Grizzlies acquire Justin Holiday from Bulls
CHICAGO (AP) — The struggling Memphis Grizzlies have acquired guard Justin Holiday from the Chicago Bulls for guards MarShon Brooks and Wayne Selden Jr.
Memphis also sent second-round picks in 2019 and 2020 to Chicago in the deal Thursday. The Bulls waived guard Cameron Payne in another move.
AP source: Wizards acquire Ariza from Suns for Oubre, Rivers
WASHINGTON (AP) — After a three-way trade fell apart over mistaken identity, the Wizards are getting Trevor Ariza after all.
Washington agreed in principle Saturday to acquire Ariza from the Phoenix Suns for Kelly Oubre Jr. and Austin Rivers, according to a person familiar with the deal. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because it had not been announced by either team.
Gasol, Conley lead Grizzlies to easy win over Suns 117-96
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Despite a bit of a youth movement, it's still the Marc Gasol and Mike Conley show for the Memphis Grizzlies — with a good amount of defense mixed in.
Memphis, held Phoenix to 46 percent shooting, including the Suns connecting on only 9 of 33 shots outside the arc in a 117-96 victory Saturday night.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — In the home finale, the Memphis Grizzlies sent their fans home happy with a rare victory in a disappointing season.
MarShon Brooks scored 25 points, Dillon Brooks added 22 and the Grizzlies snapped a four-game losing streak with a 130-117 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday.
Of the Grizzlies' 22 wins this season, 16 were at home, a far cry from the last seven years when the final home game was just a stopping point before the playoffs.
Grizzlies sign Brooks, Johnson to multiyear deals
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies have signed guard MarShon Brooks and forward Omari Johnson to multiyear contracts.
The Grizzlies also announced Friday that they have waived guard Marquis Teague.
Brooks originally signed a 10-day deal with the Grizzlies on March 27, and he averaged 23.3 points with 3.7 assists coming off the bench in three games. The 6-foot-5, 200-pound guard scored 70 points, the most by any player in franchise history over his first three games.