Grizzlies Rumors & News

  • Suns eliminated from playoff picture with loss to Grizzlies

    Arizona Republic "The Suns could not make their own luck when they had a chance to win their way into the playoffs. They also did not have any luck with just keeping postseason hope alive Monday night, getting eliminated with a 97-91 loss to Memphis at US Airways Center. The franchise's hard luck now lays..." April 15

  • Grizzlies pull away from Lakers 102-90

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "The Lakers gave out gas cards, fast-food coupons and casino getaways on fan appreciation night. They couldn't give their fans a victory, much like the rest of the season. The Memphis Grizzlies needed a win to help stay in playoff contention and got it, 102-90, Sunday at Staples..." April 14

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    Rob Fischer @thefishnation

    Shootaround- Tayshaun Prince participated in @memgrizz shootaround and is game time decision vs. Lakers. I would guess he'll play and start

  • Grizzlies 117, Sixers 95

    CSN Philly "Sixers coach Brett Brown had hoped to motivate his young team to play the role of spoiler in the Memphis Grizzlies' chase for one of the last spots in the playoffs in Western Conference. Instead, it was Sixers' trio of native Memphians who saw their homecomings spoiled, as the Grizzlies used a..." April 12

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    Ronald Tillery @CAGrizBeat

    Tayshaun Prince (left ankle sprain) will be out vs Sixers but will resume basketball activity Friday and travel with team over the weekend

  • Memphis Grizzlies Take Down Miami Heat, 107-102

    Grizzly Bear Blues "In the first of their final five games en route to the playoffs, the Grizzlies came up huge against the Miami Heat, who have still not won in Memphis in the LeBron era. Zach Randolph finished with 25 points on 12-15 (!) shooting. First Quarter It was all offense in the first quarter, with..." April 10

  • Spurs 112, Memphis 92: Bouncing back strong

    San Antonio Express-News "Summing it up The Spurs’ first outing since their 19-game win streak was snapped in Oklahoma City wasn’t all extra passes and corner 3-pointers. Indeed, they’ll wait nervously for an MRI on Monday to determine the extent of the back spasms that sent Tony Parker to the locker room after just..." April 07

  • Report: Pau Gasol’s options in free agency would include Bulls, Cavaliers, Bobcats, Grizzlies

    Pro Basketball Talk "Pau Gasol has had a few rough seasons in Los Angeles, with the current one being by far the toughest of all. Not only has Gasol endured being a part of one of the worst Lakers teams in the history of the storied franchise, but injuries and clashes with his head coach have limited his..." April 06

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    Ronald Tillery @CAGrizBeat

    Tayshaun Prince (left ankle sprain) has been ruled out Sunday against San Antonio. Prince did not travel with team.

  • Grizzlies keep pace in playoff race by edging Nuggets

    Fox Sports "The Grizzlies started hot, went cold and still haven't found a stroke from behind the arc against Denver, but found a groove in the third quarter and pulled away in a 100-92 win against the Nuggets, all to stay alive at the end of the playoff rope. Here are three observations from the game. 1...." April 05

  • Mourning, Richmond reportedly elected to Hall of Fame

    Pro Basketball Talk "The NBA doesn’t have a Hall of Fame, leaving the duty of honoring its all-time greats to the Basketball Hall of Fame – an organization hung up on honoring players and coaches (way too many coaches) based on accomplishments at lesser levels. Its processes are both screwed up and secretive (though..." April 04

  • Wolves cruise by Grizzlies 102-88

    Canis Hoopus "Not that they have any real chance at the playoffs anyway, but had the Wolves lost tonight, they would have been mathematically eliminated. Phoenix won their last tilt, so a loss tonight would have put 'Sota too far behind both the Suns and Grizzlies. Instead, Memphis came out and played like a..." April 03

  • Grizzlies escape Denver with victory

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "Zach Randolph emerged from the locker-room shower strutting and singing a little ditty that had his teammates laughing. Randolph couldn’t carry much of a tune Monday night but he made music with the basketball in his hands and lifted the Grizzlies to a 94-92 victory over the Denver Nuggets in..." April 01

  • Blazers moving in right direction as playoffs approach

    Portland Tribune "Don't look now, but it appears as if the Trail Blazers might be coming together at just the right time. Portland's trending in the right direction continued with its easier-than-it-sounds 105-98 victory over Memphis Sunday night at the Moda, Center. It was the third straight victory for the..." March 31

  • Warriors hold off Grizzlies

    Oakland Tribune "The Warriors were in a world of hurt, with a top defender sidelined and a deficit that was going to be difficult to overcome. But after staging a late fourth-quarter comeback, the short-handed Warriors posted one of their best wins of the season, beating Memphis 100-93 on Friday to remain the..." March 29

  • Grizzlies rally, beat Jazz

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "The Grizzlies began a five-game road trip a bit wobbly. But they found their bearings late and earned a 91-87 comeback victory over the Utah Jazz Wednesday night in EnergySolutions Arena. The Western Conference worst Jazz were in control most of the night and looked as if they would upset a..." March 27

  • Griz run home win streak to 10 with wire-to-wire win over Timberwolves

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "Timberwolves star Kevin Love admitted Monday’s 109-92 loss at Memphis felt something like an emotional hangover one night after his team lost a big lead to Phoenix — and ultimately, a home game that doused what few playoff hopes still remained. Now the question is: Will those blues linger for..." March 25

  • Grizzlies lock down Pacers

    Fox Sports "Memphis split back-to-back nights against the best of the Eastern Conference, losing by five at Miami on Friday, then dominating the East's top team Indiana, 82-71 on Saturday back at the Grindhouse. By the end of the third quarter, Paul George had six of Indiana's 49 points and everyone in..." March 23

  • Grizzlies' Marc Gasol in walking boot after injuring ankle Friday

    CBSSports.com "The Memphis Grizzlies' loss to the Miami Heat Friday night wasn't just a blow to them being one step closer to securing a playoff spot in the West; the Grizzlies may have lost center Marc Gasol for a few games as the regular season starts to come to a close. Gasol left the game midway through the..." March 22

  • Grizzlies to try signing Pau Gasol if Zach Randolph leaves

    Fansided "The Los Angeles Lakers are going to ha ve a decision to make this offseason when it comes to the future of forward Pau Gasol. While there are some who want to see the big man back, Gasol himself has seemed intrigued by the idea of finally getting away from the Lakers and that may bring him back to..." March 22

  • Heat step up late, push past Grizzlies 91-86

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Discount the Miami Heat's recent losses as a March malaise if you want. But the Memphis Grizzlies arrived Friday night to AmericanAirlines Arena playing gritty, defensive-minded, low-post based, playoff-style basketball. That made it a telling test no matter where the calendar stood...." March 22

  • Sponsor Logos "Inevitable" For NBA Jerseys

    ESPN.com "Get ready to sponsor logos on NBA jerseys. It's most likely coming in the next five years, NBA commissioner Adam Silver told an audience at the IMG World Congress of Sports on Wednesday. "It just creates that much more of an opportunity for our marketing partners to get to get that much..." March 20

  • Grizzlies Eke Out 8th Straight Home Win against the Jazz

    Grizzly Bear Blues "This was the Grizzlies' second wire-to-wire victory on the season (the other being against the Blazers in Portland). First Quarter The Grizzlies starters came out sharp, led by Mike Conley and Zach Randolph with 18 combined points in the opening quarter. Zach tallied 7 of his 11 rebounds in..." March 20

  • Conley takes over in third quarter as Griz deal 76ers record-tying loss

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "What is it like to face a team that has lost 19 straight games? “It’s scary,” Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley admitted. That about summed up Conley & Co.’s mindset Saturday night entering the Wells Fargo Center. Memphis certainly didn’t want to be the squad that helped the dismal..." March 16

  • Raptors finish strong to beat Grizzlies

    Toronto Sun "The evening would begin with a sloppy first quarter, but it would end with a sublime fourth period. And in basketball, it isn’t so much how one starts, but how one finishes, which pretty much sums up Toronto’s night against visiting Memphis. It was by no means pretty and too many areas of..." March 15

  • Grizzlies beat Pelicans 90-88 with Mike Conley's last second effort

    Grizzly Bear Blues "The Memphis Grizzlies took on the New Orleans Pelicans in Smoothie King Center, which is an arena with an awesome name. The Grizzlies basketball that happened within was... largely a mixed bag. The Grizz dealt with ebbs and flows to the quality of their play throughout the night, and spent most..." March 13

  • Grizzlies extend home winning streak to seven, overwhelm the Trail Blazers

    Grizzly Bear Blues "Memphis gained most of their advantage in the second quarter and hung tight with the Blazers elsewhere to secure a comfortable win in FedexForum, their seventh in a row at home. The Grizzlies did a nice job of finding and riding the hot hand tonight, and it made for a fun night in..." March 12

  • Grizzlies assert themselves and slaughter the Charlotte Bobcats

    Grizzly Bear Blues "The Grizzlies decided to bear their teeth tonight and take care of business in the Grindhouse. Memphis didn't allow a Bobcat to score more 20 pts and the Grizzlies themselves saw extensive scoring from all across the roster. Kosta Koufos had a great game, as did Tony Allen. Zach Randolph was..." March 09

  • Memphis snaps Chicago's 5-game home winning streak, 85-77

    SB Nation "The Memphis Grizzlies erased an eight-point second half deficit en route to an 85-77 win against the Chicago Bulls. The matchup of the night was held in the trenches with Memphis' Marc Gasol and Chicago's Joakim Noah representing both teams in the post. Gasol bullied his way to 18 points, ten..." March 08

  • Nets whip Grizzlies to move over .500

    New York Post "When the Nets assembled a star-studded roster worth $190 million in payroll and luxury-tax commitments last offseason, they weren’t expecting a season-long struggle to simply get over .500. But after Wednesday’s 103-94 victory over the Grizzlies inside Barclays Center lifted the Nets (30-29) over..." March 06

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    Ross Wooden @RossWooden

    Official: Zach Randolph (flu-like symptoms) OUT tonite at Brooklyn. @memgrizz 1-1 w/o Z-Bo. The loss came on Nov. 30 vs...Brooklyn.

  • Prince steps up as Grizzlies hold off Wizards

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "Tayshaun Prince is best known for his locker room leadership, defensive prowess and the many intangibles he brings to the court each game. Monday night, the veteran forward stepped up as the Grizzlies’ go-to guy on offense and his season-high 21 points helped deliver a 110-104 victory over the..." March 04

  • Grizzlies storm back in the second half and trample Cavaliers, 110-96

    Grizzly Bear Blues "After last night's loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder, there was some pressure for the Memphis Grizzlies to start March off right. The playoffs are right around the corner, and the Grizzlies are still trailing the Dallas Mavericks by a thread in the steeplechase that is the Western Conference..." March 02

  • Durant scores 37 points in Thunder win over Grizzlies

    The Oklahoman "Back away from the panic button. Slowly… Cautiously? After three straight losses, the Thunder on Friday returned to its winning ways with a 113-107 win over Memphis inside Chesapeake Energy Arena. But even in victory, issues remain. Consistency was the culprit this time, as the Thunder..." March 01

  • Grizzlies squeak by short Lakers, 108-103

    Grizzly Bear Blues "The Grizzlies, 9-2 in their last 11 home games, faced off against a short and short-handed Lakers roster, 6-25 in their last 31. The Grizzlies allowed way too many 3's and wasted away a 19 point halftime lead but eked out a 108-103 win. First Quarter: The Grizzlies had 8 players score in the..." February 27

  • Report: Grizzlies Claim Beno Udrih Off Waivers

    Grizzly Bear Blues "According to ESPN, the Grizzlies have claimed guard Beno Udrih off waivers after he agreed to a buyout with the New York Knicks. In the search for a third point guard, the Grizzlies opted to go with Udrih over the high-profile Jimmer Fredette who is set to be a free agent after being bought out..." February 27

  • NBA executives have discussed adding a four-point line

    USA Today "Once upon a time in NBA lore, Antoine Walker was asked why he shot so many three-pointers and replied, “There are no fours.” Now, the idea of a four-point shot is not only not outrageous but an actual possibility. In an ESPN interview, NBA president of basketball operations Rod Thorn and VP of..." February 26

  • Lester Hudson Receives Inquiries From Grizzlies, Knicks, Clippers As Chinese Season Nears End

    Real GM Basketball "As an MVP-caliber season nears an end with Xinjiang in China, Lester Hudson has received inquiries from the Memphis Grizzlies, New York Knicks and Los Angeles Clippers, looking into the guard’s availability, league sources told RealGM. In helping take Xinjiang to the Chinese Basketball..." February 25

  • Bobcats win 4th straight against Grizzlies 92-89

    Rufus On Fire "The Bobcats have reached a groove this season and look the best they have in years. After tonight's victory against the Grizzlies, we're gonna have to stop asking ourselves if this team can make the playoffs, and instead what seed they're going to finish at. The game was a slugfest, with two..." February 23

  • Griz hang on to beat Clippers

    Grizzly Bear Blues "The Grizzlies managed to win another game in which the free throw stats alone should dictate that they lose. Awful officiating aside, the Grizzlies got great production from many players tonight including 43 points off their bench compared to the Clippers 7, yes seven. Tony Allen's return was a..." February 22

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    Ken Berger @KBergCBS

    Memphis and Minnesota have hit a logjam in talks involving Tayshaun Prince and Tony Allen for Chase Budinger and J.J. Barea, sources say.

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    Ken Berger @KBergCBS

    The Grizzlies and Timberwolves have gained momentum on a deal that would send Tayshaun Prince and Tony Allen to Minnesota, sources say.

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    Sam Amick @sam_amick

    As Memphis tries to upgrade small forward spot, I'm told they've been among the many teams pursuing the Warriors' Harrison Barnes.

  • Mike Miller and defense send Griz past Knicks, 98-93

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "Grizzlies coach Dave Joerger has asked Mike Miller to be more selfish on offense all season. The veteran swingman continually made no apologies for his reluctance to simply chuck shots. Miller has paid more attention to playing within the system than his number of field goal attempts most..." February 19

  • Sources: T'wolves, Grizzlies discuss deal that includes Budinger and Prince

    Yahoo! Sports "The Memphis Grizzlies are discussing a deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves centered on forward Chase Budinger and guard J.J. Barea, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Memphis wants to include forward Tayshaun Prince into the package and the deal could be expanded to include guard Tony Allen,..." February 18

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    Ronald Tillery @CAGrizBeat

    Griz are all back after break. Conley will return Tues vs Knicks. Allen practicing and a game-time decision. Gasol practicing to test knee

  • Wall, George lead East to 2014 Slam Dunk Contest title

    Pro Basketball Talk "John Wall‘s final dunk of the night won the 2014 Slam Dunk Contest for the team representing the Eastern Conference, but the drastic format changes to the event, and not any of its dunks, are what will be remembered most from this year’s All-Star Saturday showcase. “I think it was cool,” Wall..." February 16

  • Belinelli beats Beal in tiebreaker, wins 3-point shootout

    Pro Basketball Talk "In the first year of the new 3-point contest format, the 27-year old Marco Belinelli emerged victorious, holding off Sophomore Bradley Beal with a contest-high 24-point performance in the tiebreaker round to beat Beal’s 18-point performance. The first format change, which pitted the conferences..." February 16

  • Lillard repeats as Skills Challenge champion, partnered with Trey Burke

    Pro Basketball Talk "Damian Lillard’s busy All-Star Saturday night started out pretty darn well — with a repeat win. Lillard will be in all three major events on the evening and first out of the gate he and Trey Burke teamed up to win the NBA All-Star Saturday Skills Challenge — by just one tenth of a second over..." February 16