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2015–16 Memphis Grizzlies season

The 2015–16 Memphis Grizzlies season was the 21st season of the franchise in the National Basketball Association (NBA).[1] While the team was able to make the postseason, they were affected by several injuries and were swept by the San Antonio Spurs in the first round.

2015–16 Memphis Grizzlies season
Head coachDavid Joerger
General managerChris Wallace
Owner(s)Robert Pera
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Results
Record42–40 (.512)
PlaceDivision: 3rd (Southwest)
Conference: 7th (Western)
Playoff finishFirst Round
(Lost to Spurs 0–4)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
TelevisionFox Sports Tennessee
Fox Sports Southeast
RadioWMFS-FM
< 2014–15 2016–17 >

Dave Joerger was fired immediately after the end of the series, hearing of his firing after a tearful press conference.

DraftEdit

Round Pick Player Position Nationality School
1 25 Jarell Martin PF   United States LSU

RosterEdit

2015–16 Memphis Grizzlies roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY-MM-DD) From
SG 3 Adams, Jordan   6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 209 lb (95 kg) 1994–07–08 UCLA
SG 9 Allen, Tony 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 213 lb (97 kg) 1982–01–11 Oklahoma State
C 7 Andersen, Chris 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 245 lb (111 kg) 1978–07–07 Blinn
SF 22 Barnes, Matt 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 226 lb (103 kg) 1980–03–09 UCLA
SF 15 Carter, Vince 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 220 lb (100 kg) 1977–01–26 North Carolina
PG 11 Conley, Mike   (C) 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 175 lb (79 kg) 1987–10–11 Ohio State
PG 8 Cotton, Bryce 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 165 lb (75 kg) 1992–08–11 Providence
PG 4 Farmar, Jordan 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 180 lb (82 kg) 1986–11–30 UCLA
C 33 Gasol, Marc   (C) 7 ft 1 in (2.16 m) 255 lb (116 kg) 1985–01–29 Lausanne CS (TN)
PF 0 Green, JaMychal 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 227 lb (103 kg) 1990–06–21 Alabama
SG 19 Hairston, P. J. 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 230 lb (104 kg) 1992–12–24 North Carolina
PF 10 Martin, Jarell   6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 239 lb (108 kg) 1994–05–24 LSU
PG 14 Munford, Xavier 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 180 lb (82 kg) 1992–06–01 Rhode Island
PF 50 Randolph, Zach (C) 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 260 lb (118 kg) 1981–07–16 Michigan State
SG 1 Stephenson, Lance 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 230 lb (104 kg) 1990–09–05 Cincinnati
PF 34 Wright, Brandan   6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 210 lb (95 kg) 1987–10–05 North Carolina
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • (DL) On assignment to D-League affiliate
  •   Injured

Roster
Last transaction: 2016–04–11

Game logEdit

PreseasonEdit

2015 pre-season game log
Total: 6–1 (Home: 4–0; Road: 2–1)
2015–16 pre-season schedule

Regular season game logEdit

2015–16 game log
Total: 42–40 (Home: 26–15; Road: 16–25)
2015–16 season schedule

StandingsEdit

Southwest Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div GP
ySan Antonio Spurs 67 15 .817 0.0 40–1 27–14 15–1 82
xDallas Mavericks 42 40 .512 25.0 23–18 19–22 7–9 82
xMemphis Grizzlies 42 40 .512 25.0 26–15 16–25 7–9 82
xHouston Rockets 41 41 .500 26.0 23–18 18–23 8–8 82
New Orleans Pelicans 30 52 .366 37.0 21–20 9–32 4–12 82


By ConferenceEdit

Western Conference
# Team W L PCT GB GP
1 zGolden State Warriors * 73 9 .890 82
2 ySan Antonio Spurs * 67 15 .817 6.0 82
3 yOklahoma City Thunder * 55 27 .671 18.0 82
4 xLos Angeles Clippers 53 29 .646 20.0 82
5 xPortland Trail Blazers 44 38 .537 29.0 82
6 xDallas Mavericks 42 40 .512 31.0 82
7 xMemphis Grizzlies 42 40 .512 31.0 82
8 xHouston Rockets 41 41 .500 32.0 82
9 Utah Jazz 40 42 .488 33.0 82
10 Sacramento Kings 33 49 .402 40.0 82
11 Denver Nuggets 33 49 .402 40.0 82
12 New Orleans Pelicans 30 52 .366 43.0 82
13 Minnesota Timberwolves 29 53 .354 44.0 82
14 Phoenix Suns 23 59 .280 50.0 82
15 Los Angeles Lakers 17 65 .207 56.0 82

PlayoffsEdit

Game logEdit

2016 playoff game log
Total: 0–4 (Home: 0–2; Road: 0–2)
2016 playoff schedule

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit