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November 30, 2014 Updates

When Robert Pera became owner there in 2012, Jason Levien arrived as CEO and Stu Lash as assistant general manager. Wallace was nearly on paid leave. “I knew from being in this business a long time — I’ve been through four ownership changes — that change is inevitable when there’s an ownership change,” Wallace said over lunch recently. “It doesn’t mean there’ll be a new head coach or a new general manager, but there are going to be new people involved and the whole landscape can change. That’s what happened here. “I basically stepped aside. No one told me to step back. My role was reduced, but I intentionally stepped back from the players and the coaches. I did not want to be seen as someone that was a meddler last year. I went to games, but I did not interact with the players or coaches during that time. I stayed involved in the game. I was watching the college game closely and the NBA game and attending games at both levels, because I planned on getting back. I didn’t know it was going to be here. “There’d be a call here and there, but I didn’t have day to day duties. I had multiple years left on my contract, but I was in the background. I stepped back.” Boston Herald

November 28, 2014 Updates

The NBA denied the Sacramento Kings' protest of their Nov. 13 last-second loss to the Memphis Grizzlies, but at least some in the Kings organization still think the team was robbed of a deserved victory. Yahoo! Sports

"The referees had a duty to count frames on the replay and they didn't," one Kings source said. "We felt and still feel strongly that there was significant error in this decision." Under NBA procedures, each team has an opportunity to make submissions in support of its position, and the protesting team is required to establish a misapplication of the official playing rules that had a clear impact on the game's outcome. The Kings filed a protest and sent their own video and pictures to the NBA hoping to strengthen their case. Kings officials believe the referees misapplied the rules by not counting frames on Lee's shot when analyzing the replay and not taking into account a late-starting clock, a source told Yahoo Sports. Yahoo! Sports

Kings center Ryan Hollins told Yahoo Sports another reason why Lee's shot shouldn't have counted was because Hollins tipped the inbounds pass and that clock didn't start when he did. The NBA didn't mention Hollins in its statement. But an NBA spokesperson told Yahoo Sports there was no specific mention of Hollins' possible tip of the inbounds pass because the referees ruled he didn't touch it and there was no conclusive evidence in replays showing he did. "I hit the ball," Hollins told Yahoo Sports. "No question about it. You see the trajectory. You even see my reaction afterwards. Even if you can't conclude that I hit the ball, the shot still didn't get off with the correct call." Yahoo! Sports

Marc J. Spears: There is no mention in the NBA's explanation about Kings C Ryan Hollins tipping the ball on Memphis' in-bounds pass thus starting the clock. NBA didn't mention Ryan Hollins' tip because the refs ruled he didn't touch it & replay review deemed no conclusive evidence that he did. Twitter @SpearsNBAYahoo

November 27, 2014 Updates
November 25, 2014 Updates

The Memphis Grizzlies re-assigned rookie guard Jordan Adams to the NBA Development League’s Iowa Energy, the Grizzlies’ exclusive D-League affiliate, the team announced today. During his first assignment in Iowa, Adams (6-5, 209) totaled 20 points, seven rebounds and one assist in 31 minutes in an exhibition on Nov. 8 vs. Sioux Falls, which was played in Memphis at FedExForum. He was recalled from Iowa on Nov. 10. The 20-year-old is averaging 1.5 points, 1.3 assists and 0.75 steals in 10.1 minutes in four games for the Grizzlies this season. NBA.com

November 24, 2014 Updates

Marc gasol is a free agent this summer and pretty much every team who has enough cap room will be after him. Larry H. Russell broke some news that Rajon Rondo went to upper management that he wants them to get Marc. Wallace put a definitive answer out there “We have every intention of re-signing Marc Gasol. So those teams are going to have to find another player.” CLNS Radio

Building a team the way they have the Grizzlies have been one of the most competitive teams in the league the last few years. “Other than the Spurs series two years ago where we were unfortunately swept the other times when we’ve been knocked out of the playoffs it was in the seventh game ... Despite the fact that you may not see us frequently on National television, we like to think we have a pretty good team here and a team that will be a challenger in the Western Conference.” CLNS Radio

November 23, 2014 Updates
November 22, 2014 Updates
 

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