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Media Day Spotlight: Marc Gasol, MVP?

So on SportsTwist yesterday (airing Monday-Friday from 6-7 p.m. on KWAM 990,, me and my producer DJ Camtastic had a disagreement. My contention is that Marc Gasol must play at an MVP level for the Grizzlies to have a shot at winning a championship. Cam says that flies in the face of the no-stars, blue-collar Grit-N-Grind team dynamics that the fans have come to love...
Via Grit, Grind, GRIZZ!
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Memphis Grizzlies season preview: Roster analysis

As training camps and media days are beginning to take place in NBA cities around the country, basketball fans can feel the beginning of the season drawing near. In this article, which is the first part of a three-part season preview, let’s take a look at the roster of the Memphis Grizzlies and analyze its strengths and weaknesses. Overview The Grizzlies have built a reputation...
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Take 5: On Marc Gasol's future and Tony Allen's key to a good start

Five quick quotes from the Griz media day: 1. Marc Gasol, on his pending free agency: “I think we’ve got to take it day by day. We have so many goals and things that we’ve got to do, still. We’ll get there when we get there and then we’ll see how everything is. You guys know how much I love the city, you know how much I love this team and this hasn’t changed, so we’ll...
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Media Day Spotlight: Michael Beasley

The conundrum known as Michael Beasley can be summed up in two statements: Seven years ago, Michael Beasley was the #2 pick in the NBA draft, a rising star. Today, he is competing on a non guaranteed contract for a roster spot that the Grizzlies just might not fill at all. For whatever reasons, the promise of Beasley’s potential has gone unfulfilled — maybe it was general knuckleheadedness...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Z-Bow-ties? Count me in!

With the NBA season rapidly closing in, many teams are figuring out ways to get tickets sold and make a nice profit. So what could possibly lure fans to arenas? Well if you are the Memphis Grizzlies, you offer fans the exclusive Zach Randolph bow-tie or aptly called the “Z-Bow-Tie.” See what they did there? This glorious bow-tie will be given away when the Grizzlies take on...
Via Crossover Chronicles
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Grizzlies sign veteran free-agent forward Michael Beasley

  The Memphis Grizzlies say free-agent forward Michael Beasley is among several additions to their training-camp roster. Beasley, the No. 2 overall pick in the 2008 draft, averaged 7.9 points, 3.1 rebounds and 15.1 minutes while playing 55 games last season with the Miami Heat. The Grizzlies announced the addition of the 25-year-old Beasley on Thursday. Beasley, who is 6-foot-9...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Memphis Grizzlies Will Be Giving Away Zach Randolph ‘Z-Bow-Ties’

On April 4th, when the Memphis Grizzlies host the Washington Wizards. The first 5,000 fans to arrive at the FedExForum will receive a Zach Randolph “Z-Bow-Tie,” similar to the rendering above. Dare I say best fan promotion thus far? Yup. H/N Ball Don’t Lie The post Memphis Grizzlies Will Be Giving Away Zach Randolph ‘Z-Bow-Ties’ appeared first on Hooped Up.
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Grizzlies to have Zach Randolph bow tie giveaway

Why yes, that is a mock-up of what will be a real-life bow-tie festooned with... Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Beasley Coming To Memphis

Yahoo! Sports Adrian Wojnarowski broke the news that Beasley, the No. 2 pick in the 2008 draft, has agreed to a non guaranteed contract with the Grizzlies. He will be on the training camp roster this fall and my guess is that he’ll make the team. Here’s hoping he rocks the ‘Fro. The Grizzlies need a guy with wild hair. Quick Reax: I must admit this is becoming a bit monotonous...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Beasley finds a temporary home in Memphis

credit: The Memphis Grizzlies have reached an agreement with Michael Beasley on a non-guaranteed training camp contract. It’s hard to say whether or not Beasley will make the team, but it’s obviously encouraging for him that some team is reaching out and expressing interest in his services. If Beasley had his act together and took his game seriously, all 30 NBA teams...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Beasley to sign non-guranteed contract with Grizzlies

The Memphis Grizzlies and free-agent forward Michael Beasley have reached agreement on a non-guranteed contract, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. Free agent forward Michael Beasley has reached agreement on a deal with Memphis, league sources tell Yahoo. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) September 23, 2014 Beasley spent several days working out for the Grizzlies...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Memphis Grizzlies Troll Los Angeles Clippers With Flip Flop Giveaway

The Memphis Grizzlies announced their promotional schedule today, and in addition to the usual assortment of popular fan giveaways — headbands, scarves, posters, camo hats (for military appreciation night) — the team has included some interesting new items. On March 14th, the first 5,000 fans through the gate will receive a Marc Gasol Growth Chart. On January 31st, a game against...
Via Next Impulse Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Grizzlies to give away Zach Randolph bow ties and wrestling belts

The Grizzlies revealed some of their giveaways this coming season. Because we all love terrible puns, the Grizz decided it would be clever to give away… the Z-Bow tie (Zach Randolph’s nickname being Z-Bo). This is a Z-Bow tie that will be given away (Apr 4th, WAS game) – the must have. — Chris Vernon (@ChrisVernonShow) September 23, 2014 Not only...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
7 days ago  |  Discuss

SportSouth to air 81 Grizzlies games for 2014-15 season

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- On Thursday, the Memphis Grizzlies announced that SportSouth would televise 81 games from the club's 2014-15 schedule -- a franchise record for local broadcasts. Memphis will launch the SportSouth package on Oct. 29, as the Grizzlies host Andrew Wiggins (the No. 1 overall pick in the June draft) and the Minnesota Timberwolves at FedExForum (7 p.m. CST). Grizz...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Gilbert Arenas has harsh words for Al Sharpton, rioters

Everybody has an opinion regarding the recent events happening in St. Louis, some are outraged, some have been quiet and some have started taking matters into their own hands. Like other athletes, Gilbert Arenas expressed himself via social media on the killing of Mike Brown and he was not happy about the looting or the presence of Civil Rights leader, Rev. Al Sharpton. Via Necole...
Via BlackSportsOnline
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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