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As NBA Draft Approaches, Grizzlies Get Active

The Closer we get to the NBA Draft, the wilder the rumors get on whom the Grizzlies might pick, AND whom the Grizz might trade for.

One persistent report has the Grizzlies inquiring about New Orleans Hornets All-Star Point Guard Chris Paul.

Various media outlets report Memphis is among the teams interested, along with the Nets, the Knicks, the Magic and the Trailblazers.

Hornets G.M. Jeff Bower acknowledged he's received numerous calls about Paul, but refused to name the teams.

While saying he'll consider every offer, the Hornets place a High Value on what Paul Brings to their Franchise.

ESPN's Andy Katz is reporting the Grizzlies are in talks with the Minnesota Timberwolves about using Memphis' Final Two picks in the Draft to move UP.

The Grizz would give the T-Wolves their 25th and 28th First Round picks to get Minnesota's Number 16..

Stay tuned..

Meanwhile the Arizona Republic reports Grizzlies Forward Rudy Gay was in Miami last week Working Out with other NBA Stars like the Suns Amare Stoudemire and his Phoenix Teammates Jared Dudley and Earl Clark.

Gay and Stoudemire are getting ready for USA Basketball Tryouts which are next month in Las Vegas.

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