The Memphis Hustle are an American professional basketball team of the NBA G League as an affiliate of the Memphis Grizzlies of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Based in the Memphis suburb of Southaven, Mississippi, the team plays their home games at the Landers Center.
|League||NBA G League|
|Team colors||Red, silver, white|
|Team manager||Daniel Marcus|
|Head coach||Jason March|
|Website||Memphis Hustle website|
On January 23, 2017, it was announced that the Iowa Energy would not renew their hybrid affiliation deal with the Grizzlies, but be purchased by the Minnesota Timberwolves to serve as their G-League affiliate beginning in the 2017–18 season. That same day, the Grizzlies announced that they would be purchasing an expansion team "for the Mid-South" to begin play in 2017–18 in Southaven, about sixteen miles from Downtown Memphis and the FedExForum, across the Tennessee-Mississippi border. On May 30, 2017, it was announced that Glynn Cyprien would be the head coach and Chris Makris the general manager of the team. On June 1, 2017 the Memphis Grizzlies unveiled their new NBA Development League affiliate team name and logo as the Memphis Hustle.
Season by seasonEdit
|2018–19||Midwest||2nd||28||22||.560||Won First Round (Stockton) 122–119|
Lost Conf. Semifinal (Rio Grande Valley) 118–135
|Regular season record||49||51||.354|
Memphis Hustle roster
|#||Head coach||Term||Regular season||Playoffs||Achievements|
- Memphis Grizzlies (2017–present)
- mmoore (August 21, 2017). "Memphis Grizzlies unveil NBA Development League Affiliate team name and logo". NBA Media Ventures, LLC. Retrieved December 5, 2017.
- "Our Brand". NBA Media Ventures, LLC. June 1, 2017. Retrieved December 5, 2017.
- "Memphis Hustle Reproduction Guideline Sheet". NBA Properties, Inc. Retrieved August 30, 2017.
- Langham, Geoff (August 5, 2019). "Memphis Hustle name Jason March as head coach; Jones promoted to Grizzlies coaching staff under Taylor Jenkins". Memphis.GLeague.NBA.com. NBA Media Ventures, LLC. Retrieved September 19, 2019.
- "MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES TO PURCHASE NBA D-LEAGUE'S IOWA ENERGY". NBA. January 23, 2017.
- Wallace, Michael (January 23, 2017). "Grizzlies bring D-League franchise to Mid-South". Grind City Media (Memphis Grizzlies).
- "Grizzlies announce Memphis' NBA Development League Expansion Franchise General Manager and Head Coach". NBA. May 30, 2017.
- "Memphis Grizzlies Unveil NBA Development League Affiliate Team Name and Logo". NBA. June 1, 2017.