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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 Updated 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Lakers sign former Grizzlies forward Davis

    Lakers sign former Grizzlies forward Davis

    ESPN.com Jul 16
    The Los Angeles Lakers agreed to terms with free agent forward Ed Davis on Wednesday.
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  • Carter, 37, says age no barrier for Grizzlies

    Carter, 37, says age no barrier for Grizzlies

    ESPN.com nba.com Jul 15
    Vince Carter, heading into his 17th NBA season, doesn't consider age a big issue anymore. The 37-year-old veteran sees a lot of older teams around the league and notes a "very old team" has just won the championship in San Antonio.
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  • Report: Vince Carter Signs 3-Year, $12 Million Deal With Grizzl…

    Report: Vince Carter Signs 3-Year, $12 Million Deal With Grizzlies

    Free agent Vince Carter will sign a three-year, $12 million deal with the Memphis Grizzlies, the team has announced last night. Memphis was uninterested in waiting on shooter, Mike Miller, who appears headed to Cleveland with LeBron James, and agreed to…
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  • Championship Day schedule set in Orlando

    Championship Day schedule set in Orlando

    nba.com Jul 10
    The Memphis Grizzlies will take on the Philadelphia 76ers in the championship game Friday at the Southwest Airlines Orlando Pro Summer League at the Amway Center in Orlando, Fla. The Grizzlies and 76ers will face off at noon, with the rest of the schedu…
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  • Beno Udrih agrees to re-sign with Memphis Grizzlies

    Beno Udrih agrees to re-sign with Memphis Grizzlies

    ESPN.com Jul 10
    The Memphis Grizzlies struck a deal Thursday to re-sign guard Beno Udrih, according to sources close to the process.
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  • Grizzlies announce deals with Randolph, Adams

    Grizzlies announce deals with Randolph, Adams

    The Memphis Grizzlies have finalized a contract extension with forward Zach Randolph and signed first-round draft pick Jordan Adams to a multiyear contract.
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  • Zach Randolph's contract extension with Memphis is good news fo…

    Zach Randolph's contract extension with Memphis is good news for both sides

    There was some consternation as to whether or not Zach Randolph’s future with the Memphis Grizzlies was assured. The stalwart Memphis big forward owned an opt-out clause that would allow him to become a free agent this summer, and while it was assumed f…
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  • Not Even A Car Crash Can Stand In The Way Of Jarnell Stokes’ Dr…

    Not Even A Car Crash Can Stand In The Way Of Jarnell Stokes’ Drive To The NBA

    dimemag.com Jun 26
    Jarnell Stokes climbed out of the totaled Town car and squinted into the light, attempting to get his bearings. This couldn’t possibly be how it ends, could it? Not at the hands of a hit-and-run driver. Not when he was on his way to the airport for his …
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  • Toronto Raptors in hunt for Memphis Grizzlies' No. 22 pick

    Toronto Raptors in hunt for Memphis Grizzlies' No. 22 pick

    ESPN.com Jun 26
    The Toronto Raptors are in the hunt to acquire the Memphis Grizzlies' No. 22 overall pick in Thursday night's draft, according to sources familiar with the deal.
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  • Hardwood over hockey: The rise of Canada Basketball

    Hardwood over hockey: The rise of Canada Basketball

    CNNSI.com Jun 23
    After years of being largely dismissed in the States, Canada has emerged as a hotbed of NBA-ready talent.
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  • Memphis Grizzlies hoping to reach terms on Zach Randolph extens…

    Memphis Grizzlies hoping to reach terms on Zach Randolph extension before July 1

    ESPN.com Jun 21
    The Memphis Grizzlies are hopeful of coming to terms on a contract extension with former All-Star forward Zach Randolph before free agency starts July 1, according to sources close to the situation.
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  • Potential No. 1 pick Embiid to have foot surgery

    Potential No. 1 pick Embiid to have foot surgery

    CNNSI.com Jun 19
    Joel Embiid's broken foot takes him out of the running for the No. 1 pick and could send him tumbling.
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  • The 10-man rotation, starring the Zach Randolph question starin…

    The 10-man rotation, starring the Zach Randolph question staring down the Memphis Grizzlies

    yahoo.com Jun 18
    A look around the league and the Web that covers it. It's also important to note that the rotation order and starting nods aren't always listed in order of importance. That's for you, dear reader, to figure out. C: Beyond the Arc. Our own Adrian Wojnaro…
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  • Memphis Grizzlies to remove interim tag on GM Chris Wallace, se…

    Memphis Grizzlies to remove interim tag on GM Chris Wallace, search for GM-in-waiting

    ESPN.com Jun 18
    The Memphis Grizzlies are poised to remove the "interim" tag from general manager Chris Wallace while conducting a search to hire a "GM-in-waiting" who will train under Wallace, multiple sources told ESPN.com.
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  • Houston Rockets pursuing Lionel Hollins as assistant coach

    Houston Rockets pursuing Lionel Hollins as assistant coach

    ESPN.com Jun 17
    The Houston Rockets are making a hard push to convince former Memphis Grizzlies coach Lionel Hollins to join Kevin McHale's staff as an assistant, according to sources close to the process.
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  • Video - Predicting the NBA's Best Record 07:12

    Predicting the NBA's Best Record

    Aug 11
    The Summer Forecast predicts the Thunder will have the most wins this upcoming season, but David Thorpe says the Spurs, Bulls, and several dark horse candidates are in the conversation.
  • Video - Rookie Class, "One Four" The Ages 07:39

    Rookie Class, "One Four" The Ages

    Jul 31
    After watching them up close, David Thorpe says even beyond the big names the draft class of 2014 has a chance to be the best since 1984.
  • Video - Johnson Scores 22 In Rockets' Loss 00:43

    Johnson Scores 22 In Rockets' Loss

    Jul 10
    Nick Johnson scored 22 points in the Rockets' 88-74 loss to the Grizzlies.
  • Video - Grizzlies Extend Zach Randolph 02:34

    Grizzlies Extend Zach Randolph

    Jun 27
    Brian Windhorst discusses why it was important for the Memphis Grizzlies to lock up F Zach Randolph with a two-year extension.

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