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Memphis Grizzlies
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Conference Western
Division Southwest
Founded 1995
History Vancouver Grizzlies
1995–2001
Memphis Grizzlies
2001–present
Arena FedExForum
Location Memphis, Tennessee
Team colors Memphis midnight blue, Beale Street blue, steel gray, gold
                   
Main sponsor FedEx
President Jason Wexler
General manager Zachary Kleiman
Head coach Taylor Jenkins
Ownership Memphis Basketball, LLC (Robert Pera, Chairman and Controlling Owner)
Affiliation(s) Memphis Hustle
Championships 0
Conference titles 0
Division titles 0
Retired numbers 0
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The Memphis Grizzlies are an American professional basketball team based in Memphis, Tennessee. The Grizzlies compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a member of the league's Western Conference Southwest Division. The Grizzlies play their home games at FedExForum. The team is owned by Robert Pera. The Grizzlies are currently the only team in the major professional North American sports leagues based in the city of Memphis, and is the only professional basketball team in the state of Tennessee.

The team was originally established as the Vancouver Grizzlies, an expansion team that joined the NBA for the 1995–96 season. After the 2000–01 season concluded, the Grizzlies moved to Memphis.

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