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Court Vision: Grizzlies brush off out-manned Sixers

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The Grizzlies led by as many as 25 points Saturday and easily beat the visiting Sixers 101-83. Eleven played and 11 scored, including Jeff Green, who contributed a game-high 18 points in his second start for the Grizzlies (31-12). THREE-POINT TAKE 1. GASOL-STAR STILL NOT TALKING MUCH ABOUT THAT. Before Thursday, Grizzlies center Marc Gasol was efficiently mum when...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Grizzlies coast past Sixers behind Randolph, Green

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The experience of the Memphis Grizzlies was just too much for the young Philadelphia 76ers. Zach Randolph had 17 points and 14 rebounds and Jeff Green scored 18 as the Grizzlies coasted to a 101-83 win on Saturday night. ''They have a bunch of veterans who know how to play the game,'' said Sixers guard Michael Carter-Williams, who had 10 points. ''They're a tough...
Via AP on Fox
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Grizzlies cruise past Sixers on Randolph's double-double

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Zach Randolph had 17 points and 14 rebounds and Jeff Green scored 18 as the Memphis Grizzlies coasted to a 101-83 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night. Vince Carter added 13 points as the Grizzlies (31-12) won their sixth in the last seven games. Memphis led by as many as 25 in the second half, allowing coach Dave Joerger to rest his starters in the...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Memphis Grizzlies: Contender Or Pretender?

  Source: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… When the season was about to start I wrote an article on the 8 teams that I thought could win a title and in this article I had the Memphis Grizzlies. A lot of people disagreed with me, but this week I wrote the article for a second time and I still had the Memphis Grizzlies. I doubt too...
Via HoopStuff
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Grizzlies call up Thomas from D-League, sign him to 10-day deal

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The Grizzlies have signed forward Tyrus Thomas to a 10-day contract, calling him up from Memphis' NBA Development League affiliate in Iowa. General manager Chris Wallace announced the deal Thursday. The 6-foot-10, 225-pound Thomas has played two games with the Iowa Energy. He's averaging 14.5 points and 7 rebounds shooting 58.8 percent overall. Now 28, Thomas was...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Court Vision: Gasol's 26 powers Grizzlies past Raptors

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The last time the teams met, five Grizzlies were more concerned with the toilet than Toronto. Stomach bugs gone, Memphis avenged that loss with Wednesday's 92-86 win. The Grizzlies (30-12) host Philadelphia Saturday. THREE-POINT TAKE 1. TO BORROW FROM KEVIN MCALLISTER, THAT FIRST QUARTER: WOOF The first quarter was one to use a "Men In Black" mind eraser thingy...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
4 days ago  |  Discuss

D-Fenders Acquire Jamaal Franklin

The Los Angeles D-Fenders have acquired guard Jamaal Franklin via a successful waiver claim. In a related move, the D-Fenders have waived guard Naadir Tharpe. Franklin was selected with the 41st overall pick by the Memphis Grizzlies in the 2013 NBA Draft. In 21 games for the Grizzlies in 2013-14, Franklin tallied 1.9 points and 1.1 rebounds in 7.7 minutes per game. The Moreno Valley...
Via RealGM
4 days ago  |  Discuss

MLK Symposium a celebration of King, call for more change

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- To celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr.'s legacy and his dream that changed America, the Memphis Grizzlies held their 13th annual MLK, Jr. Sports Legacy Symposium on Monday's MLK Day. This year's honorees of the Grizzlies' Sports Legacy Award, NBA All-Stars Earl "The Pearl" Monroe and Chauncey Billups and Jason Collins, the NBA's first openly gay player, spoke in a...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Beasley scores 59 pts in Chinese All-Star game

Remember Michael Beasley? You now, the guy who played with the Heat and was picked No. 2 overall in the 2008 draft? Well, he resurfaced and is playing overseas in the Chinese Basketball Association and recently was named the MVP of the CBA All-Star game after dropping 59 points in the win. Nothing like a game where absolutely no defense is played for Beasley to shine. The post...
Via Crossover Chronicles
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Gilbert Arenas Back On Probation For Illegal Fireworks Arrest In ’13

That illegal fireworks arrest almost cost Gilbert Arenas bigtime. Arenas, who placed on probation for his 2010 gun incident with the Wizards, has been placed back on probation after being arrested with illegal fireworks according to TMZ. Arenas was charged with misdemeanor fireworks possession and was facing jail time, but ultimately cut a deal with prosecutors to get probation...
Via Thacover2
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tayshaun Prince may not seek buy-out?

According to a variety of sources, it seems Tayshaun Prince may actually play for the Celts. He says he is focusing on contributing to the team, but remained vague when asked about his future (trade, buy-out, etc.): Tayshaun Prince meets with the Boston media for the first time as a member of the Celtics.— Boston Celtics (@celtics) January 18, 2015Tayshaun...
Via Celtics Life
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jeff Green dunks all over Victor Oladipo

We officially have our first true highlight of Jeff Green in a Memphis Grizzlies uniform. Green was limited to 10 points Wednesday in a nondescript Grizzlies debut after being traded from the Boston Celtics, and he failed to make a field goal in the first half of Friday’s meeting with the Orlando Magic. Good Jeff Green showed up in the third quarter, though, as the ex-Celtic...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Lottery Spotlight – Jeff Green

Is Jeff Green the key piece that the Grizzlies were missing? Ever since being drafted back in 2007, Jeff Green has been one of the most underrated players in the NBA and could make for a great glue player on a contending team. Unfortunately for Green, he’s spent the last several seasons on a Celtics team that has been trading almost all their assets for future picks. Due to this...
Via The Lottery Mafia
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Green in the shadow of The Ring

Last night Jeff Green hit the floor for the first time as a member of the Memphis Grizzlies and I can’t help feeling like there is a lackluster element to his piece of the trade. The talks about moving Jeff were extended over a weekend but that isn't totally unusual and probably can't be blamed for the lack of Green specific dialogue.There’s something else that distracted...
Via Celtics Life
10 days ago  |  Discuss

The Memphis Grizzlies Recall Russ Smith From The D-League

Photo: NBDLJust two days after officially being traded from the New Orleans Pelicans to the Memphis Grizzlies, former Louisville star Russ Smith has been called back up to the big league. The Grizzlies acquired Smith and forward Jeff Green as part of a three-team trade with the New Orleans Pelicans and Boston Celtics. Just three days before the trade, New Orleans assigned Smith to...
Via The Cardinal Connect
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Green Scores 10 Points As Grizzlies Win In Former Celtic’s Debut

This embed is invalid" /> NEW YORK — Even with Lionel Hollins gone, the Memphis Grizzlies will always be more force than finesse as long as Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol are around to overpower opponents. Adding Jeff Green gives them a chance to be both. Randolph had 20 points and 14 rebounds, and the Grizzlies beat the slumping Brooklyn Nets 103-92 on Wednesday...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Holy Crap, That Is A Gorgeous Pass From Marc Gasol

The Memphis Grizzlies are currently mauling the Brooklyn Nets — in Brooklyn, too. As of this writing, the Grizz are up by nearly 20 points in the fourth quarter quarter. The Grizzlies are doing because: 1) the Nets stink, 2) passes like the one you see above from Marc Gasol, and 3) Tony Allen actually Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Marc Gasol scores with acrobatic reverse layup vs Suns (Video / GIF)

Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol displayed his athleticism with an acrobatic reverse layup during the first quarter of Sunday night's game against Phoenix.Gasol drove through two Suns defenders to score with the nice finishing move.Gasol scored 12 points and grabbed 9 rebounds as the Grizzlies outlasted the Suns 122-110 in double overtime.Video via NBA. This post appeared first...
Via Holdout Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Green Is Headed To Memphis And Holy Hell The Western Conference Keeps Getting Tougher

The latest move in the Western Conference arms race involves the Memphis Grizzlies, who, with an aging (and injured) Zach Randolph and a soon-to-be-30-years-old Marc Gasol, are in win-now mode. There was talk earlier this week that the Grizz would make a play for either Luol Deng or Jeff Green, and after hitting a road Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Expectations for Zach Randolph and dealing with injury

The Memphis Grizzlies have played 7 games without Zach Randolph since he injured his knee against the Chicago Bulls. The Grizzlies are 3-4 in those 7 games, including losses to the Denver Nuggets and Utah Jazz. Zach Randolph is an integral part of the team, but championship caliber teams have to learn to play through injury. You can’t bank on staying healthy all season. Things...
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Memphis Grizzlies: Mike Conley needs some love

In April of 2013, Kevin Durant came out and told us all how he hated being number two. Regarded as the second best player in basketball, he was drafted second overall in 2007, had just finished second in the 2012-13 MVP voting to LeBron, was on the team regarded as second best in the West next to the Spurs, was runner up in the 2012 finals, it went on and on. KD came out last year...
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Allen misses four layups in one offensive sequence (Video)

Memphis Grizzlies shooting guard Tony Allen had an extremely embarrassing offensive sequence where he missed four layups during the second quarter of Friday night's game against Los Angeles. Let's recap the misses: Allen steals the pass and dribbles down the court all by himself, but his layup attempt gets blocked by the rim. Allen gets his own rebound on the miss, dribbles around...
Via Holdout Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Memphis Grizzlies Buy Intern Brand-New Car After His Was Stolen (Video)

One Memphis Grizzlies intern was having a real rough go of it until the players stepped in and helped out with a tremendous holiday gesture. The team personnel intern recently had his car stolen, an unfortunate event for anyone, but especially so for a young person trying to catch a break and build a career at the same time. Luckily, the Grizzlies came up big. Grizzlies players came...
December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Memphis Grizzlies: Recapping two huge games and learning valuable lessons

What a week for the Memphis Grizzlies and their dedicated fanbase. First, the Grizzlies ended the 16 game streak the league’s hottest team, the Golden State Warriors, had. The Grizzlies convincingly won that match, manhandling a team lacking in physical and mental toughness. The following night, the Grizzlies won an instant classic triple overtime game against division rival San...
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Grizzlies players buy intern new car after his was stolen

If you’ve watched the Memphis Grizzlies at all this season, it’s easy to see how tight-knight a group they are. The Grit ‘N’ Grind style isn’t as sexy as the the more free flowing offenses of their Western Conference counterparts, but it gets the job done. The Grizz are now 21-4 having come off impressive Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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