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The Memphis Grizzlies have wanted Chandler Parsons since the forward knocked down an NBA-record 10 3-pointers in a half against them in January 2014. Nike Free 4.0 Flyknit Mens Gret . Now, they finally have the outside shooter theyve tried -- and failed -- to land for so many years.The Grizzlies also have someone eager to lure more top talent to Tennessee.Being the first big-name free agent to come here, I think thats special, and I want to be a trendsetter here, Parsons said Friday. Im going to work extremely hard to be the best basketball player I can be. But ... next summer you best believe Im going to be with him (general manager Chris Wallace) recruiting more talent to Memphis.The Grizzlies have brought big names to town trying to add a shooting threat to center Marc Gasol, forward Zach Randolph, defensive whiz Tony Allen and point guard Mike Conley. But Tayshaun Prince, Mike Miller on his second stint with the Grizzlies, and most recently Vince Carter came to Memphis later in their careers.Parsons, introduced Friday at a news conference, is 27 and shot 41.4 percent beyond the arc last season. He also has averaged 14.3 points in his five seasons. He chose Memphis over Portland once free agency opened July 1, agreeing to a four-year, $94 million deal that was quickly followed by Conleys reaching agreement on a five-year deal worth $153 million as part of a nearly $250 million spending spree by the Grizzlies.This is the guy weve been seeking for a number of years, Wallace said. He fits the description for that perimeter star to a T that weve been searching so aggressively for so many years, and we think hes got even more improvement in his bag of tricks.Memphis needed the big moves after some challenges over the past few months. Gasol needed surgery on his right foot in February, and Achilles tendinitis ended Conleys season in early March. Then the Grizzlies unexpectedly fired coach Dave Joerger on May 7 after only three seasons, and he quickly was hired by Sacramento.That opened up the job for David Fizdale, the former Miami Heat assistant who already had met Parsons years ago when coaching the NBAs rookie-sophomore game. Fizdale also hired J.B. Bickerstaff, an assistant in Houston, where Parsons played for three seasons, as his associate head coach, and Nick Van Exel, who worked in Dallas the past two seasons, as an assistant.I trust his coaching staff with my life, Parsons said.Parsons said he already knew about Memphis thanks to former Florida teammate Nick Calathes, and former Grizzlies guard Courtney Lee is one of his best friends. The combination made landing Parsons very easy when they met in Los Angeles, and he committed before Wallace and Fizdale left.He also gave Memphis a yes before Conley committed, but Parsons said they had been texting. Parsons says he is looking forward to playing with the point guard and for a team featuring what he believes is one of the best starting lineups in the NBA. Memphis has reached the playoffs six straight seasons, a streak second only to San Antonio (19) and Atlanta (9) in the league.Just looking at this core and what theyve established here over the years, like I said, I wanted to be a part of that, Parsons said. I think my game, my style of play fits perfectly with what theyre doing here. Nike Free 4.0 Flyknit Mens UK . -- The Portland Timbers and Real Salt Lake played to a 0-0 tie Saturday night that left the top of the Western Conference standings unchanged. Nike Free 4.0 Flyknit Womens Pink .Y. -- Bills receiver Stevie Johnson has a bone to pick with the NFL schedule maker. http://www.freeflykint-uk.biz/nike-free-flyknit-for-running/nike-free-3-0-v6-womens.html . Louis Cardinals. Victorino is batting sixth and playing right field after missing two games because of back tightness. ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Wilton Speight rolled right and threw an interception on his first snap as a starter. When he got his next chance to take the field, Michigan was backed up to its 2.No problem.Speight led the seventh-ranked Wolverines down the field on a 98-yard touchdown drive, capping it with his first of three straight touchdown passes in a 63-3 win over Hawaii on Saturday, their most lopsided victory since 1975.It speaks volumes and bodes really well for our team and for his career as a quarterback, coach Jim Harbaugh said.The Wolverines (1-0) did not reveal who would start at quarterback until the game began.It looked as if the right decision was made.Michigan, which didnt need to punt once, had its most decisive win since beating Northwestern by 69 points four decades ago and its highest-scoring opener since routing Ohio Wesleyan 65-0 in 1905.There was never a time, heading into the game, or after the first interception, that I was looking over my shoulder, Speight said.He bounced back from his poorly thrown ball that was picked off with TD passes to Grant Perry, Jake Butt and Amara Darboh to put Michigan up 21-0 early in the second quarter.Speight, who beat out Houston transfer John OKorn for the job, finished 10 of 13 for 145 yards.He responded in tremendous fashion, Harbaugh said.Freshman Chris Evans ran for 112 yards and two touchdowns, including one in which he burst through a hole on a 43-yard run, taking advantage of a chance to play a lot because DeVeon Smith injured his ribs.I knew Chris Evans was special, Harbaugh said. What you saw is what weve seen in practice the last month.The Rainbows (0-2) avoided a shutout with Rigoberto Sanchezs 55-yard field goal early in the fourth.By the time they get home, their players and coaches will have spent about 40 hours in airplanes to travel nearly 20,000 miles for the first two games in Australia and Michigan.The travel didnt beat us today, Hawaii coach Nick Rolovich said. That Michigan team beat us today.THE TAKEAWAYHAWAII: Rolovich has a lot of work to do to make the Rainbows relevant again. June Jones and Greg McMackin helped Hawaii earn relatively regular trips to bowl games from 1999-20011. Nike Free 3.0 V6 Mens. Norm Chow, however, was fired last year after winning four or fewer games in three-plus seasons.MICHIGAN: Michigan was dominant on defense as expected, led by Jabrill Peppers. He lined up essentially as a linebacker after playing defensive back last season. On the first snap, Peppers filled a gap to make a stop for no gain. The Wolverines had had 10 tackles for losses, including four sacks, and scored TDs off interceptions by Delano Hill and Channing Stribling.If I was a Michigan fan, Id be excited, Rolovich said.UP NEXTHAWAII: The Rainbows, mercifully, will get to stay home to host Tennessee Martin.MICHIGAN: The Wolverines host Central Florida, who may not be as good as Hawaii, and they may have a chance to score 60-plus points in consecutive games for the first time since 1971.INJURY UPDATESMICHIGAN: Harbaugh said he expects Smith to be OK for next weeks game. Harbaugh chose to keep cornerback Jourdan Lewis out of the game because hes working through something. The coach said he also decided to let offensive lineman Ben Braden and defensive tackle Maurice Hurst rest instead of play. Defensive tackle Taco Charlton injured his ankle during the game and defensive tackle Bryan Mone had an undisclosed injury, which will require an MRI.POLL IMPLICATIONSThe Wolverines will likely stay among the top ranked teams for a while with the impressive win and an upcoming schedule that appears to be favorable. Theyll host Central Florida, Colorado, Penn State and Wisconsin before going on the road for the first time to face Rutgers before and coming back to play Illinois at the Big House. Michigans first test may not be until Oct. 29 against rival Michigan State on the road.HONORED BY CAPTAINMichael Jordan was Michigans honorary captain because the school is the first college or pro football team to wear Brand Jordan. The former NBA great and owner of the Charlotte Bobcats spoke to the team Friday night, allowing players to ask him questions in a casual setting.---AP College Football website: www.collegefootball.ap.org Cheap NFL JerseysCheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From ChinaCheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys' ' '

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