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As an organization, The Memphis Grizzlies have successfully inoculated most of their fans from expecting wins. Want them? Of course. Will we take them? Absolutely. But expect them – especially when they're up against a Western Conference Finals contender in the Houston Rockets? Not so much. So the final outcome...
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The Memphis Grizzlies got their first win of the regular season on Sunday evening, beating the Brooklyn Nets 134-133 in overtime. And while it was Ja Morant's night, ultimately it was Jae Crowder's game. Morant delivered a sizzling 17-point quarter that was only eclipsed by his overtime-forcing block on Brooklyn's...
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So here we are: The official start of the NBA season. It hasn’t even been a year, and yet what a difference. Despite hanging close for three quarters in their season opener in Miami, the Heat outscored the Grizzlies 17-37 in the fourth quarter, cruising to a 120-101 win. Jaren...
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It’s not like Monday’s 120-99 preseason loss to the Charlotte Hornets was the first time these new-look Grizzlies have started sluggishly on the offensive end. Against both Maccabi Haifa and the New Zealand Breakers, Memphis played sloppily in the first quarter, but were able to recover against their non-NBA...
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It's not like Monday was the first time these new-look Grizzlies started sluggishly on the offensive end. Against both Maccabi Haifa and the New Zealand Breakers, Memphis started the game sloppily, but were able to recover against their non-NBA opponents, eventually winning both games going away. Well, so much for...
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If NBA preseason games are generally meaningless affairs, they can seem even more trivial when they come against non-NBA competition. At least against other NBA teams, you begin to see how your roster will stack up against the level of competition they’ll see in the regular season. This week, the...
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Much of what I wrote about the Memphis Grizzlies preseason win over Maccabi Haifa also applies to their second preseason win, this time over the SkySport New Zealand Breakers. To recap: It's preseason, so in the grand scheme, it doesn't mean much; It's not even NBA-level preseason competition, so...
The all-new, all-different Memphis Grizzlies handed a resounding 123-88 defeat to Maccabi Haifa on Sunday afternoon. It's a game with several caveats, so let's get the obvious ones out of the way right up front: Yes. It's a preseason game, so it's meaningless. Yes. It's against non-NBA competition, so...
A summer of speculation about the Memphis Grizzlies has come to a close. Now we’re close to finding out what kind of team the Grizzlies will be this season. After meeting media on Monday, the Grizzlies kicked off training camp on Tuesday morning – a camp full of fresh, young...