6:39 AM EDT, Fri October 20, 2017
15 hours ago

Memphis Grizzlies: JaMychal out ‘several weeks;’ how do they get through without him?

The Memphis Grizzlies won 101-93 on Wednesday night, but lost forward JaMychal Green for several weeks with a left ankle sprain. Before the preseason even started, the Memphis Grizzlies had planned to release stretch forward Jarell Martin when the preseason had finished, but we all knew if the front office had a mind at all, […] Memphis Grizzlies: JaMychal out ‘several weeks;’ how do they get through without him? - Beale Street Bears - Beale Street Bears - A Memphis Grizzlies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
17 hours ago

Memphis Grizzlies shoot down Pelicans in home opener

A Tony Allen homecoming was one to witness, but the Memphis Grizzlies shot down the Pelicans 103-91 in front of a sell out crowd at FedEx Forum.  The Memphis Grizzlies opened up the 2017 NBA season in Memphis on Wednesday night at FedEx Forum in front of a sell-out crowd. A game highlighted by the […] Memphis Grizzlies shoot down Pelicans in home opener - Beale Street Bears - Beale Street Bears - A Memphis Grizzlies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
22 hours ago

Could the Memphis Grizzlies bench be elite?

After a thrilling opening night, the Memphis Grizzlies could have a dangerous element brewing in their system: an elite bench. “Elite” isn’t a term I’ll throw out often. Big hasty generalizations aren’t something I’m going to give out either. However, the Memphis Grizzlies might have an elite bench. After an opening-night win against the Pelicans, the Grizzlies […] Could the Memphis Grizzlies bench be elite? - Beale Street Bears - Beale Street Bears - A Memphis Grizzlies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 18, 2017

Memphis Grizzlies’ Chandler Parsons: A Fall From Grace

Chandler Parsons isn’t the player that he used to be or the one the Memphis Grizzlies expected him to be. Did he have the quickest decline in NBA history? Have you ever driven by a deadly car accident? It really is a strange exercise in human psychology. Everyone stops to take a look and view […] Memphis Grizzlies’ Chandler Parsons: A Fall From Grace - Beale Street Bears - Beale Street Bears - A Memphis Grizzlies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 18, 2017

Memphis Grizzlies 2017-18 Player Preview: Tyreke Evans

Can University of Memphis product Tyreke Evans rekindle that Tiger magic to ignite a spark in his career and lead the Memphis Grizzlies’ bench? The Memphis Grizzlies signed Tyreke Evans in hopes to fill the bench scoring void left when Zach Randolph left town. Evans not only has the chance to fill it, but he […] Memphis Grizzlies 2017-18 Player Preview: Tyreke Evans - Beale Street Bears - Beale Street Bears - A Memphis Grizzlies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 18, 2017

Memphis Grizzlies Opening Night: 3 things to watch for

Let’s rejoice! It’s finally time for Memphis Grizzlies basketball. What should we watch for as the Grizzlies return to battle the New Orleans Pelicans? Memphis Grizzlies basketball is back, and you should be excited about it. Opening night is overall a fun experience. You get your first look at new players and schemes. After months […] Memphis Grizzlies Opening Night: 3 things to watch for - Beale Street Bears - Beale Street Bears - A Memphis Grizzlies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 17, 2017

Memphis Grizzlies: 4 reasons the 2016 draft could come back to bite

The Memphis Grizzlies recently let go of two players in the 2016 NBA draft class. It’s a situation that only magnifies the Grizzlies’ draft struggles. After the 2016 NBA draft, things were promising for the Memphis Grizzlies. They selected Wade Baldwin (17th) and Deyonta Davis (31st) — two players that slipped from the lottery. They […] Memphis Grizzlies: 4 reasons the 2016 draft could come back to bite - Beale Street Bears - Beale Street Bears - A Memphis Grizzlies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 17, 2017

5 players the Memphis Grizzlies should’ve picked over Wade Baldwin

The Memphis Grizzlies dropped the ball on another first-round draft pick. Now that Wade Baldwin is off the team, let’s look at who they should’ve picked. At the time, Wade Baldwin might have been the right pick for the Memphis Grizzlies. Now, it’s evident that it wasn’t at all. Baldwin was released yesterday as the […] 5 players the Memphis Grizzlies should’ve picked over Wade Baldwin - Beale Street Bears - Beale Street Bears - A Memphis Grizzlies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 16, 2017

Memphis Grizzlies waiving Wade Baldwin, Rade Zagorac

The Memphis Grizzlies recently made their final roster decision, waiving 2016 first-round pick Wade Baldwin and Rade Zagorac. Was this a good move? The Memphis Grizzlies had to cut their roster down to 15 even though they had 16 guaranteed contracts. We all know the decision would come on Monday, but it came a lot […] Memphis Grizzlies waiving Wade Baldwin, Rade Zagorac - Beale Street Bears - Beale Street Bears - A Memphis Grizzlies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 16, 2017

Memphis Grizzlies: Chandler Parsons, Pinewood Superstar

David Fizdale announced that Chandler Parsons is coming off the bench. While it suits his remote style, what does this mean for the Memphis Grizzlies? Simply put, this means that Chandler Parsons will be best used for the Memphis Grizzlies in spurts. Instead of boosting the starting lineup, Parsons will be anchoring the second lineup […] Memphis Grizzlies: Chandler Parsons, Pinewood Superstar - Beale Street Bears - Beale Street Bears - A Memphis Grizzlies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 16, 2017

Memphis Grizzlies 2017-2018 Player Preview: Andrew Harrison

As the NBA season is near, the final cuts to the roster are close. Will Andrew Harrison still be a member of the Memphis Grizzlies on opening night? I’m on the record as not exactly being the biggest Andrew Harrison fan in the world. I’m also a firm believer that Andrew Harrison is the living […] Memphis Grizzlies 2017-2018 Player Preview: Andrew Harrison - Beale Street Bears - Beale Street Bears - A Memphis Grizzlies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 16, 2017

Memphis Grizzlies Roundtable: Who should be the final two roster cuts?

The Memphis Grizzlies have to cut two guaranteed contracts by opening night. Who could find themselves without a team on opening night? The Memphis Grizzlies are stuck in a tricky situation. There has to be 15 players on the active NBA roster, and the Grizzlies have 16 guaranteed contracts — Mario Chalmers is the only […] Memphis Grizzlies Roundtable: Who should be the final two roster cuts? - Beale Street Bears - Beale Street Bears - A Memphis Grizzlies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 14, 2017

Memphis Grizzlies: Preseason is over, real work begins

The Memphis Grizzlies wound up another successful pre-season campaign with a convincing 142-101 win over the New Orleans Pelicans, but the work isn’t over. The Memphis Grizzlies completed another winning pre-season with a dominating victory over the short-handed New Orleans Pelicans at FedEx Forum 142-101. Led by Marc Gasol (19 points, 10 rebounds, eight assists), […] Memphis Grizzlies: Preseason is over, real work begins - Beale Street Bears - Beale Street Bears - A Memphis Grizzlies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 14, 2017

Memphis Grizzlies: Brandan Wright will thrive with a bigger role

Brandan Wright had a quiet 2016-17 season for the Memphis Grizzlies, but head coach David Fizdale has high expectations for Wright for his 2017-18 campaign. During the team’s Media Day, the Memphis Grizzlies players made their appearances, but I have to say center Brandan Wright was the most soft spoken of all of them. He […] Memphis Grizzlies: Brandan Wright will thrive with a bigger role - Beale Street Bears - Beale Street Bears - A Memphis Grizzlies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 13, 2017

Memphis Grizzlies and the Preseason Blues

Memphis Grizzlies fans are worrying about the season before it even begins. Things are changing, but this isn’t a reason to give up hope yet. This preseason has been short but tortuous for Memphis Grizzlies fans. Don’t worry. Nerves are normal when a team goes into training camp knowing two players with guaranteed contracts won’t […] Memphis Grizzlies and the Preseason Blues - Beale Street Bears - Beale Street Bears - A Memphis Grizzlies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More