Founded as the Vancouver Grizzlies, the team began NBA play in Vancouver (along with the Toronto Raptors) with the 1995-96 season.

Grizzlies ownership applied for relocation to Memphis following the 2000-01 season, and were approved by NBA owners on March 26, 2001.

Home arenas:
-Rogers Arena (then known as GM (General Motors) Place) (1995–2001)
-Pyramid Arena (2001–04)
-FedExForum (2004–present . . .

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