The Memphis Grizzlies are an American professional basketball team based in Memphis, Tennessee. The Grizzlies compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a member team of the league's Western Conference Southwest Division. The Grizzlies play their home games at FedEx Forum. The team was originally established as the Vancouver Grizzlies, and joined the NBA for the 1995-96 season. After the 2000-01 NBA season concluded, the Grizzlies moved to Memphis.