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Memphis Grizzlies are a professional basketball team based in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. They are part of the Southwest Division of the Western Conference in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Along with the Toronto Raptors, the Grizzlies were established in 1995 as part of the NBA's expansion into Canada. The team originated that year in Vancouver, British Columbia and relocated to Memphis in 2001. The team's majority owner is Michael Heisley, who controls a 95% share of the franchise; the remaining 5% is controlled by several local owners, including AutoZone founder J. R. ("Pitt") Hyde, his wife Barbara Hyde, equity manager Staley Cates, and former NBA player and University of Memphis point guard Elliot Perry.

Memphis Grizzlies news

Memphis Grizzlies ticketsOn January 22, 2009, head coach Marc Iavaroni was fired and replaced on an interim basis by assistant coach Johnny Davis. To replace Iavaroni, Lionel Hollins was named the Grizzlies' head coach on January 25, 2009.

On June 25, 2009, with the 2nd Overall pick in the NBA Draft, Memphis selected C Hasheem Thabeet from the University of Connecticut, then selected DeMarre Carroll from the University of Missouri with the 27th overall pick.

On September 9, 2009 , the Grizzlies Signed free agent Allen Iverson to a 3.5 million deal for 1 year. Iverson had been the subject of some controversy due to the nature of his previous season with the Detroit Pistons. However, Iverson stated that he is excited about helping Memphis build a winner, and believes "God chose Memphis as the place that I will continue my career." However, he only played in three games (none of them home games) before leaving for "personal problems", then he was waived by the Grizzlies. He averaged 12.3 points and 22.3 minutes coming off the bench in each of the three games.