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Why did the Vancouver Grizzlies move to Memphis?
The team had terrible in-game performance year after year, and consequently they struggled to sell enough tickets. The Canadian dollar was quite low at the time, which exacerbated their financial problems. They were moved because the business was losing too much money.
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