1:13 PM EDT, Mon September 24, 2018
Grizzly Bear Blues 4 hours ago
The Grizzlies and the pursuit of mediocrity

The Grizzlies and the pursuit of mediocrity

The Memphis Grizzlies may or may not make the playoffs next year, but is simply making the playoffs a worthy goal without a clear plan for the future? On April 6, 2016, Sam Hinkie resigned as the general manager of the Philadelphia 76ers. Under his nearly three-year tenure, the 76ers had undergone the most relentless rebuild in NBA history and had only won 47 games over that time. “The Process” as it had come to be known appeared to have been a complete failure. However, history is written by the victors, and with the possible dynasty in the making led by Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid,...
Grizzly Bear Blues 4 hours ago
Memphis Grizzlies 2018-2019 Player Previews: Andrew Harrison

Memphis Grizzlies 2018-2019 Player Previews: Andrew Harrison

Its make or break time. Let’s be real honest here. Andrew Harrison improved quite a bit in his second full season with the Grizzlies. His awareness on offense was much improved over the previous campaign. Andrew just looked more confident all-around on the court. Just don’t look for impressive numbers with Harrison. Really. There isn’t much out there to support it. With Andrew, a lot of it is the “Eye Test.” On the NBA.com stats pages, if you sort stats by guards that played more than 15+ minutes a game, Andrew isn’t in the top 100 out of 186 guards in most categories. ...
Grizzly Bear Blues 5 hours ago
3 and D Podcast: Talking two guards and more with Joe Mullinax

3 and D Podcast: Talking two guards and more with Joe Mullinax

GBB’s Site Manager takes a break from his busy schedule to talk Grizzlies Mark talks with site manager of Grizzly Bear Blues, Joe Mullinax, about the two guard situation and what to expect from Dillon Brooks, Garrett Temple, MarShon Brooks and Wayne Selden Jr. Mark and Joe also talk about what people can expect from Kyle Anderson, what positions and lineups he might play, as well as what “success” looks like for first year head coach J.B. Bickerstaff. It’s all on a new season of the 3 and D Podcast! Follow us on Twitter @3andDPod, follow Mark on Twitter to ask questions and be sure...
Grizzly Bear Blues 5 hours ago
Lessons learned in Memphis from last season

Lessons learned in Memphis from last season

The Grizzlies’ depth will be the key to their return to postseason play. Last season was tough. Tough on the players. Tough on the coaching staff. Tough on the fans. Tough to watch. It was just tough. One of the greatest movie quotes in my memory is from The Dark Knight: “The night is darkest just before the dawn.” The hope for Grizz fans is that the darkness only spans one season. Sadly, the third longest playoff streak in the NBA came to an end with Memphis falling to the lottery. A season like last season after seven straight years of winning can be hard to swallow, but is it...
Grizzly Bear Blues Sep 21, 2018
The Memphis Grizzlies’ playoff chances just improved

The Memphis Grizzlies’ playoff chances just improved

The road back to the playoffs for the Memphis may not be quite as rocky as initially projected. As has been said nearly ad nauseam at this point, the Memphis Grizzlies will need nearly everything to go right in order for them to make the playoffs in a ludicrously loaded Western Conference. But thanks to the gross incompetence of Tom Thibodeau and the Minnesota Timberwolves, the road back to the playoffs for the Grizzlies will now likely be slightly less challenging than it was before. After an increasingly fractured relationship between Jimmy Butler and Karl-Anthony Towns/Andrew Wiggins,...
Grizzly Bear Blues Sep 21, 2018
This season could determine Chandler Parsons’ future

This season could determine Chandler Parsons’ future

The injury-riddled Chandler Parsons and the Memphis Grizzlies could have a more clear future together after this season. There are two groups of people when it comes to opinions on Chandler Parsons: One group of people supports him, even though he hasn’t been what he was signed to be. They recognize that his body — more notably, his knees — have betrayed him and prevented him from being Dallas or Houston Chandler Parsons. In the process, they still believe he’s a good basketball player, despite his physical limitations. The other group of people despises him. They think his subpar...
Grizzly Bear Blues Sep 21, 2018
What to look for in Grizzlies Training Camp

What to look for in Grizzlies Training Camp

Possible storylines to prepare for the upcoming season As the season draws ever near, we are here to look at potential storylines to watch for in training camp as well as preseason. Expectations coming into this year should be different than what we as Grizzlies fans have had in the past. We have a new(ish) head coach, a couple of new faces expected to contribute, as well as maybe slightly different expectations on what should be considered a successful campaign. Training camp this year will be held at the FedExForum from September 25-28, with their annual Media Day taking place Monday the...
Kyle Anderson's role among intriguing questions as Grizzlies enter training camp

Kyle Anderson's role among intriguing questions as Grizzlies enter training camp

Kyle Andersons contract, potential role among the factors that make him an interesting pickup for the Grizzlies.        
Grizzly Bear Blues Sep 20, 2018
Memphis Grizzlies survival guide for the rest of the offseason

Memphis Grizzlies survival guide for the rest of the offseason

What can fans do for the last month to calm the anxiety of the new season? Here are a few options. The NBA offseason is easily the best offseason in pro sports, but it is still the offseason nonetheless. It has it’s high points: the NBA Draft, Free Agency, and the Summer League, but those are still no substitutes for real NBA action on a nightly basis. The Memphis Grizzlies open their regular season on October 17th against Tyreke Evans and the Indiana Pacers. While October is just around the corner, it still seems we have to wait forever for the season to finally get here. So while we...
Grizzly Bear Blues Sep 20, 2018
ESPN NBA rank: Logic can create positivity for Grizzlies

ESPN NBA rank: Logic can create positivity for Grizzlies

Mike Conley and Marc Gasol are again ranked amongst the top players in the NBA. ESPN is in the midst of its annual series known as NBA Rank, which predicts the top players for each upcoming season. For the Grizzlies, both Marc Gasol and Mike Conley have been mainstays on the list for the past several years. In fact, they been ranked among the NBA’s elite. Gasol has been ranked 10th, 14th, 10th, 35th, and 29th over the past five years. Conley has been ranked 27th, 31st, 20th, 27th, and 23rd. Long considered one of the NBA’s most underrated duos, this list proves Gasol and Conley have...
Grizzly Bear Blues Sep 19, 2018
The malleable Memphis Grizzlies

The malleable Memphis Grizzlies

Its time to change by going back to what they have always been The Memphis Grizzlies added four veterans this offseason. It was a mix of players - older guys on vet contracts, a young guy looking to prove himself, guards, forwards. The biggest that they added for this team, was flexibility. Kyle Anderson, Omri Casspi, Shelvin Mack, and Garrett Temple were introduced at FedExForum in downtown Memphis on Monday and we learned some things pretty quickly about the newest Memphis Grizzlies. Head Coach JB Bickerstaff said more than once that was excited about the possible lineups that he could...
Grizzly Bear Blues Sep 19, 2018
Dear Memphis Grizzlies: Hire this blogger to run your front office

Dear Memphis Grizzlies: Hire this blogger to run your front office

With SI’s Lee Jenkins joining the Los Angeles Clippers’ front office, Memphis should up the ante by hiring a blogger. Sports Illustrated’s Lee Jenkins, arguably America’s finest basketball writer, or writer in all sports for that matter, has joined the Los Angeles Clippers front office. His official title will be the executive director of research and identity. This news, coming from a report by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, came as quite the surprise when it broke. Writers and media members have joined NBA front offices before, (John Hollinger, formerly of ESPN and always the...
Is Memphis Grizzlies GM Chris Wallace still viable in today's NBA? Kyle Anderson will decide that.

Is Memphis Grizzlies GM Chris Wallace still viable in today's NBA? Kyle Anderson will decide that.

The Grizzlies decision to sign Kyle Anderson is both intriguing and risky. Its success, or failure, could also decide Chris Wallaces fate.        
Grizzly Bear Blues Sep 18, 2018
Who will be the next Memphis Grizzlies two-way player?

Who will be the next Memphis Grizzlies two-way player?

A couple of former Memphis Tigers will be in the running to be the Grizzlies next two-way player When the Grizzlies signed Shelvin Mack back on August 7th, the Grizzlies created a logjam at the point guard position. With a healthy Mike Conley returning along with Andrew Harrison and Kobi Simmons on the roster, someone had to go. The Grizzlies ultimately cut Kobi Simmons on August 28th, creating an open two-way roster spot. Simmons has since signed a 1-year deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers, while the Grizzlies have yet to fill Simmons’ roster spot. As training camp nears, speculation will...
Grizzlies use players-only minicamp to build team chemistry

Grizzlies use players-only minicamp to build team chemistry

The Grizzlies newcomers played together in a voluntary players-only minicamp in August.        

Grizzlies Player News

  • 1 Dillon Brooks

    Dillon Brooks

    3 and D Podcast: Talking two guards and more with Joe Mullinax

  • 1 Andrew Harrison

    Andrew Harrison

    Memphis Grizzlies 2018-2019 Player Previews: Andrew Harrison

  • Mike Conley

    Mike Conley

    ESPN NBA rank: Logic can create positivity for Grizzlies

  • Marc Gasol

    Marc Gasol

    ESPN NBA rank: Logic can create positivity for Grizzlies

  • Chandler Parsons

    Chandler Parsons

    This season could determine Chandler Parsons’ future

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