ESPN.com "Pau and Marc Gasol fulfilled the dreams of basketball-loving brothers all over the world on Sunday night by becoming the first brothers ever to start against each other in the All-Star Game. After it was over, Pau acknowledged how much the experience meant to the Gasol family. "It was a great..." February 16

  • Marc Gasol: 'It's not going to be easy' to leave Grizzlies

    USA Today "As unofficial free agency recruiting trips go, Marc Gasol's weekend in New York City wasn't exactly a rousing success. The Memphis Grizzlies big man who is less than five months away from hitting the open market certainly enjoyed his time in the Big Apple, especially since it meant hanging out..." February 16

  • MVP Andrew Wiggins out of this World in Rising Star Challenge

    New York Post "The Rising Stars Challenge may have had a new format this year, but the game didn’t look much different. Led by 22 points, six rebounds and four assists from MVP Andrew Wiggins, Team World wound up pulling out a 121-112 victory over Team USA at Barclays Center Friday night, in the first year..." February 15

  • NBA players reject salary cap smoothing, raising projected 2016 cap to more than $90M

    SB Nation "NBA players have rejected a proposal that would "smooth" the projected windfall from the new television deal that the league signed last October, setting up a substantial increase of the salary cap in 2016, according to reports. Per Tim Bontemps of the New York Post, the salary cap is expected..." February 14

  • KD plays through pain in win over Memphis

    The Oklahoman "Kevin Durant returned to the court with 6:13 remaining Wednesday night, with Memphis riding a nerve-wracking 13-4 run that had just shaved a 20-point deficit to 11. A game that the Thunder had controlled throughout suddenly was on the verge of being in serious jeopardy. But then, much like..." February 12

  • Grizzlies Top Nets in Lionel Hollins' Return

    Grizzly Bear Blues "Tuesday night marked Lionel Hollins first trip back to FedExForum since he wasn't re-signed by the Memphis front office, and his former "puppies" were out to show the old coach just how far they'd come. This game had everything, ZBo coast-to-coast fast breaks, Jeff Green alley oop dunks, inability..." February 11

  • Grizzlies Clip High-Flying Hawks 94-88

    Grizzly Bear Blues "Mike Conley led Memphis with 21 points and six assists on 7-12 shooting After the worst loss of the season in Minnesota Friday night the Grizzlies bounced back, knocking off the NBA-best Atlanta Hawks 94-88. Here's my three takeaways from the huge win: 1) Three-Point Differential The..." February 09

  • Tony Allen calls out Damian Lillard for being named All-Star replacement

    Sporting News "The Grizzlies are No. 2 in the gauntlet that is the Western Conference. That's probably deserving of a few All-Star bids for their best players. At least two, right? Not even a replacement for Blake Griffin after he got hurt? Nope. Marc Gasol stands as Memphis' lone All-Star since Damian..." February 09

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    Kevin Lipe @FlyerGrizBlog

    Grizzlies announce they've reassigned Jordan Adams to the Iowa Energy.

  • Grizzlies Buckle Down, Drop Jazz 100-90

    Grizzly Bear Blues "The Grizz continued their December revenge tour by out-muscling the Jazz, moving to 2-0 on their road trip and tying a franchise record 8 straight wins. Lineup Notes Vince Carter (ligament tear) is still out, but Jeff Green keeps his spirit alive with a revving tribute after every..." February 05

  • How Tim Duncan's return next year could impact Marc Gasol

    CBSSports.com "In an interview with USA Today, San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich says that he believes Tim Duncan won't retire after this season. "No matter how (the season) ends, I think Timmy is going to look at (retirement) again," Popovich told USA TODAY Sports on Tuesday. "And if you ask me, my..." February 04

  • Adam Silver says he's not pro sports gambling, views himself as 'realist'

    The Score "Given the Tim Donaghy scandal of 2007, it is perhaps surprising that the NBA is the professional sports league at the forefront of the push to legalize sports gambling in the United States. NBA commissioner Adam Silver - thought to be the most influential person in the business of sports - has..." February 04

  • Grizzlies Overcome Suns, 102-101

    Grizzly Bear Blues "After blowing a nine-point lead in the fourth quarter, and trailing by seven with under two minutes to play, the Grizzlies called upon the powers of Grit and Grind to pull out a win Monday night in the desert. Over the last few days, much has been made about the amount of aesthetically pleasing..." February 03

  • Adam Silver likes idea of increasing size of All-Star rosters

    Yahoo! Sports "Every year, NBA fans and coaches select the players who will represent the Eastern and Western Conferences in the midseason All-Star Game, and every year, some deserving player finds himself on the outside looking in. This time around, after NBA Commissioner Adam Silver chose Sacramento Kings..." February 02

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    The Memphis Grizzlies will sign forward JaMychal Green to a 10-day contract, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.

  • Grizzlies Get Revenge, Dismantle Nuggets 99-69

    Grizzly Bear Blues "If this was a prize fight, it would have been over at halftime. Lineup Notes Mike Conley missed his second straight game with a sprained wrist (and two sprained ankles he was too macho to complain about). Vince Carter tweaked his left ankle in the first half and did not return. Game..." January 30

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    Ronald Tillery @CAGrizBeat

    Vince Carter (left foot injury) will not return tonight and will have MRI tomorrow. Fear is he has stress fracture but could be sprain.

  • Randolph Shines as Grizzlies pummel Mavericks 109-90

    Grizzly Bear Blues "Zach Randolph notched his 10th straight double-double to singlehandedly avenge the December home loss to Dallas. Lineup Notes Mike Conley (wrist) and Tony Allen (ankle) were unavailable tonight, the former replaced by Beno Udrih in the starting lineup. Vince Carter got a warm reception when..." January 28

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    Mark Followill @MFollowill

    Mike Conley and Tony Allen are out for the Grizzlies tonight. Mavs vs Grizz about to start on @TXA21

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    Ronald Tillery @CAGrizBeat

    @fostokes what is the status for Conley and Allen tonight? (no shootaround so Conley/Allen remain questionable... game-time decisions)

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    Ari Alexander @AriA1exander

    It's Mike Conley's left wrist. He said it hurt him all 2nd half, and was still painful after game. Says "Wait and see" for tmrw's game @ DAL

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    John Denton @JohnDenton555

    The @memgrizz will be without Tony Allen tonight vs. @OrlandoMagic

  • Grizzlies Rise From Mud, KO Raptors 92-86

    Grizzly Bear Blues "After dragging through the first three quarters, the Grizzlies showed energy and some serious chutzpah in the fourth. Lineup Notes Jeff Green got his first start as a Grizzly in place of Courtney Lee, who was the first off the bench. (Some have floated the idea of a variable starting lineup..." January 22

  • Nick Young trying to recruit Goran Dragic and Marc Gasol to Lakers

    Larry Brown Sports "Lakers fans aren’t used to the kind of losing that’s taking place this year and, rest assured, the organization will do what it can to return to winning ways as soon as possible. Magic Johnson would like to see the Lakers continue piling up losses to increase the chances of gaining a high pick..." January 22

  • Lakers Top 2015 List Of NBA's Most Valuable Teams; Average Franchise Is Now Worth Record $1.1 Billion

    Forbes.com "What do you get when you combine a massive new $24 billion television contract, a nearly six-year bull market in equities creating tremendous wealth, and cheap credit? You get a massive rise in sports franchise values, with the NBA serving as ground zero for the current boom. The average NBA team..." January 21

  • Dirk's fourth quarter leads Dallas to 103-95 win over Grizzlies

    Mavs Moneyball "Dirk Nowitzki had two points at halftime. He'd only taken three shots. He's 36 now, and maybe the size and physicality of Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph was just too much for him. Maybe it just wasn't his night. Then he scored the final eight points of the game to close out Memphis on the road in..." January 20

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    Chris Broussard @Chris_Broussard

    Sources: Memphis signs Tyrus Thomas to 10-day contract

  • Grizzlies might sign Tyrus Thomas

    Yahoo! Sports "The Memphis Grizzlies are in serious discussions to sign D-League Iowa Energy forward Tyrus Thomas to a 10-day contract, a league source told Yahoo Sports late Monday night. Thomas, who is attempting to return to the NBA after nearly two years, worked out for the Grizzlies prior to signing with..." January 20

  • FedEx Forum briefly evacuated prior to Grizzlies-Mavericks game

    CBSSports.com "Fedex Forum in Memphis, Tennessee was evacuated less than two hours before the start of the Memphis Grizzlies game vs. the Dallas Mavericks on Monday. The game is the centerpiece of the NBA's Martin Luther King, Jr. Day festivities and features a pre-game symposium with Chauncey Billups, Earl..." January 19

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    James Michael McAdoo chooses 10-day contract with Warriors over Memphis, a source said

  • Jeff Green can feel welcome with Memphis Grizzlies

    USA Today "Jeff Green, the newest member of the Memphis Grizzlies, has the curse of the generalist. When you're the fifth overall pick, as Green was in 2007, people expect an elite player — Al Horford's rebounding and high-post skills or Mike Conley's playmaking and perimeter defense, to name the two..." January 17

  • Mike Conley nursing sprained ankles

    ESPN.com "Memphis Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley has two sprained ankles, one walking boot and no solid time frame for when he expects to return to the court. Conley missed his first game of the season in Friday's 106-96 victory against the Orlando Magic and is considered doubtful for Saturday's home..." January 17

  • Grizz clip Nets 103-92 in short order

    Grizzly Bear Blues "Jeff Green struggled shooting the ball, but finished with 10 points in his Grizzlies debut. The Grizzlies exploded for 32-points in the first quarter and kept the Brooklyn Nets at bay from there, as Memphis went on to win the first of a short two-game road trip 103-92. As usual, here are my..." January 15

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    Rob Fischer @thefishnation

    In Griz locker room, Mike Conley had boot on right ankle. He rolled it tonight. Said he had boot on left ankle yesterday- it's still sore

  • Lionel Hollins molded a title contender — 1,000 miles away

    New York Post "The Nets decided to hire Lionel Hollins to replace Jason Kidd this summer to instill a defensive backbone and add some grit and toughness to a roster thought by many to lack it. If you listen to his former players in Memphis, they’ll tell you he is the man to do just that. Hollins faced the..." January 15