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Memphis Grizzlies 2019-2020 Watch Thread (#14)
« on: May 17, 2019, 04:14:04 PM »

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Re: Memphis Grizzlies 2019-2020 Watch Thread
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2019, 04:23:29 PM »

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Whether we trade this pick in a month or not it will be interesting to track.

Re: Memphis Grizzlies 2019-2020 Watch Thread
« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2019, 04:29:18 PM »

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Whether we trade this pick in a month or not it will be interesting to track.

Hopefully it's looked at as a probable mid-late lottery pick. Even SAC with their breakout performance missed the playoffs.

Re: Memphis Grizzlies 2019-2020 Watch Thread
« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2019, 04:30:41 PM »

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Re: Memphis Grizzlies 2019-2020 Watch Thread
« Reply #4 on: May 19, 2019, 08:43:32 AM »

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Be an interesting summer for them.  Do they really take Morant? Do they trade Conley and if so what do they get for him?  etc.
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Re: Memphis Grizzlies 2019-2020 Watch Thread
« Reply #5 on: May 19, 2019, 09:16:56 AM »

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What does the 2020 draft look like at this point?

Re: Memphis Grizzlies 2019-2020 Watch Thread
« Reply #6 on: May 19, 2019, 09:41:32 AM »

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Whether we trade this pick in a month or not it will be interesting to track.

Hopefully it's looked at as a probable mid-late lottery pick. Even SAC with their breakout performance missed the playoffs.

I think the majority of people are hoping that it is not 'mid-late' (at least the late part). I understand that if it's too early, then it will be pushed back to 2021 (unprotected), but that can only be seen as a good thing.

Re: Memphis Grizzlies 2019-2020 Watch Thread
« Reply #7 on: May 19, 2019, 10:36:51 AM »

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What does the 2020 draft look like at this point?
Top heavy, like this year. It's the 2021 draft that is LOADED!!

Re: Memphis Grizzlies 2019-2020 Watch Thread
« Reply #8 on: June 11, 2019, 02:10:38 PM »

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https://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/26948382/grizzlies-hire-bucks-jenkins-hc

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Sources: Grizzlies to hire Bucks' Jenkins as HC

The Memphis Grizzlies are hiring Milwaukee Bucks assistant Taylor Jenkins to become the franchise's new head coach, league sources tell ESPN.

A formal announcement is expected on Tuesday, sources said.

Jenkins has rapidly built a reputation as an outstanding young teacher and tactician, and he'll take over a Grizzlies roster that includes veteran star Mike Conley Jr., promising young forward Jaren Jackson Jr. and, presumably, Murray State point guard Ja Morant, whom the franchise is targeting with the No. 2 overall pick in next week's NBA draft.

The Grizzlies' new executive vice president of basketball operations, Zach Kleiman, led the coaching search.

Jenkins is the third NBA coach to come directly off Mike Budenholzer's staff, joining Utah's Quin Snyder and Brooklyn's Kenny Atkinson.

The Grizzlies had conducted a wide-ranging search over the past two months, including the consideration of EuroLeague, NBA and NCAA coaching candidates. Jenkins met with Memphis officials three times, including with Memphis owner Robert Pera last week, sources said.

Jenkins has been an assistant on Budenholzer's staffs with the Bucks (2018-19 season) and Atlanta Hawks (2013-18). He started his coaching career with the San Antonio Spurs' G-League franchise in Austin, Texas, where he led the team to the playoffs. Jenkins is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business.

Re: Memphis Grizzlies 2019-2020 Watch Thread
« Reply #9 on: June 11, 2019, 02:57:05 PM »

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I think Memphis only improves from here.

Morant
Anderson
Holliday
Rabb
JJJ
Jonas

and assets from Conley trade is a hell of a start.


Re: Memphis Grizzlies 2019-2020 Watch Thread
« Reply #10 on: June 11, 2019, 03:04:21 PM »

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I think Memphis only improves from here.

Morant
Anderson
Holliday
Rabb
JJJ
Jonas

and assets from Conley trade is a hell of a start.
it's a start but that's a lottery team for a good 2-3 years no matter how the youth develop.  the West is pretty deep with really good teams.

Re: Memphis Grizzlies 2019-2020 Watch Thread
« Reply #11 on: June 11, 2019, 03:34:01 PM »

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I think Memphis only improves from here.

Morant
Anderson
Holliday
Rabb
JJJ
Jonas

and assets from Conley trade is a hell of a start.
it's a start but that's a lottery team for a good 2-3 years no matter how the youth develop.  the West is pretty deep with really good teams.

Yeah, I like Memphis' long term prospects if they can turn Conley into something good. But their short term is going to be the typical young, rebuilding lottery team.

Re: Memphis Grizzlies 2019-2020 Watch Thread
« Reply #12 on: June 13, 2019, 02:35:29 PM »

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Sources: Memphis center Jonas Valanciunas plans to decline the $17.6M option on 2019-20 contract, clearing way to become a free agent. His primary intention will be to negotiate a new deal with Memphis, where he averaged 19.9 PPG and 10.7 RPG after February trade from Toronto.

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Re: Memphis Grizzlies 2019-2020 Watch Thread
« Reply #13 on: June 13, 2019, 03:16:23 PM »

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Sources: Memphis center Jonas Valanciunas plans to decline the $17.6M option on 2019-20 contract, clearing way to become a free agent. His primary intention will be to negotiate a new deal with Memphis, where he averaged 19.9 PPG and 10.7 RPG after February trade from Toronto.

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I am a little surprised by this move from JV.

Interesting

Re: Memphis Grizzlies 2019-2020 Watch Thread
« Reply #14 on: June 13, 2019, 03:18:34 PM »

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Quote from: Woj
Sources: Memphis center Jonas Valanciunas plans to decline the $17.6M option on 2019-20 contract, clearing way to become a free agent. His primary intention will be to negotiate a new deal with Memphis, where he averaged 19.9 PPG and 10.7 RPG after February trade from Toronto.

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with Memphis...or whatever team will give him the most money. And, while he is no world-beater, it is in our best interest to have him leave.