Wednesday, September 28, 2022

GritGrindGrizz - Lee Eric Smith

Award-winning columnist Lee Eric Smith tracks the Memphis Grizzlies!

I got to FedExForum last night with the intention of getting some quick video with Tony Allen, now with the New Orleans Pelicans. I was on my way to the court, when I bumped into TA in the hallway. We...
The Grizzlies start a whole new era of Memphis Basketball on Monday, when they open up the preseason at FedExForum against the Orlando Magic. You can be forgiven for not knowing all the new players, so we thought we'd...
The Memphis Grizzlies tip off the regular season tomorrow night, welcoming back a familiar face: Tony Allen and his new teammates, the New Orleans Pelicans. So that means it's also Tip-Off Luncheon time. The Grizzlies annual event raises money for...
The Memphis Grizzlies are 5-1. Admit it, you didn't see this coming. And we're still very early in the season so obviously this likely will change. But any Grizz fan will take it, especially if it means going 3-0...
  Yes, the Grizzlies should have beaten the Charlotte Hornets last night instead of coughing up a 13-point second-half lead. Even if they weren't able to score, better defense would likely have meant a W. But Charlotte is a good team,...
Just last year around this time, you’d be reading my (semi) informed prognostications about the Grizzlies, based on their offseason moves and a string of essentially meaningless preseason games. And now? Now, with the Grizzlies sitting at 5-3 after a...
Having mourned the passing of Grit-N-Grind as we knew it, we turn our attention to the official start of the NBA season, which tips off here in Memphis next Wednesday against the New Orleans Pelicans. That’s when we’ll begin...
The Grizzlies certainly have a dynamic duo in Mike Conley and Marc Gasol. But does Chandler Parsons give them a "Big Three?" That certainly was the hope when Memphis signed the small forward for $94 million in the summer of...
All week, we've been giving you unfiltered video from Memphis Grizzlies' media day. If you missed them, check these out: GM Chris Wallace and Coach David Fizdale Rookies: (Dillon Brooks, Ivan Rabb and Rade Zagorac) The Big Three (Mike...
At the risk of stating the obvious, the Grizzlies' track record of developing their own young talent — and keeping it — is dubious at best. Really? While JaMychal Green's trajectory is promising, you really have to go back...