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Grizzlies Able To Re-Open Practice, Training Facilities

May 2, 2020 2:59 PM

The Memphis Grizzlies will be able to open their practice and training facilities as part of Phase 1 of Shelby County's "Back to Business" plan.

The NBA will allow teams in areas with loosened restrictions to re-open their facilities on May 8th.

“We are in the process of reviewing the criteria received from the League on Monday afternoon regarding the potential to re-open our facilities for individual player workouts as of May 8th,” said team president Jason Wexler.

NBA practice facilities have been closed since March 20th. 

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Niele Ivey Returns To Notre Dame As Head Coach Of Women's Team

Apr 22, 2020 3:13 PM

Niele Ivey has been hired as the head coach of Notre Dame's women's basketball team.

Ivey spent this past season as an assistant coach for the Memphis Grizzlies. Ivey made two appearances in the Final Four as a player at Notre Dame and seven as an assistant coach.

Ivey will replace Muffet McGraw as head coach.

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Robert Pera Inquired Last August About Possibly Relocating Grizzlies

Mar 27, 2020 4:45 PM

Robert Pera inquired about the possibility of relocating the Memphis Grizzlies last August, according to a report from Ronald Tillery.

Pera purchased the Grizzlies in 2012.

Pera primarily lives in Northern California.

The Grizzlies relocated from Vancouver after the 2000-01 season.

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Ja Morant Receives All 70 Rookie Of The Year Votes In Straw Poll

Mar 24, 2020 10:03 AM

Ja Morant remains the clear frontrunner for Rookie of the Year, receiving all 70 votes from media members in a straw poll conducted by ESPN.

Morant is averaging 17.6 points and 6.9 assists per game.

Zion Williamson, who missed the first few months of the season, is averaging 23.6 points per game on 58.9 percent shooting. Williamson received 51 of the 70 second place votes along with 11 third place selections.

Kendrick Nunn finished third in the poll.

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Jaren Jackson Jr., Justise Winslow Expected To Rejoin Grizzlies Within Week

Mar 10, 2020 1:10 AM

Jaren Jackson Jr. and Justise Winslow are expected to return to the Memphis Grizzlies' lineup within the week.

Jackson has been out since late February with a sprained knee.

Winslow has yet to play for the Grizzlies since getting traded due to a back injury.

Brandon Clarke is also expected to return to the team sometime this season following a quad injury.

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Jontay Porter Signs Multi-Year Contract With Grizzlies

Mar 8, 2020 5:54 PM

Jontay Porter signed a multi-year deal with the Memphis Grizzlies, league sources told Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.

Porter has rehabbed from two separate knee injuries, and is expected to be ready in time for training camp next season. 

Adrian Wojnarowski/ESPN

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Grizzlies Waive Jordan Bell

Mar 2, 2020 5:32 PM

The Memphis Grizzlies have waived Jordan Bell.

Bell signed with the Minnesota Timberwolves last offseason and was traded to the Grizzlies before the deadline as part of the Robert Covington deal. 

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Grizzlies Agree To Sign Anthony Tolliver To 10-Day Contract

Mar 2, 2020 5:30 PM

The Memphis Grizzlies have agreed to sign Anthony Tolliver to a 10-day contract.

The Grizzlies are thin in the frontcourt due to injuries.

Tolliver recently agreed to a buyout with the Sacramento Kings.

Shams Charania/The Athletic

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Grizzlies Sign Jarrod Uthoff To 10-Day Contract

Feb 27, 2020 9:15 PM

The Memphis Grizzlies have signed Jarrod Uthoff to a 10-day contract.

Uthoff has averaged 18.9 points, 10.7 rebounds, 1.38 steals and 1.15 blocks in 34.9 minutes in the G League for the Memphis Hustle while shooting 49.0 percent from the field, 36.3 percent from three-point range and 79.0 percent from the free throw line.

The Grizzlies have also waived Dusty Hannahs. 

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Brandon Clarke Out At Least Two Weeks With Right Quad Injury

Feb 25, 2020 9:22 PM

Brandon Clarke will be out at least two weeks with a right quadriceps injury.

Clarke left Monday's game against the Clippers with hip soreness.

Clarke is averaging 12.0 points, 5.8 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game in 21.7 minutes.

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Jaren Jackson Jr. Out At Least Two Weeks With Sprained Left Knee

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Grizzlies Sign Dusty Hannahs To 10-Day Contract

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Andre Iguodala: Grizzlies Approached Me About Not Reporting

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Dion Waiters, Grizzlies Agree To Buyout

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Wolves Trade Gorgui Dieng To Grizzlies For James Johnson

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Rockets Trade Jordan Bell To Grizzlies For Bruno Caboclo

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Heat Acquire Iguodala, Crowder, Hill From Grizzlies For Winslow, Waiters, Johnson

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Heat Acquire Jae Crowder, Solomon Hill From Grizzlies

Shams Charania/The Athletic

Danilo Gallinari, Heat Discuss Contract Extension To Help Finalize Three-Team Trade

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Dillon Brooks Agrees To Three-Year, $35M Extension With Grizzlies

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Thunder Discussing Danilo Gallinari Three-Way Trade With Heat, Grizzlies

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Heat Acquire Andre Iguodala From Grizzlies With Two-Year, $30M Extension

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Heat Trying To Trade For Both Andre Iguodala, Danilo Gallinari

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Heat, Grizzlies In Advanced Talks On Andre Iguodala Trade

Shams Charania/The Athletic

Grizzlies Wanted To Set New Organizational Tone With Andre Iguodala Situation

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Ja Morant, Kendrick Nunn Named NBA's Rookies Of The Month For January

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Dillon Brooks Can't Wait To Play Andre Iguodala And Show Him What Memphis Is About

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Heat Pursue Trade With Grizzlies For Andre Iguodala

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Andre Iguodala To Sit Out Entire Season If Grizzlies Don't Trade Him To Agreed-Upon Team

David Aldridge/The Athletic

Nick Nurse, Taylor Jenkins Named NBA's Coaches Of The Month For January

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