Memphis, TN (SportsNetwork.com) - Memphis Grizzlies All-Star center Marc Gasol is out indefinitely with a MCL sprain in his left knee. Gasol left Friday's 102-86 loss to the San Antonio Spurs in the second quarter with the injury. The reigning Defensive Player of the Year was hurt on a non-contact play early in the period. Gasol was defending Jeff Ayres
Memphis, TN (SportsNetwork.com) - Memphis All-Star center Marc Gasol left Friday's 102-86 loss to the San Antonio Spurs in the second quarter with a knee injury and did not return. The reigning Defensive Player of the Year was hurt on a non-contact play early in the period. Gasol was defending Jeff Ayres in the post, and as Ayres went to
New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Memphis Grizzlies guard Tony Allen has been suspended one game without pay for kicking Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul in the face during Monday's game at Staples Center. Allen was assessed a Flagrant Foul 2 and ejected from the game for the incident, which occurred late in the first quarter of Memphis' 106-102 win.
Los Angeles, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Memphis Grizzlies guard Tony Allen was ejected from Monday's clash with the Clippers for kicking all-star point guard Chris Paul in the face. The infraction occurred late in the first period, when Allen bit on a pump fake and spread his legs as he jumped in the air. Paul drove past Allen, whose shin made
Memphis, TN (SportsNetwork.com) - The Memphis Grizzlies signed guard/forward Quincy Pondexter to a contract extension on Thursday. Pondexter averaged 6.4 points and 2.2 rebounds in 59 games last season and also led the Grizzlies in three-point field goal percentage (.395). In 15 playoff games, he averaged 8.9 points and 2.5 rebounds. In 190 career games (15 starts) with New Orleans
New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Memphis Grizzlies forward Ed Davis has been fined $15,000 for making excessive and unnecessary contact with Houston Rockets forward Donatas Motiejunas. Davis was assessed a Flagrant Foul 2 and ejected with 8:42 remaining in the fourth quarter of Friday's 92-73 preseason loss to the Rockets. The NBA regular season kicks off Tuesday.
It's not typical for a team that finished better than ever had before to let their leader walk, but the Grizzlies did just that. Dave Joerger will replace Hollins as the team's head coach after spending the past five seasons as an assistant. "Not only do we think Dave will continue to grow the team's league-best defensive identity, but we
Memphis, TN (Sports Network) - The Memphis Grizzlies signed guard Nick Calathes, the 2012-13 EuroCup MVP, on Tuesday. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. The 24-year-old recorded 12.9 points, 5.9 rebounds, and 6.7 assists in 17 games during the EuroCup competition last season. Calathes was drafted by the Minnesota Timberwolves in the second round of the
Memphis, TN (Sports Network) - The Memphis Grizzlies have signed free-agent sharpshooter Mike Miller. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Miller had other options but decided to return for a second stint in Memphis, where played from the 2002-03 to 2007-08 seasons. He still owns eight major franchise records. "We are extraordinarily pleased to welcome Mike
Memphis, TN (Sports Network) - The Memphis Grizzlies signed guard Jamaal Franklin to a multi-year contract on Friday. Franklin was selected by Memphis in the second round of the 2013 NBA Draft. He led San Diego State in scoring (17.0 points), rebounding (9.5), assists (3.3) and steals (1.61) last season as a junior. He was the only Division I player