Grizzlies Rumors & News

  • 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

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    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

  • James Harden, on league admitting error 'It's still a loss'

    Houston Chronicle "The Rockets didn’t get any kind of relief from the NBA admitting that referees in their game against Memphis on Wednesday night missed a crucial foul cal in the final seconds. The call would have sent James Harden to the foul line when the game was tied at 100 with under 10 seconds to play...." March 07

  • Foul missed in Rockets-Griz game

    ESPN.com "It might not make Houston Rockets coach Kevin McHale feel better, but the NBA ruled Thursday the three officials erred in the closing moments of Wednesday night's Houston loss to the Memphis Grizzlies. In the daily "Last Two Minutes" report, in which the league reviews all plays in the final..." March 05

  • Marc Gasol jumper lifts renewed Grizzlies over Rockets, 102-100

    Grizzly Bear Blues "If yesterday was the lowest valley, tonight's win might be the highest peak. Marc Gasol hit an off balance, poorly assisted, all-on-my-shoulders DIY game-winner with .1s to sink the Houston Rockets. Lineup Notes Zach Randolph returned, as did Beno Udrih and Tony Allen. Jeff Green got the..." March 05

  • Report: Grizzlies suspended Tony Allen for physical confrontation in practice with Nick Calathes

    Pro Basketball Talk "Tony Allen was suspended one game by the Grizzlies for what was only described as “a violation of team policy” by head coach Dave Joerger at the time. Thanks to Ronald Tillery of the Commercial Appeal, we now know what the specific infraction was. After more digging into the issue, Allen’s..." March 04

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    Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen

    Zach Randolph (illness), Beno Udrih (illness) and Vince Carter (left foot tendon injury) listed as questionable for Grizzlies vs. Rockets.

  • Jazz stay on the defensive in Memphis, beat Grizzlies

    Salt Lake Tribune "The Grizzlies pride themselves on toughness and unrelenting defense, on grit 'n' grind. All those hallmarks were on display Tuesday night against the Utah Jazz, prompting Memphis coach Dave Joerger to offer praise for his team after the game. "I thought that was the hardest we've played," he..." March 04

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    Ronald Tillery @CAGrizBeat

    Zbo and Beno (illness) will both sit out tonight vs Jazz

  • Grizzlies suspend Tony Allen 1 game for violating team policy

    The Score "The Memphis Grizzlies have suspended Tony Allen for Tuesday's contest against the Utah Jazz. Allen has been disciplined with a one-game suspension for violating team policy, according to Ronald Tillery of the Memphis Commercial Appeal." March 03

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    Rob Fischer @thefishnation

    Practice- Vince Carter upgraded to questionable (left foot tendon injury) for @memgrizz tomorrow vs. UTAH Jazz

  • Gasol spearheads late push past T-Wolves, 107-97

    Grizzly Bear Blues "The Grizzlies start slow, but Marc Gasol scores 27 and Mike Conley hits a big three late to lead the team to victory 101-97. So the Grizzlies played uglier than that shiner Nikola Pekovich's eye and that divot in Russell Westbrook's head. But they survived for the 101-97 win over the Minnesota..." March 01

  • Kings outlast Grizzlies in a physical game for second win under George Karl

    Sacramento Bee "All things considered, it’s better that it was a chair that dealt with the frustrations of DeMarcus Cousins. The Memphis Grizzlies made it tough at times, but the Kings managed to win, 102-90, Wednesday night at Sleep Train Arena. Cousins wasn’t happy about some of the foul calls against..." February 26

  • Late steal seals 90-87 victory for Grizzlies over Clippers

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "With boxing icon Floyd Mayweather sitting courtside, the Grizzlies used their speed and craftiness on defense to keep the NBA’s second highest scoring team on the ropes all night. Point guard Mike Conley’s steal on the Los Angeles Clippers’ second to last possession ended up being the..." February 24

  • Grizzlies cool off hot-shooting Blazers 98-92

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "The Portland Trail Blazers unloaded a bunch of long-range bombs. The Grizzlies emphatically countered when they brought out the ball and chain. Just when it seemed as though the Trail Blazers’ impressive 3-point shooting would rule the night, the Grizzlies’ lockdown, fourth-quarter defense..." February 23

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  • JaMychal Green, Grizzlies Agree Upon 2nd 10-Day Contract

    Real GM Basketball "The Memphis Grizzlies and JaMychal Green have reached agreement on a second 10-day contract, sources tell RealGM Green and the Grizzlies spent the weekend in discussions." February 18

  • Marc Gasol: 'It's not going to be easy' to leave Grizzlies

    USA Today "As unofficial free agency recruiting trips go, Marc Gasol's weekend in New York City wasn't exactly a rousing success. The Memphis Grizzlies big man who is less than five months away from hitting the open market certainly enjoyed his time in the Big Apple, especially since it meant hanging out..." February 17

  • Pau: 'Felt great' to face Marc in ASG

    ESPN.com "Pau and Marc Gasol fulfilled the dreams of basketball-loving brothers all over the world on Sunday night by becoming the first brothers ever to start against each other in the All-Star Game. After it was over, Pau acknowledged how much the experience meant to the Gasol family. "It was a great..." February 16

  • Marc Gasol: 'It's not going to be easy' to leave Grizzlies

    USA Today "As unofficial free agency recruiting trips go, Marc Gasol's weekend in New York City wasn't exactly a rousing success. The Memphis Grizzlies big man who is less than five months away from hitting the open market certainly enjoyed his time in the Big Apple, especially since it meant hanging out..." February 16

  • MVP Andrew Wiggins out of this World in Rising Star Challenge

    New York Post "The Rising Stars Challenge may have had a new format this year, but the game didn’t look much different. Led by 22 points, six rebounds and four assists from MVP Andrew Wiggins, Team World wound up pulling out a 121-112 victory over Team USA at Barclays Center Friday night, in the first year..." February 15

  • NBA players reject salary cap smoothing, raising projected 2016 cap to more than $90M

    SB Nation "NBA players have rejected a proposal that would "smooth" the projected windfall from the new television deal that the league signed last October, setting up a substantial increase of the salary cap in 2016, according to reports. Per Tim Bontemps of the New York Post, the salary cap is expected..." February 14

  • KD plays through pain in win over Memphis

    The Oklahoman "Kevin Durant returned to the court with 6:13 remaining Wednesday night, with Memphis riding a nerve-wracking 13-4 run that had just shaved a 20-point deficit to 11. A game that the Thunder had controlled throughout suddenly was on the verge of being in serious jeopardy. But then, much like..." February 12

  • Grizzlies Top Nets in Lionel Hollins' Return

    Grizzly Bear Blues "Tuesday night marked Lionel Hollins first trip back to FedExForum since he wasn't re-signed by the Memphis front office, and his former "puppies" were out to show the old coach just how far they'd come. This game had everything, ZBo coast-to-coast fast breaks, Jeff Green alley oop dunks, inability..." February 11

  • Grizzlies Clip High-Flying Hawks 94-88

    Grizzly Bear Blues "Mike Conley led Memphis with 21 points and six assists on 7-12 shooting After the worst loss of the season in Minnesota Friday night the Grizzlies bounced back, knocking off the NBA-best Atlanta Hawks 94-88. Here's my three takeaways from the huge win: 1) Three-Point Differential The..." February 09

  • Tony Allen calls out Damian Lillard for being named All-Star replacement

    Sporting News "The Grizzlies are No. 2 in the gauntlet that is the Western Conference. That's probably deserving of a few All-Star bids for their best players. At least two, right? Not even a replacement for Blake Griffin after he got hurt? Nope. Marc Gasol stands as Memphis' lone All-Star since Damian..." February 09

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    Kevin Lipe @FlyerGrizBlog

    Grizzlies announce they've reassigned Jordan Adams to the Iowa Energy.

  • Grizzlies Buckle Down, Drop Jazz 100-90

    Grizzly Bear Blues "The Grizz continued their December revenge tour by out-muscling the Jazz, moving to 2-0 on their road trip and tying a franchise record 8 straight wins. Lineup Notes Vince Carter (ligament tear) is still out, but Jeff Green keeps his spirit alive with a revving tribute after every..." February 05

  • How Tim Duncan's return next year could impact Marc Gasol

    CBSSports.com "In an interview with USA Today, San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich says that he believes Tim Duncan won't retire after this season. "No matter how (the season) ends, I think Timmy is going to look at (retirement) again," Popovich told USA TODAY Sports on Tuesday. "And if you ask me, my..." February 04

  • Adam Silver says he's not pro sports gambling, views himself as 'realist'

    The Score "Given the Tim Donaghy scandal of 2007, it is perhaps surprising that the NBA is the professional sports league at the forefront of the push to legalize sports gambling in the United States. NBA commissioner Adam Silver - thought to be the most influential person in the business of sports - has..." February 04

  • Grizzlies Overcome Suns, 102-101

    Grizzly Bear Blues "After blowing a nine-point lead in the fourth quarter, and trailing by seven with under two minutes to play, the Grizzlies called upon the powers of Grit and Grind to pull out a win Monday night in the desert. Over the last few days, much has been made about the amount of aesthetically pleasing..." February 03

  • Adam Silver likes idea of increasing size of All-Star rosters

    Yahoo! Sports "Every year, NBA fans and coaches select the players who will represent the Eastern and Western Conferences in the midseason All-Star Game, and every year, some deserving player finds himself on the outside looking in. This time around, after NBA Commissioner Adam Silver chose Sacramento Kings..." February 02

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    The Memphis Grizzlies will sign forward JaMychal Green to a 10-day contract, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.

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