The Memphis Grizzlies and heart Steven Adams have agreed to a two-year, $25.2 million contract extension, per a report from Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.
Adams, 29, averaged 6.9 factors, 10.0 rebounds, and three.4 assists in 76 video games for the Grizzlies final season.
The New Zealand big-man is now beneath contract with the Grizzles by means of the 2024-25 NBA season.
Adams is likely one of the elite enforcers within the NBA; having constantly demonstrated the flexibility to dominate similarly-sized facilities by means of sheer power.
By way of 9 seasons within the NBA, Adams ahas averaged 9.3 factors and eight.0 rebounds.
The Grizzlies completed final season with a outstanding 56-26 report; nevertheless the Grit n’ Grind didn’t, and nonetheless don’t, have a lot front-court depth.
Xavier Tillman and Brandon Clarke will certainly match into the rotation in some capability – however Adams and Jaren Jackson Jr. should do the heavy lifting within the inside.
It’s doubtless, possible even, that Grizzlies’ head-coach Taylor Jenkins will go for small-ball lineups down essential stretches of the season.