Memphis is prepared to half with Andre Iguodala, however it has a hefty asking worth.
The Grizzlies acquired the 15-year wing from the Warriors in a commerce this offseason and won’t transfer him if they can not get a future first-round pick of his many suitors, in response to a report from The New York Occasions.
There’s some perception inside league circles that the Grizzlies are ready to take Andre Iguodala into the season until they obtain a commerce provide that includes a future first-round decide
– Marc Stein (@TheSteinLine) July 12, 2019
That is definitely formidable for Memphis contemplating 35-year-old Iguodala’s mileage. He is battled with decrease leg accidents in recent times and averaged simply 5.7 factors, 3.7 rebounds and three.2 assists with Golden State in 2018-19. However the versatile defender is in excessive demand.
The Lakers, Rockets, Mavericks, Clippers and Nuggets are all rumored to be occupied with Iguodala, however they won’t have an interest sufficient to danger their futures on a participant with a couple of years of basketball left in him, at greatest.
“I have a good idea how much longer I want to play,” Iguodala stated earlier this yr. “I’m keeping it to myself, but it’s going to be soon. I can play four or five more years. But I won’t.”
Memphis is rebuilding the appropriate method and has three top-5 picks in 2019’s No. 2 total decide Ja Morant, Jaren Jackson Jr., and Josh Jackson at its disposal.
The Grizzlies traded away franchise gamers Mike Conley and Marc Gasol final season and completed 2018-19 with a 33-49 report, which was good for 12th within the Western Convention. However they might flip issues round if the belongings they’re accumulating pan out.