Grizzlies win preseason opener vs. Orlando
MEMPHIS, Tenn-The Grizzlies made rookie head coach David Fizdale a winner in his head coaching debut in Memphis with a 102-97 win over Orlando. Rookie guard Wade Baldwin, out of Vanderbilt, led the Grizzlies with 15 points. The teams two stars, Marc Gasol and Mike Conley, returned from season ending injuries to score ten points each in the first half before taking a seat for the rest of the game. Memphis hosts Atlanta in its next preseason game on Thursday in FedExForum.