7:39 AM EDT, Tue October 22, 2019
Grizzly Bear Blues 14 hours ago
Breaking: Memphis Grizzlies Pick Up Jaren Jackson Jr. and Grayson Allen’s Options

Breaking: Memphis Grizzlies Pick Up Jaren Jackson Jr. and Grayson Allen’s Options

Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Grizzlies pick up 3rd-year options for 2018 draftees. The @memgrizz have exercised third-year (2020-21 season) contract options on Jaren Jackson Jr. and Grayson Allen. Press release below. pic.twitter.com/nLLLfOoGub— Grizzlies PR (@GrizzliesPR) October 21, 2019 The Memphis Grizzlies announced today, amongst a frenzy of Rookie Deal Extensions, that they have picked up the third year (2020-21) team options on the contracts of Jaren Jackson Jr. and Grayson Allen. Jaren is the current face of the franchise alongside rookie Ja Morant. This move was a no...
Grizzly Bear Blues 22 hours ago
What the departure of Ivan Rabb and Miles Plumlee means

What the departure of Ivan Rabb and Miles Plumlee means

Justin Ford-USA TODAY Sports Aside from the obvious The Memphis Grizzlies got their roster to the league-mandated 15 players (and two two-way contracts in John Konchar and Yuta Watanabe) over the weekend. The roster is now as follows- Guards- Ja Morant, Tyus Jones, DeAnthony Melton, Grayson Allen, Marko Guduric, Dillon Brooks Forwards- Kyle Anderson, Jae Crowder, Solomon Hill, Bruno Caboclo, Josh Jackson, Andre Iguodala Bigs- Jonas Valanciunas, Jaren Jackson Jr., Brandon Clarke Of course, Andre Iguodala (likely traded by 2020) and Josh Jackson (starting the season with the Memphis...
Grizzly Bear Blues 23 hours ago
Memphis Grizzlies 2019-2020 Player Previews: Jonas Valanciunas

Memphis Grizzlies 2019-2020 Player Previews: Jonas Valanciunas

Photo by Michael J. LeBrecht II/NBAE via At the ripe old age of 27, the Grizzlies main man in the middle and “veteran” leader could be in line for the best season of his career. It is hard to believe it has been more than eight months since the Grizzlies traded Marc Gasol to the Toronto Raptors. At the time, it seemed like the deal that sent Gasol north of the was a fairly even deal in terms of value for Toronto and Memphis, as the Grizzlies acquired C.J. Miles, Delon Wright, Jonas Valanciunas, and a 2024 second rounder in return. However, it is very unlikely that neither the...
Grizzly Bear Blues 23 hours ago
For the Boy: Remembering Matt Neely

For the Boy: Remembering Matt Neely

Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via The Titans Social Media Superfan and Die Hard Grizzlies follower enhanced the fan experience for thousands. This is a wonderful time of year for any sports fan. Both college and professional football are halfway through their seasons, when games become more significant and rivalries become more meaningful. The MLB playoffs and World Series deliver some of the best moments in the entire sports world every year, and an eventual champion. And after a few slow months the NBA is finally back, with college basketball not far behind. Whether you are a die-hard...
Grizzly Bear Blues Oct 18, 2019
Grizzlies fans, join the Grizzly Bear Blues FanPulse

Grizzlies fans, join the Grizzly Bear Blues FanPulse

Photo by Joe Robbins/ Let your voice be heard! We are considered the voice of the Grizzlies community here at Grizzly Bear Blues, and we talk every day about how the Grizzlies are doing—whether they’ll win their upcoming game or how readers feel about the latest roster drama. Now, we’re starting a new polling project that will pull together the insights of the most plugged-in Grizzlies fans. If that describes you, then SIGN UP HERE to join us on our new project called SB Nation FanPulse. If you sign up, you’ll be among a hand-selected group from Grizzly Bear Blues who answers...