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2016 Schedule
42-40, 2nd in Southwest
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23hZach Lowe

In search of the next DeMarre Carroll

It's time for NBA executives to dive deep into the league rosters to figure out which players are the next free-agent steals.

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Mike Conley could be free-agent steal

Conley is the premier point guard in this free-agent class. Jeremias Engelmann and Steve Ilardi speculate that the injury issues that cost Conley 26 games last season could keep the 28-year-old's price down. Most underrated FAs (Insider)

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Grizzlies try to keep Conley with help from Justin Timberlake (2:42)
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Mike Conley is rated No. 6 free agent

Conley is the highest-ranked guard on Kevin Pelton's list. But at 6-foot-1 and turning 29 in October, Conley might not get a long-term offer to his liking. NBA's 25 best free agents (Insider)

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Russillo's top five NBA free agents (2:00)
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Look for Mavs, Bulls to pursue Conley (0:55)
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Vancouver among suffering cities

The BC Lions have won six Grey Cups, including one in 2011, but Bill Barnwell didn't count the CFL in his list. The Canucks have never won a title, nor did the Grizzlies before moving to Memphis in 2001. Sports Misery Index

Grizzlies’ final draft grade: B

Check out what NBA draft expert Chad Ford thought about Memphis' haul of four players, led by No. 17 overall pick Wade Baldwin. Draft grades (Insider)

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6dKevin Pelton

Grades: Who won Celtics-Grizzlies swap?

The Grizzlies and Celtics dealt picks during the draft. Who ended up winning the trade? Kevin Pelton hands out his grades.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

The Boston Celtics traded the rights to picks Nos. 31 and 35 to the Memphis Grizzlies in exchange for a 2019 first-round pick, sources told ESPN's Jeff Goodman. Boston, which entered the night with eight picks, emerges with a pick that's lottery protected in 2019 and 2020 before becoming a future second-round pick.

Adam Reisinger ESPN.com 

The long wait for Deyonta Davis is finally over. The last player in the green room goes 31st overall to the Celtics, who'll trade his rights to the Grizzlies.

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Wade Baldwin IV on going to the Grizzlies

Grizzlies G Wade Baldwin IV tells P.J. Carlesimo, Marc Kestecher and Ryen Russillo about being selected by Memphis with the No. 17 pick in the NBA draft, staying in Tennessee and more.

Adam Reisinger ESPN.com 

Vanderbilt's Wade Baldwin IV is happy to be staying in the same state with the Grizzlies: "Oh, it's awesome, man. I mean, I picked Tennessee being a great state, good weather. I've been to Memphis before. It has rich history. I couldn't be happier with the place that I'm at."

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Baldwin's big-game struggles may be a concern (1:11)

Chad Ford ESPN Senior Writer 

The Grizzlies take Vanderbilt PG Wade Baldwin at No. 17. Wonder if this signals that the team is worried they can't re-sign Mike Conley

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Valentine could refresh Memphis rotation

The Grizzlies have struggled to add youth to their wing rotation, and Denzel Valentine's passing would be a welcome addition to Memphis' second unit, writes Kevin Pelton. Brilliant picks (Insider)

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Sources say the Mavs expect to be granted a meeting with center Hassan Whiteside in the opening hours of free agency, sources told ESPN.com. The Mavs have honed in on Whiteside and point guard Mike Conley as their top two targets.

Team Stats

Points Per Game99.124th
Rebounds Per Game41.628th
Assists Per Game20.725th
Points Allowed101.311th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2015-164240.512
2014-155527.671
2013-145032.610
2012-135626.683
2011-124125.621

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