Memphis Grizzlies Rumors
Kellan Olson: Monty Williams said Ja Morant is a one-man fastbreak. Generates offense when he gets into the paint. Suns have to get back in transition and control the glass. Monty emphasized offensive efficiency. Need to space the floor well and get good possessions.
They were completely unprepared for the news Raman delivered — that she was joining the Grizzlies as an assistant coach. “At first we were like, ‘Grizzlies? What college is that?’” Kylie Gallagher, a senior forward, recalled. Raman quickly clarified that she was headed to the N.B.A.’s Memphis Grizzlies, then worked off prepared notes — she knew she would be emotional — as she thanked her players and her staff, and offered more details about the unexpected opportunity that had come her way. “Oh, they were shocked,” Raman, 46, said in a recent interview. “But those players are a part of me, and my experiences with them has made me the coach I am now.”