Season 9 of the Memphis Grizzlies kicks off Tuesday, and my excitement is peaking. Like every year, I'm extremely excited to see the Grizzlies in action. Like every year, I will probably be terribly disappointed by Christmas. THE GOOD 1. The Grizzlies have made significant upgrades at the power forward, 6th man, and Head Coach positions. I worked out a quick formula to show this: Arthur + Warrick + Iavaroni To provide some more color, here are a few things more successful than Iavaroni as Head Coach: The Sextortion of David Lettermen The 2009 Detroit Lions The Jay Leno Show Jon & Kate's Marriage 2. The Grizzlies didn't lose any significant pieces. 3. Several members of the core group have demonstrated a commitment to improving. 4. Few teams made significant upgrades. With the exception...

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