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November 18, 2014 Updates
November 17, 2014 Updates

Memphis Grizzlies general manager Chris Wallace told Yahoo Sports he expects the NBA will validate his franchise's protested victory over the Sacramento Kings, "regardless of the media campaign being waged." In the aftermath of the Grizzlies' 111-110 victory on Thursday night, Sacramento filed a protest with the league office insisting Courtney Lee's buzzer-beating shot should've been disallowed. The Kings maintain an inbounds pass to Lee had been tipped and the game clock should've run out before Lee could've caught and scored the basket. Yahoo! Sports

The Knicks’ main free-agent target, Marc Gasol, is also being targeted as a possible replacement to Tim Duncan assuming Ol’ Man Riverwalk retires this summer. The Knicks will be players for the Memphis center mainly because of the first three rules of real estate — location, location, location — and because Gasol is familiar with both Jackson and Derek Fisher since older brother Pau spent the best years of his career with the Lakers. New York Daily News

The Sacramento Kings believe they should have beaten the Memphis Grizzlies last Thursday. More than that, the Kings believe they did beat the Grizzlies last Thursday. They have filed an official protest with the NBA, the league announced on Monday. With 0.3 seconds left on the clock in that game, Memphis' Vince Carter managed to throw an alley-oop pass to Courtney Lee, who caught the ball in midair and put it in for a 111-110 victory. It wasn't a tip, and it looked like the clock probably started late. The red light turned on only after the ball at left his hands, though, so it counted. CBSSports.com

November 16, 2014 Updates

James Ham: Spoke with Pete D'Alessandro earlier and he says the NBA is still reviewing the Kings protest from Memphis. Kings believe they have a case. Twitter @James_Ham

November 14, 2014 Updates
November 13, 2014 Updates

The Grizzlies conducted a workout with veteran free-agent forward Kenyon Martin on Wednesday, but no deal is imminent. The Griz are gathering information on free agents, which is part of their customary routine when there is an open roster spot. Memphis Commercial Appeal

Joerger and backup swingman Quincy Pondexter had a closed-door meeting in the trainer’s room Wednesday before practice began. Joerger often had similar conversations with players last season in his first year as head coach to ensure that there is no confusion about situations that develop. Pondexter played just two minutes Tuesday when the Griz scored a 107-102 victory over the Lakers. “The message is, this is what I was thinking and this is what I’m thinking going forward,” Joerger said. “It’s always about not letting little things become big things. When you don’t talk to guys, that’s the worst.” Memphis Commercial Appeal



The Gasols go 1-2 in a list short on big names 18 years into franchise history.


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