According to famous journalist "The Athletic" Shams Charania, the Memphis Grizzlies made a deal with the Utah Jazz, which sent Mike Conley to the Jazz for Jae Crowder, Kyle Korver, Grayson Allen and the 23rd of the first round of this year. Choose your choice of draft.
Commercial Alert – Mike Conley is a Utah Jazz Member ?
Jazz – Mike Conley Jr
Grizzlies – Allen Grayson, Jae Crowder, Kyle Korver, No. 23 Choice, 2020 Protected First Rd Pick
* Great trade for UTAH, MEM will be happy to move on.
UTAH – Conley, Mitchell, English, Favors, Gobert ? in
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Before that, the Grizzlies tried to push the deal, and the lack of point guard was the most active home of the next house. After the previous negotiations were blocked, the two sides finally completed the deal, and Jazz supplied Allen in the first round last year and the 23rd pick this year, and also met the demands of at least two first rounds of the Grizzlies.
Conley is 31 and in the 2018-19 season he played 70 games and scored 21.1 points, 3.4 rebounds and 6.4 assists in 33.5 minutes per game. Conley signed with Grizzlies in 2016. The five-year, $ 153 million five-year contract is still two years old, and Grizzlies have already sent Marc Gasol midway through the season due to a reconstruction decision last year. sold and was completely rebuilt.
In the deal, the Jazz did not send too many chips: Crowder, who is about 29 years old next month, played 80 games last year, averaging 11.9 points, 1.7 assists and 4.8 rebounds per game, but only 11 matches, firing The rate is only 39.9%, and it still has a contract of $ 7.8 million for a year, and has only one year of contracts of $ 7.5 million, of which only $ 3.4 million is protected. Korver averaged 8.6 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game this season, shooting 39.7% from three, but the Grizzlies can not let him.
23-year-old Grayson Allen has always been known for his defensive skills, who made just 38 games last season and averaged 5.6 points per game along with the 23rd overall pick of the Jazz, the Grizzlies. The first two low-scoring rounds, while clearing space, are also a win-win deal.
At the same time, the Jazz reinforced the position of the owner, which means that Ricky Rubio will not be hired. "Jazz has already expressed this attitude to him before. Rubio will enter the free agent market this summer to find a new home, and Conley Supernova Donovan Mitchell has formed a new connection in the defense court.