Grizzlies Roster & Lineup After Jonas Valanciunas, Avery Bradley Trades

Grizzlies Roster & Lineup After Jonas Valanciunas, Avery Bradley Trades

Grizzlies Roster & Lineup After Jonas Valanciunas, Avery Bradley Trades

The Grizzlies eventually traded Gasol to the Toronto Raptors.

That wasn't the only deal the Grizzlies made, as management was busy, pulling off four deals in total and one big "no deal", electing to hold onto to Conley instead of deal him to the long-rumored Utah Jazz or Detroit Pistons.

"Marc brings significant playoff experience to our team, which along with his savviness and leadership skills really helps position us for our ultimate postseason goal", Raptors president Masai Ujiri said Thursday night.

Marc Gasol will forever be connected to the city of Memphis.

In a separate deal, the Raptors traded veteran center Greg Monroe and a 2021 second-round pick to the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for cash considerations.

A pair of Southwest Division teams on the outside looking in at the playoff picture take the floor in Grind City.

The Raptors are second in the Eastern Conference and they added a boost in Gasol to help them keep pace with conference frontrunner Milwaukee Bucks, who traded for Nikola Mirotic on Thursday.

Gasol is the best player in Memphis franchise history.

Gasol (7-1, 255) has averaged 15.2 points, 7.7 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 1.48 blocks in 33.7 minutes while shooting 48.4 percent from the field, 34.4 percent from three-point range and 77.7 percent from the free throw line in 769 career regular season games (762 starts) in 11 National Basketball Association seasons, all with the Grizzlies.

A three-time All-Star and the 2013 Defensive Player of the Year, Gasol has a 15 percent trade bonus that is valued at $1.28 million.

Anthony Davis was benched in the fourth quarter in his return during a 122-117 win over the Wolves on Friday, scoring 32 points with nine rebounds, two assists, three blocks and two turnovers in just 25 minutes. Justin Holiday, Delon Wright, Jonas Valanciunas and Jaren Jackson Jr.

Miles (6-6, 230), who will wear jersey #6, has appeared in 40 games (one start) and has averaged 5.5 points and 1.7 rebounds in 14.1 minutes this season.

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