Name
Memphis Grizzlies

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Established
1995 (23 years old)

Sport
Basketball

Manager
Dave Joerger

Stadium/Home
FedExForum
(18,119 Capacity)

Jersey Clearart


Location
Memphis, Tenessee

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League
NBA

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Home / Basketball / NBA / Memphis Grizzlies


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11 Apr Oklahoma City 137 - 123 Memphis Grizzlies Chesapeake Energy Arena
09 Apr Minnesota Timberwolves 113 - 94 Memphis Grizzlies Target Center
08 Apr Memphis Grizzlies 130 - 117 Detroit Pistons FedExForum
06 Apr Memphis Grizzlies 93 - 94 Sacramento Kings FedExForum
04 Apr New Orleans 123 - 95 Memphis Grizzlies Smoothie King Center

Description

The Memphis Grizzlies are an American professional basketball team based in Memphis, Tennessee. They are part of the Southwest Division of the Western Conference in the National Basketball Association (NBA). The Grizzlies play their home games at FedExForum. The team's majority owner is Robert Pera.

The team was established as the Vancouver Grizzlies in Vancouver, British Columbia in 1995. They relocated to Memphis in 2001. They are also the only team in the four major professional leagues that plays in Memphis.

Team Members

Marc Gasol

JaMychal Green

Chandler Parso

Beno Udrih

Stadium or Home

FedExForum is an arena located in downtown Memphis, Tennessee. It is the home of the Memphis Grizzlies of the NBA and the NCAA Division I men's basketball program of the University of Memphis, both of whom previously played home games at the Pyramid Arena. The arena officially opened in September 2004 after much debate and also a derecho wind storm on July 22, 2003 that nearly brought down the cranes that were building it near the famed Beale Street. It was built at a cost of $250 million and is owned by the City of Memphis; naming rights were purchased by one of Memphis' most well-known businesses, FedEx, for $92 million. FedExForum was financed using $250 million of public bonds, which were issued by the Memphis Public Building Authority (PBA). The venue also has the capability of hosting ice hockey games, concerts, and family shows. In 2011, Tony Allen"the grindfather" popularized the term "The Grindhouse". A local fan (@Hamlin38103) tweeted the suggestion to him and he made it popular.

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