Grizzlies Majority Owner Michael Heisley spearheaded both the move to Memphis and construction of the $250-million, state-of-the art FedExForum
. Which is now home to both the Memphis Grizzlies and the University of Memphis Men's Basketball Team.
In 2010, the Memphis Grizzlies tipped off their 10th Season in Memphis that included their first Playoff appearance in five years. In addition, the team earned their first franchise Playoff win on April 17, 2011 against the San Antonio Spurs, and advanced to the Western Conference Semi-Finals to face the Oklahoma City Thunder.
In 2009, the team selected the 2nd pick overall in the 2009 NBA Draft.This season's team set the court on fire with the fourth best season in franchise history.
The 2008-09 NBA season marked the 14th season in Grizzlies history, eighth in Memphis and fifth in FedExForum. The franchise moved to Memphis in 2001 following six seasons in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and played their first three seasons in Memphis in The Pyramid Arena.
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