The Memphis Grizzlies and the Utah Jazz have managed a blockbuster trade that will send the star of the Grizzlies, Mike Conley Jr., to the Jazz in exchange for Jae Crowder, Kyle Korver, and Grayson Allen, along with draft picks, according to Shams Charania of the Athletic. Conley Jr. has played for the Memphis Grizzlies since being drafted in 2007. Through the trade, the Jazz acquire a point guard to play alongside young star Donovan Mitchell.
Memphis is trading franchise star Mike Conley Jr. to Utah, league sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) June 19, 2019
Utah is sending Grayson Allen, Kyle Korver, Jae Crowder and draft compensation to Memphis for Mike Conley Jr., league sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium. https://t.co/SyPureBNcx— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) June 19, 2019
Conley, the Grizzlies’ all-time leading scorer, averaged 21.1 points per game in 2018-19, alongside 6.4 assists per game over 70 games.