Memphis Grizzlies drafting by the numbers

By , Daily Memphian Published: July 07, 2024 4:00 AM CT

The Memphis Grizzlies are a team largely built through the NBA Draft. The vast majority of the team’s key contributors were drafted by Memphis or acquired in draft-related trades. 

After Memphis selected three players in the 2024 draft, No. 9 overall pick Zach Edey, No. 39 pick Jaylen Wells and No. 53 pick Cam Spencer, here’s a look at the Grizzlies’ draft history under current general manager Zach Kleiman who was hired in April 2019.


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King Jemison

King Jemison

King Jemison is completing a journalism master’s program at Northwestern University. After graduating from Stanford University in 2021, he taught elementary school in Memphis for two years.


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