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July 7, 2014 Updates

Marc Stein: New name, I'm told, has emerged on short list in Grizzlies' search for front-office addition: Chicago's Brian Hagen. Brooklyn's Bobby Marks, New York's Mark Warkentien and Indiana's Peter Dinwiddie are Memphis candidates that have been previous reported Twitter @ESPNSteinLine

The Memphis Grizzlies said Monday they will raise $2.5 million over 10 years to aid St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in its mission to treat and cure childhood cancer. The NBA team has been a long standing partner with St. Jude, and regularly hosts patient families at games and events. Coaches and players also visit patients in the hospital, and Grizzlies players are prominent ambassadors within the NBA’s leaguewide “Hoops for St. Jude Week,” which raises awareness and funds for the hospital each spring. Memphis Commercial Appeal

Royce Young: Grizzlies have signed first-round pick Jordan Adams after a standout performance early in summer league. Twitter @EyeOnBasketball

The Memphis Grizzlies announced that they have committed to raising $2.5 million over 10 years to continue helping St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® lead the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other deadly diseases. The commitment cements a longstanding and robust partnership between the Grizzlies and St. Jude. The Grizzlies regularly hosts St. Jude patient families at games and events, and their coaches and players frequently visit the St. Jude campus to provide patients a well-deserved distraction from the rigors of treatment. The team serves as the NBA hosts and its players are prominent ambassadors within the NBA’s league-wide “Hoops for St. Jude Week,” which raises awareness and funds for the hospital each spring. NBA.com

July 6, 2014 Updates

The Grizzlies, according to the source, had an initial offer of two years and annual salary between $2.4 and $2.9 million. Though Miller has repeatedly expressed his desire to stay in Memphis, he is also looking for more security in what will likely be his last multi-year deal. ESPN 929

July 4, 2014 Updates

Former Notre Dame power forward Jack Cooley will play for two different teams in the NBA's two summer leagues this month. An undrafted free agent in 2013 who played professionally last season in Turkey, Cooley will be a member of the Memphis Grizzlies in the upcoming Orlando (Fla.) Summer League. Later this month, he will join the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Las Vegas Summer League. South Bend Tribune

July 2, 2014 Updates

Arash Markazi: Clippers have been talking to Ed Davis and are optimistic. They like the 25-year old forward's upside after Grizzlies failed to tender him. Twitter @ArashMarkazi

Executives from multiple teams have been offered these players in trade talks and know that they could be had, according to league sources: O.J. Mayo of the Milwaukee Bucks, Tayshaun Prince of the Memphis Grizzlies, Jeremy Lin of the Houston Rockets and Austin Rivers of the New Orleans Pelicans. It’s not a big surprise that these players are available, as their names have surfaced in trade rumors repeatedly over the last year. But executives from multiple teams confirm that they are still on the block and may be traded at some point this offseason, if their respective teams can find a taker. Basketball Insiders

July 1, 2014 Updates

Alex Kennedy: Not a surprise, but Tayshaun Prince is on the block. The Memphis Grizzlies discussed a number of trades involving him, according to source. Twitter @AlexKennedyNBA

Forward James Johnson not only caused quite a stir with his recent arrest for alleged domestic violence but there apparently is a split within Griz management about whether to invest in his game. The domestic violence incident is a nonfactor, especially since the case was dismissed June 26 for lack of prosecution, according to Shelby County court records. Memphis Commercial Appeal



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