GRIZZLIES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Fizdale happy as Grizzlies stand pat at deadline

The Memphis Grizzlies did not move any pieces on Deadline Day as Fizdale is happy with his current roster Memphis Grizzlies head coach, David Fizdale, said he is happy with the players he has at his disposal. That is the reason the organization did not pursue any trades on Trade Deadline Day. “You can always get better,” Fizdale said, “Golden State won 73 games and then went...
Via Grizzly Bear Blues
2 hours ago

GBBLive Recap: Parsons, Gasol, Memphis Grizzlies expectations

Listen to the all-new episode of GBB’s flagship podcast here! The All-Star Break and the trade deadline have come and gone. Now, it is time to return to basketball. The Memphis Grizzlies do just that Friday night, and GBBLive talked about that and much more on our latest episode! Listen to the show in the player below or via this link. Host Joe Mullinax was joined by GBBLive rookie...
Via Grizzly Bear Blues
3 hours ago

Grizzlies sign Toney Douglas for remainder of season

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) The Memphis Grizzlies have signed guard Toney Douglas for the remainder of the season Douglas, 30, has played 14 games for the Grizzlies this season. The 6-foot-2 guard is averaging 5.5 points, 2.9 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 17.2 minutes. Douglas originally signed with the Grizzlies as a free agent Dec. 5 but was waived Dec. 15. He signed consecutive 10-day...
Via Associated Press
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Grizzlies sign Douglas for remainder of season, with option for 2017-18

The Grizzlies sign the back-up point guard for the rest of the season after impressing on two 10-day contracts The Memphis Grizzlies have announced the signing of Toney Douglas until the end of the season with a team option for 2017-18. On a quiet trade deadline day for the Grizzlies, they have signed Mike Conley’s back-up after originally signing the 30-year-old in December before...
Via Grizzly Bear Blues
17 hours ago

Memphis has healthy roster for playoff push in stretch run

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) The Memphis Grizzlies' latest injury reports need a second glance, they appear a bit suspect. Nobody is listed as hurt or nursing an injury. If someone is out, it's simply for rest. No knee problems requiring forward Chandler Parsons to sit. No ankle issues for reserve forward Brandan Wright. No lingering problems from point guard Mike Conley's broken back...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

'Playmakers' in Ice Cube's league who can help the Cavs

The Cleveland Cavaliers are the defending NBA champions and have the best record in the Eastern Conference yet again, but that doesn't mean all is rosy in Cleveland. LeBron James has repeatedly discussed his desire for management to add playmakers to the roster, this despite the fact the Cavs have the highest payroll in the NBA.Welcome back to the Yardbarker roundtable, where we...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Marc Gasol drove from Memphis to New Orleans for All-Star Game

Instead of taking to the air, Marc Gasol opted for ground transportation to get to New Orleans for All-Star Weekend.For the third time in his career, Gasol has been named an All-Star and will represent the Grizzlies in the NBA’s annual spectacle. Unlike many of his teammates, Gasol didn’t fly to New Orleans for the festivities. Instead, Gasol drove from Memphis. The Grizzlies...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Box Score 2/14: Love and reconciliation

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the Yardbarker Box Score, what we're reading while hoping each and every one of you reading this has a happy Valentine's Day. Happy birthday to Mickey Wright, Jim Kelly, Gheorghe Muresan, Steve McNair and Brandon Sutter. On this date in 2010, Alexandre Bilodeau...
Via Yardbarker
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Grizzlies LIVE! 3-Pointer: Favorite Broadway Musical

Grizzlies LIVE 3-Pointer in Brooklyn: Favorite Broadway musical Check out what Pete, Brevin, and Fish had to say!
Via FOX Sports South
10 days ago  |  Discuss

A promise left unfilled, Vince Carter and the Raptors

When people think of Vince Carter's time with the Toronto Raptors, they think of his legendary performance at the 2000 Slam Dunk Contest or his 50-point outburst in Game 3 of the 2001 Eastern Conference Semifinals against Allen Iverson and the 76ers. Maybe they think of his infamous graduation day that started in North Carolina and ended with him missing a potential game-winning...
Via Yardbarker
11 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL teams troll NBA for social media mandate

The NBA recently sent out a mandate to all 30 teams regarding social media interaction in the wake of a few so-called “Twitter wars” between teams.ESPN’s Tim MacMahon scooped this story, noting the Association’s memo “cited three specific examples of material that would be inappropriate for posts on official team accounts: Disparage, belittle or embarrass an individual...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

A coaching brotherhood: Fizdale, Bickerstaff lift Grizzlies

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Mike Conley and Marc Gasol have spent the last nine years in Memphis, their bond as strong as that of any NBA teammates. It is the foundation of the Grizzlies' identity. It's a friendship built on trust, respect and a whole lot of ribbing. They go at each other daily, but even Conley knows they have nothing on two coaches who arrived in Memphis last summer. David...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

This Steph Curry no-look, over-the-shoulder pass backfired terribly

Every now and then, Steph Curry screws up. We all know Curry can do some absolutely filthy things with a basketball, and he tried to add to his highlight during Friday’s game against the Grizzlies.But his no-look, over-the-shoulder pass on a fast break went to nobody but the photographers on the baseline and sent Warriors head coach Steve Kerr into a fit on the bench. That’s...
Via The Comeback
13 days ago  |  Discuss

David Fizdale livid with referee, gets first career ejection

Our latest Western Conference head coaching blowup came courtesy of David Fizdale of the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday night.In the third quarter of the Grizzlies’ 122-107 loss to the Golden State Warriors, Fizdale wasn’t happy about a questionable foul call on Tony Allen and went into a tirade against the referee, having to be held back by lead assistant J.B. Bickerstaff. Fizdale...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Draymond Green first player in NBA history to get triple-double without points

Golden State Warriors All-Star forward Draymond Green is one of the best all-around players in the NBA. He proved that to a T Friday night against the Memphis Grizzlies.Green recorded a triple-double with just four points. In the process, he put up 12 rebounds, 10 assists and a franchise-record 10 steals. He also added five blocks for good measure.It’s an absolutely absurd stat...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings could trade Kosta Koufos, Darren Collison before deadline?

The times could be a changin’ in Sacramento.According to Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders on Tuesday, there’s “a growing sense” the Kings could move point guard Darren Collison and big man Kosta Koufos before the February 23 trade deadline.Collison, 29, has overcome an early-season suspension for domestic violence to average 13.1 points and 4.0 assists per game this season...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

40-year-old Vince Carter turned back the clock and had a block party in Memphis

Vince Carter is 40 years old, and you wouldn’t know that by the plays he made against the San Antonio Spurs tonight in Memphis. Carter gave us flashbacks of the hops that made him the NBA Slam Dunk Contest champion in 2000 (yes, that was 17 years ago).  Okay, so he’s probably not jumping that Read more...
Via The Comeback
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant and Draymond Green engage in another heated exchange during game vs. Kings

Here we go again ...Less than a month after Draymond Green initiated a heated exchange with teammate Kevin Durant during a meltdown loss to the Memphis Grizzlies, the two were at it again Saturday during an intense, dramatic overtime loss in Sacramento.This time, Durant appeared to be the aggressor from a distance: While it's unclear what the argument was about, what is clear is...
Via FOX Sports
18 days ago

The Offensive Emergence Of Marc Gasol

Another NBA season, another year the Memphis Grizzlies are somehow on pace to win 50 games. At this point it really shouldn't come as a surprise anymore. The Grizzlies are going to be in the top half of the West almost regardless of who is on their roster.The Grizzlies have become almost “Spursian” in their ability to take players you have never heard of and turn them into...
Via The Sports Quotient
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Vince Carter makes 360 layup against his first team a day before turning 40

Age is often tough on NBA players, and especially on athletic wings that rely on their quickness, but Vince Carter continues to have moments that defy the clock. The 39-year-old Memphis Grizzlies’ guard had a particularly special one Wednesday night against his first team, the Toronto Raptors. Just a day before his 40th birthday, Carter proved he still has impressive moves with...
Via The Comeback
29 days ago  |  Discuss
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