Only a week elapsed before most of the NBA’s prized players had come off the board as teams attempted their best non-New York Knicks impressions. In the wake of that initial spending spree, many teams were left scrambling to find replacements once they’d missed out
Finding stability amid unrest is hard in the NBA, even when said disquiet is clearly temporary. The 2015-16 Memphis Grizzlies know this. They lived through it. Injuries to Mike Conley and Marc Gasol changed the trajectory of their season. They used 28 different starting lineups.