Chandler Parsons just signed a 4-year, $94 million deal with the Memphis Grizzlies this summer, but his roots are from the Sunshine State. So when a fan asked him on Twitter if he would ever come back to Florida and play, his response: For sure. Parson went to high school near Winter Park, FL and attended the University of Florida as a Gator. So, his roots aren't really in South Florida, more to probably Orlando...but you never know. Parson is 27 years old and will be 31 when he is a free agent again. He's played for Houston and Dallas. We don't think this is likely, but thought you would enjoy knowing what's going on!
Grizzly Bear Blues is taking some time this week to take a look at the Grizzlies schedule, month-by-month. Last week, we took a look at October and November, and yesterday we looked at the murderer’s row that was the December schedule. Today, we’ll be looking ahead, past the drop of that big ball in Times Square, and into the first month of 2017. The Schedule: Toughest Stretch After ringing in the new year with a game in Los Angeles against the Lakers, the Grizzlies kick off a doozy of a five-game stretch. That stretch starts with a second straight game in LA, this time against the hated Clippers. After that, the Grizzlies travel north to face off against the Warriors in Oracle Arena. Then, there’s