As the 2009-2010 season comes to an end, the Memphis Grizzlies will enter the off-season with very important choices to make.
They have four of their five starters under contract for next year. They also have three first-round picks and two restricted free agents to consider whether to resign, or not.
The team probably will not take my advice. But if they want to contend for the eighth spot in the Western Conference playoffs in 2011, they have to make some hard choices.
Those choices can put them in the playoff hunt, near the luxury tax, or they can cut payroll and give fans an additional reason to flee.
Here are five choices they must make before the 2010-2011 NBA Season: