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Mission

The Memphis Grizzlies are committed to making a difference in the lives of underserved families across the Mid-South region. Our broad areas of support include education, health and fitness, youth development and volunteer engagement.

In the Community

2018-19 Grizzlies Youth Basketball Coach of the Year

Rosalyn Knox has been named the 2018-19 Grizzlies Youth Basketball Coach of the Year. Knox becomes the third-ever honoree, joining Randy Odom of Memphis Athletic Ministries (’16-’17) and Kevin Wieters of Grace Athletics (’17-’18).

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2018-19 Grizzlies Youth Basketball Coach of the Year

Rosalyn Knox has been named the 2018-19 Grizzlies Youth Basketball Coach of the Year. Knox becomes the third-ever honoree, joining Randy Odom of Memphis Athletic Ministries (’16-’17) and Kevin Wieters of Grace Athletics (’17-’18).
Mar 20, 2019  |  00:53

GrizzFit Week 2019

As a part of NBA FIT Week, Grizzlies Youth Basketball hosted its Spring Break Basketball Camp presented by Nike for kids ages 7-16 at Grace-St. Luke’s Episcopal School to encourage and promote nutrition, health and wellness to fans of all ages.
Mar 18, 2019  |  01:29

Celebrate HERstory Spotlight: Chantal Hassard

Meet our Vice President of Team Operations and Player Programs, Chantal Hassard, as she outlines her role within the organization and what Women's History Month means to her as part of the Grizzlies ongoing Celebrate HERstory campaign.
Mar 13, 2019  |  00:59

International Women’s Day Recap

See what happened when the Memphis Grizzlies hosted an International Women’s Day game March 7 featuring an all-female entertainment lineup as the Grizzlies took on the Utah Jazz at FedExForum, as part of ongoing Women’s History Month celebrations.
Mar 13, 2019  |  02:54

Read to Achieve Championship Celebration Recap

Take an inside look at the 2019 Read to Achieve Championship Celebration that took place at FedExForum featuring Dillon Brooks, International Paper and KPMG with 4,000 elementary students who successfully completed the Memphis Grizzlies annual Reading Challenge.
Mar 11, 2019  |  01:52

Memphis Grizzlies HBCU Night Recap

See what happened on February 22 when the Grizzlies hosted HBCU Night celebrating Black History Month as the team took on the Los Angeles Clippers.
Feb 28, 2019  |  01:07

Jaren Jackson Jr. Hosts All-Girls Symposium

Local high school girls’ basketball teams were invited to an All-Girls Symposium hosted by Jaren Jackson Jr.
Feb 14, 2019  |  02:29

2019 HBCU Empowerment Award Honoree - Lori Evans

Grizzlies and Metro by T-Mobile, have partnered to contribute $1,000 to the scholarship fund of Jackson State University.
Feb 11, 2019  |  00:59

Kyle Anderson on mentoring

Grizzlies forward Kyle Anderson shares his thoughts on the importance of being a mentor in the community as part of January’s National Mentoring Month initiative.
Jan 31, 2019  |  00:35

Crown Royal Teacher Appreciation event

Local music teachers were treated to an exclusive Crown Royal tasting event at the Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum to celebrate Memphis music history.
Jan 31, 2019  |  02:17

Jr. Le Bonheur broadcaster interviews Mike Conley

Bryson, a patient from Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital interviewing Mike Conley about his pregame ritual and more...
Jan 30, 2019  |  01:39

Martin Luther King Jr. High School Classic

Hear what players and coaches of Pulaski Academy and BeeBe High School had to say about participating in the Grizzlies annual Martin Luther King Jr. High School Classic game Presented by Ashely HomeStore inside FedExForum on January 21, 2019.
Jan 25, 2019  |  01:55

MLK Jr. NBA Memphis Grizzlies Coaches Forum

The Jr. NBA and Memphis Grizzlies are hosted a free Coaches Forum designed to empower coaches as leaders to create team cultures that embrace diversity and inclusion through partner presentations, interactive sessions, and a panel discussion.
Jan 24, 2019  |  01:51

Grizzlies MLK Jr. Weekend 3v3 Tournament recap

Take a look inside the MLK Jr. Weekend 3v3 Tournament featuring special guests Candace Parker, Lionel Hollins and more.
Jan 24, 2019  |  01:38

Earl Lloyd Sports Legacy Symposium

Watch Monday's full Earl Lloyd Sports Legacy Symposium that focused on the personal journeys of Memphis Grizzlies honorees Bill Walton, Chris Bosh, Candace Parker, and Wayne Embry prior to the Grizzlies' nationally televised home game against the New Orleans Pelicans on January 21.
Jan 22, 2019  |  53:21

National Civil Rights Museum Panel Discussion

Watch Sunday's full MLK panel discussion focused on issues at the intersection of race and sports with guests Garrett Temple, Candace Parker, Terri Freeman, Grant Hill, and Marc Spears at the National Civil Rights Museum.
Jan 22, 2019  |  52:21

J.B. Bickerstaff on mentoring

In honor of National Mentoring Month, Grizzlies Head Coach J.B. Bickerstaff discusses the importance of mentoring for youth.
Jan 22, 2019  |  00:47

Grizzlies MLK Jr. Student Roundtable Discussion recap

Watch as Grizzlies players Joakim Noah, Jaren Jackson Jr. and local students shared their insights and answered questions during a panel discussion.
Jan 18, 2019  |  01:46

Mike Conley on mentoring

Grizzlies guard Mike Conley talks about the impact you can have on a child’s life through mentoring.
Jan 17, 2019  |  00:42

Grizzlies work with local youth at mentoring event

Catch behind the scenes look at the mentoring session for students from the Booker T. Washington High School.
Jan 17, 2019  |  02:21

Grizzlies Mentoring Program, Shootaround Recap

Listen to what mentors and fellow mentees had to say about the Memphis Grizzlies mentorship program as part of January’s ongoing National Mentoring Month campaign.
Jan 15, 2019  |  01:00

Jr. Le Bonheur broadcaster interviews Mike Conley

Bryson, a patient from Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital interviewing Mike Conley about his favorite moments in the NBA, foods and more.
Jan 15, 2019  |  01:26

JaMychal Green and Students Assemble Supplies for Homeless

See what happened when JaMychal Green teamed up with Grizzlies Prep students and Grizzlies employee volunteers to assemble food and toiletry bags for the Memphis Union Mission to be donated to the homeless as part of ongoing MLK 2019 celebrations.
Jan 11, 2019  |  00:58

Chandler Parsons assists local families

As part of his $25,000 donation to the MIFA Plus-1 program to keep utilities connected for over 100 families, Chandler Parsons recently visited some of the impacted families.
Dec 31, 2018  |  03:24

Grizzlies Season of Giving Holiday Party Recap

Watch what happened on our annual holiday party where players, coaches and employee volunteers hosted 150 youth from the YMCA, Boys and Girls Club, Knowledge Quest, Grizzlies Prep and KIPP for an afternoon of holiday fun on Tuesday, December 13.
Dec 24, 2018  |  02:37

Omri Casspi visits the Memphis Jewish Community Center for Hanukkah Candlelighting & Conversation

Watch what happened when Israeli Grizzlies player Omri Casspi visited the Memphis Jewish Community Center on Day 3 of Hanukkah.
Dec 6, 2018  |  00:50

Grizzlies 2018 Season of Giving movie night Recap

Watch what happened when Kyle Anderson and Jaren Jackson Jr. hosted a movie night for the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Memphis as part of the Grizzlies 2018 Season of Giving campaign on Thursday, November 29.
Dec 3, 2018  |  01:10

GrizzFam 10th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner at Salvation Army Recap

Watch what happened when GrizzFam, the auxiliary group made up of wives, significant others and family members of the Grizzlies’ players, coaches and basketball operations staff, volunteered at the Salvation Army for Thanksgiving.
Nov 21, 2018  |  02:33

FedEx Coat Drive 2018 Recap

See what happened as the Grizzlies teamed up with FedEx for Operation Warm bringing coats and jackets to the students of Hawkins Mill Elementary School.
Nov 20, 2018  |  03:01

Veterans Day Jr. NBA Clinic Recap

Watch the recap from our first ever Veterans Day Jr. NBA Clinic at FedExForum on November 11, 2018.
Nov 15, 2018  |  01:14