Jarnell Stokes signs 3-year deal with Griz today,.... CA story coming
CBSSports.com "The NBA announced its 2014-2015 schedule Wednesday, and for the first time in seven years, LeBron James will not feature on its opening night. The season opens Tuesday, October 28th with the defending champion San Antonio Spurs raising their fifth banner before taking on the Dallas Mavericks...." August 13
Free agent Gary Forbes has interest from the Grizzlies and Pacers as he mulls China deal to attempt NBA midseason, source tells RealGM.
Yahoo! Sports "The Memphis Grizzlies have reached agreement with well-respected executive Ed Stefanski to become executive vice president of player personnel, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Stefanski will assume a key role in the Grizzlies' player personnel and scouting areas, serving under general manager..." July 29
NBA.com "Memphis Grizzlies Controlling Owner Robert Pera announced on July 29 that Chris Wallace has been named General Manager of the Memphis Grizzlies and has signed a multi-year contract extension to remain with the organization. Wallace had acted as interim general manager since May 19, 2014. “We..." July 29
Crickets of late on the Grizzlies' GM search. Chances growing the Grizz simply don't hire anyone, per several sources, but that could change
Ex-Nuggets head coach Jeff Bzdelik is expected to sign a contract to become an assistant coach with the Grizzlies tomorrow, a source said.
Bloomberg "The National Basketball Association players’ union spent about $5.42 million on the internal audit that resulted in the firing of Executive Director Billy Hunter, according to public records. The union spent $5,421,965 on matters pertaining to what it labeled NBPA Internal Review &..." July 23
Yahoo! Sports "The NBA warned a touring group of its stars that they could face financial fines for participating in clinics in Manila, Philippines, that include short scrimmages and games of "H-O-R-S-E," league sources told Yahoo Sports. Several NBA stars, including Blake Griffin, James Harden, Kawhi Leonard..." July 22
Yahoo! Sports "Free-agent forward Ed Davis reached agreement on a two-year, $2 million deal with the Los Angeles Lakers, a league source told Yahoo Sports. Davis will hold the option on his 2015-16 contract, a source said. Davis has the chance to earn considerable minutes with the Lakers, who also drafted..." July 17
SB Nation "The NBA Commissioner met with reporters on Tuesday in Las Vegas to discuss potential changes to the association. Adam Silver had some bold new ideas for the crowd of reporters waiting for him on Tuesday at the Las Vegas Summer League, including one that has several scratching their heads -- a..." July 16
Covers.com "The Memphis Grizzlies re-signed guard Beno Udrih to a multiyear contract on Tuesday. The team did not disclose financial terms of the deal. The 6-foot-3 Udrih averaged 4.9 points, 1.4 rebounds and 2.8 assists in 41 games, including 12 starts, for the New York Knicks and the Grizzlies last..." July 15
Memphis must stamp '14-15 guarantee today to keep Nick Calathes - who wants an out for Greece - but unlikely Griz let him go, sources say.
The Wall Street Journal "Could there be a better time for the NBA to be looking to negotiate a TV deal? The league just enjoyed a fantastic playoff season, capped off be a marquee Finals matchup. Then its biggest sports star, LeBron James, captivated millions across the globe with his intriguing free agency run that led..." July 15
Miller will sign a two-year, $5.5M deal with Cavs, league source tells Yahoo Sports.
Pro Basketball Talk "When LeBron James chose to return home to Cleveland it was assumed that Mike Miller would likely follow him. Remember one of the reasons LeBron was frustrated with Heat ownership is they amnestied Miller (who then was healthy for a full season in Memphis). But so far, Miller has yet to agree to..." July 15
CBSSports.com "Yahoo Sports reports that the Memphis Grizzlies have reached a three-year, $12 million deal for Dallas free agent guard Vince Carter. Yahoo reports the third year of the deal is partially guaranteed, a key point as Carter turns 38 next season. The former Raptor and Net averaged 11.9 points and..." July 12
While Cavs pursue Mike Miller, Miller is getting close to agreeing to terms with Denver, source says
Hearing: Beno Udrih has committed to sign and stay with Memphis. Deal to be completed today
Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The NBA announced that the salary cap for the 2014-15 season will be an all-time high of $63.065 million, an increase by 7.5 percent. The tax level for the season will be $76.829 million, an increase of 7.1 percent. The minimum team salary, which is set at 90 percent of the cap, is $56.759..." July 10
The Cavs are pursuing free agent shooting guard Mike Miller, sources tell @FOXSportsOH.
Sources: Detroit Pistons and Memphis Grizzlies have expressed interest in free agent point guard Brian Roberts.
It's official - Jordan Adams signs multi-year agreement with the Grizzlies.
Franklin: "I’m getting good looks and playing the right style. I just can’t seem to get the ball in the hoop.”
L.A. Clippers, Denver, Houston, OKC and Memphis are teams courting Mike Miller, who says Memphis will have final shot at signing him
Not a surprise, but Tayshaun Prince is on the block. The Memphis Grizzlies discussed a number of trades involving him, according to source.
Blazers, Grizzlies, Bulls, Mavericks, Rockets ... teams I'm told called tonight to register interest in Brooklyn's Paul Pierce BESIDES Clips
Included in flurry of activity last night, Grizzlies guaranteed C Kosta Koufos' $3M deal for next year after not tendering Ed Davis.
Memphis forward Ed Davis will be an unrestricted free agent, league source tells Yahoo.
After exercising his $16.5M player option for 2014-'15, Zach Randolph has agreed to 2-year, $20M extension with Memphis, sources tell Yahoo.
CBSSports.com "There has been some unrest and confusion with the Memphis Grizzlies this offseason. After being eliminated in the first round of the playoffs, owner Robert Pera started clearing house in the front office and there were reports he nearly fired his newest coach. With the possibility of Zach Randolph..." June 27
PSD Staff Thursday night's draft should be one of the best in recent memory. But more importantly, the draft day rumors should be flying around all day long with dozens of teams looking to move up into the lottery positions. Buckle up! June 26
Grizzlies, I'm told, have swatted down Clippers' attempt to trade for defensive ace Tony Allen
Update to potential Raps/Grizz trade: Deal would more likely send No. 37 with John Salmons to Memphis for Tayshaun Prince and No. 22 pick
Yahoo! Sports "The Memphis Grizzlies and forward Zach Randolph have reached an impasse in contract extension talks and the two-time All-Star forward is thinking seriously about triggering his early termination option and becoming a free agent, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Randolph's agent, Raymond..." June 25
Pro Basketball Talk "When we talk about top free agents who could opt out in the next week or so — Carmelo Anthony, LeBron James, etc. — Zach Randolph rarely gets mentioned. The guy who averaged 17.4 points and 10 rebounds a game for the Grizzlies last season has an option on his $16.9 million for next season. He can..." June 21
CSKA Moscow raised the offer to Nick Calathes to $6.5M in three years matching the proposal made by Panathinaikos a few days ago
Griz coach Dave Joerger says team has interest in Sebastian Telfair
Hoops Rumors "Grizzlies GM Chris Wallace will continue as GM of the team for the “foreseeable future,” tweets Sam Amick of USA Today. The Grizzlies’ search for a GM has “evolved” into a search for a player personnel director, the role Stu Lash held when he acted as second in command to CEO Jason Levien in the..." June 19
CBSSports.com "Memphis Grizzlies forward James Johnson was arrested late Friday night for domestic assault causing bodily harm, via the Shelby County sheriff's office. He had a "domestic dispute" with his wife leaving Beale Street around 2 a.m., and at their home she called the police saying that he "hit her in..." June 08
NBA.com "The Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant, the 2013-14 Kia NBA Most Valuable Player and winner of four scoring titles in five seasons, highlights the 2013-14 All-NBA First Team. Durant was the lone unanimous selection, appearing on all 125 ballots as a First-Team pick while LeBron James of the..." June 04
ESPN.com "While workouts are only a small part of a much bigger draft picture, they offered an up close and personal look at 14 of our top 17 players. That, combined with additional feedback from NBA GMs and scouts, means it's time for Big Board 11.0 of the 2014 NBA draft. 1 Andrew Wiggins COLLEGE:..." June 04
Griz coach Dave Joerger's original contract sweetened. 4th year option is now guaranteed. Pera added a 5th year that is a team option
Yahoo! Sports "As Memphis Grizzlies owner Robert Pera and interim general manager Chris Wallace regain control of basketball operations in the wake of CEO Jason Levien's firing, there appears to be one immediate benefit for the franchise's future: the chances of re-signing popular star Zach..." May 27
SI.com "On paper, the Grizzlies look good. They are coming off a second straight 50-win season and are just one year removed from a trip to the Western Conference finals. They have the NBA's most enviable front court combination in Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol and an underrated point guard in Mike Conley..." May 26
CBSSports.com "There's blood in the water in Memphis after the firing of Grizzlies CEO Jason Levien and assistant Stu Lash and the near-departure of coach Dave Joerger to Minnesota that ended in Joerger's bizarre return Sunday night. The words being used to describe the situation: "mess," "chaos," disaster,"..." May 26
Whoa: Dave Joerger, per source, has declined the Timberwolves' offer and will remain coach in Memphis.
ESPN.com "One of the prime options under consideration by the Memphis Grizzlies in the wake of last week's management shakeup and the looming departure of Dave Joerger to the Minnesota Timberwolves is making a run at Jeff Van Gundy to be their coach and run their front office, according to NBA coaching..." May 25
After meeting with Flip Saunders today, next up for Memphis coach Dave Joerger will be weekend visit with owner Glen Taylor, sources tell Y.
ESPN.com "The Minnesota Timberwolves have made "significant progress" in their attempt to hire Dave Joerger away from the Memphis Grizzlies to be their new coach, according to sources close to the process. Sources told ESPN.com that although compensation details with the Grizzlies have to be worked out,..." May 22