Mike Conley RUMORS & NEWS

  • Mike Conley Out Indefinitely With Fracture In Vertebrae

    Real GM Basketball "Mike Conley has suffered a transverse process fracture in the vertebrae and will be out indefinitely. Conley signed a new five-year, $153 million deal with the Memphis Grizzlies in the offseason. Conley was averaging 19.2 points, 3.6 rebounds and 5.7 assists per game for the Grizzlies to..." November 29

  • Grizzlies' Mike Conley underrated, still, despite $153 million contract

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Both underrated and underpaid once upon a time, Memphis Grizzlies star guard Mike Conley no longer is one of those things, not after he signed the biggest guaranteed contract in NBA history last summer. But what about the other thing: Can you possibly still be underrated and paid $30 million a..." November 22

  • No, Grizzlies' Mike Conley is not apologizing for taking largest contract in NBA history

    Sporting News "Mike Conley Jr.’s choice of clothing for his trip to Madison Square Garden for a game against the Knicks wasn’t what his old coach Lionel Hollins had recommended right after he signed the largest contract in NBA history this summer. The Grizzlies point guard, with his five-year, $152.6 million..." October 31

  • Can Conley Be An All-Star?

    Grizzly Bear Blues "There have only been three All-Stars in Grizzlies history. Can you guess them? If you guessed Marc and Pau Gasol as well as Zach Randolph then you either know your Grizzlies history or deduced that those have been three of the four best players in franchise history. Who is that unfortunate..." August 15

  • Conley speaks out against police-community violence

    Total Pro Sports "In past years, athletes kept quiet on social topics, fearing they would upset the wrong people and it would somehow jeopardize their career for giving an opinion. Those days seem to be disappearing as more and more athletes, especially NBA athletes are speaking out on controversial topics, using..." July 16

  • Conley on record contract: '2 years from now everybody else will be making so much more'

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "There was a long line of supporters waiting for Mike Conley to sign an autograph and take a picture. One admirer jokingly said "loan me five dollars," to which Conley responded with a practical retort and a smile. "I haven't even got paid yet," he said. The 6-1 Grizzlies point guard..." July 15

  • Damian Lillard Schooled A Twitter User For Criticizing Mike Conley’s Contract

    Dime Magazine "The Memphis Grizzlies had a pretty good start to free agency. First, they edged out the Portland Trail Blazers (and several other teams) to sign Chandler Parsons to a max deal worth about $94 million over four years. Later, they did exactly as expected by re-signing incumbent point guard Mike..." July 02

  • Grizzlies to offer Conley max contract

    The Score "The Memphis Grizzlies will offer point guard Mike Conley a five-year max contract worth approximately $153 million, a source told ESPN's Tim MacMahon. Conley is expected to have a firm agreement with the Grizzlies by Saturday at the latest, according to ESPN's Marc Stein, citing sources." July 01

  • The Mavericks look like the favorites for Mike Conley if he leaves Memphis

    Mavs Moneyball "Mike Conley is one part of the Mavericks' plan for free agency, as Dallas will pursue him and Hassan Whiteside simultaneously. The Grizzlies are still the favorites to retain the veteran point guard, but if Conley does leave, most people had been considering the Spurs to be the next most likely..." June 30

  • Spurs' interest in Mike Conley is 'overstated'

    CBS Sports "Since they got knocked out of the playoffs, the San Antonio Spurs have been reportedly planning on pursuing impending free agent Mike Conley. Memphis may have the inside track on Conley, but with several teams like the Spurs interested in his services, the Grizzlies guard is expected to field a..." June 29

  • With draft in rearview mirror, Griz focused on re-signing Mike Conley

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "Soon after the Grizzlies presumably deliver Mike Conley a healthy, free-agent contract, the point guard and his wife will be expecting the arrival of their first child. The latter is sure to happen later next month. Giving birth to a new, long-term alliance with Conley isn't necessarily a slam..." June 26

  • Mavericks hope to sign Conley, Whiteside

    The Score "Mark Cuban appears to be swinging for the fences again this offseason. The Dallas Mavericks owner has his sights on making a serious splash in free agency as the team tries to sign point guard Mike Conley and center Hassan Whiteside, sources tell Tim MacMahon of ESPN. Acquiring a premier..." June 24

  • Report: Conley interested in signing with Mavericks, Spurs

    The Score "Don't be surprised if Memphis Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley finds a new home in Texas this summer. Conley is interested in signing with the Dallas Mavericks and San Antonio Spurs when he becomes an unrestricted free agent this offseason, ESPN's Tim MacMahon reports, citing..." June 23

  • Grizzlies front office growing concerned over possible Mike Conley departure

    Larry Brown Sports "Some members of the Memphis Grizzlies front office are reportedly growing increasingly concerned that point guard Mike Conley could leave once he becomes a free agent. According to ESPN’s Ian Begley, there is growing concern that Conley could seek out a new team after his contract..." June 15

  • Report: Grizzlies worried Conley will leave, hoping Justin Timberlake can woo him

    The Score "Mike Conley has spent the past years playing for the Memphis Grizzlies, but as he moves towards becoming an unrestricted free agent this summer, there's a very real possibility that his days competing for the franchise are over. There's a growing concern among certain members of the Grizzlies'..." June 15