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SportReport: Grizzlies Agree to Trade Mike Conley to Jazz

19:55  19 june  2019
19:55  19 june  2019 Source:   si.com

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Report : Grizzlies Decide to Keep Mike Conley Amid Trade Deadline Rumors. The Memphis Grizzlies will not trade star point guard Mike Conley , according to ESPN's Wojnarowski. Conley agreed to a five-year, 3 million max contract with Memphis in 2016, which at the time was the

The Grizzlies and Jazz have previously engaged in discussions centered around Conley , but were ultimately unable to come to an agreement. "The Jazz , as has been reported by Kevin O'Connor of The Ringer, could reignite their push to trade for Conley after nearly doing so at the deadline in

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The Grizzlies agreed to send Mike Conley to the Jazz on Wednesday, according to The Athletic's Shams Charania. Memphis will receive Grayson Allen, Kyle Korver, Jae Crowder the No. 23 pick in Thursday's NBA draft and a future first rounder, per ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

Conley was selected by the Grizzlies with the No. 4 pick in the 2007 NBA draft. The Ohio State product helped guide Memphis to the playoffs in five consecutive seasons from 2011-15, returning to the postseason in 2017. Conley is the franchise leader in points, assists and games played.

Utah reached the postseason for the third straight year in 2018-19. The Jazz finished fifth in the West at 50–32 before losing to the Rockets in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs. Point guard Ricky Rubio is a free agent and is unexpected to rejoin the team for the 2019-20 season.

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Trade Grades: Mike Conley Deal Pushes Grizzlies Past Grit-and-Grind Era The Grit-and-Grind era has officially ended with the Grizzlies sending Mike Conley to the Jazz in exchange for Jae Crowder, Kyle Korver, Grayson Allen and picks. Utah upgrades here, with one of the best backcourts in the league and a chance to compete in the West.

Conley likely to be traded as Grizz prepare to select Ja Morant second overall. The Memphis Grizzlies are reportedly locked in on drafting Murray State The Ringer's Kevin O'Connor recently reported that the Utah Jazz are among the teams expected to pursue Conley . O'Connor notes , "multiple league

The Utah Jazz are reportedly not putting big man Derrick Favors on the table in Mike Conley trade talks with the Memphis Grizzlies at the moment, according to Tony Jones of The Athletic. The Jazz are reportedly the front runners to acquire Conley this summer.

Conley averaged a career-high 21.1 points per game in 2018-19 on 36.4% shooting from three. Memphis has the No. 2 pick in Thursday's draft and is slated to take Murray State point guard Ja Morant, per Woo.

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Report: Grizzlies Agree to Trade Mike Conley to Jazz

Suns acquire Kyle Korver from Grizzlies for Josh Jackson.
Even after the Phoenix Suns traded fellow forward T.J. Warren prior to the 2019 NBA Draft, we knew that youngster Josh Jackson was on the trade block. We also knew that Kyle Korver’s stay with the Memphis Grizzlies would be short-lived after he was acquired in the Mike Conley trade. So it’s not a surprise that the two were moved. Instead, we are surprised that the Grizzlies were able to acquire Jackson, DeAnthony Melton and multiple draft picks from Phoenix for Korver and Jevon Carter.

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