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Yuta Watanabe ready to make dream a reality

Sep 18, 2018

Yuta Watanabe ready to make dream a reality

After scoring 18 points to help Japan beat Iran in a FIBA World Cup Asian qualifier at Ota City General Gymnasium on Monday, Yuta Watanabe's mind quickly turned to the United States where he will soon be fighting to make a name for himself ...

Watanabe strikes two-way deal with Grizzlies

/ Jul 21, 2018

Watanabe strikes two-way deal with Grizzlies

Yuta Watanabe, who played four years at George Washington University, has agreed to a two-year, two-way contract with the Memphis Grizzlies, the NBA team said Friday. Under the new concept introduced for the 2017-2018 season, the 23-year-old undrafted rookie forward will spend most of the ...

/ May 26, 2016

Grizzlies offer coaching job to Heat assistant Fizdale: source

The Memphis Grizzlies are ready to make another assistant coach a first-time NBA head coach after offering their job to Miami Heat assistant David Fizdale, according to a person familiar with the negotiations. The person said Fizdale met with Grizzlies controlling owner Robert Pera on ...

Spurs maintain stranglehold over Grizzlies

/ Apr 20, 2016

Spurs maintain stranglehold over Grizzlies

The more things change the more the San Antonio Spurs remain constant. Twelve years to the day after holding Memphis to franchise lows in total points and points in a quarter, San Antonio put another stranglehold on the Grizzlies. Patty Mills had 16 points, Kawhi Leonard ...

Aldridge leads way as Spurs top Grizzlies

/ Mar 29, 2016

Aldridge leads way as Spurs top Grizzlies

The San Antonio Spurs and Memphis Grizzlies both were short-handed, but the Spurs still had LaMarcus Aldridge. Aldridge had 31 points and 13 rebounds, helping the Spurs earn a 101-87 victory on Monday night despite resting stars Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili. Aldridge made ...

/ Mar 8, 2016

Short-handed Grizzlies pull stunner on Cavs

Tony Allen scored a season-high 26 points and the Memphis Grizzlies, despite playing without four injured starters, shocked the Cleveland Cavaliers 106-103 on Monday night. Vince Carter made four free throws in the final 13.4 seconds to steal the upset by a Memphis team that ...

Hornets get Lee in three-team deal

/ Feb 17, 2016

Hornets get Lee in three-team deal

The Charlotte Hornets acquired veteran swingman Courtney Lee from the Grizzlies in a three-team trade that will help bolster the team's perimeter shooting and defense after losing Michael Kidd-Gilchrist for the season to a shoulder injury. The Grizzlies got forward P.J. Hairston from Charlotte and ...