Griz GM Chris Wallace in wake of Gasol injury: “We r hoping 2 have Brandan Wright w/ us on court post All-Star break. He’s progressed well”
Wright told me last month that MRI "showed something." Behind the scenes team was saying it was just tendinitis and Wright was being 'soft'
Pro Basketball Talk "Brandan Wright, who signed with the Grizzlies this summer, missed more than a month before he revealed last week he’d have arthroscopic knee surgery. Why such a long delay for surgery? Ronald Tillery of The Commercial Appeal. The Grizzlies’ Grit & Grind culture does them a lot of good...." December 21
According to source, Grizzlies center Brandan Wright is having knee surgery (scope) tomorrow morning. Initial timetable 6-8 weeks.
Real GM Basketball "Brandan Wright has agreed upon a three-year, $18 million deal with the Memphis Grizzlies. Wright has the ability to play either big position." July 02
Source says Suns, Mavs, Pacers, Grizzlies and Clippers are teams showing most interest in high-flying big Brandan Wright.
Fox Sports Arizona "The latest injury to center Alex Len enabled the Suns to take a longer look at free-agent-to-be Brandan Wright working with the first unit. That's hardly consideration as a long-range role -- if Wright returns next season -- but seeing what can be accomplished with him on the floor during crucial..." April 06
Arizona Republic "Almost eight years later, Brandan Wright feels like he is just getting started. Wright was unable to write a new beginning to his NBA career, one limited to 114 appearances in his first four seasons. But he has become the author of a career story headed for a happier ending. Part of that..." March 16
CSN Washington "Boston Celtics president Danny Ainge has informed the 6-10 center that he's on the block and should expect to be on another team. That's why Wright had a head-scratching DNP this week on a team that could use his skill set. The Wizards would have to execute a trade to bring him on board and he has..." January 09
Dallas Morning News "It speaks volumes about the fluid nature of the Mavericks that Brandan Wright has played the second-longest current consecutive stretch of seasons on the team behind Dirk Nowitzki. What it also says is that Wright has turned his career around from the injury-plagued early years to become a..." October 16
Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Barring a last-minute, unforeseen setback, Brandan Wright will make his season debut for the Dallas Mavericks Saturday night when they host the Milwaukee Bucks at American Airlines Center. Wright has been sidelined since suffering a small fracture of his left shoulder during an Oct. 8 practice...." December 14
Mavericks forward Brandan Wright (shoulder) could make his season-debut as early as Saturday versus Milwaukee, a source said.
Brandan Wright: "I've been shooting, you guys just didn't know about it." Wright says he's eying a return to practice next week.
Fort Worth Star-Telegram "After what occurred against the Indiana Pacers on Friday night, Brandan Wright's value to the Dallas Mavericks just increased twofold. Wright is the backup to starting center Samuel Dalembert. But Wright is out indefinitely with a small, non-displaced fracture of his left shoulder after..." October 27
Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Rick Carlisle wasn’t trying to be insensitive. But the Dallas Mavericks coach knows Brandan Wright’s injury which will keep him sidelined indefinitely means more opportunities for Samuel Dalembert Bernard James Fab Melo DeJuan Blair and Renaldo Balkman. Wright suffered a small nondisplaced..." October 12
Sporting News "Mavericks backup center Brandan Wright is out indefinitely after injuring his left shoulder in practice. The team said he sustained a small fracture Tuesday but will not need surgery. He will be evaluated weekly and there is no timetable for his return. The 6-10 Wright re-signed with Dallas..." October 11
Dallas Morning News "Brandan Wright has agreed to a two-year, $10 million deal with the Mavericks, according to NBA.com’s David Aldridge. Wright’s agent, Jim Tanner, told Aldridge that the deal comes with an additional $1.1 million in incentives. Wright, 24, averaged a career-best 8.5 points and 4.1 rebounds last..." July 23
It's a virtual certainty Brandan Wright returns to Mavs. Sides discussing deal in $4M per year range. Might be 2-year deal.
Dallas Morning News "This week, Brandan Wright will play in his 50th game of the season, surpassing the most he’s played in any of his four previous seasons, which doesn’t include the one he missed entirely because of injury in 2009-10. His level of play is at an all-time high, too, which brings up the question of..." March 17