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  • 01:49

    GBBLive Returns Talking NBA Draft/Grizzlies Offseason with Phil Naessens!

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    GBBLive is back from our brief hiatus, and Host Joe Mullinax and Producer Chip Williams look ahead to the offseason of the Memphis Grizzlies starting June 18th at 6:30 PM CT!


    In our first segement, the return of "Grizzly Bear News" with Grizzly Bear Blues' Managing Editor Chris Faulkner, the recently concluded NBA Playoffs will be revisited and what has been going on over at GBB will be discussed. Topics of conversation will include the "If I Were GM" and "Season in Review" series, as well as the 2015 GBB Community Mock Draft.


    Phil Naessens of "The Phil Naessens Show" and the Beyond the Arc Podcast joins the show in the second segment. Phil will get the opportunity to play GM himself for the Memphis Grizzlies and will talk about what the Bears of Beale Street could learn from the recently completed NBA Finals.


    Finally, in the final segment Joe and Chip will take a deeper look at the NBA Draft that is coming up on June 25th. The Grizzlies have options galore, and they will be explored throughout this segment.


    Be sure to follow GBBLive on Twitter at @GBBLive, subscribe to the Podcast on ITunes and sign up for an Audible.com membership using this URL www.audibletrial.com/grizzlybearblues so that you can be a part of the GBBLive donation to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital when it comes later this off-season. See you at 6:30 Thursday night for an all-new GBBLive!

  • 02:01

    GBBLive Reviews the Season with Memphis Commercial Appeal's Calkins & Edmiston

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    It was a heck of a ride Grizz Nation. The 2014-2015 NBA season ended too soon for the Memphis Grizzlies, but that does not mean it is not worth celebrating. We will do just that and look ahead to an uncertain off-season on the latest episode of Grizzly Bear Blues Live with your Host Joe Mullinax and Producer Chip Williams! Tune in Thursday night at 6:30 PM CT.


    In the first segment, the Managing Editor of Grizzly Bear Blues Chris Faulkner will join Chip and Joe as the trio take a look at the end of the Grizzlies-Warriors series, the giant Spanish elephant in the room and what Memphis has to do this off-season to improve upon their 2014-2015 campaign.


    Geoff Calkins of the Memphis Commercial Appeal and the Host of 92.9 ESPN Memphis' "Geoff Calkins Show" will return to the program in the second segment and will discuss his article on this season being a success as well as what will be remembered most about "Team 14."


    Finally, Peter Edmiston of Sports 56 WHBQ and the Memphis Commercial Appeal joins Joe and Chip once again. Marc Gasol's free agency and Tony Allen's First Team All-Defense selection will be topics of discussion during this segment.


    All this and so much more on the next episode of GBBLive! Follow us on Twitter @GBBLive, subscribe to the Podcast on ITunes and sign up for www.audibletrial.com/grizzlybearblues to get a great audio book service membership and help GBBLive make a donation to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

  • 01:46

    GBBLive Talks Grizz/Warriors With Matty P of GBB & CBSSports.com's Matt Moore

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    After about as tough of a Gentlemen's Sweep as you could possibly see, the Memphis Grizzlies have advanced to the Western Conference Semi-Finals! Host Joe Mullinax and Producer Chip Williams will discuss the series that was & will be on an all-new episode of GBBLive at 6:30 PM CT Thursday!


    The first segment of the program will feature the Managing Editor of Grizzly Bear Blues Chris Faulkner discussing everything GBB and Grizzly in "Grizzly Bear News." Ending Portland's season and looking ahead to the mighty Golden State Warriors will be the focus of the conversation.


    The next segment will have a GBBLive debut! Matthew Preston AKA Matty P AKA Grizzlam will join the show to talk about Vines, Portland and Memphis as cities and what Memphis will have to do to "shock the world" and defeat the Warriors.


    Finally, Matt Moore of CBSSports.com and @HPBasketball Twitter fame returns to GBBLive to help Joe and Chip determine X-Factors for the Golden State/Memphis series and much more.


    The playoffs grind on! Make sure GBBLive starts your Second Round coverage right! Follow us on Twitter @GBBLive, subscribe to the Podcast on ITunes and sign up for www.audibletrial.com/grizzlybearblues to get an awesome Audible.com audio book deal and help GBBLive make a donation to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

  • 01:59

    GBBLive 2015 NBA Draft Preview with Jonah Jordan & the Guys from RealTime Draft

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    The 2015 NBA Draft is this Thursday night! Which direction will the Memphis Grizzlies go in as the off-season gets underway? GBBLive breaks that down and much more on it's NBA Draft Preview Episode Wednesday Night at 6:30 CT!


    In the first segment of the show Host Joe Mullinax and Producer Chip Williams welcome Grizzly Bear Blues' Managing Editor Chris Faulkner on for some "Grizzly Bear News." Profiling potential Grizzlies draft picks and time coming for the Memphis Grizzlies will be discussed.


    Jonah Jordan, GBB Contributor and one of the site's draft experts, joins Joe and Chip in the second segment to break down potential Grizzly draft day moves. The guys will make some bold draft predictions as well.


    Finally, Joseph Riehl and Ryan Blake of RealTimeDraft.com return to GBBLive to talk about the worth of a lottery pick in a trade, potential sleepers and the best and worst fits for the Grizzlies at #25 overall.


    All this and so much more on the GBBLive 2015 NBA Draft Preview! Follow @GBBLive on Twitter and subscribe to GBBLive and rate us on ITunes! Also sign up for Audible.com using this URL www.audibletrial.com/grizzlybearblues to get a great deal on audio books and help GBBLive make a donation to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. Be sure to join us at 6:30 PM CT Wednesday!

  • 01:58

    GBBLive with HoopsHabit's Shane Young & Sports 56 WHBQ's Peter Edmiston

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    The playoffs are inching closer and closer, Memphis Grizzlies fans! We continue to evaluate the lay of the land in the Western Conference and look ahead to the last week of the regular season on an all-new Grizzly Bear Blues Live! Join Host Joe Mullinax and Producer Chip Williams Thursday night at 6:30 CT!


    The first segment will feature the Managing Editor of Grizzly Bear Blues Chris Faulkner in the weekly "Grizzly Bear News" segment. The latest and greatest articles over at grizzlybearblues.com and what has Zach Randolph so fired up lately.


    Shane Young of HoopsHabit.com will make his debut on GBBLive in the second segment and will help the guys break down what has been eating Memphis as of late and what will happen with Marc Gasol if...gulp...Memphis loses in the first round.


    Finally, Host of Sports56 WHBQ Memphis' "First Call" and Memphis Commercial Appeal Peter Edmiston returns to GBBLive to preview the last week of the regular season for the Memphis Grizzlies and discuss whether or not GrizzNation should be concerned about the Tony Allen injury.


    All this and as always a bunch more on the latest installment of GBBLive! Be sure to follow the show on Twitter @GBBLive and subscribe to the podcast on ITunes so you never miss an episode! Also sign up for Audible.com using this URL www.audibletrial.com/grizzlybearblues and help GBBLive make a donation to St Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.

  • 01:41

    GBBLive Previews the End of Grizz/Warriors with Chris Faulkner and Jared Dubin

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    One way or another, the Western Conference Semifinal series between the Memphis Grizzlies and Golden State Warriors will reach its conclusion this weekend. How will it all end, and what will it mean for Memphis? We will discuss this and more on an all-new Grizzly Bear Blues Live Thursday night, May 14th at 6:30 PM CT!


    Chris Faulkner, Grizzly Bear Blues' Managing Editor, joins Host Joe Mullinax and Producer Chip Williams as always in the first segment of the show known as "Grizzly Bear News." The past three games in the series will be discussed and how Memphis responded in Game Five to Golden State's Game Four adjustments.


    The second segment of the evening will welcome Jared Dubin to the program, who has written for The Cauldron, Hardwood Paroxysm, ESPN, CBS and others over the course of his career. We are excited to have Jared on to talk about the coaching chess match and the unique ability of Tony Allen to be a focus of the Warriors' game plan with such a limiting skill set offensively.


    Finally, Joe and Chip will finish out the show with a conversation about the series at large, Jeff Green and much more!


    Make sure you are following the show on Twitter @GBBLive and subscribing to the Podcast on ITunes. Also sign up for www.audibletrial.com/grizzlybearblues and get yourself a great Audible.com audio book deal while helping GBBLive support St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. Make sure you don't miss the show Thursday night at 6:30 CT!

  • 01:50

    GBBLive Playoff Preview with Guests Geoff Calkins and Chris Herrington!

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    Finally the speculation and hypotheticals are over, as is a mediocre end to the regular season. It is time to once again #BelieveMemphis! We have you covered with some of the best Grizzly minds out there on the first round playoff preview edition of Grizzly Bear Blues Live! Join Host Joe Mullinax and Producer Chip Williams Thursday night at 6:30 CT here on BlogTalkRadio!


    Our first segment will feature (as always) the Managing Editor of Grizzly Bear Blues Chris Faulkner for his weekly "Grizzly Bear News" segment. The first round match-up will be discussed in addition to talk about the health of the Grizzlies and the great works that were posted on grizzlybearblues.com this week.


    The first of our two guests officially achieving "friend of GBBLive" status in his second appearance on the show will be Geoff Calkins of the Memphis Commercial Appeal and Host of 92.9 FM ESPN Memphis' "The Geoff Calkins Show." Geoff offers unique perspective on what this season and team means to the city, and we will talk about what it will take for this season to be considered a "success" for the Memphis Grizzlies.


    Finally, Chris Herrington of the Memphis Commercial Appeal returns to GBBLive and will have the run down of how to get out of the first round for the Grizzlies and what may happen if they don't succeed.


    All this and so much more on the loaded playoff preview episode of GBBLive! Follow us on Twitter @GBBLive, subscribe to the podcast on ITunes and sign up now for www.audibletrial.com/grizzlybearblues and be a part of the donation to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital that GBBLive will make once the season ends, whenever that may be!

  • 01:27

    GBBLive with Chris Faulkner and GBB Writer Charlie Gerber!

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    The end of 2014 is on the horizon, and by the end of the month we will have a better idea of how just good these Memphis Grizzlies are. We will discuss that and more on the latest episode of GBBLive!


    In an extended first segment, Grizzly Bear Blues' Managing Editor Chris Faulkner joins Host Joe Mullinax and Producer Chip Williams for some "Grizzly Bear News."  Head Coach Dave Joerger being named the Western Conference Coach of the Month, the tough schedule of December and the week ahead for the Grizzlies will all be topics of discussion.


    The final segment of the show will welcome Charlie Gerber, GBB Writer, back to GBBLive. The current layout of the Western Conference will be discussed, as will Nick Calathes' role on the team as constructed.


    All this and so much more on the next episode of GBBLive! Follow us on Twitter @GBBLive and sign up for audibletrial.com/grizzlybearblues for the chance at a great deal on audio books and also help GBBLive support St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.

  • 01:40

    GBBLive: GBB's Jonah Jordan & ESPN's Amin Elhassan on Memphis & the West

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    What a week or so of Memphis Grizzlies basketball it has been, folks! An all-new GBBLive has you covered with some of the best analysis of the week that was & what it all means for the Bears of Beale Street in terms of the playoffs. 


    In the first segment, Host Joe Mullinax & Producer Chip Williams will be joined by Grizzly Bear Blues' Managing Editor Chris Faulkner for the weekly "Grizzly Bear News" segment. The roller coaster that was the past week will be discussed by the guys, as will potential chemistry issues within the club & Mike Conley's health issues.


    The second segment will feature the first GBBLive appearance for GBB contributor Jonah Jordan. Mock drafts will be covered in addition to whether or not we are asking too much of Marc Gasol as fans of the Grizzlies.


    Finally, Amin Elhassan of ESPN will make his return to GBBLive to talk out the lay of the land in the Western Conference. Joe & Chip will ask Amin about who the Grizzlies should fear, if anyone, out West.


    All this & a lot more on an all-new GBBLive! Follow us on Twitter @GBBLive, subscribe to the Podcast on ITunes & sign up for an Audio Book membership using www.audibletrial.com/grizzlybearblues to get an awesome deal & join GBBLive as we make a donation to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

  • 01:49

    GBBLive: Resilience and More with GBB's Kevin Yeung and 3SOBRadio's Jonathan May

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    The Grizzlies' recent turn-around is surprising...unless you listened to last week's GBBLive, then you should have expected it! This Thursday night more analysis and conversation from some of #GrizzNation's finest comes your way on an all-new episode of the GBBLive Podcast.


    The first part of the program will feature Host Joe Mullinax and Producer Chip Williams welcoming Grizzly Bear Blues' Managing Editor Chris Faulkner for his weekly "Grizzly Bear News" segment. New Marc Gasol free agency chatter will be discussed, as will the week that was for these Memphis Grizzlies.


    The next portion of the show brings Kevin Yeung, GBB Senior Staff Writer, back to the BlogTalkRadio airwaves. Tony Allen's Defensive Player of the Year aspirations will be past of the conversation, and we will talk about best and worst case scenarios for the Grizzlies heading in to the post season.


    Finally, Jonathan May of 3SOB Radio on Sports56 WHBQ Memphis will join Joe and Chip in the last segment of the evening. The guys will preview the games coming up this week and will ask the question: Is Vince Carter back?


    All this and so much more on the latest episode of GBBLive this Thursday, March 26th at 6:30 PM CST! Follow us on Twitter @GBBLive, subscribe to the Podcast on ITunes and be sure to sign up for an audio book membership via Audible through this link www.audibletrial.com/grizzlybearblues! Get yourself a great deal and help us support an even better cause as we donate to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.

  • 01:41

    GBBLive: Tom Lorenzo & Kelly Dwyer Look Ahead to the NBA Playoffs!

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    A special night for a special show! This week's episode of GBBLive airs live on Tuesday night at 6:30 CST! Be sure to listen to the live program, or if you miss it find the archived podcast here or listen on ITunes!


    In our first segment, Grizzly Bear Blues' Managing Editor Chris Faulkner will join Host Joe Mullinax & Producer Chip Williams for another great "Grizzly Bear News" segment! Rotation tweaks will be discussed, as will possible concern over the health of a key cog in the Grizzlies' machine Mike Conley.


    The second segment of the program wil feature Mr. Tom Lorenzo, formerly of GBB & now leading the SB Nation Blog covering the Brooklyn Nets NetsDaily! We will get the Eastern Conference perspective from Tom, in addition to checking in on our old friend Lionel Hollins!


    Kelly Dwyer of Yahoo's "Ball Don't Lie" Blog chats with Joe & Chip in his GBBLive debut about perception & reality when it comes to the Grizzlies & Jeff Green nationally. He will also look at the lay of the land in the Western Conference playoff picture.


    All this & so much more on an all-new GBBLive! Subscribe to the podcast on ITunes, follow us on Twitter @GBBLive & sign up for Audible's audio book service using www.audibletrial.com/grizzlybearblues to get a great deal & help an even better cause as we prepare to donate to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.