Clutch Points "Trying make a big leap in the Western Conference standings next season, the Memphis Grizzlies have had an active start to their offseason. First trading away Jonas Valancunias to the Pelicans in exchange for Steven Adams, and now they’ve acquired Rajon..." August 19
ESPN "The LA Clippers are trading Patrick Beverley, Rajon Rondo and Daniel Oturu to the Memphis Grizzlies for guard Eric Bledsoe, sources told ESPN on Sunday. The deal saves the Clippers $30 million in luxury tax and creates an $8.3 million..." August 16
"Just when it started to feel like the 2021 NBA offseason was cooling down, news broke on a four-player trade involving the Los Angeles Clippers and Memphis Grizzlies.
ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported the details.
Clutch Points "The Los Angeles Clippers just traded away two of their veteran point guards for another veteran point guard. Patrick Beverley and Rajon Rondo are headed to the Memphis Grizzlies in exchange for familiar face in Eric Bledsoe. On its surface, it’s sort of..." August 16
NBA Analysis "Monday afternoon, the Memphis Grizzlies and the New Orleans Pelicans agreed to what should be one of many trades to be made in the NBA over the next week or so. New Orelans agreed to ship Eric Bledsoe, Steven Adams, their No. 10 pick and No. 40 picks in this year’s draft, along..." July 28
NBA Analysis "On Monday afternoon, the Pelicans and Grizzlies were involved in what will likely be one of many trades to be made this NBA offseason. New Orleans was able to move the contracts of Eric Bledsoe and Steven Adams at the expense of the No. 10 and No. 40 picks in this year’s draft, as well as..." July 28
The Athletic "Last offseason, the Pelicans were convinced their moves would shift the culture around the franchise. They acquired hard-nosed veterans Eric Bledsoe and Steven Adams to bring some toughness to the starting lineup. They hired the defensive-minded Stan Van Gundy to..." July 27
The Big Lead "Eric Bledsoe is on the move once more this offseason. The journeyman point guard, traded ahead of last season from Milwaukee to New Orleans, was traded yesterday by the Pelicans to the Grizzlies. That isn't the last move for Bledsoe, either; Chris Haynes reports there is no expectation that..." July 27
Clutch Points "Eric Bledsoe was traded to the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday, but he’s not expected to stay in Memphis for very long. According to Yahoo’s Chris Haynes, Bledsoe will soon be on the move, once again. The 31-year old guard was part of the package the New..." July 26
Real GM Basketball "The Memphis Grizzlies have agreed to trade Jonas Valanciunas to the New Orleans Pelicans for Steven Adams and Eric Bledsoe. Memphis will acquire picks No. 10 and No. 40 in this week's draft along with a protected 2022 first round pick via the Los Angeles Lakers. " July 26
Yahoo! Sports "With the NBA draft closing in, the Pelicans’ bid to offload Eric Bledsoe appears to be gaining steam. Bleacher Report’s Jake Fischer reported on Sunday that New Orleans and Memphis have gained traction on a deal that would send Bledsoe and the No. 10 pick to the Grizzlies..." July 25
The Athletic "The New Orleans Pelicans are on the verge of one of the most important offseasons in franchise history. It may seem like hyperbole, but after two disappointing seasons to begin Zion Williamson’s career, the pressure is on to finally place a winning team around one of the most dominant..." July 20
NBA Analysis "From championship contender to being swept in the first-round, the last few years have really been unkind to the Boston Celtics. Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown both emerging as All-Star talents has definitely been a plus for them, but overall, the last several seasons have been disappointments..." July 20
"The injury to Coby White only heightens the Chicago Bulls‘ need for a point guard.
There were more than a few questioning whether White is Chicago’s answer at point guard, with most leaning toward the negative.
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Pro Basketball Talk "Pelicans coach Stan Van Gundy ripped his team after losing to the Knicks yesterday: “High school guys could’ve done what they’re supposed to do.” With New Orleans up three in the final seconds of regulation, Eric..." April 19
The Athletic "It would be difficult to describe this NBA season as anything other than a slog. Between the constant COVID-19-related postponements at the very start of the season, to the constant churn of games during the condensed schedule leading to an uptick of load management for many of the best..." April 15