MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies exercised the rookie contract options for 2022-23 for point guard Ja Morant, forward Brandon Clarke and guard Desmond Bane on Saturday. The No. 2 pick overall in 2019, Morant was the NBA Rookie of the Year and has started all 130 games played through his first two seasons. He has averaged 18.4 points, 7.3 assists and 3.9 rebounds. Morant also led the Grizzlies to the playoffs last spring and averaged 30.2 points and 8.2 assists against top-seeded Utah.
Adrian Wojnarowski: The Memphis Grizzlies are waving guard Kris Dunn, sources tell ESPN. That gets the Grizz roster to 15 for opening night. Source: Twitter @wojespn What's the buzz on Twitter? Marc Stein @ TheSteinLine Houston has just announced ...
Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Memphis GrizzliesMemphis, Tennessee; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EDTLINE: Grizzlies -8; over/under is 217.5BOTTOM LINE: The Memphis Grizzlies host the Cleveland Cavaliers in the season opener.Memphis went 38-34 overall with an 18-18 record at home a season ago. The Grizzlies averaged 18.5 points off of turnovers, 15.0 second chance points and 39.1 bench points last season.Cleveland finished 16-26 in Eastern Conference play and 9-27 on the road a season ago. The Cavaliers averaged 2