ATLANTA (AP) — A person with knowledge of the situation says the Atlanta Hawks have acquired veteran forward Chandler Parsons in a trade which sent Miles Plumlee and Solomon Hill to...
Memphis faces Dallas in conference matchup
Dallas Mavericks (31-48, 14th in the Western Conference) vs. Memphis Grizzlies (32-47, 12th in the Western Conference)
Grizzlies’ Bickerstaff comments on Parsons’ potential return
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis Grizzlies coach J.B. Bickerstaff says Chandler Parsons will be treated like any other player amid reports that the forward will rejoin his teammates after the All-Star break.
The comments come a month after general manager Chris Wallace said Parsons had chosen to continue his rehabilitation in Los Angeles, putting his future with Memphis in doubt.
Grizzlies GM: Parsons chose option to continue rehab in LA
Grizzlies general manager Chris Wallace says Chandler Parsons has chosen to continue rehabilitation in Los Angeles out of the options Memphis gave the 30-year-old forward.
"We will continue to monitor Chandler's progress," Wallace said in a statement Sunday night.
Grizzlies ready to erase painful memories of last season
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Conley and the Memphis Grizzlies want to make very clear that what happened last season was an aberration.
Conley and the rest of the Grizzlies — yes even oft-injured Chandler Parsons — are reporting for training camp healthy and ready to erase the memories of that painful and ugly 60-loss season.
"Now we're back both feet planted, and we give ourselves just as good of a shot as anybody," Conley said Monday.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — With a 10-day contract to make an impression, MarShon Brooks got off to a very nice start.
Brooks scored 14 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter in his first game with Memphis, helping the last-place Grizzlies beat the Portland Trail Blazers 108-103 on Wednesday night.
Brooks made each of his four 3-point attempts in the final period in his first NBA appearance since April 16, 2014, with the Lakers. He signed a 10-day contract with Memphis on Tuesday.
Cousins’ triple-double, Davis’ 30 power Pelicans past Cavs
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins had 29 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists, and the New Orleans Pelicans pulled away for a convincing 123-101 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday night.
Parsons, Grizzlies’ bench leads Memphis past Houston
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Ten days ago, the boos rained down on a struggling Chandler Parsons as the Memphis Grizzlies fans expressed their displeasure with the lack of return on the team's $94 million investment.
No one booed Parsons on Saturday night.
Parsons finally gave Memphis fans what they've waited for since his signing 16 months ago, scoring 24 points on accurate shooting to lead the Grizzlies to a 103-89 victory over the Houston Rockets.
New-look Grizzlies leaning heavily on Parsons in new era
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies made significant roster moves during the offseason and still believe they can extend the franchise's streak of seven straight playoff appearances.
It all hinges on the health of Chandler Parsons' knees.
Grizzlies’ Parsons expected to miss remainder of season
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis Grizzlies forward Chandler Parsons will undergo knee surgery Monday and is expected to miss the remainder of the season.
The Grizzlies announced Sunday that Parsons will have a procedure to repair a partial tear of the medial meniscus in his left knee.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies went old school to solve their recent shooting woes, plugging 40-year-old Vince Carter into the starting lineup for the first time this year.
Carter made all eight of his shots, including six from beyond the arc, to score a season-high 24 points and lead the Grizzlies past the Milwaukee Bucks 113-93 on Monday night.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis Grizzlies forward Chandler Parsons, the team's biggest offseason free agent acquisition, is out indefinitely because of a partial tear of the meniscus in his left knee.
The Grizzlies said in a statement Monday before their game against the Milwaukee Bucks that they are still evaluating the injury to take "the appropriate course of action."
Memphis has healthy roster for playoff push in stretch run
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies' latest injury reports need a second glance, they appear a bit suspect.
Nobody is listed as hurt or nursing an injury. If someone is out, it's simply for rest.
No knee problems requiring forward Chandler Parsons to sit. No ankle issues for reserve forward Brandan Wright. No lingering problems from point guard Mike Conley's broken back earlier this season, and no more groin issues for defensive stalwart Tony Allen.
Green sparks short-handed Grizzlies over Timberwolves 107-99
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The excuses were right there for the Memphis Grizzlies. End of a 10-day trip, second night of back-to-back, three key players getting the night off.
They were having none of it, the latest chapter of toughness in a franchise history rich with it.
JaMychal Green scored a career-high 29 points and the short-handed Grizzlies grinded out a 107-99 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday night.
McCollum, Parsons engage in Twitter dustup after game
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Following the Trail Blazers' 112-109 victory over the Grizzlies, a Twitter skirmish broke out between Memphis forward Chandler Parsons and Portland guard CJ McCollum.
It all started with a post during Friday night's game from the Trail Blazers' main account, which teased Parsons for an airball on a 3-pointer.
"To be fair, the NBA 3-point line is really, really far away from the basket," @trailblazers posted.
Conley scores 24 points, Grizzlies beat Rockets 115-109
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Conley is starting to look like his old self again and so are the Memphis Grizzlies.
Conley scored 24 points and Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol each added 16 to help the Grizzlies beat the Houston Rockets 115-109 on Friday night.
"It's good to see us slowly but surely getting back our team," said Memphis coach David Fizdale, who's seen Conley, Chandler Parsons, James Ennis and Vince Carter all return from injury this month.
Grizzlies sign guard Toney Douglas under NBA’s hardship rule
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies have signed guard Toney Douglas under the NBA's hardship rule.
The Grizzlies announced the move Monday, a week after Mike Conley broke several bones on the vertebrae of his lower back. Conley will not have surgery but is expected to miss at least six weeks.
Grizzlies’ Parsons has bone bruise in his left knee
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis Grizzlies forward Chandler Parsons has a bone bruise to his left knee and is expected to miss at least two weeks.
The Grizzlies announced the severity of Parsons' injury Sunday and said he was diagnosed with the injury after Friday's game with the Dallas Mavericks. Team officials said Parsons will be re-evaluated in two weeks.
Parsons leads Grizzlies over Mavs 80-64 in return to Dallas
DALLAS (AP) — Chandler Parsons swished a 3-pointer just a few feet from Dallas owner Mark Cuban and turned in the direction of his former boss.
Maybe that was Parsons simply trying to say, 'That's what I can do when I'm healthy.'"
Parsons scored 12 points in his first game against his former team, helping the Memphis Grizzlies to an 80-64 victory Friday night over the injury-plagued Mavericks, who flirted with franchise worsts for scoring and shooting percentage.
NBA Western Conference Preview Capsules
Team-by-team capsules for the NBA's Western Conference, listed alphabetically within divisions:
LAST SEASON: 42-40, lost in Western Conference quarterfinals.
COACH: Rick Carlisle (ninth season, 15th NBA season).
PROJECTED STARTING FIVE: G Deron Williams (14.1 ppg), G Wesley Matthews (12.5 ppg), F Harrison Barnes (11.7 ppg), F Dirk Nowitzki, (18.3 ppg), C Andrew Bogut (5.4 ppg).
ADDED: Barnes, Bogut, G Seth Curry, F Quincy Acy, C A.J. Hammons.
Barnes, Bogut highlight latest round of changes for Mavs
DALLAS (AP) — Harrison Barnes and Andrew Bogut are in, Chandler Parsons and Zaza Pachulia are out and Dallas coach Rick Carlisle has a retooled roster for the sixth consecutive time since winning a championship.
"Well, we love it," Carlisle said at media day this week as someone chuckled. "What's more exciting than getting seven new guys? New blood. It's fresh every year.
Grizzlies healthy, excited for training camp with new coach
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Marc Gasol's surgically repaired right foot is healthy, and the Memphis Grizzlies center insists he's back — perhaps better than ever.
Point guard Mike Conley is healthy too, his aching Achilles a distant memory. Jarell Martin's own left foot is as healthy as it's been in a long time.
The Memphis Grizzlies have wanted Chandler Parsons since the forward knocked down an NBA-record 10 3-pointers in a half against them in January 2014. Now, they finally have the outside shooter they've tried — and failed — to land for so many years. The Grizzlies also have someone eager to lure more top talent to Tennessee. "Being the first big-name free agent to come here, I think that's special, and I want to be a trendsetter here," Parsons said Friday. "I'm going to work...
The Memphis Grizzlies have wanted Chandler Parsons since the forward knocked down an NBA-record 10 3-pointers in a half against them in January 2014. Now, they finally have the outside shooter they've tried — and failed — to land for so many years.
The Grizzlies also have someone eager to lure more top talent to Tennessee.
"Being the first big-name free agent to come here, I think that's special, and I want to be a trendsetter here," Parsons said Friday. "I'm...