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Will Grizzlies' quantity develop into quality?

Unable to add star quality, Jerry West did the next best thing: He gave the Grizzlies quantity.

Originally Published: October 7, 2003
By Chad Ford | ESPN.com

Editor's note: ESPN.com is once again visiting all 29 NBA teams during training camp and the preseason. The tour continues with a report on the Memphis Grizzlies.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Jerry West found out the hard way this summer that it isn't easy to go out and add the quality players needed to compete for the playoffs. So he did the next best thing.

He gave the Grizzlies quantity.

Two first-round draft picks, a nice free-agent pickup and one trade later, the Grizzlies are looking ...

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