For a little over a decade the Grizzlies have sputtered and everyone was wondering what they were actually doing. They made a move from Vancouver to Memphis and not a lot changed. The franchise took a risky move and brought in Jerry West, the orchestrator of the fast break west coast LA Lakers and everyone's expectations went through the roof. But night after night and season after season the Grizzlies were reminded that you are still that small market team from Memphis.
The Grizzlies started making some good moves but then a questionable move occurred when they basically gave their franchise player Pau Gasol to the Lakers for a 3 piece Popeyes dinner and a bottle of muscle milk. The move seemed to set the franchise back but a few good drafts, a culmination of new talent, and free agency moves has the Grizzlies looking like a contender in the west.
This recent series against San Antonio is just another example of what a team that is motivated can do regardless of youth or not. Experience is always good, but if my team has m