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Southwest Division Preview: Continuity could help the inexperienced Grizzlies rise in the West

Memphis is on course to continue building a contender despite falling short of their playoff pursuits during the NBA Restart

San Antonio Spurs v Memphis Grizzlies Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images

The NBA is two weeks from kicking off a new season, and while the Southwest Division has seen massive turnover this offseason, San Antonio has refrained from making drastic changes to their roster.

Rather than throw money at the underwhelming 2020 free-agent class, the Spurs opted to sign homegrown talent, draft stingy defenders, and commit to a combination of gifted youngsters and seasoned vets.

PATFO aren’t the only executives relying on continuity to push for the playoffs. The Grizzlies are also betting on their group of guys to maintain their momentum from a surprisingly successful season a year ago.

Joe Mullinax, Site Manager of Grizzly Bear Blues, joins me via Zoom to talk about the meteoric rise of Ja Morant and where his supporting cast places Memphis among its fellow Southwest Division teams.

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