Grizzlies Rumors & News

  • 14h
    Rob Fischer @thefishnation

    Tony Allen, "I feel alright. I'm getting better day by day. I'm far from where I wanna be, but I can tolerate the little pain I'm havin"

  • 14h
    Rob Fischer @thefishnation

    Conley said foot still hurts every morning but feels better moving around. Said it felt ok after practice yesterday & gets better every day

  • 19h
    Rob Fischer @thefishnation

    Grizzlies Injury Report (Game 1) Tony Allen (strained left hammy)- Q Mike Conley (sprained right foot)- Q Jeff Green (low back tightness)- Q

  • Nike Close To Taking Over NBA Apparel Rights From Adidas With Long-Term Deal

    Sports Business Daily "Nike is close to securing a long-term NBA uniform rights deal. Sources said the framework for a deal has been reached, the outline of which will be presented to ownership today in N.Y. during a meeting of the Exec Committee and tomorrow before the full NBA BOG. Multiple sources said that while the..." April 17

  • 2d
    K.C. Johnson @KCJHoop

    Starting next season, NBA and NBPA agree to add HGH blood testing to anti-drug program.

  • Pacers season ends with loss in finale to Grizzlies

    Indianapolis Star "The pain, the plucky play and the perseverance all came to an end on Wednesday night. Indiana Pacers fell 95-83 to the Memphis Grizzlies, losing in the final game of the regular season in a failed bid for the final playoff seed. The Pacers could have made the postseason by either winning or..." April 16

  • Grizzlies coach Dave Joerger says Mike Conley and Tony Allen still too injured for playoff action

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Western Conference playoffs might not be the gauntlet we expected. Sure, it’s still a very strong field, but it won’t be filled with eight dominant teams. The Trail Blazers are stumbling with Wesley Matthews and maybe Dorell Wright out for the season and Arron Afflalo also sidelined. The..." April 16

  • 3d
    Ronald Tillery @CAGrizBeat

    Mike Conley (right foot sprain) is not participating in Griz shootaround and is expected to be OUT tonight vs Pacers

  • Warriors beat Grizzlies; Thompson scores 37 in sizzling first half

    Oakland Tribune "Klay Thompson has been solid throughout the Warriors' second half, but perhaps not at the All-Star level he played at during the first three months of the season. But Monday night, the more spectacular version of Thompson returned, scoring 42 points in the Warriors' wire-to-wire 111-107 victory..." April 14

  • LeBron No. 1 in jersey sales; Bulls are top-selling team "The Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James once again leads the National Basketball Association's list of most popular jerseys. This marks the sixth consecutive time James has claimed the No. 1 position on the list and his third such honor as a member of the Cavaliers. The rankings are based on overall..." April 14

  • 5d
    Ronald Tillery @CAGrizBeat

    Griz coach Dave Joerger says Marc Gasol (ankle) will try to play vs Warriors. MEM still shooting for No. 2 seed

  • 5d
    Rob Fischer @thefishnation

    Mike Conley (foot) and Tony Allen (hamstring) are both out for @memgrizz tonight at Golden State

  • Sources: NBA's president of basketball operations Rod Thorn to retire from NBA

    Yahoo! Sports "Rod Thorn, on his second run as the NBA's president of basketball operations, plans to leave the league office and retire in August, sources told Yahoo Sports. Thorn is highly regarded around the league, a figure who commands respect among executives, coaches and players. Thorn, 73, returned..." April 13

  • Pepsi takes over as NBA sponsor in new deal

    Sports Business Daily "PepsiCo has signed a five-year NBA deal, making it one of the league’s largest sponsors and ending a 29-year relationship between Coke and the NBA. The deal includes Pepsi’s extensive portfolio of salty snacks, like Doritos and Ruffles, and packages rights to the WNBA, NBA D-League and USA..." April 13

  • 6d
    Rob Fischer @thefishnation

    Half- @memgrizz trail Clippers 52-49. Marc Gasol will not return in second half and is done for the night (sprained left ankle)

  • Clippers sneak by Grizzlies

    L.A. Daily News "Prior to the slate of games Saturday in the NBA commencing – including the Clippers against visiting Memphis - the five teams sitting in the Nos. 2 through 6 positions in the Western Conference standings were separated by no more than three games, four of them by no more than one game. Again,..." April 12

  • 7d
    Rob Fischer @thefishnation

    Grizzlies injury report vs. LAC: Tony Allen- left hamstring strain (O) Mike Conley- right foot sprain (Q) Jeff green- low back tightness (Q)

  • Conley against shutting down

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "Mike Conley sat in the visitors’ locker room in good spirits, but he realizes there could be a bad ending to his regular season. Normally durable in his career, the point guard is experiencing yet another injury this season and this one is much different from the rest. Conley sat out with a..." April 11

  • Gasol scores 22 as Grizzlies beat Jazz

    Fox Sports Tennessee "Marc Gasol had 22 points, seven rebounds and six assists, and the Memphis Grizzlies held on for a dramatic 89-88 victory over the Utah Jazz on Friday night that strengthened their playoff positioning. The Grizzlies closed the game on a 16-6 run, but had to wait out a few anxious moments at the..." April 11

  • 8d
    Rob Fischer @thefishnation

    Pregame- Mike Conley is out for @memgrizz tonight at Utah

  • Grizzlies Bring The Big Guns - Clobber the Pelicans, 110-74

    Grizzly Bear Blues "BANGO. On a night that felt more must-win-y than just about any other, the Memphis Grizzlies hammered the New Orleans Pelicans 110-74 at FedExForum. With the Western Conference standings closing in on the Grizzlies like the trash compactor in Star Wars, Zach Randolph (15/13/6) and Co. (six..." April 09

  • NBA union announces awards players will vote on

    USA Today "Kevin Durant may finally be getting his way. Sort of. Nearly three months after the Oklahoma City Thunder star voiced his opinion that NBA players should vote on the league's regular season awards instead of the media, first-year National Basketball Players Association executive director..." April 08

  • 12d
    Ari Alexander @AriA1exander

    Jeff Green added to Grizzlies injury list with lower back tightness. It started Monday night after Kings game, Green's back bothering him.

  • Grizzlies Guard Tony Allen Out at Least Another Week

    Sportsnaut "Memphis Grizzlies wing Tony Allen will remain sidelined with a hamstring injury for at least another week, according to head coach Dave Joerger. Allen has been out since suffering the injury against the Warriors on March 27th. The Grizzlies are 2-2 in Allen’s absence, and risk losing home-court..." April 06

  • 15d

    The 2014-15 Kennedy Citizenship Award finalists are: Tobias Harris, Greg Monroe, Joakim Noah, Chris Paul & Zach Randolph.

  • 15d
    Ronald Tillery @CAGrizBeat

    Griz confirm that Tony Allen (hamstring) is OUT tonight vs OKC

  • 15d
    Michael Wallace @WallaceNBA_ESPN

    For those wondering about Zach Randolph (elbow), he participated in shootaround and said he's playing. It's his non-shooting elbow.

  • Grizzlies tear through Kings to get back on track

    Fox Sports Tennessee "Grizzlies center Marc Gasol was still celebrating Sunday's Wrestlemania, going Hulk Hogan on his jersey. Gasol missed a shot in the first quarter and tore a nearly foot-long lighting bolt between the "i" and the "z." Memphis tore through Sacramento on Monday, 97-83, to break a three-game..." March 31

  • NBPA's Michele Roberts sees no reason for 2017 work stoppage, warns NBA against 'cry of poverty'

    Yahoo! Sports "It's been a pretty exciting regular season, and it looks like it ought to be a similarly thrilling postseason push to June's NBA Finals. But amid all the bright, shining Stephen Curry bombs, James Harden stepbacks and Anthony Davis detonations, it's become difficult to ignore the stormclouds..." March 31

  • 19d
    Ronald Tillery @CAGrizBeat

    Joerger says there is no timetable for Tony Allen's return. Allen is out tonight vs Kings

  • Leonard has double-double to lead Spurs past Grizzlies

    Fox Sports Southwest "Kawhi Leonard had 25 points and 10 rebounds and the San Antonio Spurs cruised to a 103-89 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday. San Antonio never trailed and won for the 13th time in 16 games to remain sixth in the Western Conference -- 1 1/2 games ahead of Dallas and one game behind the..." March 30

  • Report: Salary cap could rise to $105 million in 2017-18

    Pro Basketball Talk "The NBA’s current salary cap is $63.065 million. Larry Coon projects $67.4 million for next season. When I projected future caps under the new national TV contracts, using admittedly conservative numbers, I got $87 million for 2016-17 and $94 million for 2017-18. Either the league..." March 28

  • Grizzlies embarrassed at home as Kevin Love, Cavaliers roll them 111-89

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Another Western Conference powerhouse goes down as the Cleveland Cavaliers turned up the defense to defeat the Memphis Grizzlies, 111-89, Wednesday night at the FedEx Forum. Kyrie Irving led Cleveland (47-26) in scoring with 24 points, but it was the forgotten member of the Big 3 who showed up..." March 26

  • Marc Gasol Hasn't Begun Considering Free Agency

    Real GM Basketball "Marc Gasol will be one of the most highly coveted free agents in the offseason and will receive interest from the New York Knicks. Gasol and the Memphis Grizzlies defeated the Knicks by 21 points at Madison Square Garden on Monday." March 25

  • Knicks show hope, then get trounced by mighty Grizzlies

    New York Post "OK, did the Knicks play up to the Grizzlies or did the Grizzlies play down to the Knicks? Does it really matter? The NBA cellar-dwelling Knicks hung with Western power Memphis deep into the third quarter before the Grizzlies forged a 19-5 streak that stretched into the fourth quarter. So the..." March 24

  • Knicks target Marc Gasol evasive about free-agency plans

    New York Post "Memphis All-Star center Marc Gasol, one of the premier members — if not the premier member — of the upcoming free-agent class, reiterated Monday how he simply has not given the whole process much thought, what with an NBA season going on and all. So go ahead, Pau’s brother. Take five minutes..." March 24

  • The Grindfather: Tony Allen Explains Why He's the NBA's Best Defender

    Complex "Get the stars and take care of the rest later. That is the conventional wisdom on how to build an NBA team. But for every Magic Johnson, there’s a Michael Cooper; for every Michael Jordan, there’s a Dennis Rodman; and for every Tim Duncan, there’s a Bruce Bowen. Stars define teams, but role..." March 24

  • Grizzlies get hot from 3 to beat Blazers 97-86

    CSN Northwest "When discussing how the Blazers took pride in not losing consecutive games, Meyers Leonard used the word: "refocus.” Leonard was explaining how Trail Blazers head coach Terry Stotts doesn’t do much yelling, especially after losses, but instead watches film, pinpointing the team's mistakes,..." March 22

  • Green wants out of Grizzlies starting lineup

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "Tony Allen found out about his change of address in the Grizzlies’ rotation Thursday at practice. “I was kind of shocked,” Allen said. Fans might be even more surprised to learn that Jeff Green asked Coach Dave Joerger to move him to the bench so that Allen could go back in the starting..." March 22

  • NBA commissioner Adam Silver talks potential labor strife, draft lottery changes and salary cap

    Houston Chronicle "NBA commissioner Adam Silver remained optimistic about many of the changes he has sought, but said the changes to the draft lottery approved by the majority of NBA teams will likely be postponed because the NBA Players Association turned down his proposal for a more gradual increase of the salary..." March 21

  • Zach Randolph livid after Grizzlies play ‘soft’ in loss to Pistons

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Pistons came into Tuesday night’s contest against the Grizzlies having lost 10 straight, and it looked as though they were on their way to 11 as Memphis built a second-quarter lead of as many as 17 points. But Detroit came out strong in the second half, shooting 61 percent from the field..." March 18

  • Renewed Jackson leads Pistons, who snap 10-game skid

    Detroit News "The new and improved Reggie Jackson put on quite the show at The Palace Tuesday night. He helped rally the Pistons from a 17-point deficit against one of the better teams in the Western Conference and appeared to do it with ease. The Pistons' 105-95 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies was much..." March 18

  • Grizzlies fight off Nuggets, 92-81

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "Denver rested Monday, in anticipation for the draft maybe, Ty Lawson, Kenneth Faried and Danilo Gallinari. Without Mike Conley, the Memphis Grizzlies (47-20) rested for much of the third quarter but won their second straight, 92-81, over the Nuggets. THREE-POINT TAKE 1. Z-Bo bullied his way to..." March 17

  • NBA playoffs may need a format change

    USA Today "Enticing cross-conference NBA playoff matchups capture the imagination, presenting the idea of a fair and just basketball world in which only the best of the best are welcome. Dare to dream about the possibilities. LeBron James vs. Kevin Durant (or, for that matter, Russell Westbrook) as..." March 17

  • 35d
    Ari Alexander @AriA1exander

    Mike Conley did not participate in shootaround this morning. I asked him if he'll play tonight, told me "I don't think so."

  • Wizards pound Grizzlies for 2nd win in a row

    CSN Washington "Maybe Drew Gooden isn't being overly optimistic when he said recently that despite the Wizards' struggles they were about to go on a run. Thursday's thrashing of the Memphis Grizzlies, 107-87, is their second win in a row which represents the first time they've done this since Feb. 9. Gooden..." March 13

  • Celtics spoil Jeff Green's return to Boston, top Grizzlies 95-92

    Celtics Blog "You have to expect a low scoring affair whenever the Memphis Grizzlies come to town and this proved to be no exception. Memphis leads the league in points allowed at 95.5 per game, but Boston was able to beat them at their own grit 'n' grind game. Avery Bradley hit a long two-point jumper to..." March 12

  • NBA Players Union rejects cap smoothing, setting up ridiculous 2016 free agency summer

    SB Nation "The NBA Players Association has officially rejected cap smoothing when the new TV deal comes into play. Get ready for an absolutely wild summer in 2016. The National Basketball Players Association has informed the NBA that it will not agree to "smoothing" of the salary cap prior to the 2016-17..." March 12

  • Bulls hold their own vs. Grizzlies but come up short

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "The fight is there. No one has been questioning that. But down two starters and a first option off the bench, fight will only get you so far. As the Bulls found out Monday, about 44 minutes and change. Tied with the Memphis Grizzlies (45-18) with 3:35 left, the Bulls watched the Western..." March 10

  • Tepid Grizzlies Escape Lowly Lakers, 97-90

    Grizzly Bear Blues "The Grizzlies narrowly avoided what would have been an utterly deflating 3rd consecutive home loss. Lineup Notes Vince Carter was active for the first time since getting injured against Denver on January 27th. He checked in at the end of the first quarter, but played just 6 minutes. Game..." March 07

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