Having the NBA’s best all-round player on your team apparently provides no guarantee of financial success, as the Cleveland Cavaliers are finding out. A report by ESPN shows 14 NBA franchises lost money in the 2016-17 season. Nine of those teams made losses even after revenue-sharing was taken into account.
The Memphis Grizzlies are ready to celebrate the start of the 2017-18 season with the 16th Annual Tip-Off Luncheon presented by at 11:30 a.m. on at FedExForum. Grizzlies fans in attendance will have the chance to welcome back the entire team of players and coaches, catch up with them about the upcoming season and get a preview of the new HD digital displays throughout FedExForum. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear an insider’s perspective from Coach David Fizdale and get some basketball insight from General Manager Chris Wallace while participating in new interactive activities and more! Individual tickets are $65 with tables available for $550 for 10 seats, a savings of $100. A commemorative
Yesterday our very own @ballfromgrace revealed the bottom third of our GBB poll rankings. The method to our madness is listed below. Today, I will reveal our 6-10 ranks. Just bear with me. Per @ballfromgrace: To come up with our rankings of the Grizzlies roster, we polled nine writers, who ranked every player from 1 to 17. Players were then ranked based on their average. Writers were allowed to make their own assumptions regarding health, since we can only speculate in the cases of Chandler Parsons and Mario Chalmers. For simplicity (and also to make this ranking a little more cheerful), JaMychal Green was included. Ivan Rabb, who just signed, was not. Average Rank: 10.0 Highest Rank: 8 Lowest