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  • Aldridge hits 15,000-point mark as Spurs outlast Memphis

    The Sports Xchange "SAN ANTONIO -- If San Antonio is going to make a deep run in the NBA playoffs as expected, LaMarcus Aldridge must assert himself and continue to be a viable go-to scoring threat to complement erstwhile MVP candidate Kawhi Leonard. That formula certainly worked on Thursday as Aldridge poured..." March 24

  • March Madness Beat 2016 NBA Playoffs In Ad Revenue By $200M

    Real GM Basketball "March Madness generated $1.24 billion in advertising revenue for CBS and Turner in 2016. The two networks pay a combined $800 million per year to broadcast the NCAA tournament and that figure will increase to more than $1 billion beginning in 2024. The advertising revenue generated for CBS and..." March 23

  • NBA takes wrong approach to scheduling issue

    USA Today "There’s well-meaning, and then there’s meddling. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver’s letter to owners, urging them to get more involved in the decision to rest key players and warning of “significant penalties” for teams that flout league rules, will do little to stem the growing problem and might..." March 22

  • Steve Kerr, Rick Carlisle, Gregg Popovich agree rest unrest fixable

    ESPN "Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr says he would be willing to cut his own salary if the NBA shortened the schedule as a potential solution to the issue of stars resting during regular-season games as preventative maintenance. "I wouldn't be opposed to it, even at the expense to my own..." March 22

  • Cousins carries Pelicans past Grizzlies

    The Sports Xchange "NEW ORLEANS --DeMarcus Cousins waited impatiently for a breakout game in his new city, but it all came together Tuesday night for the New Orleans Pelicans center. Cousins scored a game-high 41 points -- his most since arriving from Sacramento in a blockbuster trade after the All-Star break..." March 21

  • Grizzlies pace and space their way past Spurs

    The Sports Xchange "MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The offseason introduction of pace-and-space basketball is complementing the Memphis Grizzlies' traditional grit-and-grind approach. Without the team's newfound reliance on spacing the floor and embracing the 3-point shot, the Grizzlies likely would not have defeated the..." March 19

  • Grizzlies' Chandler Parsons out for the season, will undergo meniscectomy

    CBS Sports "About a week ago, the Memphis Grizzlies announced that Chandler Parsons would be out indefinitely due to a partially torn meniscus in his left knee. Sunday, the worst fears about Parsons’ knee injury were confirmed, as Michael Wallace of reported that the Grizzlies’ small forward..." March 19

  • Grizzlies to sign Selden, release Douglas

    Hoops Rumors "The Grizzlies are planning to sign guard Wayne Selden whose ten-day contract with the Pelicans expired overnight, tweets Shams Charania of The Vertical. To make room, the club will waive Toney Douglas. In three games for the Pelicans, all starts, Selden averaged 15.7 minutes and 5.3 points per..." March 18

  • Conley, Gasol help Grizzlies stop Hawks, Schroder

    The Sports Xchange "ATLANTA -- The primary goal for Memphis on Thursday night was to slow down Atlanta's Dennis Schroder, one of the hottest point guards in the league. That success led to the Grizzlies' third straight win. Memphis veteran Mike Conley won the battle of the point guards against Schroder and..." March 16

  • Conley, Gasol lead Grizzlies over Bulls

    The Sports Xchange "CHICAGO -- Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol looked as if he might be in for a long night after he missed five of his first six shots Wednesday night. But Gasol refused to hang his head, and his teammates followed his example. The 7-foot-1 Spaniard finished with 27 points, including 19 in..." March 15

  • Vince Carter Says He Would Beat Michael Jordan in Dunk Contest

    SLAM Online "If time travel existed, and both guys were back in their athletic primes, Vince Carter thinks he would defeat Michael Jordan in a dunk contest. Carter concedes that MJ was the better player, but likes his chances in a dunk-off against Jordan or anyone else for that matter. The 40-year-old..." March 15

  • Grizzlies lose Chandler Parsons to torn knee cartilage

    ESPN "Memphis Grizzlies small forward Chandler Parsons will likely undergo season-ending surgery for the third consecutive year, sources told ESPN. The Grizzlies said Monday night that Parsons is out indefinitely with a partial tear of the meniscus in his left knee, which is not the knee he had..." March 14

  • Carter gets a start, helps Grizzlies win

    The Sports Xchange "MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- It wasn't vintage "Vin-sanity" but it did border on perfection. When the struggling Memphis Grizzlies needed a boost, 40-year-old Vince Carter, one of the game's premier players in his prime, provided one and helped the team snap a season-long five-game losing streak...." March 13

  • Hawks hand Grizzlies fifth straight setback

    The Sports Xchange "MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Memphis Grizzlies coach David Fizdale admits he's at a loss to explain the mounting losses. On Saturday night at FedExForum, he had a fifth straight defeat -- a 107-90 loss to the Atlanta Hawks -- to rehash and, somehow, it didn't appear to differ from the previous..." March 12

  • Clippers hand Grizzlies fourth straight loss

    The Sports Xchange "MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers ditched the pregame routine of watching video on the opponent. He canceled the walk-through, too. Instead the Clippers prepared for Thursday night's game against the Memphis Grizzlies by conducting an impromptu team meeting, a needed..." March 09

  • Nets blow past Grizzlies in fourth quarter

    The Sports Xchange "MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- After the Brooklyn Nets had gotten just about whatever they wanted on the offensive end and defeated the Memphis Grizzlies 122-109 on Monday night at FedExForum, guard Sean Kilpatrick (23 points) called Memphis a "great defensive team." He was speaking historically and..." March 07

  • Chandler Parsons: ‘I Suck Right Now’

    SLAM Online "Chandler Parsons signed a massive four-year, $95 million deal with the Grizzlies in the offseason, but has been hampered by knee injuries that have limited him to 32 games this season. The 6-10 forward is averaging 6.0 points, 1.5 assists and 2.5 boards per game on the season and when talking..." March 06

  • Harden's NBA-best 49th double-double powers Rockets

    The Sports Xchange "HOUSTON -- When the opportunity presented itself for James Harden to seize the moment, Harden did precisely that. His nonchalance afterward was a reflection of his self-confidence when the Rockets need Harden the most. Harden parlayed a torrid shooting stretch in the third quarter into his..." March 05

  • Grizzlies' Chandler Parsons hasn't lived up to grit-grind mantra, but patience is needed

    CBS Sports "The Grizzlies signed Chandler Parsons to a four-year, $94.8 million deal last summer to mixed reviews. On the one hand, Parsons presented the ability to solve so many of their offensive problems. When healthy, he can spot-up from the outside, create in the pick and roll, play three possessions,..." March 05

  • Noel leads Mavericks past Grizzlies

    The Sports Xchange "DALLAS -- In his first start with his new team, center Nerlens Noel notched his second double-double of the season to lead the Dallas Mavericks to a 104-100 victory against the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday night at American Airlines Center. Noel, acquired by the Mavs at the trade deadline,..." March 04

  • NBA commissioner Adam Silver says All-Star Game needs 'reset'

    ESPN "NBA commissioner Adam Silver said Friday that changes will come to the league's All-Star Game next year. Chris Paul, the National Basketball Players Association president, called Silver to discuss changing the league's showcase game shortly after the Western Conference raced past the Eastern..." March 04

  • Parsons won't shut it down for season: 'What kind of coward would I be?'

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "Chandler Parsons has been generating headlines for his struggles on the basketball court, his social media posts about #Chancun and his relationships with actress Bella Thorne and reality television star Savannah Chrisley. Thursday, before heading out on a trip to the two cities where he played..." March 03

  • 11-year-old fan sends letters to all 30 NBA teams urging them to draft her favorite player

    SI "Monmouth senior Justin Robinson is the leading scorer in the MAAC, but at 5'8" he’ll need a little extra help to make it to the NBA. That’s where 11-year-old Monmouth fan Erica Schaeffer comes in. The Schaeffers are season ticket holders and Robinson is Erica’s favorite player. When her..." March 02

  • Grizzlies pile up points against Suns

    The Sports Xchange "MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- If the Memphis Grizzlies are to improve their playoff positioning during the final 21 games of the season, getting repeat performances like they received Tuesday night from their veterans will play a key role. Mike Conley scored 29 points, Marc Gasol -- hitting all five of..." February 28

  • Grizzlies shut down Nuggets, Conley scores 31 in win

    The Sports Xchange "DENVER -- Offenses are surging in the NBA, but the Memphis Grizzlies are showing they can win with defense -- especially against one of the highest-scoring teams in the league. Mike Conley and Marc Gasol provided the offense, scoring 31 and 23 points, respectively, but the entire team shut..." February 26

  • Miles, Pacers jolt Grizzlies, halt six-game skid

    The Sports Xchange "INDIANAPOLIS -- With the Thursday buzz of a possible trade of All-Star Paul George behind them, the Indiana Pacers focused on a drive to the NBA playoffs during a 102-92 victory on Friday night over the Memphis Grizzlies. C.J. Miles scored 17 points, Monta Ellis added 16 and Indiana snapped..." February 24

  • Grizzlies' Toney Douglas: Signs through the rest of the season

    CBS Sports "Dougals signed with the Grizzlies for the rest of the season on Thursday, Michael Wallce of reports. Douglas has been a solid rotation member as Mike Conley's backup point guard for the duration of his two 10-day contracts. Over 14 games, he's averaged 5.5 points, 2.9 rebounds and..." February 23

  • With less than 24 hours left, NBA trade deadline heats up

    KSL "We're not under 24 hours until the NBA's trade deadline. Here's what's going on with the Jazz and around the NBA. Derrick Favors trade looks unlikely Monday, ESPN's Zach Lowe reported that the Jazz have tested the market for Derrick Favors, seeing what kind of interest there is in the Jazz's..." February 22

  • Ending Contracts To Watch At The Deadline

    Basketball Insiders "The Ending Contracts With the 2017 NBA Trade Deadline approaching on Thursday, February 23 at 3 p.m. EST, there is more and more chatter in NBA circles, and the biggest questions facing NBA teams is what to do with their ending contract or possible ending contract players. The bulk of deals..." February 21

  • Big questions, lots of answers before NBA trade deadline

    ESPN "Only a week or so ago, most league executives anticipated a quiet deadline. So many teams were in desperate win-now mode, few would sell off quality veterans to the grease the trade wheels. Teams just outside the contender circle wouldn't mortgage the future for a suicide mission against Golden..." February 21

  • Marc Gasol drove from Memphis to New Orleans for All-Star Game

    Larry Brown Sports "Instead of taking to the air, Marc Gasol opted for ground transportation to get to New Orleans for All-Star Weekend. For the third time in his career, Gasol has been named an All-Star and will represent the Grizzlies in the NBA’s annual spectacle. Unlike many of his teammates, Gasol didn’t fly..." February 18

  • Pelicans slip past Grizzlies

    The Sports Xchange "MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- When Vince Carter hit a 3-pointer with 48.5 seconds left in the game Wednesday night at FedExForum, the Memphis Grizzlies had almost erased a 16-point, fourth-quarter deficit. Carter's triple cut the New Orleans Pelicans' lead to 92-91. However, the Grizzlies would not..." February 16

  • Vince Carter passes Iverson in all-time scoring

    Sportando "Veteran forward Vince Carter, currently with the Memphis Grizzlies, scored 5 points in last night's loss to the Pelicans. Thanks to this performance, Carter passed Allen Iverson and reached the 23rd place of the NBAall time scoring list. Carter scored 24.371 points so far in his career. " February 16

  • A promise left unfilled, Vince Carter and the Raptors

    Yardbarker "When people think of Vince Carter's time with the Toronto Raptors, they think of his legendary performance at the 2000 Slam Dunk Contest or his 50-point outburst in Game 3 of the 2001 Eastern Conference Semifinals against Allen Iverson and the 76ers. Maybe they think of his infamous graduation day..." February 14

  • Conley helps Grizzlies hand Nets 13th straight loss

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- Before the game, Memphis Grizzlies coach David Fizdale gave his team some simple instructions. Those instructions were to treat the final two games before the All-Star break as they were trailing a playoff series three games to two. Mid-February hardly is an elimination..." February 13

  • Green's odd triple-double leads Warriors past Grizzlies

    The Sports Xchange "MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- In the first quarter Friday night at FedExForum, Golden State forward Draymond Green was having so much trouble with his contact lenses that he was seeing double and hoping he would not have to take a shot. By night's end, Green was seeing triple-double. Although he only..." February 11

  • Alex Len suspended, three others fined for Suns-Grizzlies fight

    Pro Basketball Talk "Troy Daniels, Tyler Ulis and Marquese Chriss did most of the pushing and shoving. Devin Booker did most of the trash-talking. Alex Len paid the biggest price. NBA release: Phoenix Suns center Alex Len has been suspended one game without pay for leaving the bench area and entering the..." February 10

  • Grizzlies maintain dominance over Suns

    The Sports Xchange "MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The Memphis Grizzlies, the NBA's second-best defensive team, played Wednesday night like the league's best. Holding Phoenix to 33 percent shooting -- including 29 percent in the opening quarter and 22 percent from beyond the arc -- the Grizzlies defeated the Suns, 110-91,..." February 09

  • Devin Booker on Troy Daniels: ‘Been on five teams in three years, and he has the nerve to talk trash to me’

    Pro Basketball Talk "Late in the Grizzlies’ win over the Suns yesterday, Troy Daniels made a 3-pointer while drawing a Devin Booker foul. From there, plenty of pushing and shoving broke out. Daniels and the Suns’ Marquese Chriss and Tyler Ulis were ejected. Those three received technical fouls, as did Booker, Alan..." February 09

  • NBA, Take-Two to Create Professional Videogame League

    Fox Sports "Think you’re one of the best NBA 2K players on the planet? Now, you’ll be able to prove it — and maybe even make a living doing it. The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. announced plans Wednesday to launch the NBA 2K eLeague, a new, professional..." February 09

  • Adrian Wojnarowski Is Close To Joining ESPN

    Deadspin "NBA scoopmaster Adrian Wojnarowski is close to an agreement to leave Yahoo and join ESPN, according to multiple sources, a huge shakeup in the basketball reporting world that will have a wider-reaching effects beyond where you get your news. And according to one source, Wojnarowski isn’t the only..." February 08

  • Grizzlies top Spurs in low-scoring contest

    The Sports Xchange "MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- If every win in the NBA is a good win, then the Memphis Grizzlies consider every win over the San Antonio Spurs a great win. "We've seen no matter who they put out on the court, they can beat anybody," said Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley, who finished with 12 points and..." February 07

  • Report: NBA also reduces projected 2018-19 salary cap to $103 million

    Pro Basketball Talk "Adam Silver said he dislikes the 1+1 contracts signed by players like LeBron James and Kevin Durant. The NBA commissioner might soon see players lock into longer deals more often and switch teams less often. Not only does it now project the 2017-18 salary cap to reach just $102 million, the..." February 07

  • Pitbull, Travis Scott and 'Inside the NBA' live will be at All-Star Weekend

    USA Today "TNT wants to party with you in New Orleans. The cable network is throwing a four-day bash for NBA All-Star Weekend, starting Thursday night with a free show from rapper Travis Scott and continuing all the way to Sunday. It's the "NBA on TNT Road Show," an extension of the branding the league..." February 07

  • Green-led Grizzlies outduel Timberwolves

    The Sports Xchange "MINNEAPOLIS -- From the beginning, Memphis Grizzlies first-year coach David Fizdale stressed to his team that he believed in each player, and each player would be needed at some point in the season. Fizdale's message -- and belief -- is a big reason Memphis has won games like they did..." February 05

  • Westbrook's 25th triple-double of season leads Thunder over Grizzlies

    The Sports Xchange "OKLAHOMA CITY -- Oklahoma City needed a win. The last time out the Thunder were blown off their home court by 28 points. That didn't sit well with Russell Westbrook, who said his team was outplayed. The all-star point guard was going to make sure that wasn't going to happen again any time..." February 03

  • Grizzlies easily handle shorthanded Nuggets

    The Sports Xchange "DENVER -- The Denver Nuggets started Wednesday night shorthanded and then lost two more players. The Memphis Grizzlies were happy to take advantage of the situation. Marc Gasol scored 24 points, Mike Conley scored 16 of his 18 points in the first half, and the Grizzlies beat the depleted..." February 02

  • Conley pours in 38 as Grizzlies sink Suns

    The Sports Xchange "PHOENIX -- He didn't get the last basket for a 40-point night, but Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley did just about everything else he wanted on Monday. Conley scored a career-high 38 points and hit seven of Memphis' 16 3-pointers before leaving with five minutes left in a 115-96 win over..." January 31

  • Grizzlies To Bring Back Douglas, Waive Williams

    Hoops Rumors "The Grizzlies are finalizing a deal to bring Toney Douglas back on a 10-day contract, tweets Michael Wallace of The team waived the 30-year-old point guard on December 15 after a six-game stint. Initially signed by the Grizzlies in early December via a hardship exception, Douglas..." January 30

  • Randolph, Conley power Grizzlies past Jazz

    The Sports Xchange "SALT LAKE CITY -- Defense isn't the only weapon in the Memphis arsenal. When the top playmakers for the Grizzlies find their shot, it adds a new element to the grit and toughness that has become the team's trademark over the past few seasons. Utah experienced such a scenario Saturday..." January 29

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