Memphis, Tennessee 500+ connections To opt out of the sale of your personal information as permitted by the California Consumer Leaders for the Redbirds, 901 FC, University of Memphis athletics department, and Grizzlies took part in a virtual MBJ panel discussion July 20 to discuss the wide world of sports during a pandemic. He was first introduced in 1995 when the team was in Vancouver, British Columbia. They would then meet again in the conference finals in 2013, where the Spurs once again swept the Grizzlies to go to the NBA Finals and got swept again in 2016, due to a lot of injuries the Grizzlies had during the season. I hate every other NBA team in the league. Wexler graduated from the University of Virginia with a Bachelor of Science in Architecture and from Columbia Law School. On October 29, 2014, the Grizzlies defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 105–101 for the franchise's first victory in a season opener since 2000, the year before the team moved to Memphis.[32]. Fans who want to support the Memphis Grizzlies by purchasing 2014-15 Season Tickets can do so by calling (901) 888-HOOP or going online to grizzlies.com. The Grizzlies achieved several firsts in franchise history during the 2011 NBA playoffs. The team was originally established as the Vancouver Grizzlies, an expansion team that joined the NBA for the 1995–96 season. 21, trade to Grizzlies for No. The two squads have faced each other in the playoffs in 2011, 2013, and 2014. Gene Bartow was named the Grizzlies' president of basketball operations on August 16, 2007. On October 29, 2014, the Grizzlies defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 105–101 for the franchise's first victory in a season opener since 2000, the year before the team moved to Memphis.[32]. Lionel Hollins was named the Grizzlies' permanent head coach on January 25, 2009.[16]. The Grizzlies played their home games at General Motors (GM) Place for the entirety of their six seasons in Vancouver. (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian file) Eventually the Grizzlies will spend their draft assets. Copyright © 2018 Right Brain Media Total Grizzlies is an independent site and is not affiliated with the NBA or the Memphis Grizzlies, Memphis Grizzlies add Darko Rajakovic as assistant coach | Memphis Grizzlies – Grizzlies.com, Memphis Grizzlies’ Ja Morant Named NBA Rookie Of The Year – Forbes, Memphis Grizzlies star Ja Morant named NBA’s Rookie of the Year – WATN – Local 24, Memphis Grizzlies’ Ja Morant named 2019-20 Kia NBA Rookie of the Year | Memphis Grizzlies – Grizzlies.com, Grizzlies get No.