The Memphis Grizzlies get the 2008-2009 season started this afternoon with their annual media day session. Training camp gets going officially tomorrow.
To get ready for the season, Chris Herrington continues his look at the team's roster on the Flyer's Grizzlies blog, Beyond the Arc. Check back throughout the week for more player analysis and notes from media day and practices.
It might surprise Lewis Nolan"s friends to know it, but the portly Memphian was once a competitive swimmer -- and a coach with some vivid memories of ex-Olympic record holder Mark Spitz, who competed against teams mentored by Nolan in California.