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2021 NBA Draft Prospect Profile: Ziaire Williams

Is this the wing Memphis has been looking for? - Read More

The Long View: Franz Wagner, Josh Christopher Outlook and Potential Grizzlies Fits

I’m joined by draft extraordinaire CJ Marchesani to talk about 2 of the more interesting prospects in the draft. - Read More

2021 NBA Draft Prospect Profiles: Kai Jones

The enigmatic big man can be a massive upside swing for the Grizzlies - Read More

Grizz Gaming Gazette: Adjusting and Maintaining

Grizz Gaming is doing gelling just fine... - Read More

2021 NBA Draft Prospect Profiles: Chris Duarte

Will another Oregon Duck join Dillon Brooks on the Grizzlies next season? - Read More

2021 NBA Draft Prospect Profiles: Jalen Johnson

Another Duke player on the Grizzlies? Hey, it could happen. - Read More

SB Nation Reacts: The Finals are here!

Who will win? - Read More

2021 NBA Draft Prospect Profiles: Alperen Sengun

Sengun has scouts enamored, but is he the right pick for Memphis? - Read More

The Long View: The Ripple Effects of Drafting Well

I have Chris Vernon on the podcast to talk about the ripple effects of the Grizzlies’ draft success - Read More

GBB Live: Memphis Grizzlies 2021 NBA Draft Sleepers

Joe Mullinax and I talk with Rich Stayman about sleeper prospects for the Grizzlies at 17 and 51. - Read More

2021 NBA Draft Prospect Profiles: Davion Mitchell

Mitchell and Memphis? - Read More

Grizz Gaming Game Preview: Resiliency and Adjusting in Week Six

Bounce back week for Grizz Gaming? - Read More

Getting both bigger and better in Memphis

The Memphis Grizzlies’ playoff rotation test brought some interesting and rough analysis, but there’s room for growth here. - Read More

2021 NBA Draft Prospect Profiles: Franz Wagner

Versatile Playmaker is NBA Ready, but does he fit with the Grizz? - Read More

Three key Memphis Grizzlies 2021 offseason predictions

The takes...they’re lukewarm! - Read More

2021 NBA Draft Prospect Profiles: Corey Kispert

The best shooter in the 2021 NBA Draft would be a perfect fit in Memphis. - Read More

Growing the Grizzlies - Shot Distribution

The Grizzlies have sensibly played to their strengths for two years. A few of their strengths may need to change in order to experience their next evolution. - Read More

2021 NBA Draft Prospect Profiles: Keon Johnson

Athleticism, aggressiveness, and an awesome attitude define why Keon Johnson is a highly rated NBA Draft prospect. - Read More

The Long View: Josh Giddey, Chris Duarte Outlook and Potential Grizzlies Fits

Let’s talk about the one of the youngest and one of the oldest prospects in the draft. - Read More

2021 NBA Draft Prospect Profiles: James Bouknight

Will the Grizzlies trade up to get Ja Morant a new running mate? - Read More

Quantifying Shooting in the NBA

If you’ve watched a soccer match in the past few years, or even followed any soccer-adjacent twitter accounts, chances are you’ve come across a stat known as xG. xG – or expected goals—is soccer’s... - Read More

SB Nation Reacts: Replay is messing up

But what should be done about it? - Read More

It’s Gotta Be The Shoes: Imagining a Ja Morant Signature Shoe

This season has shown that Ja Morant is the future of Nike Basketball, and his signature shoe is only a matter of time. The question is how will it be made? - Read More

2021 NBA Draft Prospect Profiles: Josh Giddey

Should the Grizzlies trade up for the Australian sensation? - Read More

The Starting 5: FedExForum Vibes

The Starting 5 chat with in-game emcee, Grizzlies Marketing and Regional Manager Brandon Johnson on COVID’s impact on the season. - Read More

2021 NBA Draft Prospect Profiles: Moses Moody

Moses Moody would be a dream trade-up candidate for the Memphis Grizzlies. A rare plug-and-play role player with youthful upside to be even more. - Read More

Grizz Gaming Gazette: The Grizz Return To Earth in Week Five

A 1-3 showing from the Grizz in week five... - Read More

2021 NBA Draft Prospect Profiles: Scottie Barnes

Some have him as a top-5 prospect. Others see him falling to the end of the lottery. Which is it? - Read More

GBB Roundtable: 2021 NBA Draft edition

Time to jump in! - Read More

The ongoing growth of Tyus Jones

Tyus Jones showed why he’s one of the steadiest back-up guards in basketball, and there can be more to his game too. - Read More

GBB Roundtable: Getting the Grizzlies closer to the Finals could happen! - Read More

Grizz Gaming Preview: Another Week with Bright Lights for Grizz Gaming

Can the Grizz keeping it going against the defending champs? - Read More

Grizz Gaming Gazette: All Eyes On the Number One Grizz

Grizz Gaming has built themselves for this moment... - Read More

SB Nation Reacts: The Ben Simmons Dilemma

Is he a star or not? - Read More

Grayson Allen is more than a villain

Grayson Allen stepped up in the biggest moments this season. - Read More

The Long View: Keon Johnson, Jaden Springer Outlook and Potential Grizzlies Fit

Shawn Coleman and I discuss two Tennessee Volunteers as potential draft targets. - Read More

Xavier Tillman is a menace for Memphis

Tillman possesses multiple strengths that make him a hand-in-glove fit for today’s NBA. - Read More

These Disney-inspired NBA Logos are so good

View the FanShot on SB Nation. - Read More

Ja Morant and Zion Williamson are ruthless

View the FanShot on SB Nation. - Read More

1 Trade for Every NBA Team Not in the 2021 Finals

As the Phoenix Suns and Milwaukee Bucks tussle for an  NBA  title, the other 28 teams are busy building their blueprints for championship contention... - Read More

BS Meter on Latest NBA Draft, Free-Agency and Offseason Rumors

Now that's more like it.   After an uncharacteristically long stretch of relative quiet, the  NBA 's rumor mill is heating back up in advance of the 2021 draft, free agency and the start of Trade Season: Summertime Edition... - Read More

NBA Free Agents Who Can Put Contenders Over the Top

Making a dent in free agency can be difficult for the  NBA 's mightiest contenders.   Title hopefuls are atop the Association's food chain because they're already really good, and being really good costs a bunch of money most of the time... - Read More

Will Unlikely Suns-Bucks Finals Change How NBA Teams Operate?

The Milwaukee Bucks haven't won an  NBA  title in 50 years.      And the Phoenix Suns?     Despite having the NBA's seventh-best franchise winning percentage of all time, Phoenix ... - Read More

Top 3 Realistic Prospects on Every NBA Team's Draft Big Board

Teams will enter the July 29  NBA  draft with specific targets at each pick.    We identified three prospects who could be available and appealing to every franchise with their first-round or second-round selection... - Read More

1 Surprise Trade Target for Every NBA Team

Every  NBA  team's offseason goal is to enter the upcoming campaign better than it exited the last one. Franchise-specific aims vary depending on where the club in question sits on the rebuilding-to-contending spectrum, but they all want to get better... - Read More

5 NBA Teams with the Most Upside This Offseason

While the Los Angeles Clippers and Milwaukee Bucks were expected to make deep postseason runs, arguably the best part of the playoffs has been watching 2020 lottery teams like the Phoenix Suns and Atlanta Hawks suddenly rise to power... - Read More

The Best NBA Finals Series Since 2000

Although the NBA Finals are the most anticipated moment of any season, not every championship series is highly entertaining. But when a matchup is competitive, especially for six or seven games, it isn't soon forgotten... - Read More

Biggest Potential Reaches in the 2021 NBA Draft

Every year, teams misevaluate and overestimate a prospect's upside during the  NBA  draft.   These five prospects are candidates to go earlier than they should for various reasons... - Read More

Every NBA Team's Top Target in 2021 Free Agency

NBA  free agency is set to kick off on August 2 at 6 p.m. ET, which is when teams and players can begin negotiating. A moratorium period will last until August 6 at 12:01 p.m. ET, after which players can sign their new contracts... - Read More

BS Meter on NBA Offseason Trade, Draft, Free-Agency Rumors

Got the NBA Finals on your brain? Of course you do. It just started. But the onset of the championship round just so happens to also mean the draft, free agency and summertime trade frenzy are collectively weeks away... - Read More

NBA Unveils 75th Anniversary Logo to Be Used for 2021-22 Season

The NBA will be celebrating its 75th anniversary next season, and a new league logo has been created to commemorate the occasion, per ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. - Read More

Updated 2021 NBA Mock Draft with Latest Prospect Buzz

Plenty of changes have been made to Bleacher Report's latest 2021 mock draft board after the  NBA  draft community gathered in Chicago for the combine... - Read More

ESPN's NBA Basketball Power Index

ESPN's NBA Basketball Power Index (BPI) is a measure of team strength developed by the ESPN Analytics team. - Read More

ESPN's NBA BPI Playoff Odds

ESPN's NBA BPI Playoff Odds estimate the likelihood for each team to make the playoffs, win the NBA title and finish in the top three of the NBA lottery. - Read More

Basketball Hall of Fame: Everything you need to know about the Class of 2021

The Basketball Hall of Fame has announced its Class of 2021. We have all the news and names you need, including Paul Pierce, Chris Bosh, Chris Webber and Ben Wallace. - Read More

NBA trade deadline: Aldridge joins loaded Nets squad

Miami added an All-Star while Toronto and New Orleans held on to their point guards. What's next? Get all the latest buzz from the NBA trade deadline. - Read More

Lakers legend Kobe Bryant: Remembrances and reaction

The NBA world remembers the life and legacy of Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant, who died Jan. 26, 2020. - Read More

NBA Finals 2021: Complete coverage of Suns vs. Bucks

Keep it here for all the news, intel, analysis and matchup info all postseason long. - Read More

Ball, Edwards headline NBA All-Rookie teams

LaMelo Ball and Anthony Edwards were joined by Tyrese Haliburton, Saddiq Bey and Jae'Sean Tate on the All-Rookie First Team. Immanuel Quickley, Desmond Bane, Isaiah Stewart, Isaac Okoro and Patrick Williams made the Second Team. - Read More

Conley out again for Jazz as series shifts to L.A.

Jazz point guard Mike Conley Jr. will miss his third consecutive game due to a right hamstring strain. - Read More

Jazz rule PG Conley out for Game 1 vs. Clippers

Jazz point guard Mike Conley Jr. (mild right hamstring strain) is out for Game 1 on Tuesday night against the Clippers, the team announced. - Read More

Lorenzen Wright's ex-wife wants plea thrown out

The ex-wife of slain NBA player Lorenzen Wright has asked a judge to throw out her guilty plea in his 2010 killing in Memphis, Tennessee. - Read More

Grizzlies architect Kleiman signs long-term deal

Zach Kleiman, who helped build the Grizzlies' impressive young core, has signed a long-term extension. - Read More

Morant's dad pulling for Jazz after showing 'love'

Because of the way the Jazz handled incidents involving racist and vulgar taunts directed at him and his wife, the father of Grizzlies star Ja Morant said he'd be pulling for the Jazz for the rest of the playoffs. - Read More

Lowe: Why Ja Morant and the Grizzlies are primed for ascension

With superstar-in-the-making Ja Morant, Jaren Jackson Jr. and a roster filled with good to very good players, the Memphis Grizzlies are built to rise -- and fast. - Read More

Jazz wrap Grizz after 3-1 'growing pains' last year

The Jazz used lessons from last postseason's blown 3-1 lead to close out the Grizzlies on Wednesday night, with Mike Conley saying, "It was beautiful, beautiful to be a part of a win like that, especially given the circumstances." - Read More

After a first-round exit, how do the Grizzlies take the next step?

Will Memphis aim for growth through continuity or look to make an all-in move this offseason? - Read More

How Ja Morant is using his cross jab to break down the Jazz

Morant's signature move befuddled the Jazz in Games 1 and 2, and he'll need it to work in Game 5 for the Grizzlies to stay alive. - Read More

Jazz comp Game 5 courtside seats to Ja's family

Jazz owner Ryan Smith is providing courtside seats, lodging and car service for Wednesday's Game 5 in Utah to friends and family of Ja Morant, the Grizzlies star's father, Tee Morant, told ESPN. - Read More

NBA experts: What happens next in these wild West playoffs?

Three West series have become best-of-three affairs. Our experts discuss the biggest storylines ahead of some critical Game 5s. - Read More