Grizzlies to retire Conley’s No. 11 jersey
The Memphis Grizzlies plan to retire Mike Conley's No. 11 jersey.
Conley played for Memphis for 12 seasons before he was traded to Utah in a move that was approved by the NBA on...
Thunder expected to add prep standout Darius Bazley
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Thunder chose to take young potential rather than fill their most pressing need in the draft.
Oklahoma City selected Brandon Clarke with the 21st overall pick in the...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Several years ago, the idea of Ja Morant being the No. 2 pick in the NBA draft by the Memphis Grizzlies wasn't on anyone's radar.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah took an alternate route to upgrade its roster rather than building through the NBA draft Thursday night.
The Jazz sent the No. 23 pick to Memphis on Wednesday as...
The Memphis Grizzlies traded away the final piece of the franchise's best years on Wednesday, sending veteran point guard Mike Conley to the Utah Jazz for a trio of players, a person familiar with...
Memphis Grizzlies (31-46, 13th in the Western Conference) vs. Portland Trail Blazers (49-28, fourth in the Western Conference)
Los Angeles faces Memphis, seeks 5th straight home win
Memphis Grizzlies (31-45, 13th in the Western Conference) vs. Los Angeles Clippers (46-31, sixth in the Western Conference)
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A night after they were eliminated from playoff contention, the Minnesota Timberwolves at least ended a difficult skid.
Harden scores 57 but Grizzlies top Rockets 126-125 in OT
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — James Harden did everything he could to bring the Houston Rockets back from a big deficit in the fourth quarter. He got them to overtime, but his 57 points weren't...
Collins too much for Grizzlies in Hawks’ lopsided win
ATLANTA (AP) — John Collins knew the Memphis Grizzlies didn't want to play a fast-paced game, so the Atlanta Hawks needed to keep pushing the ball up the floor,
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Conley started hitting shots down the stretch, Orlando consistently misfired and the Memphis Grizzlies put a dent in the Magic's scramble for the final playoff spot in...
Conley, Valanciunas lead Grizzlies past Jazz 114-104
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Conley is continuing to lead the Memphis Grizzlies down the stretch, and a new big center has stepped up to help with the scoring load.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Conley went scoreless in the first quarter, then carried the Memphis Grizzlies down the stretch against a team jockeying for playoff position in the Western...
Thunder F George, Grizzlies G Conley out
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Paul George will miss the Thunder's game against Memphis on Sunday night with a sore right shoulder, and Grizzlies guard Mike Conley will sit out with general...
Conley, Grizzlies dent Lakers’ playoff hopes in 110-105 win
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Lakers got a triple-double from LeBron James and 32 points from Brandon Ingram but still suffered another dent to their playoff hopes.
Grizzlies take next step in rebuilding, trading Marc Gasol
The Memphis Grizzlies have taken another big step toward rebuilding their roster, trading center Marc Gasol and leaving Mike Conley as the lone remaining piece from the core four of the franchise's best success.
And Conley's tenure might only last the rest of this season.
Leonard, Lowry help Raptors beat Embiid, 76ers 119-107
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kyle Lowry had 20 points amid reports that Toronto has offered him in a trade, and the Raptors held off the Philadelphia 76ers 119-107 on Tuesday night in a matchup between two of the Eastern Conference's top teams.
Kawhi Leonard scored 24 points and Serge Ibaka had 20 points and 10 rebounds to help Toronto overcome another big game for Joel Embiid.
Conley, Holiday help Grizzlies beat Timberwolves 108-106
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Conley put together quite a performance in possibly his final game with the Memphis Grizzlies.
Conley had 25 points and nine assists, and the Grizzlies beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 108-106 on Tuesday night on Justin Holiday's two free throws with .1 seconds remaining.
Conley and longtime teammate Marc Gasol are being shopped around ahead of Thursday's trade deadline. Gasol was a late scratch amid reports about the Grizzlies being in trade talks.
Lowry has big half amid trade rumors, Raptors hold off 76ers
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kyle Lowry doesn't want to play for any team but Toronto.
A detour through his hometown is always welcome, though.
Lowry had a big first half amid reports that Toronto has offered him in a trade, Kawhi Leonard finished with 24 points, and the Raptors held off the Philadelphia 76ers 119-107 on Tuesday night in a matchup between two of the Eastern Conference's top teams.
Grizzlies’ Gasol out against Timberwolves amid trade talk
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol was a late scratch for Tuesday night's home game against the Minnesota Timberwolves as trade chatter for the veteran accelerated.
Gasol was not listed on Memphis' injured list earlier in the day, but coach J.B. Bickerstaff announced he would not play. Asked to elaborate on the reason for Gasol's absence, Bickerstaff declined.
Gasol, Conley eager for answers during trade deadline week
NEW YORK (AP) — Marc Gasol forgot his cellphone overnight on the Grizzlies' team bus over the weekend, giving himself some stress-free time in New York.
"I'm like, if I get traded then so be it," Gasol said.
He and Mike Conley won't be able to hide quite so easily the next few days.
Conley, Gasol help Grizzlies top Knicks to end road skid
NEW YORK (AP) — Marc Gasol was conducting his postgame interviews when his cellphone began buzzing with a call from his agent.
Gasol declined to answer. If it was trade news, it could wait until after he was done talking basketball.
"I'm not in the mood right now," Gasol said, smiling. "I still want to enjoy this."
Especially because his team had just looked like the Memphis Grizzlies of old.
Walker scores 23, Hornets beat depleted Grizzlies 100-92
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — At both ends of the court, the Charlotte Hornets had too much at the end for the Memphis Grizzlies.
Kemba Walker scored 23 points, Marvin Williams hit two key 3-pointers and Bismack Biyombo swatted away a pair of late shots as the Hornets beat the depleted Memphis Grizzlies 100-92 Friday night.
Conley, Jackson get Grizzlies past Pacers to end 8-game skid
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Staring at an eight-game losing streak and a week of distraction from trade rumblings, the Memphis Grizzlies brought things back to simplicity.
And the approach was successful for the struggling squad.
Mike Conley had 22 points and 11 assists, Jaren Jackson Jr. added 20 points and Memphis beat the Indiana Pacers 106-103 Saturday night bringing brief relief to the Grizzlies troubles that stretch back to late December.
Hield, Fox lead Sacramento to 99-96 victory over Grizzlies
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Sacramento Kings made the right plays down the stretch to end their losing streak and extend the Memphis Grizzlies' miseries.
Buddy Hield scored 26 points and De'Aaron Fox added 22, including a key 19-footer in the final minute, to help the Kings to a 99-96 victory over the Grizzlies on Friday night.
The loss was Memphis' eighth straight and 14th in the last 15 games as the team tries to hold itself together amid trade rumors involving star Mike Conley and Marc Gasol.
Conley says Grizzlies owner willing to trade him, Gasol
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies may be ready to start rebuilding, listening to trade offers for the NBA's longest-tenured teammates.
Guard Mike Conley said Grizzlies owner Robert Pera had told both he and center Marc Gasol on Tuesday that they will be mentioned in potential trade talks.
Harden scores season-high 57 as Rockets top Grizzlies 112-94
HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden scored a season-high 57 points to carry the short-handed Houston Rockets to a 112-94 win over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night.
The reigning MVP extended his streak of 30-point games to 17 by halftime, pouring in 36 points over the first two quarters to put Houston on top. It's the longest such streak since Wilt Chamberlain had 20 straight games of at least 30 points in 1964.
Gasol leads Grizzlies past Spurs 96-86 ending Memphis skid
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Grizzlies center Marc Gasol snapped out of a recent slump with a more energized performance to help Memphis end a six-game slide.
Gasol had 26 points and 14 rebounds, and Memphis led from the second quarter on in a 96-86 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night.
Davis has 36 points, 13 boards, Pelicans top Memphis 114-95
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Anthony Davis had little to say about his latest dunk-filled scoring outburst. He even shrugged off his seldom-seen "Shammgod" crossover dribble that stunned the Grizzlies, delighted the crowd and set up his thunderous driving dunk.
The Pelicans' perennial All-Star was more eager to highlight an improved defensive performance that has given the Pelicans hope of stringing some victories together before the season gets away from them.
Griffin has 26 points, leads Pistons past Grizzlies 101-94
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — In the closing minutes of a four-game trip, the Detroit Pistons had enough energy to end the journey on a good note.
With a 13-0 run in the fourth quarter, the Pistons built a double-digit lead and snapped their three-game losing streak with a 101-94 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night.
Harden scores 43, has triple-double in Rockets’ victory
HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden had 43 points, 10 rebounds and 13 assists in his fourth straight 40-point game, leading the Houston Rockets over the Memphis Grizzlies 113-101 on Monday night for their fifth consecutive victory.
Harden set an NBA record with his eighth straight game with at least 35 points and five assists, besting Oscar Robertson, who twice had seven-game streaks. Harden finished with his fourth triple-double this season and 39th overall.
Gasol scores 20 points, Grizzlies beat Cavaliers 95-87
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies took advantage when Cleveland missed its first 12 shots.
Then the Cavaliers came storming back, and Marc Gasol and his teammates had just enough to hold on for a wire-to-wire win.
Gasol had 20 points, nine rebounds and six assists, and the Grizzlies beat the Cavaliers 95-87 on Wednesday night despite nearly blowing a 17-point fourth-quarter lead.
Grizzlies end 5-game skid by beating Lakers 107-99
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies were fed up with losing, and it showed in a desperate and determined fourth quarter against the Los Angeles Lakers.
Mike Conley scored 11 points in the final period, Jaren Jackson Jr. had 27 and the Grizzlies ended a five-game losing streak with a 107-99 victory Sunday night.
Hield scores 28 points to push Kings past Grizzlies 102-99
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Buddy Hield watched Mike Conley put on an impressive shooting display for three quarters. Then he spoiled Conley's big night with his own hot streak.
Hield made four of his six 3-pointers over the final 8 1/2 minutes and scored 16 points in the fourth quarter to help the Sacramento Kings rally for a 102-99 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday.