Memphis, February 28, 2012 – The Memphis Grizzlies Charitable Foundation and the Soulsville Foundation today announced that Staxtacular 2012, the largest fundraiser of the year for the Stax Music Academy, surpassed all past records in attendance and money raised. The crowd of guests during the February 11, 2012 event was at capacity at almost 500 people, and the event raised approximately $120,000 from sponsorships, ticket sales, and online, silent and live auctions.
Tony Allen, Hamed Haddadi, Marreese Speights & Sam Young to tour National Civil Rights Museum with Boys & Girls Club Members to Celebrate Black History Month
Memphis, February 28, 2012 – In celebration of Black History Month, Memphis Grizzlies’ players Tony Allen, Hamed Haddadi, Marreese Speights and Sam Young will tour the National Civil Rights Museum with Memphis-area youth on Tuesday. In addition to the museum tour, the Grizzlies’ players will speak to the youth from the Ira Samelson, Jr. Boys and Girls Club about setting goals, their personal challenges that they overcame and how they accomplished their goal of playing in the NBA.
MEMPHIS, February 27, 2012 – The Memphis Grizzlies recalled guard Josh Selby from the Reno Bighorns, the team’s NBA Development League affiliate, Grizzlies General Manager and Vice President of Basketball Operations Chris Wallace announced today.
Selby (6-2, 183) saw action in four games with the Bighorns, including one start, and averaged 21.5 points, 5.5 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 1.25 steals in 31.0 minutes. He shot .483 from the field, .500 from three-point territory and .714 from the free throw line.
MEMPHIS, February 27, 2012 – The Memphis Grizzlies are inviting families with the fastest babies in the Mid-South to participate in the Grizzlies Infie 500 Baby Races presented by Ashley Furniture HomeStore at halftime against the Washington Wizards on Sunday, March 18.
Ross Wooden, our mild-mannered Grizzlies basketball media coordinator, is our official NBA All-Star weekend warrior charged with getting Marc Gasol from point A to point B and keeping Grizz Nation in the loop. He checks in today with his summary of the events leading up to tonight's game:
As proud as I am to be featured in grizzlies.com (and with such a flattering picture to boot!), the star of 2012 NBA All-Star Weekend has been the Grizzlies’ own Marc Gasol.
Submitted by ltorrell on February 21, 2012 - 9:48pm
Coach Hollins talks about the win over the Sixers and the upcoming All-Star Break