Grizz coach Dave Joerger on Randolph (toe) playing tonight vs. #Suns: "I wouldn't think so but we'll see if he can go at the last minute."
Zach Randolph won't practice again today, "Gonna ride the bike and put a little pressure on it. It's still sore and as big as a balloon."
Word from the media room is that Zach Randolph is out tonight.
Grizzly Bear Blues "Oh, no wonder ZBo said he'd be willing to make sacrifices to stay in Memphis for the longterm. The Los Angeles Times published an interesting story on professional athletes using deferred compensation options in contract negotiations, i.e., players that will allow teams to pay part of their..." November 18
ZBo has left the building. His fiancé, Faune, just went into labor.
ESPN.com "Zach Randolph is the first to admit that he's not sure what's going to happen. “I don’t know yet” is the answer when someone asks if he'll play out the final season of his contract in Memphis or opt out of the $16.5 million he's owed in 2014-15 to add one more big name to next summer's..." November 04
2011/2012 Regular Season W/L Record: 41 - 25
San Antonio Express-News "To say that Zach Randolph, the harbinger of San Antonio’s doom in 2011, has been a non-factor so far in Spurs/Grizzlies II would be an understatement. The endomorphic power forward is shooting a pitiful 7 for 26 from the floor through two games, a huge reason why the Grizzlies are down 2-0..." May 25
USA Today "The Memphis Grizzlies' goal for Game 2 of the Western Conference finals on Tuesday night? No more postgame apologies for Zach Randolph. Admirable though it may have been for their leading scorer to fall on the sword after his two-point, seven-rebound outing in a 105-83 loss in Game 1 to the San..." May 20
CBSSports.com "When Gregg Popovich was asked by Doris Burke during the mandatory interview between quarters Sunday why the San Antonio Spurs were so successful defending Memphis Grizzlies power forward Zach Randolph, he replied simply with, "hard work." Can it be that simple? Is it possible to out-work..." May 19
ESPN.com "Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph expressed no sympathy on Thursday for the condition of Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin. Asked how Griffin's high right ankle sprain injury might affect the matchup of power forwards when the two teams meet on Friday for Game 6 of their..." May 02
Tennessean "Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph are proving to be a tough tag team. They almost seem to be taking turns scoring, whether it’s Randolph with his layups and putbacks or Gasol with his hooks and jumpers. The duo has helped Memphis dominate inside and take a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series, with..." May 02
ZBo (Zach Randolph) practiced today. Very spry, uninhibited on left ankle and chippy. Educated guess is he'll play Tuesday @ Portland.
Memphis Commercial Appeal "The Grizzlies did not practice today but forwards Darrell Arthur and Zach Randolph received treatment for their respective injuries. Both players are listed as day-to-day but questionable for Wednesday's home game against the Portland Trail Blazers. Arthur continues to suffer from back and neck..." March 04
Zbo (Zach Randolph) has sprained left ankle suffered Friday on first play of Miami loss. Out Sunday.
Memphis Commercial Appeal "The questions ranged from zany to repetitive, and Zach Randolph was getting antsy. So once the crowd dwindled at his table at an All-Star Game media availability here Friday, he rose and shuffled to the door. That's when he was presented with a deeper question: What do you want your legacy in..." February 17
Memphis Commercial Appeal "Seemingly everywhere he went Friday, Zach Randolph heard a variation of a question on one topic: the Grizzlies' recent trades. From a USA Today writer, who approached him even before he made it to his assigned interview table. From, doubtless, ESPN's Bill Simmons, with whom he taped a 1-on-1..." February 16
Grizzly Bear Blues "In a story over at the Commercial Appeal, Zach Randolph was asked about the possibility that his scoring slump might be the result of a lingering back injury -- one that caused him to miss a game some two weeks ago. And in the most Randolph way possible, Zach responded, "I ain't one to..." February 05
NBA.com "The Memphis Grizzlies have shown once before they can be contenders without Rudy Gay. It's time to prove it again. The Grizzlies started the process of moving on Thursday after trading their leading scorer to Toronto in a three-team deal that brought Tayshaun Prince, Austin Daye and Ed Davis..." January 31
Memphis Commercial Appeal "Zach Randolph changed his pre-game routine and now lifts weights before each game. Tuesday night, the veteran power forward stepped onto the FedExForum floor and bench pressed a Grizzlies victory. Randolph did all the heavy lifting during the Grizzlies' 108-98 overtime victory over the..." December 05
Grizzly Bear Blues "Tonight, the Grizzlies will take on Jeremy Lin and the Houston Rockets in a game that is sure to be interesting. For the Rockets, they are loaded with young talent and anchored by Kevin Martin and Jeremy Lin as their "veterans." And while Lin didn't play in their last game against the Dallas..." October 17
Memphis Commercial Appeal "Zach Randolph got rid of that cumbersome knee brace, and now figures he's ready to shed something else. The process of simply fitting in with the Grizzlies is over if Randolph has his way. "I feel good," Randolph said. "I'm there." Coach Lionel Hollins went into the Grizzlies' 88-76 win..." April 27
Memphis Commercial Appeal "A little more than 24 hours before the Grizzlies ended a three-game losing streak Sunday, there was talk amongst them about a need for sacrifice and leadership. That much-needed package came in the form of Zach Randolph and his reception to returning to the bench. It ended up being a faint..." March 27
Memphis Commercial Appeal "The Grizzlies have quickly found out a couple of things about themselves as they abruptly hit the reset button on this season. They still have the pieces in place to become the resilient squad that overcame adversity last season. And Zach Randolph's expected eight-week absence because of a torn..." January 06
Memphis Commercial Appeal "At about 2:35 p.m. Tuesday, Ruby Armour rushed to the end of the line at FedExForum, hoping to secure two free tickets to the Memphis Grizzlies' first home game tonight against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Ever the optimist, Armour, 51, was at the back of a line that snaked from inside..." December 28
Memphis Commercial Appeal "Zach Randolph heard the whispers. Supposedly, he would be the face of this past NBA lockout for all the wrong reasons. With a new four-year contract, his advanced age and critics questioning his motivation, Randolph had been pegged to be fat and off his game when delayed training camps..." December 11
Memphis Commercial Appeal "Rudy Gay stood directly behind Mike Conley in New York as the National Basketball Players Association announced Monday it would disband and file an anti-trust suit against the NBA. Zach Randolph sat at home in solidarity and disbelief. The Grizzlies' trio might not be seen together in action..." November 15
Memphis Commercial Appeal "Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph's reunion on the court with teammate Rudy Gay has been postponed. Randolph will not participate in Gay's charity basketball game tonight at the DeSoto Civic Center because of flu-like symptoms that have dogged him the past couple of days. Randolph, the..." November 08
The Oklahoman "Zach Randolph has gone full-circle in the Western Conference semifinal against the Oklahoma City Thunder, which means the series will now go full-cycle. In Game 1, Randolph shot 12 for 22 from the field, scored 34 points and the Memphis Grizzlies cruised to a 114-101 victory. In Game 6,..." May 14
Memphis Commercial Appeal "Zach Randolph arrived in Memphis in 2009 as an accomplished NBA player. But he's experienced a lot of career firsts with the Grizzlies, and today the 6-9 power forward added another one. Randolph was named to the All-NBA third team for the first time in his 10 seasons. He also became the first..." May 13
Memphis Commercial Appeal "In all that surrounded Game 2, the Oklahoma City Thunder held a players-only meeting. It began at Kevin Durant's house and ended in the paint with the Thunder crowded around Grizzlies power forward Zach Randolph. Game 3 will be a test of how well Randolph and the Griz took notes. By their..." May 06
Memphis Commercial Appeal "Like a burly heavyweight packing an iron southpaw fist, the Grizzlies began their Western Conference semifinals fight by continuously clubbing the Oklahoma City Thunder with a roundhouse blow that is Zach Randolph. So expect the Thunder to tweak strategy in order to limit Randolph's impact..." May 03
The Oklahoman "San Antonio kept throwing different defenders at Zach Randolph. Didn't matter. In the last four and a half minutes of Memphis' series-clinching victory Friday, the Grizzlies' star was guarded by nearly half of the Spurs who saw the floor that night. First was Antonio McDyess. Then came Tim..." May 01
Memphis Commercial Appeal "Antonio McDyess grabbed. The Spurs power forward shoved. He pushed. He bumped. He banged. He was so close that he could smell Zach Randolph's breath, could hear him inhale and exhale. But in the final minutes of Game 6 in a first-round Western Conference series with the Spurs facing..." April 30
Memphis Commercial Appeal "Zach Randolph, franchise player. Can we go ahead and call him that now? The Trail Blazers discarded him because they didn't want him hanging around with Greg Oden. The Knicks gave him up for cap room to pursue LeBron James. The Clippers ditched him to make room for Blake Griffin. The..." April 19
Memphis Commercial Appeal "On the subject of toughness, Zach Randolph struggles to find the right words. How do you describe being a bully on the low block and an unstoppable force on the boards and having an appetite for the bruising contact that comes with the job? "It's just in me," Randolph said. "I'm not backing..." April 13
Memphis Commercial Appeal "Zach Randolph was named the NBA's Western Conference Player of the Week today, the third time the Grizzlies' power forward has received the honor this season. Randolph led the Griz to a 3-0 record for games played March 28-April 3. He was the only player in the league to average 20 points, 10..." April 05
Memphis Commercial Appeal "Opposing teams look at Zach Randolph's hands, and fear the feathery jump shot and strength to corral even the most improbable rebounds. Grizzlies coach Lionel Hollins sees the grip Randolph has on his team and worries where the franchise would be without its prolific power forward. Randolph..." April 04
Memphis Commercial Appeal "Grizzlies center Marc Gasol chased down a loose ball, dived at center court and came with away with a floor burn and the basketball. He flung a pass to Zach Randolph, who flipped the ball to Mike Conley and the rest of the play seemed to epitomize the Grizzlies' 103-85 victory over the Utah..." March 22
Memphis Commercial Appeal "Zach Randolph has been a pillar in the post for the Grizzlies over the past two seasons. Now, the gutsy power forward seems closer to cementing his place in Memphis for several years to come. The Griz initiated and held serious contract negotiations with Randolph over the past week, and both..." March 21
Memphis Commercial Appeal "Jason Williams whipped a pass behind his back to a fellow teammate bearing the last name Gasol, who soared toward the rim for an easy layup. There also was a moment Saturday night when Shane Battier took advantage of an isolation play, put the ball on the floor and tossed in a reverse..." February 27
Memphis Commercial Appeal "It didn't take long to discern how the Grizzlies would respond Wednesday night to a bitterly disappointing loss at Denver the night before. Showing more energy and making a conscious effort to play off their big men, the Grizzlies jumped on the Minnesota Timberwolves early and cruised to a..." February 24
ESPN.com "The Grizzlies are talking to a number of teams, with several players on their roster potentially in the mix. The three Griz names we're hearing the most are O.J. Mayo, Hasheem Thabeet and, to a lesser extent, Zach Randolph. But with Memphis poised to overtake the now-depleted Nuggets (and possibly..." February 23
Memphis Commercial Appeal "There was a good reason Monday why Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph had one of those rare games in which he failed to achieve a double-double in points and rebounds. Because on that night, the world champion Los Angeles Lakers, with future Hall of Fame guard Kobe Bryant and three of the most..." February 11
Cleveland Plain Dealer "Zach Randolph didn't make the All-Star team, but Cavaliers coach Byron Scott is a big fan of the Grizzlies' rebounding monster. Randolph averaged 22.4 points and 14.2 rebounds (5.3 on the offensive end) in 17 games in January, and was named the Western Conference Player of the Month on Friday...." February 05
Memphis Commercial Appeal "Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph failed to earn a second consecutive All-Star appearance tonight when NBA coaches left him off the list of Western Conference reserves. The 6-9, 10-year veteran made his first career All-Star trip last season. But Randolph was denied his bid to become the first..." February 04
Minneapolis Star Tribune "When Kevin Love was going to high school in suburban Portland, with visions of double-doubles dancing in his head, there was one guy he looked up to when it came to rebounding: Zach Randolph. Love is not suggesting that Randolph, who will come to town with the Grizzlies to play the Timberwolves..." February 02
Memphis Commercial Appeal "The NBA named Zach Randolph the Western Conference Player of the Week today, marking the second time this month the Grizzlies' power forward picked up the honor. Randolph averaged 20.8 points and 15 rebounds in leading the Grizzlies to a 3-1 record with wins over the Toronto, Philadelphia and..." February 01