Tweet of the Night: Hamed Haddadi


The 7-foot Iranian center (now the property of the Phoenix Suns) has been traded two times in the past several weeks, but a piece of his heart clearly still remains in Memphis, where the Grizzlies learned Saturday that former owner Michael Heisley had been hospitalized due to a stroke. My prayers to mr. Heisley and his family. A true gentleman. Hope for fast recovery. — Hamed Haddadi (@HamedHaddadi15) February 24, 2013 Heisley was stricken last weekend soon after returning home from Houston, where


Five Reasons to feel positive about the Memphis Grizzlies

Rudy Gay

(This is another in a series of 30 guest columns that will run in October, when optimism reigns supreme across the NBA. The theme will be “Five Reasons to Feel Positive About … ” We encourage you to follow the authors on Twitter and visit their sites. – CS) Two seasons back, the Grizzlies were a Game 7 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder away from making it to the Western Conference finals. To that, they entered the 2011-12 season with