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November 4, 2014 Updates
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Grizzlies coach David Joerger says starting guard Courtney Lee will be "out a while" with a concussion. Lee will not play Saturday night at Charlotte, and Joerger said before the game he wasn't sure who would start in his place. ESPN.com

November 1, 2014 Updates

Grizzlies coach David Joerger says starting guard Courtney Lee will be "out a while" with a concussion. Lee will not play Saturday night at Charlotte, and Joerger said before the game he wasn't sure who would start in his place. ESPN.com

October 31, 2014 Updates
October 30, 2014 Updates

Next summer, Grizzles center Marc Gasol, a versatile and supremely talented 7-foot center, will be a free agent. The Knicks, with more than $20 million of cap space, are expected to make a run at him. Pau, in town with the Bulls, his new team, said it is “possible” his 29-year-old brother could wind up in New York and mentioned he has talked to Marc about Knicks president Phil Jackson in the past. “We’ll see what happens next year, what he decides. Hopefully he’ll have a strong year and all the options in the world, because he’s one of the top centers, interior players in the league, so any team would be fortunate to have him,” the 34-year-old Spaniard said of his younger brother, before the Bulls demolished the Knicks, 104-80, Wednesday night at the Garden. “It’s a personal decision. I talked to my brother enough about Phil that he knows what he brings to the table. New York Post

October 29, 2014 Updates
October 28, 2014 Updates

Gasol has stuck in his craw a failed 2009 trade — driven by former Griz coach Marc Iavaroni — that would have sent Conley to Milwaukee for Ramon Sessions and Joe Alexander. Conley hasn’t dwelled on it. He’s instead allowed his play to speak loudly as one of the main voices among the Grizzlies’ cry for relevancy as a Western Conference contender. Conley is coming off a season in which he averaged a career-best 17.2 points by attacking the rim at a rate that ranked 15th in the league. Conley’s 8.6 turnovers per 100 possessions ranked third among point guards behind Chris Paul and Jose Calderon. “Man,” forward Zach Randolph said, “I don’t know where we would be without Mike.” Memphis Commercial Appeal

Gasol said the key is staying focused on scoring. “He can get to the paint. He can shoot and float it. Now, he has to work on the mental part of the game,” Gasol said. “He has to say, ‘I’m going to take over the game.’ Not just play the way we play it. There’s times when he has to take over because he’s the quickest guy out there and the easiest way to the paint. When I came back (from injury last season) I kept telling him to keep doing it. We need him to stay at that aggressive level.” Memphis Commercial Appeal

October 27, 2014 Updates
October 26, 2014 Updates

The New York Knicks don’t appear positioned to be a championship contender in the near future. But could that change by pairing Gasol with Carmelo Anthony? There already is a strong belief that Knicks boss Phil Jackson will target Gasol because of his belief that Gasol is the quintessential center to play in the triangle offense. Memphis Commercial Appeal

Marc Gasol understands that he will be peppered with questions about his pending free agency all season. But the Grizzlies’ center plans to stay with this script. “That’s so far down the line that it’s not on my mind. I just want to do my freaking job every day,” Gasol said. “You never know what might happen in seven or eight months. The franchise might go in a different direction. We’re going to see how we all feel in July. All of the talk now won’t change that fact.” Memphis Commercial Appeal

Gasol and Griz brass can't start talking about a new deal until mid-December when Gasol is eligible for a contract extension. If Gasol signed an extension then it would be limited to three years. Becoming a free agent next summer makes Gasol able to sign a five-year deal with the Griz or a four-year pact with another team. Either way, he figures to command the maximum salary for a player with his years of service. And Gasol would improve his total financial package by at least $50 million by waiting. “It’s not going to be an issue with his situation,” forward Zach Randolph told the Associated Press. “It shouldn’t be. Believe me if Memphis don’t want him, there’s a lot of other teams that want him, so I don't think he’s going anywhere.” Memphis Commercial Appeal

October 25, 2014 Updates

Shams Charania: The Memphis Grizzlies have waived guard Kalin Lucas, who'll play for Iowa in the D-League if he clears waivers, league source tells RealGM. Twitter @ShamsCharania

Tayshaun Prince, the NBA small forward who currently plays for the "Memphis Grizzlies", has reportedly purchased a home in North Palm Beach, Fla., for $3.1 million. Prince snagged the home for a discount as property records show that it was listed for $3.28 million. The home came up on market in mid September and closed deal by the end of that month marking a pretty quick sale. Realty Today

October 24, 2014 Updates
October 22, 2014 Updates

The Memphis Grizzlies waived forward Earl Clark and center Hassan Whiteside, the team announced today. Both players were signed as free agents on Sept. 25. NBA.com

 

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