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  • Grizzlies' Jackson out for 'foreseeable future' with quad injury

    Bleacher Report "Memphis Grizzlies rookie forward Jaren Jackson Jr. has suffered a right quad injury and "will be sidelined for the foreseeable future," ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported Friday night. The Grizzlies returned to action from the All-Star break Friday against the Los..." February 23

  • NBA Denies ESPN's Report That Tim Donaghy Fixed Games

    Bleacher Report "The NBA is denying a report from ESPN that Tim Donaghy fixed games while working as a referee for the league. NBA.com published the league's official statement, which read in part: "The Tim Donaghy matter concluded over a decade ago with a..." February 22

  • Grizzlies' Chandler Parsons will 'get minutes like everybody else'

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "Chandler Parsons likened his first official practice back with the Grizzlies on Thursday to the first day of school.  "And I went to the school earlier in the year," he said. "It’s weird.” When the Grizzlies host the Clippers on..." February 22

  • Examining the NBA's easiest and most difficult remaining schedules

    USA Today "Finally, we've arrived. The stretch run of the 2018-19 NBA season is here, and with it come the games that will define the campaign and change the landscape of the upcoming postseason. The final 20-plus games of the year are going to be thrilling to watch unfold, as..." February 20

  • MarShon Brooks Expected To Play In China

    Hoops Rumors "After being released by the Bulls last month, veteran guard MarShon Brooks appears to have lined up his next destination. A source tells Emiliano Carchia of Sportando that Brooks has agreed to a deal with China’s Guangdong Southern Tigers. Brooks, 30, had an..." February 19

  • NBA Estimates 37-40 Percent Of Players Will Be Free Agents In 2019 Offseason

    Real GM Basketball "The NBA is anticipating between 37 percent and 40 percent of current players will be free agents this offseason, according to sources close to Adam Silver. Silver talked about how shorter contract lengths have changed the equation on player movement. "People have lost..." February 19

  • Mike Conley returns to All-Star Weekend 11 years later, but still not as All-Star

    Pro Basketball Talk "Mike Conley arrived about 15 minutes late to his press conference this morning. He said arena personnel initially didn’t allow him in, forcing him to go around until someone let him through. It’s the story of his career and getting to All-Star. “Just going..." February 16

  • Grizzlies to retire Marc Gasol’s No. 33

    Rappler "Marc Gasol's No. 33 jersey will be retired by the NBA's Memphis Grizzlies, team owner Robert Pera said Friday, February 8 (Saturday, February 9, Manila time), a day after trading the Spanish center to the Toronto Raptors. The 34-year-old Spanish 7-footer has played for the..." February 14

  • How Jonas Valanciunas fits with Grizzlies after Toronto Raptors, Marc Gasol trade

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "When Marc Gasol arrived in Memphis from Spain as a teenager, this was the extent of what he knew about his new city. "Elvis, and that was it," Gasol said late last month before the Grizzlies' all-time points and rebounds leader was traded last..." February 13

  • Report: Pistons could’ve had Conley if they were willing to add Kennard to package with Jackson, 1st-round pick

    Clutch Points "The Detroit Pistons were one of the teams eager to acquire veteran guard Mike Conley from the Memphis Grizzlies before the trade deadline. Despite numerous discussions from both sides, no deal materialized as the buzzer sounded at 3:00 p.m. ET last..." February 13

  • Grizzlies Sign Bruno Caboclo To Multiyear Deal

    Hoops Rumors "Bruno Caboclo‘s second 10-day contract with the Grizzlies expired overnight, but the team won’t be letting him get away, per reports from Chris Herrington of The Daily Memphian and Michael Wallace of Grizzlies.com (Twitter links). According to Herrington and Wallace,..." February 13

  • Jonas Valanciunas still awaiting post-trade immigration clearance before joining Grizzlies

    Clutch Points "Jonas Valanciunas was traded from the Toronto Raptors to the Memphis Grizzliesahead of the trade deadline last Thursday in a deal that sent Marc Gasol to the Raptors, but Valanciunas’ transition to Memphis hasn’t been easy thus far. The big..." February 11

  • Hornets Claim Shelvin Mack Off Waivers

    Hoops Rumors "While the Hornets didn’t make a move at the trade deadline, Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium is reporting (via Twitter) that they will be adding more depth by claiming Shelvin Mack off of waivers after the veteran point guard was released by the Hawks. Before being..." February 10

  • Jonas Valanciunas thanks Raptors organization, fans after trade

    Sportsnet "Even though he now resides in Memphis, Jonas Valanciunas made sure to let those associated with the Toronto Raptors know he’ll always look back fondly on his days playing in Ontario’s capital. In a touching Instagram post, Valanciunas thanked those involved with the..." February 10

  • Mike Conley’s 55th game for Grizzlies this season guarantees him $34.5 million for 2020-21

    Clutch Points "Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley now has a fully guaranteed contract after successfully appearing in 55 games for the team this season. The $34.5M salary in 2020-21 for Memphis point guard Mike..." February 10

  • Raptors’ Gasol trade draws mixed reviews from U.S. media

    Sportsnet "The Toronto Raptors stole the show during Thursday’s NBA trade deadline, completing one of the day’s biggest deals in acquiring Marc Gasol from the Memphis Grizzlies. Of course, its shockwaves didn’t reshape the league’s landscape the..." February 09

  • Chandler Parsons to Rejoin Grizzlies' Lineup Following All-Star Break

    SI "Small forward Chandler Parsons will reportedly rejoin the Grizzlies follwoing the All-Star break after the two sides reached an agreement, according to The Athletic's Shams Charania. Per Charania, Memphis was unable to deal Parsons, 30, ahead of the trade deadline. Parsons..." February 09

  • Grizzlies will retire Marc Gasol’s No. 33 when his playing career is over

    Clutch Points "Despite being shipped off to the Toronto Raptors on deadline day, three-time All-Star big man Marc Gasol remains to be one of the prominent figures of the Memphis Grizzlies organization. According to team owner Robert Pera, the Grizzlies intend..." February 08

  • GM Chris Wallace admits Grizzlies want 1st-round pick to convey to Celtics this year

    Clutch Points "At the 2015 NBA trade deadline, the Memphis Grizzlies sent their 2019 first-round pick to the Boston Celtics for Jeff Green as part of a three-team deal. The pick is top-eight protected in 2019, top-six protected in 2020 and unprotected in 2021. Many have..." February 08

  • Hornets' Deal For Marc Gasol Fell Apart With Last-Minute Haggling

    Real GM Basketball "The Charlotte Hornets and Memphis Grizzlies were close to a trade of Marc Gasol, but it was derailed by some last-minute haggling. The Hornets were prepared to trade a lottery protected first round pick for Gasol. " February 08

  • Mike Conley says he was unable to sleep while in trade rumors

    Larry Brown Sports "In case the results of the Los Angeles Lakers’ 42-point loss to the Pacers didn’t already tell you, being the subject of trade rumors is not easy for players to handle. Mike Conley is proof of that. Conley was placed on the trade block by the Memphis Grizzlies, but he made..." February 08

  • The Grizzlies Didn’t Trade Mike Conley With The Hopes He’ll Mentor Jaren Jackson Jr.

    Uproxx "The Marc Gasol trade made it seem like it was only a matter of time before Mike Conley was going to leave Memphis. The Grizzlies sent one-half of their dynamic duo to Toronto before the NBA’s trade deadline, and with about an hour left before trades officially ended for the 2018-19..." February 07

  • Omri Casspi waived by Grizzlies

    CBS Sports "Casspi (knee) was waived by the Grizzlies on Thursday, Michael Wallace of the Grizzlies' official site reports. Casspi recently underwent surgery to repair a torn right meniscus, and his return before the end of the season wasn't guaranteed, so it isn't all too surprising..." February 07

  • Grizzlies Keeping Mike Conley at Deadline amid Inquiries

    Bleacher Report "The Memphis Grizzlies reportedly will not move point guard Mike Conley ahead of Thursday's 3 p.m. ET trade deadline, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. " February 07

  • Memphis Grizzlies agree to trade Marc Gasol to Toronto Raptors

    ESPN "The Memphis Grizzlies have agreed to trade center Marc Gasol to the Toronto Raptors in exchange for Jonas Valanciunas, Delon Wright, CJ Miles and a 2024 second-round pick, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski on..." February 07

  • Grizzlies land Bradley from Clippers for Temple, Green

    Amico Hoops "The Memphis Grizzliies have acquired shooting guard Avery Bradley from the Los Angeles Clippers for power forward JaMychal Green and guard Garrett Temple, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. Bradley, 28, is averaging 8.2 points and 2.7 rebounds in 49..." February 07

  • Hawks reportedly trade Tyler Dorsey to Grizzlies

    Peachtree Hoops "The Atlanta Hawks have been linked to a number of trade discussions in advance of Thursday afternoon’s NBA trade deadline and, before 3:00 pm ET arrived, the team reportedly agreed to a deal with the Memphis Grizzlies. While it does not include any of the more prominent figures discussed..." February 07

  • Mike Conley rebuffs East-preference rumor: 'I'll play anywhere'

    Deseret News "Memphis point guard Mike Conley rebuffed a widespread rumor that he doesn't want to play in Utah — or anywhere in the Western Conference, for that matter. Hours before trade deadline Thursday, Conley told reporters at the Grizzlies' shootaround that he doesn't have a..." February 07

  • Jazz still pursuing Grizzlies’ Mike Conley despite preference of landing in Eastern Conference

    Clutch Points "NBA Jazz still pursuing Grizzlies’ Mike Conley despite preference of landing in Eastern Conference by  Bruno Manrique February 7, 2019 The Utah Jazz have been relentless in their pursuit of Memphis Grizzlies point..." February 07

  • Report: Raptors not pursuing deal for Grizzlies' Conley, Pistons pessimistic

    The Score "Contrary to recent reports linking the Toronto Raptors with Mike Conley, the team isn't currently pursuing a trade for the Memphis Grizzlies' longtime point guard, a league source told The New York Times' Marc Stein. The framework of one..." February 07

  • Report: Jazz focused on Mike Conley, no traction on a potential Kyle Lowry trade

    Clutch Points "Per Tony Jones of the Athletic, the Utah Jazz have “no traction” on a potential deal for Toronto Raptors star Kyle Lowry. However, they are still focused on acquiring Mike Conley from the Memphis Grizzlies. February 06

  • Grizzlies guard Mike Conley reportedly does not want to get traded to Utah Jazz

    Deseret News "It's been widely reported that the Utah Jazz have been working on a deal with the Memphis Grizzlies to acquire point guard Mike Conley, but those negotiations may have hit a snag. According to ESPN's Brian Windhorst and the New York Times' Marc Stein, Conley has indicated..." February 06

  • Report: Raptors, Jazz attempting to trade for Mike Conley

    247 Sports "The Eastern Conference is absolutely loaded at the top with several teams looking to make a Finals run this season. With that in mind, it appears that the Toronto Raptors are looking to alter their roster in a big way in advance of Thursday's trade deadline. According to Jake..." February 06

  • Report: Marc Gasol expects to be traded to Hornets

    Larry Brown Sports "The Charlotte Hornets still haven’t completed a trade for Marc Gasol, but it sounds like the player still expects them to. According to Rick Bonnell of the Charlotte Observer, Gasol still anticipates landing with the Hornets, though the situation became less clear after a trade..." February 06

  • NBA Team Values 2019: Knicks On Top At $4 Billion

    Forbes.com "oaring local media deals, new arenas and basketball’s international popularity continue to push the value of NBA franchises higher. The average NBA team is worth $1.9 billion, up 13% over last year and three times the level of five years ago. The New York Knicks lead..." February 06

  • Grizzlies Seeking Multiple 1st-Round Picks for Mike Conley

    Bleacher Report "The Memphis Grizzlies are looking for more than one first-rounder in any trades for star point guard Mike Conley, according to Marc Stein of the New York Times: Memphis is said to be seeking multiple..." February 06

  • Jazz Offering Ricky Rubio, Derrick Favors, FRP To Grizzlies For Mike Conley

    Real GM Basketball "The Utah Jazz are attempting to acquire Mike Conley from the Memphis Grizzlies. The Jazz are offering Ricky Rubio, Derrick Favors and one first round pick. " February 06

  • Grizzlies Reject Raptors' Offer For Mike Conley, Marc Gasol

    Real GM Basketball "The Toronto Raptors offered the Memphis Grizzlies a package including Jonas Valanciunas and Kyle Lowry in exchange for Mike Conley and Marc Gasol. The Grizzlies, preferring a younger player like OG Anunoby or draft assets, rejected the initial offer. Lowry has been made..." February 06

  • NBA Rumors: Increasing skepticism that Grizzlies, Hornets can complete Marc Gasol trade

    Clutch Points "There is increasing skepticism that the Memphis Grizzlies and Charlotte Hornetscan complete a Marc Gasol trade before the Feb. 7 trade deadline, according to Sean Deveney of Sporting News. The Hornets and Grizzlies do not have an agreement in place. Gasol..." February 06

  • Kyle Kuzma, Luka Doncic, Nikola Jokic headline 2019 Skills Challenge

    Pro Basketball Talk "If the 3-Point Contest is the most consistently entertaining part of the NBA All-Star Weekend — and if the Slam Dunk is the one with the highest variance — then the Skills Challenge is perhaps somewhere in the middle. The 2019 NBA All-Star Weekend is nearly upon us, and..." February 06

  • Hornets in 'Strong Talks' with Grizzlies to Acquire Marc Gasol

    Bleacher Report "The Memphis Grizzlies are reportedly in "strong talks" to trade Marc Gasolto the Charlotte Hornets, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium. The center will sit Tuesday in anticipation of a trade, although the two sides are still..." February 05

  • Report: Raps, Grizzlies talk Lowry/JV-for-Conley/Gasol blockbuster

    TSN "The Toronto Raptors are considering a franchise-altering trade. Sports Illustrated's Jake Fischer reports the team has offered the Memphis Grizzlies a package of All-Star point guard Kyle Lowry and forward Jonas Valanciunas in exchange for point guard Mike Conley and forward Marc..." February 05

  • Marc Gasol calls trade rumors ‘nerve-wracking,’ but also sees the positive in Grizzlies situation

    Clutch Points "With the NBA’s trade deadline now just a few days away, the league’s rumor mill continues to churn at rapid speeds. This time around, Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol remains at the forefront of rumors with the veteran big man currently gearing up to join a..." February 04

  • NBA Rumors: Mike Conley, Marc Gasol both on Pistons’ radar

    Detroit Bad Boys "The NBA trade deadline is less than a week away, and there are several reports that indicate that the Detroit Pistons are after one or both of Mike Conley and Marc Gasol of the Memphis Grizzlies. At this point, there is so much smoke there..." February 04