Memphis, May 2, 2012 – Tyson Chandler of the New York Knicks is the recipient of the 2011-12 Kia NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award, the NBA announced today. Chandler becomes the first player in franchise history to earn the honor.
For the first time in franchise history, the Memphis Grizzlies placed three players in the top 20 in the voting, including Tony Allen (6th), Marc Gasol (12th) and Mike Conley (15th).
Memphis, May 3, 2012 – The Grizzlies will host watch parties as the team heads to Los Angeles for Games 3 and 4 of the First Round of the Western Conference Playoffs on Saturday, May 5th and Monday, May 7th.
Memphis Grizzlies & Grizzlies Charitable Foundation named to shortlist in Sport Team of the Year category for Beyond Sport Awards 2012
Memphis, May 2, 2012 –The Memphis Grizzlies organization and Memphis Grizzlies Charitable Foundation were named on Tuesday to the prestigious Official Shortlist for the Beyond Sport Awards 2012 in the Sport Team of the Year category. The Grizzlies were selected as one of 30 shortlisted organizations from almost 300 projects worldwide in this year’s awards.