Grizzlies sign Brooks, Johnson to multiyear deals
ABS-CBN Sports on Apr 07, 2018 08:02 AM
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies have signed guard MarShon Brooks and forward Omari Johnson to multiyear contracts.
The Grizzlies also announced Friday (Saturday, PHL time) that they have waived guard Marquis Teague.
Brooks originally signed a 10-day deal with the Grizzlies on March 27 (Mar. 28, PHL time), and he averaged 23.3 points with 3.7 assists coming off the bench in three games. The 6'5", 200-pound guard scored 70 points, the most by any player in franchise history over his first three games.
The 29-year-old Brooks also became only the second Grizzlies player to average at least 20 points a game in his first three games.
Johnson, 28, has averaged 16.6 points, 6.4 rebounds and 1.6 assists this season in 44 games with the Memphis Hustle, the Grizzlies’ NBA G League affiliate. The 6'9" forward also was shooting 41.7 percent (136 of 326) from three-point range for the Hustle.
Teague appeared in three games for the Grizzlies as a reserve. He averaged 3.7 points, 4.3 assists, 2 rebounds, 1.3 steals and 24.7 minutes.