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Memphis Grizzlies

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Memphis Grizzlies

The Memphis Grizzlies are an American professional basketball team based in Memphis, Tennessee. The Grizzlies compete in the National Basketball Association as a member of the league's Western Conference Southwest Division. The Grizzlies play their home games at FedExForum. The team is owned by Robert Pera. The Grizzlies are currently the only team in the major professional North American sports leagues based in the city of Memphis, and is the only professional basketball team in the state of Tennessee. The team was originally established as the Vancouver Grizzlies, an expansion team that joined the NBA for the 1995–96 season. After the 2000–01 season concluded, the Grizzlies moved to Memphis.

Conference Western
Division Southwest
Founded 1995
History Vancouver Grizzlies, 1995–2001, Memphis Grizzlies, 2001–present
Arena FedExForum
Location Memphis, Tennessee
Team colors Beale Street blue, Memphis midnight blue, steel gray, gold
Main sponsor FedEx
President Jason Wexler
General manager Zachary Kleiman
Head coach Taylor Jenkins
Ownership Memphis Basketball, LLC (Robert Pera, Chairman and Controlling Owner)
Affiliation(s) Memphis Hustle

About Memphis Grizzlies

Joined the NBA as the Vancouver Grizzlies, one of two Canadian NBA teams. The franchise made its first playoff appearance in 2004.

Achievement of Memphis Grizzlies

In 2011, the team won its first ever playoff series and also became the fourth team in league history to defeat the top seeded team in the first round when they took down the San Antonio Spurs in six games. 

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Latest information about Memphis Grizzlies updated on July 28 2021.