3:43 PM EDT, Sat October 21, 2017
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Game Preview: Memphis Grizzlies vs. Golden State Warriors

Game Preview: Memphis Grizzlies vs. Golden State Warriors

The Grizzlies clash with the defending Champs in the second game of the season WHO: Memphis Grizzlies (1-0, 1-0 home) vs. Golden State Warriors (1-1, 1-0 away) WHERE: FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee WHEN: 7:00 PM CT HOW TO WATCH: NBATV, Fox Sports Southeast/ 92.9 FM ESPN Memphis INJURY REPORT- MEMPHIS- Ben McLemore (Out, Right Foot), Wayne Selden Jr. (Out, Quad), JaMychal Green (Out, Left Ankle) GOLDEN STATE- Omar Casspi (Questionable, Left Ankle), Andre Igudola (Questionable, Back), Draymond Green (Questionable, Knee) PROBABLE STARTERS- MEMPHIS- Mike Conley, Andrew Harrison, James Ennis...
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Five Questions with Golden State of Mind

Five Questions with Golden State of Mind

Our latest installment of Five Questions with Daniel Hardee of Golden State of Mind It is time for another installment of Five Questions! Today we are chatting with Daniel Hardee of Golden State of Mind, SB Nation’s Golden State Warriors blog, about tonight’s big game against the Memphis Grizzlies. If you had to pick a team with the best chance of upsetting the Warriors in the West, who would it be and why? Hmm. We at GSoM normally don't visualize defeat, but this is a great question. I thought about the Rockets (inconsistent defense) and OKC (not enough depth) before settling on the...
Oct 20, 2017
Picking Out a Nickname for Dillon Brooks

Picking Out a Nickname for Dillon Brooks

The Grizzlies’ newest superstar needed a nickname, so we came up with a few suggestions. On Thursday, rookie and new Grizz Nation darling Dillon Brooks took over the Memphis Grizzlies’ Twitter account to answer questions from fans. There were some pretty amusing answers, as well as some that were more intriguing, like the one where a fan asked Brooks if he had a nickname: Y’all need to come up with one https://t.co/dyxC44hx7Q— Memphis Grizzlies (@memgrizz) October 19, 2017 Well, rookie, you're in luck. It just so happens that I have a knack for puns, and too much time on my...
Oct 20, 2017
The Grizz Fan’s Hater’s Guide: Southwest Division

The Grizz Fan’s Hater’s Guide: Southwest Division

We wrap up our preview with a look at the Grizzlies’ division, as well as a self-deprecating look at the team we all root for. The NBA is back! To help get you ready for the start of the season, Grizzly Bear Blues is bringing you the Grizz Fans Hater’s Guide, a succinct look at every team in the NBA with a review of their 2016-17 season and the changes they made in the offseason. We wrap things up with a look at the Grizzlies' division, the Southwest, and even give a little hate to the team we all love. Because sometimes it's good to laugh at yourself. PLEASE NOTE: All commentary is...
Oct 19, 2017
Reports: JaMychal Green Out 3-4 Weeks With Ankle Sprain

Reports: JaMychal Green Out 3-4 Weeks With Ankle Sprain

Green goes down in first minutes of opener, opens door for youngsters Four minutes into the season opener against the New Orleans Pelicans, Memphis Grizzlies starting power forward JaMychal Green leaned on his knees, head touching the floor in what appeared to be serious pain after suffering an ankle injury. He was helped off the floor and did not return to the game. After an MRI today, it was first reported by Shams Charania that Green suffered a high ankle sprain/bone bruise and David Aldridge reported later that Green will be out three to four weeks. Fortunately for the big man out of...
Oct 19, 2017
The Grizz Fan’s Hater’s Guide: Northwest Division

The Grizz Fan’s Hater’s Guide: Northwest Division

Next up on our hate train, it’s the Northwest Division. To help get you ready for the start of the season, Grizzly Bear Blues is bringing you the Grizz Fans Hater’s Guide, a succinct look at every team in the NBA with a review of their 2016-17 season and the changes they made in the offseason. Now, we move to the Northwest Division. PLEASE NOTE: All commentary is 100% sarcasm and not intended to be as actual basketball analysis. Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports Denver Nuggets Last Season’s Record: 40-42. They traded Jusuf Nurkic to the Blazers and then had to...
Oct 19, 2017
Report Card: Grizzlies vs. Pelicans

Report Card: Grizzlies vs. Pelicans

Grading the Grizzlies season-opening win against the New Orleans Pelicans Four minutes in the game and FedExForum was overcome by silence. JaMychal Green goes down with a left ankle injury and it is déjà vu to the Celtics game from the night before. Fortunately for the Grizzlies, the injury did not look as severe. However, after Green went down the bench stepped up huge in defeating the Pelicans after a dominant second half. The win can be described in two words: Team Basketball. Now, to team grades. Mike Conley- A Conley came ready to play tonight. He had a captain-like mindset leading...
Oct 19, 2017
Chandler Parsons Deserves Better

Chandler Parsons Deserves Better

Home should be where the heart is. For Parsons, Memphis isn’t there just yet. Frustration makes us all do things that we regret. Chandler Parsons probably will wish that he didn’t say what he said last night after the Memphis Grizzlies defeated the New Orleans Pelicans 103-91. The words went something like this... Chandler Parsons on booing: "It's tasteless. ... I'll treat home games like road games if that's the way it's going to be."— Geoff Calkins (@geoff_calkins) October 19, 2017 Calling the booing of a home player tasteless? Not so regrettable. Treating home games like road...
Oct 18, 2017
Grizzlies top Pelicans on Opening Night 103-91

Grizzlies top Pelicans on Opening Night 103-91

Tony Allen comes back to Memphis and takes a loss at the hands of Mike Conley and the Grizzlies. The emotion of the night was clear with Tony Allen’s return to the Grindhouse he helped build as the new-look Memphis Grizzlies pulled out a double-digit win over the New Orleans Pelicans 103-91 in the first game of the season for both teams. First Quarter The game started off great for the Grizzlies. Mike Conley and Marc Gasol are still good at basketball. Mike Conley dropped in 10 points in the first quarter alone, in just 8 minutes. Marc Gasol was on the court throwing dimes down the floor...
Oct 18, 2017
Tony Allen Writes Open Letter to Memphis

Tony Allen Writes Open Letter to Memphis

TA leaves a heartfelt message for Memphis on The Players’ Tribune. Today was already going to be an sentimental day for Grizzly fans and Tony Allen. It will be his first game since 2010 inside FedExForum in which he’s not wearing the #9 Grizzlies uniform. To show his appreciation to the Grizzlies and their fans for the last 7 years, Tony posted an article on The Players’ Tribune earlier this morning titled “Memphis” and it is as amazing as you would expect a Tony Allen written article to be. The article shows that Memphis meant as much to Tony as he did to the city of Memphis. ...
Oct 18, 2017
GBB Roundtable: NBA Season Predictions Edition

GBB Roundtable: NBA Season Predictions Edition

Time to look in to the NBA future! Will Mike Conley make his first All-Star Game? Will Marc Gasol once again be named to the All-NBA Team for the Memphis Grizzlies? Will someone other than the Golden State Warriors or Cleveland Cavaliers make the NBA Finals? We tackle those topics and more in our latest GBB Roundtable! Joining me today are GBB Gameday Editor Grace Baker, GBB Associate Editor Jack Noonan, and GBB Staff Writers Mac Trammell and McCarty Maxwell. Who will be the Most Valuable Grizzly this season? Joe Mullinax (@JoeMullinax)- Mike Conley. He will see an even larger role this...
Oct 18, 2017
Five Questions with The Bird Writes

Five Questions with The Bird Writes

Our first Five Questions of the 2017-18 season is kicked off with Zach Junda of The Bird Writes. BASKETBALL IS BACK! Let me calm down. But we made it, four months of misery and now our optimism (and uncertainty) looking forward is pretty high. For the Memphis Grizzlies, the season starts with a home game against the New Orleans Pelicans, tipping off at 7:00pm CT at FedExForum. Zach Junda (@ZacharyJunda) of The Bird Writes, the Pelicans SB Nation affiliate, joins me to discuss the Birds and tonight’s match up. What are your expectations for NOLA this season? This is the most important...
Oct 18, 2017
The Grizz Fan’s Hater’s Guide: Pacific Division

The Grizz Fan’s Hater’s Guide: Pacific Division

The Hater’s Guide goes West. First up, the Pacific Division. Grizzly basketball back! Tonight, the Grizzlies will kick off their season as they welcome the Pelicans to FedExForum. To help get you ready for the start of the season, Grizzly Bear Blues is bringing you the Grizz Fans Hater’s Guide, a succinct look at every team in the NBA with a review of their 2016-17 season and the changes they made in the offseason. Yesterday we covered the Eastern Conference. Today, we go West, starting with the Pacific Division and the defending champs. PLEASE NOTE: All commentary is 100% sarcasm and...
Oct 18, 2017
Memphis Grizzlies vs. New Orleans Pelicans Opening Night Game Preview

Memphis Grizzlies vs. New Orleans Pelicans Opening Night Game Preview

We back. WHO: Memphis Grizzlies (0-0 overall, 0-0 home) vs. New Orleans Pelicans (0-0, 0-0 away) WHEN: 7:00 PM CT WHERE: FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee HOW TO WATCH/LISTEN: FOX Sports Southeast/92.9 FM ESPN Memphis Injury Report- MEMPHIS- Wayne Selden Jr. (Right Quad) and Ben McLemore (Right Foot) are OUT. Tyreke Evans (Right Ankle) is QUESTIONABLE. NEW ORLEANS- Anthony Davis (Illness) is PROBABLE. Alexis Ajinca (Right Knee), Omer Asik (Illness), Solomon Hill (Left Hamstring), Frank Jackson (Right Foot), and Rajon Rondo (Core Muscle) are all OUT. PROBABLE STARTERS- MEMPHIS- Mike Conley,...
Oct 18, 2017
3 and D Podcast: Roster Cuts

3 and D Podcast: Roster Cuts

The Grizzlies finally trimmed the roster to 15 The newest episode of the 3 and D podcast is ready for your enjoyment! Mark and Joe talk about the recent roster cuts from the Memphis Grizzlies and why it makes sense for the Grizzlies to move on from Rade and Baldwin. They also talk about opening night for the Memphis Grizzlies and what they expect from the team against the Pelicans. It's all on a new episode of the 3 and D Podcast! Follow us on Twitter @3andDPod and be sure to subscribe to the podcast on BlogTalkRadio and iTunes so you never miss an episode! Thank you for listening and for...