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Here's the Grizzlies mascot holding a baby in a bear suit up at…

Here's the Grizzlies mascot holding a baby in a bear suit up at half-court of the Grindhouse (Photo)

yahoo.com deadspin.com Updated 14 hours ago
One good thing about babies, I am learning, is that sometimes things that you think would make them upset actually just sort of roll off their backs. Like, for example, dressing them up like teddy bears, handing them to a giant furry mascot, and having …
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  • GIF: Marc Gasol Whips Curving Cross-Court Pass For Open Three-P…

    GIF: Marc Gasol Whips Curving Cross-Court Pass For Open Three-Pointer

    dimemag.com Oct 23
    Box scores will never do the all-encompassing impact of Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol justice. The 2013 Defensive Player of the Year and former All-NBA Second Team honoree doesn’t block shots at an elite level, isn’t a super productive scorer, and…
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  • GIF: Tristan Thompson’s One-Handed Alley-Oop Smash

    GIF: Tristan Thompson’s One-Handed Alley-Oop Smash

    dimemag.com Oct 23
    The Cavs were in Memphis last night, and unlike their game against the Bulls earlier in the week when coach David Blatt tried to play a similar rotation to the one he’ll be using in the regular season, LeBron James sat for the entire game, and the playe…
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  • Watch Kyrie Irving Drop Sick Between The Legs Pass To Kevin Lov…

    Watch Kyrie Irving Drop Sick Between The Legs Pass To Kevin Love For Layup

    dimemag.com Oct 22
    Kyrie Irving’s unmatched creative flair can sometimes be more about style than substance. This is not one of those times. In an exhibition against the Memphis Grizzlies tonight, the Cleveland Cavaliers’ dynamo point guard dropped a sick between-the-legs…
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  • Watch Vince Carter Reject Dirk Nowitzki At The Rim

    Watch Vince Carter Reject Dirk Nowitzki At The Rim

    New Memphis Grizzlies veteran wing Vince Carter faced off with his old team, the Dallas Mavericks, on Monday night. Despite only playing for eight minutes and recording just three points, the 37-year-old showed off his legendary vertical on the defensiv…
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  • NBA: This Memphis Grizzlies team will not quit

    NBA: This Memphis Grizzlies team will not quit

    ESPN.com Oct 21
    The Grizzlies have made four straight postseasons. This could be the first one where they scratch and claw their way to June, writes J.A. Adande
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  • GIF: Russell Westbrook Gets The Steal And Goes Coast-To-Coast

    GIF: Russell Westbrook Gets The Steal And Goes Coast-To-Coast

    dimemag.com Oct 15
    After news Kevin Durant will be out for 6-8 weeks with a Jones fracture in his right foot, all eyes turned towards his fellow all-star, Russell Westbrook. #WhyNot Russ was diplomatic after the injury, expressing faith that the team will step in conjunct…
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  • The Spurs are giving their fans replica NBA championship rings …

    The Spurs are giving their fans replica NBA championship rings at their season opener (Photo)

    yahoo.com Oct 14
    We here at BDL joined the many fans who applauded the Memphis Grizzlies' announcement last month that they'd be giving the fans who attend their April 2015 home game against the Washington Wizards special, limited edition "Z-Bow-Ties". As prom…
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  • Patrick Beverley’s Funny Rejoinder When Vince Carter Tells Him …

    Patrick Beverley’s Funny Rejoinder When Vince Carter Tells Him To Chill

    dimemag.com Oct 10
    Confession time: we love Patrick Beverley. The guy plays so freakin’ hard and makes it so difficult for opposing ball handlers to get comfortable, there just aren’t many like him in the NBA.* Except, he has a tendency to rub some players the wrong way, …
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  • Griz waive Beasley; ex-No. 2 pick to China

    Griz waive Beasley; ex-No. 2 pick to China

    The Memphis Grizzlies have waived forward Michael Beasley, who had signed a non-guaranteed contract with the team last month.
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  • BDL's 2014-15 NBA Season Previews: Memphis Grizzlies

    BDL's 2014-15 NBA Season Previews: Memphis Grizzlies

    The Memphis Grizzlies are respected, one can be sure of that. They are feared in many outlets and they are also treated like the defensive behemoths that they are most nights out by the opposition. Teams, coaches, players and the media all respect the t…
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  • Beasley eager to show Grizzlies what he can bring

    Beasley eager to show Grizzlies what he can bring

    nba.com Oct 1
    The Memphis Grizzlies see all reward with no risk in giving Michael Beasley, the second overall draft selection in 2008, a chance to show them what he can do during training camp.
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  • Griz ink former No. 2 overall pick Beasley

    Griz ink former No. 2 overall pick Beasley

    ESPN.com nba.com Sep 25
    The Memphis Grizzlies say free-agent forward Michael Beasley is among several additions to their training-camp roster.
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  • The Memphis Grizzlies will give away Zach Randolph 'Z-Bow-Ties'…

    The Memphis Grizzlies will give away Zach Randolph 'Z-Bow-Ties' to fans this season

    yahoo.com Sep 23
    Professional sports teams often give away promotional items to get fans in the door (and thank them for their commitment, I guess), but the fact is that most of these trinkets are not especially great. While a schedule can be useful and a bobblehead can…
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  • Grizzlies To Host Promotional Nights Poking Fun At Clippers, Th…

    Grizzlies To Host Promotional Nights Poking Fun At Clippers, Thunder

    dimemag.com Sep 23
    The Memphis Grizzlies have been a playoff fixture in the Western Conference since 2011, when they beat the San Antonio Spurs in a first-round upset and established themselves as a perennial threat. The Grit ‘N Grind crew’s emergence, unsurprisingly, has…
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  • Grizzlies cut loose Jamaal Franklin

    Grizzlies cut loose Jamaal Franklin

    nba.com Aug 31
    The Memphis Grizzlies have waived guard Jamaal Franklin.
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  • Grizzlies sign draft pick Jarnell Stokes to deal

    Grizzlies sign draft pick Jarnell Stokes to deal

    nba.com Aug 18
    The Memphis Grizzlies have signed their second-round draft pick Jarnell Stokes to a multi-year contract.
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  • The Grizzlies put a body fat incentive in Jordan Adams's rookie…

    The Grizzlies put a body fat incentive in Jordan Adams's rookie contract

    yahoo.com Aug 6
    When the Memphis Grizzlies made UCLA guard Jordan Adams the 22nd pick in June's draft, they got a 20-year-old player with a strong reputation but questionable athleticism. In a league where shooting guards are expected to have elite natural talents, Ada…
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  • Brennan Boesch Flings Bat In Stands On Consecutive Swings; Crow…

    Brennan Boesch Flings Bat In Stands On Consecutive Swings; Crowd Pissed

    deadspin.com Aug 6
    Brennan Boesch, now with the Angels' triple-A team, angered a lot of Fresno Grizzlies fans on the first base side last night. He let go of his bat on a swing, apparently injuring a girl. Then, on the very next pitch, he flung his bat again, and everybod…
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  • Wallace gets new deal to be GM of the Grizz

    Wallace gets new deal to be GM of the Grizz

    nba.com ESPN.com Jul 29
    Grizzlies controlling owner Robert Pera has removed the interim tag and named Chris Wallace as Memphis' general manager, signing him to a multi-year contract keeping him with the franchise.
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  • Video - Grizzlies Beat Wiggins, Timberwolves 01:06

    Grizzlies Beat Wiggins, Timberwolves

    Oct 29
    Marc Gasol led all scorers with 32 points as Memphis beat Minnesota 105-101. Andrew Wiggins scored six points in his season debut for the Timberwolves.
  • Video - Irving Between The Legs to Love 00:15

    Irving Between The Legs to Love

    Oct 22
    Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving makes a smooth, in between-the-legs pass to forward Kevin Love, who finished with the layup.
  • Video - Powerful One-Handed Throwdown 00:15

    Powerful One-Handed Throwdown

    Oct 22
    The Cavaliers' Matthew Dellavedova lobs the ball up to Tristan Thompson for the one-handed jam in the final minute of the third quarter against the Grizzlies.
  • Video - Cavs Fall To Grizzlies 01:27

    Cavs Fall To Grizzlies

    Oct 22
    Kyrie Irving scored a team-high 16 points in the Cavaliers' 96-92 loss to the Grizzlies.

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