January 11, 2016; Oakland, CA, USA; Miami Heat assistant head coach David Fizdale during the third quarter against the Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena. The Warriors defeated the Heat 111-103. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Fiz is a Grizz

Welcome to Memphis David Fizdale. We can’t wait to show you our town, our southern charm and our love for the Grizzlies. After what seemed to be an eternity, but actually was less than three weeks, the Memphis Grizzlies have their new coach. Former Miami Assistant Coach David Fizdale has been chosen by Chris Wallace and… Read more »

Toronto Raptors' Kyle Lowry looks on during NBA basketball action against Boston Celtics' in Toronto on Saturday January 10 , 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Kyle Lowry’s Inner Game of Tennis

Count to 48. Can you do that? Good. Now step to your mirror (alright–open your phone’s reversible camera if you like), and try to look yourself dead in the eyes for that same 48-count. What happens? Can you actually hold your own gaze? Do your eyes shift from side to side, zeroing in on one… Read more »

Chris Herring

Episode 126 – 3SOB Radio 5/14/16 (Hour Two)

In the second hour, we spoke with Chris Herring from The Wall Street Journal about the coaching vacancies, if there is a bias against big men becoming head coaches, how Oklahoma City was able to overcome San Antonio, and how good he thinks Patrick Ewing could be as a head coach. Hour 2 http://www.3sob.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/05-014-16_2.mp3Podcast: Play… Read more »

Chris-Wallace

Episode 126 – 3SOB Radio 5/14/16 (Hour One)

In the first hour, we discussed the NBA playoffs, the prospects of Thunder-Warriors, and where the Grizzlies should look to for their next head coach. Hour 1 http://www.3sob.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/05-014-16_1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Here A Coach, There A Coach, Everywhere A Coach

Coaches don’t matter… …except for when they do. When you don’t have one, their importance becomes magnified. When you have a bad one, their importance is understood. When you have a great one, their importance is appreciated. I’ve said many times this week that the only coaches that are true difference-makers are the great ones… Read more »

Steering the Ship

After the announcement that Dave Joerger had been let go as the head coach of the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday morning, it was quickly followed by a Q&A being posted on the Grizzlies website. When I sat down initially to write about this, I had a number of questions following that revelation that I wanted… Read more »

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Checking In: Former Grizzlies in the Western Conference

via Tyler Springs (@SpringsOnSports) You can ask the question “Where’d that guy go?” of many Grizzlies this season, one in which Memphis employed 28 players across 82 games at one time or another. Below, a list of former Grizzlies of various eras, where you can/did see them in playoffs, and how they’re doing. Check out… Read more »

Bloodsport Blood Red Hair

Checking In: Former Grizzlies in the Eastern Conference

via Tyler Springs (@SpringsOnSports) You can ask the question “Where’d that guy go?” of a many Grizzlies this season, one in which Memphis employed 28 players across 82 games at one time or another. Below, a list of former Grizzlies of various eras, where you can/did see them in playoffs, and how they’re doing. Eastern… Read more »

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Dissecting Dave Joerger’s Departure

Yesterday, while I was just getting into our Opening Tip on 3 Shades of Blue Radio, news broke that Dave Joerger had been relieved of duties as head coach of the Memphis Grizzlies. Needless to say, we were all taken aback. Let’s go through this point by point. Yes, there was certainly a sense among… Read more »

Fred Katz

Episode 125 – 3SOB Radio 5/7/16 (Hour Two)

In the second hour, we were joined by Fred Katz of the Norman Transcript to discuss Thunder-Spurs and Joerger parting ways with the Memphis Grizzlies. Hour 2 http://www.3sob.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/05-07-16_2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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