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Grizzlies Sign Justin Bean, Jacob Gilyard To Complete Training Camp Roster

Sep 24, 2022 12:51 PM

The Memphis Grizzlies have signed Justin Bean and Jacob Gilyard to finalize their 2022 training camp roster.

Bean went undrafted in June out of Utah State.

Gilyard went undrafted out of Richmond.

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RealGM Radio: Rob Mahoney, Matt Moore On The Southwest Division (2022)

Sep 15, 2022 5:01 PM

Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux), Rob Mahoney of The Ringer (@RobMahoney) and Matt Moore of The Action Network (@HPBasketball) go in-depth on the NBA’s Southwest Division.

They discuss how the Rockets, Pelicans, Spurs, Mavericks and Grizzlies fared in the off-season, including which teams improved and what moves stood out. The three also predict the season to come, including projected finish, breakout players and rookies they are most excited to see. Also, Danny pays tribute to his friend Jonathan Tjarks.

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Grizzlies Have Shown Interest In Trading For Kevin Durant

Aug 22, 2022 9:25 AM

Kevin Durant still wants a trade from the Brooklyn Nets. The Boston Celtics, Miami Heat, Phoenix Suns and Toronto Raptors remain interested. But a new, and up-and-coming, team has entered the fray.

The Memphis Grizzlies have expressed interest in trading for Durant. The Grizzlies can offer multiple first round picks, as well as promising young players, in a package for Durant.

Thus far, Memphis has held back on including Desmond Bane or Jaren Jackson Jr. in trade offers for Durant. Memphis would like to build their package around draft picks and other young players.

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NBA Christmas Day Games Set To Feature Eight 2022 Playoff Teams

Aug 14, 2022 7:28 PM

Christmas Day is one of the marquee dates on the NBA calendar. The 2022 Christmas Day slate will reportedly feature eight 2022 playoff teams. The games schedule for the Christmas quintuple-header are:

Philadelphia 76ers at New York Knicks

Milwaukee Bucks at Boston Celtics

Memphis Grizzlies at Golden State Warriors

Los Angeles Lakers at Dallas Mavericks

Phoenix Suns at Denver Nuggets

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Tags: Boston Celtics, Dallas Mavericks, Denver Nuggets, Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Lakers, Memphis Grizzlies, Milwaukee Bucks, New York Knicks, Philadelphia Sixers, Phoenix Suns, NBA, NBA Misc Rumor

Warriors To Host Grizzlies On Christmas Day

Aug 13, 2022 5:35 PM

The Golden State Warriors and Memphis Grizzlies are preliminarily scheduled to meet on Christmas Day in San Francisco. This is part of the schedule draft the NBA is building for the 2022-23 season.

The Warriors and Grizzlies met in the 2022 Western Conference Semifinals. Golden State defeated Memphis 4-2 to move to the Western Conference Finals.

This is the second reported Christmas Day matchup. The first was the Dallas Mavericks being scheduled to host the Los Angeles Lakers. Warriors-Grizzlies and Mavericks-Lakers are two of what will likely be five matchups on the holiday.

The Warriors are also reportedly going to open the season by hosting the Lakers on Tuesday, October 18.

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Dakota Mathias, Grizzlies Agree To Camp Deal

Aug 10, 2022 9:50 AM

The Memphis Grizzlies have agreed to a non-guaranteed training camp deal with Dakota Mathias. The 6-foot-4 guard played in six games with Memphis last season.

Mathias has played in 14 total NBA games with the Grizzlies and Philadelphia 76ers over the last two seasons. At the G League level, Mathis has shown the ability to be a consistent three-point shooter.

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John Konchar, Grizzlies Sign Three-Year, $19M Extension

Jul 7, 2022 1:07 PM

John Konchar and the Memphis Grizzlies have agreed to a three-year, $19 million extension.

The extension takes Konchar, who has two seasons left on his contract, through the 2026-2027 season.

Konchar shot 41% on 3-pointers, and 51% overall, in a career-best 18 minutes a game last season. 

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Kennedy Chandler, Grizzlies Agree To Four-Year, $7.1M Rookie Deal

Jul 5, 2022 9:41 PM

The Memphis Grizzlies and Kennedy Chandler have agreed to a four-year, $7.1 million rookie deal.

Chandler was the No. 38 pick in the draft.

Chandler's contract guarantee of $4.94 million is the largest ever for an American-born second round pick. 

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Grizzlies Sign Kenny Lofton Jr, Vince Williams Jr To Two-Way Contracts

Jul 2, 2022 11:20 AM

The Memphis Grizzlies have signed Kenny Lofton Jr. and Vince Williams Jr. to Two-Way contracts. Both players are now expected to join Memphis for Summer League.

Williams was drafted by Memphis in the second round of the 2022 NBA Draft out of Virginia Commonwealth. The 6-foot-6 wing was a four-year player at VCU. As a senior, Williams averaged 14.1 points and 5.9 rebounds per game.

Lofton went undrafted at the 2022 NBA Draft as an Early Entry candidate. The 6-foot-8 forward started 61 games over two seasons at Louisiana Tech before declaring for the draft. As a sophomore, Lofton averaged 16.5 points and 10.5 rebounds per game. Despite the similar name, Lofton is not the son of former MLB All-Star Kenny Lofton.

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Ja Morant, Grizzlies Agree To Five-Year, $193M Extension

Jul 1, 2022 12:03 AM

Ja Morant and the Memphis Grizzlies have agreed to a five-year, $193 million designated rookie maximum extension. The deal could become worth $231 million if he makes an All-NBA team again next season.

Morant was the second overall pick in the 2018 NBA draft and was a Second Team All-NBA guard last season.

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Tyus Jones, Grizzlies Agree To Two-Year, $30M Deal

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Jaren Jackson Jr. Out 4-6 Months After Surgery To Repair Broken Foot

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Pacers, Grizzlies Linked With Pursuit Of Miles Bridges

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Kenneth Lofton Jr. Signs Two-Way Contract With Grizzlies

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76ers Acquire De'Anthony Melton From Grizzlies For David Roddy, Danny Green

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Grizzlies Extend Taylor Jenkins For Multiple Years

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Zion Williamson, Ja Morant Expected To Sign Max Extensions When Free Agency Opens

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Zach Kleiman Hints Grizzlies Will Offer Ja Morant Super Max Extension

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Stephen Curry Laughs Off Dillon Brooks Post-Series Comments

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RealGM Radio: Dan Feldman On The Second Round (May 2022)

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Zach Kleiman Named 21-22 NBA Executive Of The Year

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Ja Morant Won't Require Surgery On Knee

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Warriors-Grizzlies Remains Most Watched Playoff Series For Conference Semis

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Ja Morant Diagnosed With Bone Bruise, Doubtful For Remainder Of Playoffs

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Ja Morant Misses Game 4 With Knee Injury

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Dillon Brooks 'Didn't Mean' To Hurt Gary Payton II, Doesn't Know What Steve Kerr Means By 'Break The Code'

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Ja Morant Likely To Miss Game 4 With Right Knee Injury

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Taylor Jenkins Says Ja Morant Getting Evaluated For Knee Injury, Adds 'There Was A Grab'

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RealGM Radio: Mo Dakhil On The Second Round (May 2022)

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Taylor Jenkins: We're The Furthest Thing From Dirty

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