The NBA draft lottery reform has been voted down at Board of Governors meeting, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. System stays.
Grizzly Bear Blues "This morning on the Geoff Calkins Show on 92.9 ESPN, Dave Joerger announced that who will start on the wings alongside Mike Conley, Zach Randolph, and Marc Gasol. Thank God... Well, we finally got an answer from Coach Joerger on who's going to start for the Grizzlies on the wings come..." October 21
Yahoo! Sports "Everyone understands the reasons the Philadelphia 76ers want the NBA to wait on implementing a plan to reform the draft lottery: They need one more season to complete a most brazen two-year tanking cycle. The Sixers didn't invent the idea of gutting a roster to short-circuit a path to the No. 1..." October 21
Bloomberg "The National Basketball Association will consider basing teams in Europe if the arenas are up to league standards, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said. The NBA would have to weigh the benefits of increasing the size of the 30-team league against possible costs, such as spreading television..." October 16
Pro Basketball Talk "It’s one of the fun questions at the start of every NBA season: What are the referees going to focus on and call the first half of the season. Every year the NBA referees are given new points of emphasis, and we get these calls for the first half of the season. Then between a combination of..." October 12
Covers.com "The Westgate LV SuperBook released its updated list of 2014-15 NBA regular season win totals on Monday with LeBron James and his new-look Cavaliers topping the list. Here's a look at the odds for every team at the book: HAWKS 40.5 CELTICS 26.5 NETS..." October 01
Memphis Commercial Appeal "Five quick quotes from the Griz media day: 1. Marc Gasol, on his pending free agency: “I think we’ve got to take it day by day. We have so many goals and things that we’ve got to do, still. We’ll get there when we get there and then we’ll see how everything is. You guys know how much I love..." September 30
Yahoo! Sports "Free-agent forward Michael Beasley has agreed to join the Memphis Grizzlies in training camp on a non-guaranteed contract, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Beasley spent several days working out for the Grizzlies this week and chose that offer because of an opportunity to make the roster as a..." September 24
SB Nation "The Memphis Grizzlies will give these to the first 5,000 fans that show up to an April 4 home game against the Washington Wizards. They are known as "Z-Bow-Ties." Let me say that again." September 23
Kalin Lucas signed a contract with the @memgrizz, according to his agent
Free agent forward Earl Clark has agreed to a training camp deal with Memphis, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.
ESPN sources say Grizz, LAST summer, were latest NBA team to lobby him hard. But Teodosic, like legendary Bodiroga before him, won't budge
Grizzlies, I'm told, are indeed among the teams in the hunt for Aussie swingman Joe Ingles and did just release Jamaal Franklin on Sunday
Griz waived second-year guard Jamaal Franklin today using stretch provision, per source. CA story coming...
Ex-Grizzlies draftee Josh Selby (@joshselby32) finalized a one-year deal with Israeli club Herzliya, according to source.
SB Nation "There will be more space around the basket stanchion next season because the NBA is trying to improve player safety. The NBA is attempting to improve player safety by cutting down the amount of photographers around the basket stanchion, according to a memo from Rod Thorn, the league's president..." August 26
Jarnell Stokes signs 3-year deal with Griz today,.... CA story coming
CBSSports.com "The NBA announced its 2014-2015 schedule Wednesday, and for the first time in seven years, LeBron James will not feature on its opening night. The season opens Tuesday, October 28th with the defending champion San Antonio Spurs raising their fifth banner before taking on the Dallas Mavericks...." August 13
Free agent Gary Forbes has interest from the Grizzlies and Pacers as he mulls China deal to attempt NBA midseason, source tells RealGM.
Yahoo! Sports "The Memphis Grizzlies have reached agreement with well-respected executive Ed Stefanski to become executive vice president of player personnel, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Stefanski will assume a key role in the Grizzlies' player personnel and scouting areas, serving under general manager..." July 29
NBA.com "Memphis Grizzlies Controlling Owner Robert Pera announced on July 29 that Chris Wallace has been named General Manager of the Memphis Grizzlies and has signed a multi-year contract extension to remain with the organization. Wallace had acted as interim general manager since May 19, 2014. “We..." July 29
Crickets of late on the Grizzlies' GM search. Chances growing the Grizz simply don't hire anyone, per several sources, but that could change
Ex-Nuggets head coach Jeff Bzdelik is expected to sign a contract to become an assistant coach with the Grizzlies tomorrow, a source said.
Bloomberg "The National Basketball Association players’ union spent about $5.42 million on the internal audit that resulted in the firing of Executive Director Billy Hunter, according to public records. The union spent $5,421,965 on matters pertaining to what it labeled NBPA Internal Review &..." July 23
Yahoo! Sports "The NBA warned a touring group of its stars that they could face financial fines for participating in clinics in Manila, Philippines, that include short scrimmages and games of "H-O-R-S-E," league sources told Yahoo Sports. Several NBA stars, including Blake Griffin, James Harden, Kawhi Leonard..." July 22
Yahoo! Sports "Free-agent forward Ed Davis reached agreement on a two-year, $2 million deal with the Los Angeles Lakers, a league source told Yahoo Sports. Davis will hold the option on his 2015-16 contract, a source said. Davis has the chance to earn considerable minutes with the Lakers, who also drafted..." July 17
SB Nation "The NBA Commissioner met with reporters on Tuesday in Las Vegas to discuss potential changes to the association. Adam Silver had some bold new ideas for the crowd of reporters waiting for him on Tuesday at the Las Vegas Summer League, including one that has several scratching their heads -- a..." July 16
Covers.com "The Memphis Grizzlies re-signed guard Beno Udrih to a multiyear contract on Tuesday. The team did not disclose financial terms of the deal. The 6-foot-3 Udrih averaged 4.9 points, 1.4 rebounds and 2.8 assists in 41 games, including 12 starts, for the New York Knicks and the Grizzlies last..." July 15
Memphis must stamp '14-15 guarantee today to keep Nick Calathes - who wants an out for Greece - but unlikely Griz let him go, sources say.
The Wall Street Journal "Could there be a better time for the NBA to be looking to negotiate a TV deal? The league just enjoyed a fantastic playoff season, capped off be a marquee Finals matchup. Then its biggest sports star, LeBron James, captivated millions across the globe with his intriguing free agency run that led..." July 15
Miller will sign a two-year, $5.5M deal with Cavs, league source tells Yahoo Sports.
Pro Basketball Talk "When LeBron James chose to return home to Cleveland it was assumed that Mike Miller would likely follow him. Remember one of the reasons LeBron was frustrated with Heat ownership is they amnestied Miller (who then was healthy for a full season in Memphis). But so far, Miller has yet to agree to..." July 15
CBSSports.com "Yahoo Sports reports that the Memphis Grizzlies have reached a three-year, $12 million deal for Dallas free agent guard Vince Carter. Yahoo reports the third year of the deal is partially guaranteed, a key point as Carter turns 38 next season. The former Raptor and Net averaged 11.9 points and..." July 12
While Cavs pursue Mike Miller, Miller is getting close to agreeing to terms with Denver, source says
Hearing: Beno Udrih has committed to sign and stay with Memphis. Deal to be completed today
Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The NBA announced that the salary cap for the 2014-15 season will be an all-time high of $63.065 million, an increase by 7.5 percent. The tax level for the season will be $76.829 million, an increase of 7.1 percent. The minimum team salary, which is set at 90 percent of the cap, is $56.759..." July 10
The Cavs are pursuing free agent shooting guard Mike Miller, sources tell @FOXSportsOH.
Sources: Detroit Pistons and Memphis Grizzlies have expressed interest in free agent point guard Brian Roberts.
It's official - Jordan Adams signs multi-year agreement with the Grizzlies.
Franklin: "I’m getting good looks and playing the right style. I just can’t seem to get the ball in the hoop.”
L.A. Clippers, Denver, Houston, OKC and Memphis are teams courting Mike Miller, who says Memphis will have final shot at signing him
Not a surprise, but Tayshaun Prince is on the block. The Memphis Grizzlies discussed a number of trades involving him, according to source.
Blazers, Grizzlies, Bulls, Mavericks, Rockets ... teams I'm told called tonight to register interest in Brooklyn's Paul Pierce BESIDES Clips
Included in flurry of activity last night, Grizzlies guaranteed C Kosta Koufos' $3M deal for next year after not tendering Ed Davis.
Memphis forward Ed Davis will be an unrestricted free agent, league source tells Yahoo.
After exercising his $16.5M player option for 2014-'15, Zach Randolph has agreed to 2-year, $20M extension with Memphis, sources tell Yahoo.
CBSSports.com "There has been some unrest and confusion with the Memphis Grizzlies this offseason. After being eliminated in the first round of the playoffs, owner Robert Pera started clearing house in the front office and there were reports he nearly fired his newest coach. With the possibility of Zach Randolph..." June 27
PSD Staff Thursday night's draft should be one of the best in recent memory. But more importantly, the draft day rumors should be flying around all day long with dozens of teams looking to move up into the lottery positions. Buckle up! June 26
Grizzlies, I'm told, have swatted down Clippers' attempt to trade for defensive ace Tony Allen
Update to potential Raps/Grizz trade: Deal would more likely send No. 37 with John Salmons to Memphis for Tayshaun Prince and No. 22 pick