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Memphis Grizzlies waive guard Kobi Simmons

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP)  — The Memphis Grizzlies have waived guard Kobi Simmons, who started 12 games last season. The Grizzlies announced the move Tuesday. The 6-foot-4, 170-pound Simmons played 32 games for Memphis last season, and he averaged 6.1 points and 20.1 minutes as a rookie. He also started 26 games for the Grizzlies’ G League affiliate, the Hustle. Simmons, ...

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Former Raptor's GM Glen Grunwald heading back to NBA with the Memphis Grizzlies

Glen Grunwald, the former director of athletics and recreation at McMaster University, has accepted a new consulting role with the NBA’s Memphis Grizzlies.  Grunwald returns to the NBA after a few years away. He was the General Manager of the Toronto Raptors between 1997 and 2004. In his first season as GM he orchestrated the trade that brought future superstar Vince ...

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Memphis Grizzlies add Shelvin Mack to their backcourt

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies have signed guard Shelvin Mack. Terms of the deals weren’t disclosed. The 6-foot-3 Mack played 69 games for the Orlando Magic last season and averaged 6.9 points, 2.4 rebounds and a career-high 3.9 assists in 19.8 minutes. He shot 43 percent from the field and 34.5 percent from 3-point range. Mack, 28, has ...

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Memphis Grizzlies, Los Angeles Lakers unveil new-look uniforms for 2018-19 season

The Grizzlies unveiled a new look on Thursday night. Redesigned jerseys and branding will mark the beginning of a new era for a Memphis team hoping to recapture its usual place in the NBA playoffs. The city’s famous Beale Street was the inspiration for much of the team’s new image, per Grizzlies.com. “The evolved wordmark and numbering system,” the site explains, “represent ...

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Memphis Grizzlies unveil new uniforms with FedEx as jersey sponsor

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Simply redesigning uniforms wasn’t enough for the Memphis Grizzlies. They seized the opportunity to change so much more. Everything from logos to color schemes to the way their court at FedExForum will have a new look this season, part of the team’s most significant reimaging since 2004.

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Memphis Grizzlies sign Yuta Watanabe to two-way deal, waive Myke Henry

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies signed forward Yuta Watanabe to a two-way contract Friday and waived guard/forward Myke Henry. The 23-year-old Watanabe is a native of Japan who moved to the United States in 2013 and played collegiately at George Washington. After going undrafted last month, the 6-foot-9 Watanabe averaged 9.4 points, 4.2 rebounds and 1.6 blocks in five games for ...

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Game Recap: Trail Blazers 97, Grizzlies 92

By Oscar Heanue, Rotowire LAS VEGAS — The Portland Trail Blazers narrowly edged out the Memphis Grizzlies, 97-92, in Las Vegas Summer League action at Thomas and Mack Center on Monday night.  After a back-and-forth game, Portland exploded in the fourth quarter to take control of the contest. The Trail Blazers led by as much as 11 while leading for the ...

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Game Recap: Grizzlies 82, 76ers 73

Joel Bartilotta, Rotoworld LAS VEGAS — The Memphis Grizzlies defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 82-73 in the Summer League quarterfinals at Thomas and Mack Center on Sunday. It’s rare to see a wire-to-wire win in any playoff format, but that’s just what Memphis did Sunday night. In fact, the Grizzlies were buoyed by a 26-15 first quarter, as they held the lead ...

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Game Recap: Grizzlies 92, Thunder 85

By Juan Blanco, Rotowire LAS VEGAS — Markel Crawford and 2018 second-round pick Jevon Carter combined for 40 points to help the Memphis Grizzlies defeat the Oklahoma City Thunder in a Las Vegas Summer League consolation game at Cox Pavilion on Thursday evening. The Grizzlies (2-2) laid the foundation for victory with a dominant first half in which they scored ...

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