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February 22, 2015 Updates

The Memphis Grizzlies re-assigned forward/center Jarnell Stokes and guard Russ Smith to the Grizzlies’ NBA Development League affiliate, the Iowa Energy, Grizzlies General Manager Chris Wallace announced today. This marks the fifth assignment to Iowa for Stokes and the second for Smith, who had three prior stints this season with the Fort Wayne Mad Ants. NBA.com

February 20, 2015 Updates

Memphis has expressed interest in the best free-agent shooter languishing on a couch and remains interested in veteran Ray Allen. The veteran sharpshooter is expected to make a decision soon about whether he’ll return to the NBA this season. Allen has long spurned Memphis’ overtures. He isn’t short on options. Cleveland, the Los Angeles Clippers, Golden State, San Antonio, Chicago, Washington and Atlanta are among the contenders that have expressed interest in Allen. Memphis Commercial Appeal

There are several names the Griz might consider, including Memphis native Shawne Williams, who is expected to receive a buyout after being traded from Phoenix to New Orleans. Williams shot 39.5 percent from 3-point range in 44 appearances for Miami this season. Memphis Commercial Appeal

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As he said in our chat and has before in others, it would take quite a lot for him to leave the special situation they have in Memphis. And yes, for those Tennesseans who surely wondered, Marc is known to have a favorite sushi spot that he approves of in the city that adopted him so many years ago. "The city of Memphis and the franchise means a lot to me," he told USA TODAY Sports. "It's not going to be easy for me to leave a place like that." USA Today Sports

He's willing to discuss free agency, and is clearly planning on at least listening to other teams come July 1, but he's quick to make it clear that this isn't about some desire to be wooed or wined and dined. "I don't think I'm going to enjoy that part of it, because I think a lot of is just, you know, it's just not what's important," he said. "It's meaningless, all the 'We want you … ' No, 'What is your plan?' You want to see a plan. I haven't figured (the free agency plan) out yet. I haven't really put any thought in it. I'm just going to see what I want first as a family and from there we'll go. We'll ask the questions that we have to ask, and we'll go from there." USA Today Sports

"Me and my wife (Cristina), we could live in Yukon Canada if needed be - trust me," Marc said with a smile. "We can get used to anything. Just like it was a big shock for us as a family to move from (Spain) to Memphis, we can make it anywhere. Anywhere in the world where we can live – Thailand, Japan. I even talk to Cristina about it, like when I'm done playing in the NBA, I would like to travel the world and live in different cities just to know them, and learn a different culture, learn different languages. I like the Patagonia in Argentina. Japan is a place that I would love to do for a good six months. China, I've been there many times, and I don't know if I could make it in China, but I think I would too honestly. I'm more on the country side than big cities. London. I would love to live in Australia." USA Today Sports

Pau and Marc Gasol made history by becoming the first brothers to start in the same All-Star Game. Pau, the 34-year-old who’s four years Marc’s elder, won the opening tipoff, but that was irrelevant to him. “The emotional moment was just the jump against your brother,” Pau said. New York Daily News

February 15, 2015 Updates
 

THE TOP 50 PLAYERS IN GRIZZLIES HISTORY

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

   

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