10/21 16:33 CDT Grizzlies exercise options on Jaren Jackson, Grayson Allen
Grizzlies exercise options on Jaren Jackson, Grayson Allen
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) --- The Memphis Grizzlies have exercised their third-year
options on contracts for Jaren Jackson Jr. and guard Grayson Allen.
The Grizzlies announced the moves Monday.
Jackson was the fourth overall draft pick in 2018, and he averaged 13.8 points
and 4.7 rebounds in 58 games to earn NBA All-Rookie First Team honors. At 19,
Jackson was the second-youngest player in the NBA last season. He turned 20
The Grizzlies acquired Allen in a trade with Utah that sent Mike Conley to the
Jazz this summer. The 6-foot-3 Allen was the 21st overall pick in 2018 after
playing four years at Duke. He averaged 5.6 point in 38 games for Utah and had
a career-high 40 points against the Clippers on April 2, the second-highest
scoring game by a rookie last season.
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