TAG: Memphis Grizzlies

GIFs, Video / Oct 21, 2014 / 12:00 pm

Watch Vince Carter Reject Dirk Nowitzki At The Rim

Dirk Nowitzki, Vince Carter

New Memphis Grizzlies veteran wing Vince Carter faced off with his old team, the Dallas Mavericks, on Monday night. Despite only playing for eight minutes and recording just three points, the 37-year-old showed off his legendary vertical on the defensive end in the closing seconds of the first quarter. Read More »

GIFs / Oct 15, 2014 / 10:45 am

GIF: Russell Westbrook Gets The Steal And Goes Coast-To-Coast

Russell Westbrook, Jon Leuer

After news Kevin Durant will be out for 6-8 weeks with a Jones fracture in his right foot, all eyes turned towards his fellow all-star, Russell Westbrook. #WhyNot Russ was diplomatic after the injury, expressing faith that the team will step in conjunction with his own role, and it was clear during last night’s 117-107 win over the Grizzlies. Read More »

Smack, Twitter / Oct 10, 2014 / 11:00 am

Patrick Beverley’s Funny Rejoinder When Vince Carter Tells Him To Chill

Patrick Beverley

Confession time: we love Patrick Beverley. The guy plays so freakin’ hard and makes it so difficult for opposing ball handlers to get comfortable, there just aren’t many like him in the NBA.* Except, he has a tendency to rub some players the wrong way, and Vince Carter told him to chill last night after Beverley celebrated drawing an offensive foul. Beverley’s response was just about perfect, though. Read More »

Smack / Sep 23, 2014 / 8:15 pm

Grizzlies To Host Promotional Nights Poking Fun At Clippers, Thunder

Zach Randolph, Blake Griffin (Robert Hanashiro, USATODAY)

The Memphis Grizzlies have been a playoff fixture in the Western Conference since 2011, when they beat the San Antonio Spurs in a first-round upset and established themselves as a perennial threat. The Grit ‘N Grind crew’s emergence, unsurprisingly, has led to epic playoff battles every spring. The Grizzlies’ most common and contentious postseason foes of this era? Undoubtedly the Oklahoma City Thunder and Los Angeles Clippers. Memphis has squared-off with Oklahoma City in three of the past four springs, and met LA’s best team twice over that same timeframe. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, NBA / Jul 12, 2014 / 11:00 am

Report: Vince Carter Signs 3-Year, $12 Million Deal With Grizzlies

Mike Conley, Vince Carter

Free agent Vince Carter will sign a three-year, $12 million deal with the Memphis Grizzlies, the team has announced last night. Memphis was uninterested in waiting on shooter, Mike Miller, who appears headed to Cleveland with LeBron James, and agreed to terms with the 37-year-old Carter last night. Read More »

2014 Free Agency / Jun 27, 2014 / 1:15 pm

Report: Z-Bo Opts-In for 2014-2015, Agrees To Extension With Grizzlies

Zach Randolph (Joe Camporeale, USATODAY Sports)

The Memphis Grizzlies have assured that they’ll be gritting and grinding for years to come. According to reports, Zach Randolph has opted into his contract for 2014-2015 and agreed to a two-year extension with the Grizzlies. Read More »

College, NBA Draft / Jun 26, 2014 / 1:00 pm

Not Even A Car Crash Can Stand In The Way Of Jarnell Stokes’ Drive To The NBA

Jarnell Stokes

Jarnell Stokes climbed out of the totaled Town car and squinted into the light, attempting to get his bearings. This couldn’t possibly be how it ends, could it?

Not at the hands of a hit-and-run driver. Not when he was on his way to the airport for his first workout with an NBA team — and not just any team, the defending champion Miami Heat. Not because, after all his hard work and attention to detail, he’d let his guard down by not wearing his seatbelt. Read More »

NBA / May 25, 2014 / 3:24 pm

Report: Memphis Grizzlies Interested in Jeff Van Gundy

Jeff Van Gundy

The NBA playoffs are still in full swing, but that hasn’t stopped the league’s coaching carousel from spinning at an increasingly confounding speed. After a front office shake-up that has seemingly made the departure of first-year coach Dave Joerger to Minnesota imminent, reports say the Memphis Grizzlies have turned their attention to former Houston Rockets and New York Knicks head coach Jeff Van Gundy. Read More »

NBA / May 23, 2014 / 3:00 pm

Dave Joerger To Meet With Owner For ‘Wolves Job

Marc Gasol, Dave Joerger

Earlier this week, the Memphis Grizzlies front office went through an upheaval when their CEO and assistant general manager abruptly left the team. There have been reports owner Robert Pera has been very hands-on with the team, including promising playing time to certain players earlier in the season. So it’s no surprise Grizzlies head coach Dave Joerger is looking elsewhere for a new job. He has made significant progress with the Minnesota Timberwolves this week. Read More »

Latest News / May 20, 2014 / 12:15 pm

Memphis Grizzlies CEO Resigns After Friction With Owner, More May Follow

Dave Joerger

On Monday, Memphis Grizzlies CEO Jason Levien and assistant general manager Stu Lash resigned from their positions. There are reports of conflict within the organization between the owner and the front office, and the futures of VP of basketball operations John Hollinger and head coach Dave Joerger are up in the air as well. Read More »