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Download Memphis Grizzlies Logo Wallpapers – The Memphis Grizzlies are a team of American basketball professional league NBA . Their home games wearing the team in FedExForum in Memphis , Tennessee from.The team was founded in 1995 with the Toronto Raptors in the course of expanding the NBA to Canada and was founded in Vancouver , British Columbia located. This origin explains the name “Grizzlies”. Due to the weak audience response and the continuing failure of the team moved to Memphis in 2001 to.

After the Grizzlies three years in a row in the playoffs moved in (2004 to 2006) and then were eliminated in each of the first round with 0-4, they had the 2006/07 season as worst team in the league (only victories 22:60) . end Even during the season was Coach Mike Fratello and fired by the interim coach Tony Barone Sr.. replaced. Barone was previously Director of Player Personnel of the Grizzlies and had never coached at this time an NBA game. Due to the weak seasonal said Jerry West ahead of time that he would retire after the 2006/07 from his position as general manager.

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For the 2007/08 season was Chris Wallace hired as the new general manager. Marc Iavaroni took over the post of head coach, but was replaced during the current season by Lionel Hollins. On 1 February 2008, Pau Gasol for Kwame Brown , Javaris Crittenton and Aaron McKie of the Grizzlies to the Los Angeles Lakers traded. In this trade also received these rights on the transfer of Pau Gasol’s brother Marc Gasol and the 1st round draft picks in 2008 and 2010 by the Lakers.

In July 2009, the Memphis Grizzlies were in a trade Zach Randolph of the Los Angeles Clippers . In return, joined Darko Milicic to the New York Knicks and Quentin Richardson moved from New York to Los Angeles. The 2009/2010 season began not very pleasant, because the recruited as the new star player Allen Iverson , the team again after a few games left and only one of the first nine games could be won. However, the improved play of the team very strong, which is mainly attributed to the improved performance of Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol. Lionel Hollins was honored for December 2009 as “Coach of the Month”. Won with eleven home games in series to put the youngest team in the league at that time a new franchise record.

In the 2010/11 season was the team to remain under the guidance of Lionel Hollins , despite a moderate start (only 8 wins in the first 22 games) with a final balance of 46:36 in the playoffs. This success was primarily due to the team as opposed to pre-season acted as a unit. The most important single player was Zach Randolph , who was able to increase, in contrast to the previous season and once again a season double-double (20.1 points and 12.2 rebounds per game) reached. But Tony Allen , who could add value to the team, especially defensively, Mike Conley Jr. , who made ​​the breakthrough into the upper class of point guards, and Rudy Gay , who was very important for the offensive team, contributed to the success of the team at . The latter, however, drew on 15 February 2011 against the Philadelphia 76ers to an injury and was out for the rest of the season including the playoffs. Therefore, Hasheem Thabeet against Shane Battier to the Houston Rockets traded to get a good replacement for him. In the playoffs you could win the first time in club history at all a game. (April 17, 2011 against the San Antonio Spurs with 101:98). With three more victories, the Grizzlies went on 29 April 2011 (99:91) in the second playoff round one. So they were only the fourth team in NBA history that a defeated team placed first in the first playoff round. In the second round they met at the Oklahoma City Thunder . After seven games, lost to Memphis and retired from that series. Despite the tight retirement is by far the most successful season in club history was.

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