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“One Eyed Charlie”, “First Team All Defense” Shake Up Series

May 27, 2015

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An attempt to put Game 2 in the context of Grizzlies history, and how it positions the team going forward for the rest of the series: BY: TRAVIS NAUERT Tony Allen produced some all-time Grindfather moments, including dubbing masked Mike Conley as “One Eyed Charlie”, and the Grizzlies turned a best of 7 series against […]

Role Players in the Spotlight with Mike Recovering

May 27, 2015

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BY: TRAVIS NAUERT Entering these 2015 NBA Playoffs, the Grizzlies knew their key players would need to perform at a high level if their dreams of playing in June were to come to fruition. In the wake of Mike Conley’s injury, the need for an effective supporting cast has multiplied exponentially. Courtney Lee and Beno […]

Grizz Fighting for Division Title, Homecourt

April 28, 2015

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BY: TRAVIS NAUERT The regular season is winding down, and the Grizzlies are trending in the same direction. After strong wins against the Trailblazers and Clippers out of the All Star break, the team is struggling to produce results against playoff teams. Most recently, the Cavaliers and Warriors put on clinics posting 20+ point blowouts. […]

Learning to Love the Grit and Grind

April 28, 2015

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BY: CAMERON ANDREW Something about Memphis’ sports draws a person in close and grabs ahold of his or her heart. Whether it’s the way the city and impassioned fans rally around their teams or the athletes being more than a name on the court or field, it is no question that sports are not only […]

Trade Deadline Deals Make Western Confrence Opponents Tougher

March 27, 2015

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By Cameron Andrew This year’s trade deadline saw 37 players move, and multiple high-valued picks changed organizations as teams either continued to build their teams with the future in mind or looked to push for a long playoff run. While our favorite Grizzlies stayed quiet, several Western Conference playoff teams made moves that could shake […]

Calathes Solidifying His Role

March 27, 2015

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By Travis Nauert After last year’s perpetual uphill battle that was the playoff chase, the Grizzlies were left with one lasting image; a Zach Randolph-less team getting tossed from the playoffs in a winner takes all Game 7. Easily forgotten is Mike Conley playing on one leg. He was physically limited after straining his right […]

Gasol an All-Star Starter, Z-Bo Snubbed Despite Impressive Season

February 2, 2015

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By: Cameron Andrew For the first time in the history of the franchise, the Grizzlies have an All-Star starter in Marc Gasol. Gasol will be joined in the starting lineup by Stephen Curry, Anthony Davis, Blake Griffin and Kobe Bryant, who has been replaced by DeMarcus Cousins on the All-Star roster due to a torn […]