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Tag: Memphis Grizzlies

Back 2 Good? – A Preview of the 2018-2019 Memphis Grizzlies

Prior to 2018 the fans of the Memphis Grizzlies were not used to having their late Aprils and early Mays so boring.  For seven consecutive springs, from 2011 to 2017, the Memphis Grizzlies had made the playoffs.  Even the 2015-2016 campaign that saw the Grizzlies set the record for the number of players who were… Read More ›

The Culture Club – An Old School Coach and a Young Team Changed a Franchise

On November 12, 2002 The Memphis Grizzlies, off to an 0-8 start, fired head coach Sidney Lowe.  Well technically he resigned, but that is semantics.  New President of Basketball Operations Jerry West was determined to turn around a franchise that had never had a winning season since its inception in Vancouver.  Speculation swirled all day… Read More ›

TalkBackLive is joined by Justice Bolden, Chuck Lawson, & The President of the University of Memphis

TalkBackLive was joined by 1. Justice Bolden: We discussed Markel Crawford getting a training camp invite, our win predictions for the Grizzlies, & Chandler Parsons. 2. Chuck Lawson joins us (24 Min mark) to discuss the local Memphis high school basketball scene, Memphis Tigers recruiting & DJ Jeffries. 3. The President of the University of… Read More ›

The Gasol Cunundrum

He has roots in the Bluff City.  In some ways, he’s a Memphian.  Adopted, maybe, and not the prototypical kid who finds NBA stardom from the seedier sides of the city, but still one of us.  He has been here, fought here, bled here…even when he didn’t have to.  He could’ve left before signing either of his contract extensions. 

New Memphis Grizzlies/Hustle Yuta Watanabe’s highlights & Pre-Draft Interview

The 2017-18 Atlantic 10 Defensive Player of the Year, Watanabe ranks second in GW history in blocks (147) and games played (134) and 15th in scoring (1,460). As a senior, he averaged a career-best 16.3 points per game along with 6.1 rebounds.

Is it “Playoffs Or Bust” for the 2018-19 Memphis Grizzlies ? Written by @CubsTigersGrizz @TBLNetwork901

Mr. Pera made his expectations clear in a mid-June interview

Grit and Grind – The Culture of a City

February 8, 2011 is often thought of as the day Grit and Grind was born.  To many a game, that occurred in the middle of the dog days of the NBA Season, ended up altering the entire course of not just an NBA franchise but city as a whole.  The game is simply now known as the “Tony Allen Game”.

KYLE ANDERSON’S FIT IN MEMPHIS Written by: Mike Patton @General_MP

Marc Gasol and Mike Conley Jr. are all that remain from a Memphis squad that used to be physical and impose their will on other teams.

Hitting the Hard Reset on the Memphis Grizzlies By: @CubsTigersGrizz

In the summer of 2006 the Memphis Grizzlies were a team that had just completed the most successful four year run in the franchises history. Four consecutive playoff appearances, a coach of the year, executive of the year and sixth man of the year were all part of a the stretch that helped Memphis begin… Read More ›

Kyle Anderson signs 4-year, $37.2M offer sheet with the Memphis Grizzlies

San Antonio Spurs restricted free agent Kyle Anderson reportedly signed an offer sheet ,with the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday. The Spurs have 48 hours to decide whether to keep Anderson, who averaged 7.9 points for them last season in his first year as a full-time starting forward. Anderson set career highs in minutes (26.7 per… Read More ›