Grizzlies Rumors & News

  • Why NBA Players Lie About Their Height

    Wall Street Journal "Kevin Durant is 6-foot-9. That’s his height by all official accounts—the NBA, the Oklahoma City Thunder, his Wikipedia page—and that’s how Durant will be described throughout the basketball playoffs. As it turns out, though, there is one person who disagrees. His name is Kevin Durant. This..." May 03

  • Beyond top priority of re-signing Mike Conley, Grizzlies face summer of ‘tough decisions’

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "In the Grizzlies' grit-and-grind era the past six years, there's been a constant refrain from players during end-of-season exit interviews. "We need to find shooters," they would say. But Monday afternoon was less about adding shooters and more about a potential roster shake-up. The..." April 30

  • Craig Sager Helped Talk Dennis Rodman Out of Committing Suicide in 1993

    Complex "Dennis Rodman thought long and hard about taking his own life back in 1993, and in the past, he hasn’t shied away from talking about it. He wrote about his suicidal thoughts in his 1996 book, Bad As I Wanna Be, and during an interview on In Depth with Graham Bensinger in 2011, he spoke openly..." April 26

  • If Mike Conley Doesn’t Re-Sign In Memphis, Tony Allen Predicted A Flagrant Foul In His Future

    Dime Magazine "The Memphis Grizzlies’ injury-riddled season finally came to a merciful end on Sunday when the Spurs swept them out of the first round of the playoffs. They can now turn their attention to more pressing matters, namely the looming free agency of star point guard Mike Conley. Conley will be a..." April 26

  • Marc Gasol thinks brother Pau should go to Spurs

    The Sports Daily "Chicago Bulls center Pau Gasol will “very likely” opt out of his contract this summer and test the free-agent market. But where will he go? Surely some team out there could use a seven-footer with Gasol’s experience and ability. After all, he did average 16.5 points and 11 rebounds this season..." April 25

  • Mike Conley: Grizzlies need to make moves for me to stay

    Bleacher Report "With his 2015-16 season officially over, Memphis Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley Jr. is pondering whether his future lies in Memphis or elsewhere this offseason. Conley is an unrestricted free agent this summer, and while the Grizzlies eventually re-signed big man Marc Gasol last year,..." April 25

  • Emotional Joerger after Grizzlies' series loss: 'These guys fought'

    The Score "Injuries in professional sports are inevitable. You play with the cards you're dealt and do your best to work around the circumstances. In the case of Memphis Grizzlies head coach Dave Joerger, his roster was particularly decimated heading into the team's opening-round series with the San..." April 24

  • Spurs finish off sweep of Grizzlies

    The Sports Xchange "MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The one-word summation of this first-round playoff series: mismatch. The San Antonio Spurs had stars and depth. The Memphis Grizzlies had multiple injuries. So halfway through, veteran forward Matt Barnes said that his undermanned Grizzlies were "bringing spoons to a..." April 24

  • Vince Carter plans to return for at least one more season

    The Score "Vince Carter has no plans to retire. The grizzled veteran reassured reporters that he's not yet finished with the NBA after his Memphis Grizzlies were swept by the San Antonio Spurs. "I plan on coming back. I feel good. My body feels good," Carter said. If Carter follows through on his..." April 24

  • Spurs vs Grizzlies delayed by power surge " Power surge has dimmed the lights at the FedEx Forum in Memphis, stopping play, according ABC studio analysts. Power outage is not related to weather, Spurs were ahead 25-23 when power went out. " April 24

  • Spurs finish strong, put Grizzlies on brink

    The Sports Xchange "MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Despite lopsided wins by San Antonio in the first two games of the Western Conference opening-round playoff series against the injury depleted Memphis Grizzlies, Spurs guard Manu Ginobili knew Friday night would be different. The Grizzlies -- who began losing players at an..." April 23

  • Mike Conley Wins NBA's Sportsmanship Award

    Grizzly Bear Blues "Good news everyone!!!! Mike Conley has been awarded the Joe Dumars Trophy as the amateur or professional basketball player who exemplifies the qualities of sportsmanship. From the team: Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley is the recipient of the Joe Dumars Trophy presented to the 2015-16..." April 23

  • NBA Players Admit to Checking Their Cell Phones at Halftime

    Complex "It’s been more than seven years now since Charlie Villanueva made headlines—and pissed off then-Bucks head coach Scott Skiles—by sending out this tweet at halftime of a Milwaukee game And while most NBA players have refrained from tweeting during games since then, they apparently haven’t..." April 21

  • Barnes: Grizzlies bringing 'forks, spoons, knives, the sharpening knife' to Game 3

    The Score "Memphis Grizzlies forward Matt Barnes ripped his team's effort after the first two games of their Western Conference quarterfinal against the San Antonio Spurs, saying the Grizzlies were "coming to a gunfight with some spoons." Barnes, though, says the team will be better equipped when they..." April 21

  • Tables have turned in Aldridge-Randolph matchup

    San Antonio Express-News "Steven Adams is a character. Perhaps out of a work of fiction. Or a super-hero comic book. Or a documentary on world travel. With his wild, long hair, a world-class villainous mustache and tattoos, the 22-year-old New Zealand native is also the right character for the third-seeded Oklahoma City..." April 21

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    Chris Vernon @ChrisVernonShow

    "We are undefeated in re-signing our core players, and we will remain so. We are going to re-sign Mike Conley" - Chris Wallace

  • Spurs breeze past Grizzlies for 2-0 series lead

    The Sports Xchange "SAN ANTONIO -- Don't think for a minute that winning while barely breaking a sweat will make the San Antonio Spurs complacent or lead to any bad habits. The Spurs won 67 times in the regular season and now twice in the playoffs, and they look as if they are getting stronger with every..." April 20

  • Grizzlies GM Chris Wallace: 'We are going to re-sign Mike Conley'

    CBS Sports "Mike Conley has spent all nine years of his NBA career with the Memphis Grizzlies, and he is headed for unrestricted free agency this summer. The Grizzlies obviously want him back, but he will surely have several suitors offering huge contracts. Some of them could offer him a better chance to win..." April 20

  • Grizzlies' Zach Randolph not amused by Reggie Miller's comments

    San Antonio Express-News "Some people enjoy a good joke when they're down. A deep, hearty laugh can help the sullen hold a smile. But it seems Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph prefers to remain surly. Randolph did not lightly take the proclamation laid down by NBA Hall of Famer Reggie Miller that he and his..." April 19

  • Reggie Miller thinks TNT's batch of ex-jocks could beat Memphis

    Yahoo! Sports "That Reggie Miller, he sure is a cad. The TNT color analyst has a rather, um, polarizing reputation amongst those that watch him call games for the network, as he’s carried over the outlandish verbal jabs that marked his playing career into the booth in his retirement years. TNT also boasts an..." April 19

  • Spurs rout Grizzlies in Game 1

    The Sports Xchange "SAN ANTONIO -- Defense carried San Antonio to the second-best record in the NBA this season but it's likely to be the Spurs' ability to get the most out of their offensive opportunities that will be the key for a push for a sixth championship since 1999. Kawhi Leonard scored 20 points and..." April 17

  • Lance Stephenson is Grizzlies’ X factor

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "Their odds of beating the San Antonio Spurs during the first round of the NBA playoffs are a number that is seemingly infinity-to-1. The unrecognizable and injury-riddled Grizzlies, however, aren't succumbing to persistent pessimism. Just as presidential candidates analyze paths to victory, the..." April 17

  • Behind Curry's 46, Warriors roll to record 73rd win

    The Sports Xchange "OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Golden State Warriors did something Wednesday night they were unable to do even in winning the championship last season. They rewrote history, and this time got to celebrate it in front of their home fans. The Warriors set an NBA record with their 73rd..." April 14

  • ‘IG Model’ Who Claimed Zach Randolph Beat Her Up Admits To Lying About It To Get Money

    TMZ "The woman who filed a police report against Zach Randolph accusing him of beating her up is now admitting she MADE UP THE WHOLE THING in a shameful attempt to shake him down for cash. As we previously reported, a woman filed a police report with the LAPD claiming the Memphis Grizzlies star beat..." April 14

  • Clippers cruise past slumping Grizzlies

    The Sports Xchange "LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Clippers tuned up for the postseason with a rout of the Memphis Grizzlies on Tuesday night. Austin Rivers scored 14 points to lead six Los Angeles players in double figures, and the Clippers pounded the Grizzlies 110-84 at Staples Center. Defense is what..." April 13

  • Sources: NBA owners expected to pass rule allowing ads on jerseys

    ESPN "NBA owners are scheduled to vote this week on putting ads on jerseys for the 2017-18 season, multiple sources told ESPN. The measure is expected to pass, according to sources. Several teams have begun testing the market to sell the potentially lucrative ads, which would be placed in a..." April 12

  • Warriors overcome Grizzlies for 71st victory

    The Sports Xchange "MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The Golden State Warriors' quest to become a big part of NBA history remains alive -- barely. Golden State, seeking to become the first team in league history to win 73 games during the regular season, was nearly denied the opportunity by the slumping, injury- depleted..." April 09

  • Mavericks beat Grizzlies to inch closer to playoffs

    The Sports Xchange "DALLAS -- It wasn't that long ago that the playoffs appeared a dim possibility for the Dallas Mavericks. What a difference 12 days can make. Dirk Nowitzki scored 21 points and the Mavericks are closing in on a playoff spot after pulling away from the Memphis Grizzlies 103-93 on Friday..." April 09

  • Conley won't withdraw from Team USA consideration due to Achilles injury

    The Score "It appears as though Mike Conley's chances of taking part in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, this summer are far greater than him suiting up for the Memphis Grizzlies in the NBA playoffs. While he hasn't been officially ruled out for all remaining games, Grizzlies head coach..." April 09

  • Matt Barnes Says Derek Fisher Is Afraid & Is Threatening To File A Restraining Order On Him

    Total Pro Sports "Former Los Angeles Lakers teammates Derek Fisher & Matt Barnes are still going at it. Months after reports of Barnes leaving practice just to drive 90+ miles to confront and fight Fisher for seeing his estranged wife behind his back." April 08

  • Grizzlies Signing Xavier Munford For Remainder Of Season

    Real GM Basketball "Xavier Munford will sign with the Memphis Grizzlies for the rest of the season. The second 10-day contract Munford signed with the Grizzlies ended on Tuesday." April 06

  • Reeling Grizzlies end skid with win over Bulls

    The Sports Xchange "MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- In the quiet of the Chicago Bulls' locker room Tuesday night at FedExForum, point guard Derrick Rose tried to explain how a virtual must-win game for his team turned into a 108-92 loss to the reeling and hobbled Memphis Grizzlies. "They just played like they wanted to get to..." April 05

  • Mike Conley expected to miss rest of season with Achilles injury, according to report

    SB Nation "Memphis Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley is not expected to return from his Achilles injury even if Memphis can reach the playoffs, according to Ronald Tillery of the Memphis Commercial-Appeal. Grizzlies coach Dave Joerger was asked if he expected to see four injured Grizzlies players..." April 05

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    Jeff Zillgitt @JeffZillgitt

    Shaquille O'Neal, Jerry Reinsdorf Sheryl Swoopes and Yao Ming join Iverson, Izzo in 2016 Basketball Hall of Fame class.

  • Vucevic leads Magic past Grizzlies

    The Sports Xchange "ORLANDO, Fla. -- Orlando Magic center Nikola Vucevic wants back in the starting lineup, but it's tough to argue with his new role as a reserve. This is as good as he has played. Vucevic, the starting center for the past five seasons, shined again in his third consecutive game as a..." April 03

  • Raptors get defensive vs. Grizzlies

    The Sports Xchange "MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- DeMar DeRozan scored 27 points and Kyle Lowry added 22 -- offensive efforts one would expect from one of the NBA's top scoring backcourts -- but the Toronto Raptors' 51st victory of the season also got a huge defensive assist. Jonas Valanciunas blocked a career-high seven..." April 01

  • Report: Grizzlies Sign Bryce Cotton to Ten Day Contract, Release Ray McCallum

    Grizzly Bear Blues "Bryce Cotton is a 23 year old point guard out of Providence College, where he averaged 15 points and three assist per game in four years with the Friars. He was originally un-drafted, but signed by the San Antonio Spurs after the draft. He was waived before the 2014-2015 season. He has played..." April 01

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    Chris Vernon @ChrisVernonShow

    New player! Grizzlies will sign Bryce Cotton tomorrow to a 10-day contract. Injury exception. That will be 28 this year. McCallum done.

  • Grizzlies Sign Jordan Farmar For Remainder Of Season

    Real GM Basketball "The Memphis Grizzlies have signed Jordan Farmar for the rest of the season. Farmar (6-2, 180) has played five games (three starts) for the Grizzlies since signing a 10-day contract on March 21 and has averaged 10.8 points, 1.8 rebounds and 3.6 assists in 25.6 minutes." March 31

  • Grizzlies Roundtable: Talking playoff seeding, Stephenson’s future and more

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "A month has passed since we assembled our roundtable panel and asked, "Can the Grizzlies, without Marc Gasol and with a gaggle of new players, survive the stretch run and make the NBA playoffs?" Remarkably, the injury-riddled Grizzlies are still holding onto the fifth seed, although Portland is..." March 31

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    Rob Fischer @thefishnation

    Shootaround- Zach Randolph (right ankle sprain) participated in @memgrizz shootaround and says he hopes to go tonight vs. Nuggets

  • The Power and Polarity of Peter Vecsey

    The Big Lead "It was a late afternoon in early December 1997. Peter Vecsey had an 8 pm deadline for his New York Post column, which ran three times per week, but the Golden State Warriors weren’t returning his calls. Vecsey had recently reported that Latrell Sprewell was on the trade block, and was trying to..." March 30

  • Who's in and who's out for Team USA Basketball's 2016 Olympics roster?

    SB Nation "Team USA Basketball will try to take home its third consecutive gold medal when they head to Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Summer Olympics. But before Team USA officially begins that quest, they must select a 12-man roster. USA Basketball managing director Jerry Colangelo and head coach Mike..." March 30

  • Aldridge scores 31 as Spurs trounce Grizzlies

    The Sports Xchange "MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- LaMarcus Aldridge did not travel with the Spurs to Oklahoma City for San Antonio's game there on Saturday. Coach Gregg Popovich decreed a night of rest for the forward. Aldridge was refreshed when returning to action Monday against the Memphis Grizzlies, scoring 31 points,..." March 28

  • Spurs grind out win vs. Grizzlies

    The Sports Xchange "SAN ANTONIO -- With the game on the line and a chance to take advantage of a 5-on-4 numbers game in the final minutes, the San Antonio Spurs did what they do best: pass the ball around until they find the open man for the best available shot. That man just happened to be Manu Ginobili, who..." March 26

  • Zach Randolph Accused of Beating Up Woman ... Strongly Denies Allegations

    TMZ "Memphis Grizzlies superstar Zach Randolph has been accused of strangling a woman at an L.A. hotel ... though he is adamant her allegations are 100% false. Here's what we know ... a woman who says she's a model filed a police report with the LAPD on Thursday claiming Randolph "strangled victim..." March 25

  • Mike Conley (Achilles) is not expected to be re-evaluated until after the end of the regular season.

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "The Grizzlies have gone from Mr. Reliable in Mike Conley to a collection of lesser-known commodities trying to compensate at his point guard position. To say that the Griz are pointed in a different direction is an understatement. Normally when an NBA team employs so many players this late in a..." March 25

  • Best-Selling Retro Jerseys By State: Larry Bird Dominates New England

    NESN "here are few better ways to show your fandom than with an awesome throwback jersey. And while there are plenty of sports legends who have come through Boston, one player’s threads still reign supreme. Mitchell & Ness, a clothing company that specializes in throwback apparel, released its annual..." March 24

  • Lakers power past short-handed Grizzlies

    The Sports Xchange "LOS ANGELES -- Tony Allen said the Los Angeles Lakers played with more of an edge Tuesday, and the result was a surprising victory over the Memphis Grizzlies. Jordan Clarkson scored 22 points, Kobe Bryant added 20 points, and the Lakers ended a four-game skid by defeating the Grizzlies..." March 23

  • Matt Barnes: Sometimes I don't know teammates’ last names

    The Sports Daily "It’s hard to keep track who’s on the Memphis Grizzlies roster with all the injuries they’ve had. Twenty-seven people have played for the Grizzlies this season, so forgive Matt Barnes if he sometimes doesn’t know his teammates’ last names. “With all due respect, sometimes I don’t know … the last..." March 23

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