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Memphis Grizzlies (22-60)


Sun. 4/8 Mon. 4/9 Wed. 4/11
vs. Det 
W 130-117
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@ Min 
L 94-113
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@ OKC 
L 123-137
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Grizzlies draft Jaren Jackson with fourth overall pick

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) The Memphis Grizzlies have selected forward Jaren Jackson Jr. of Michigan State with the fourth overall pick in the NBA draft.

Despite reports the Grizzlies might trade out of the franchise's first lottery pick since 2010, Memphis stayed put Thursday night and selected Jackson immediately after the Atlanta Hawks selected Luka Doncic.

In his lone year at Michigan State, the forward averaged 10.9 points, 5.8 rebounds, and 3 blocks per game. Jackson has good defensive skills with quickness that allows him to keep pace with smaller players.

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Leaders
Points: MarShon Brooks20.1
Rebounds: JaMychal Green8.4
Assists: Tyreke Evans5.2
FG%: Tyreke Evans45.2%
Steals: MarShon Brooks1.57
Blocks: Marc Gasol1.38
Defense (Rank)
Points: 105.5 (13)
Rebounds: 42.5 (9)
Assists: 22.1 (9)
FG%: 46.2% (16)
FT%: 76.9% (17)
3P%: 36.8% (21)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 99.3 (29)
Rebounds: 40.5 (29)
Assists: 21.5 (27)
FG%: 44.4% (27)
FT%: 78.6% (6)
3P%: 35.2% (25)
Standings
Southwest Division
  W L Pct GB
xyz-Houston 65 17 .793 --
x-New Orleans 48 34 .585 17.0
x-San Antonio 47 35 .573 18.0
Dallas 24 58 .293 41.0
Memphis 22 60 .268 43.0
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Transactions
Date Player Transactions
4/6/2018 Marquis Teague Waived
4/6/2018 Omari Johnson Signed as Free Agent
4/3/2018 Marquis Teague Signed for the Rest of the Season
3/28/2018 Briante Weber 10-Day Contract Expired; Player Not Re-Signed
3/27/2018 Brice Johnson Waived
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Injuries
Date Player Status
No Recent Injuries for this team
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