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BluesCityJoe

  • joined Apr 02, 2013
  • last login Jul 11, 2014
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Born and raised on Missouri sports - Tigers, Chiefs and Cardinals. Moved to Memphis in 2011 and have been a card-carrying member of Griz Nation since.

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  • NBA Memphis Grizzlies
  • NFL Kansas City Chiefs
  • NCAAF Missouri Tigers
  • NCAAB Missouri Tigers
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A ride through Memphis on the 4th of July

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There are some times that Memphis reminds you what an amazing community it is. Being a solo guy in Memphis on the 4th of July, I wasn’t quite sure how to celebrate. I met up with a friend early in...

GBB Ranker: Top 10 Potential Free Agents for Griz

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Ten of the more likely players who the Memphis Grizzlies could target in 2014 NBA Free Agency.

GBB Community 2014 Mock Draft: Orlando Magic #15

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After picking Dante Exum and trading for Paul Millsap, who will Orlando select at #15?

GBB 2014 NBA Mock Draft: Orlando Magic Pick #4

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The Magic are up next, looking to build their young core into a dynasty. With the big 3 of Wiggins, Embiid, and Parker off the board, who will Orlando select?

What picture do the 2013-14 Advanced Stats paint?

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With the season in the books, let's see what picture the advanced stats paint about the 2013-14 Grizzlies.

The Day After Losing Game 6

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The Grizzlies never do anything the easy way. So it was in Game 6, as the Grizzlies were beaten handily, and now must go on the road to fight it out in game 7.

2014 NBA Playoffs: Griz - Thunder Game 4 Preview

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The Grindhouse will be rocking Saturday night as the Grizzlies attempt to keep the Thunder mired in the mud and take a commanding 3-1 series lead.

Grizzlies at Suns Preview: Rise above

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Two desperate teams pit their will and their skill against each other, and only one can emerge with the upper hand. Grizzlies ride a 3-game winning streak into a huge matchup in Phoenix to face the Suns, losers of 2 straight, in a clash of styles.

A few of my favorite things: Grizzlies edition

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Z-Bo and headbands and daggers at buzzers...

Iava-wha? Grizzlies bring back Marc Iavaroni

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The Memphis Grizzlies are bringing one of their own home. Marc Iavaroni, former head coach of the Grizzlies, has been hired as an assistant coach for the remainder of the season.

Grizzlies-Nuggets Preview: Awaken the Grind

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The Grizzlies head to the rarified air of the Mile High City to take on the Nuggets following two disheartening losses. Can the Grizzlies shake off their doldrums and a road back-to-back to get back on track in Denver?

Grizzlies-Wolves Preview: Keep the ball rolling

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The Grizzlies host a dangerous Wolves team tonight as they try to keep their momentum rolling toward the playoffs. The Grizzlies have split their two previous meetings with the Wolves - can they pull out a win and keep moving up the standings?

Grizzlies-Jazz preview: Bully ball time

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The Grizzlies follow an easy win over the hapless 76ers with a home game against the worst team in the West, the Utah Jazz. They will look to roll over the weak kid on the block in their march toward the playoffs.

Grizzlies at 76ers: Tales from Liberty City

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The Grizzlies head to the City of Brotherly Love following a disappointing loss in Toronto. The Griz look to get back in the win column against a young Philly team that has lost 19 straight.

Grizzlies-Blazers Preview: Keep the water shut off

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The Grizzlies meet the Blazers for round 2 of a 3 round matchup. After winning the first game handily in Portland, can the Grizzlies' defense hold the jumpshooting Blazers in check again?

Grizzlies-Wizards preview: It ain't Hogwarts

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The Grizzlies go on the road looking to take the Wizards to school. Will the Grizzlies take care of business against the East's 5th-ranked team?

Recap: Grizzlies squeak by short Lakers, 108-103

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The Grizzlies, 9-2 in their last 11 home games, faced off against a short and short-handed Lakers roster, 6-25 in their last 31. The Grizzlies allowed way too many 3's and wasted away a 19 point halftime lead but eked out a 108-103 win.

Grizzlies-Clippers Preview: All hate, grit, grind

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With the Grizzlies making no trades at the deadline, tonight's key addition against the hated Clippers will be the return of the Grindfather, Tony Allen. The Grindhouse should be rockin' on James Johnson neck tat night. Can the Griz rock the Clips?

Griz-Cavs Preview: Win the winnable games

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The Grizzlies head to Cleveland for a game they need to win against a 17-33 Cavaliers team.

Griz-Thunder Preview: Grizzlies on the prowl

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The Grizzlies travel to Oklahoma City looking to extend their winning streak to 7, but will be facing the West's best team in a tough environment. Can the Grizzlies continue their winning ways?

David Stern retires: All hail The Great Mushroom!

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Last hurrah for The Great Mushroom! All hail The Great Mushroom!

Recap: Sleepy Grizzlies fend off Boogie-less Kings

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The Grizzlies looked like a team in the second game of a road back-to-back but, led by Mike Conley's 27 points and 10 assists, took care of business against a pesky Kings team 99-89.

Grizzlies at Blazers Recap: Griz roar all game

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The Griz built a big lead through 3 quarters, then held on to win big, 98-81, over the 3rd-place Blazers.

Griz at Blazers Preview: Still Testing the Defense

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The Grizzlies meet the Blazers tonight in a clash of a team that's been hot for the first 45 games vs. a team that's been hot for the last 12. Will the Grizzlies' recent defensive improvements be enough to shut down the league's #1 offense?

State of the Grizzlies: Grading The First 40

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How do the Grizzlies grade out through the first 40 games of the 2013-14 NBA season?

Grizzlies-Pelicans: MLK Day sees Griz on the rise

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The Grizzlies square off against the Pelicans in a battle of two teams heading opposite directions. Can the improved Grizzlies take advantage of an injury-riddled Pelicans roster to pull out their first division win?

Griz vs. Kings: Which hot streak will continue?

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The Grizzlies, winners of 4 straight, and the Kings, winners of 4 of their last 5, meet in a clash of styles. Who will prevail?

Griz at Bucks Preview: Steamroll the Serfs

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Following a string of strong performances that brought an end to the tanking talk (for the moment) to one game under .500, the Grizzlies square off against the league's worst team. It seems like a walk in the park, but will it be?

Big Spain = Big Return

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The Grizzlies won tonight's game 90-87 to move to 1 game under .500 in Marc Gasol's return to the court for the Grizzlies.

FanPost
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What the statistics say is happening with the Grizzlies.

So, admittedly, this is a small sample size - 8 games. Already we have some outliers with Q's shooting slump and broken nose, and Bayless's missed games. But just looking at the numbers, what's...

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