Report: Grizzlies free representative Josh Jackson completing handle Detroit Pistons
Josh Jackson’s time in Memphis has ended as he will apparently sign with the Detroit Pistons as a free representative, according to a report by ESPN on Friday.
Jackson, the No. 4 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, arrived after a trade last year that likewise brought De’Anthony Melton to the Grizzlies and sent out Jevon Carter to the Phoenix Suns. He appeared in 22 video games after starting the season in the G-League.
He was called in January after Grayson Allen got hurt and offered a spark off the bench over the next month and a half. Prior to the NBA suspended its season on Mar. 11, Jackson scored in double figures in five successive games.
Jackson came with baggage after leaving the Suns however the Grizzlies front office applauded him for doing whatever they asked of him. The group at first appointed him to the Hustle to “restore his credibility on and off the court through an undisclosed set of standards.”
His only error was of being suspended for a video game in December for an offense of team rules. He had no other discipline concerns after that and discovered a role on the Grizzlies as a glue person who might get rebounds and score when needed.
Nevertheless, he fell out of the rotation when the season resumed in Orlando and played simply four video games inside the bubble as soon as Allen got healthy. A prospective offer with the PIstons enables him to return closer to native Detroit
The Grizzlies are likewise stacked with wing gamers in Allen, Justise Winslow, De’Anthony Melton, Dillon Brooks and drafting TCU guard Desmond Bane today. Melton was extended a certifying offer today and will be a limited totally free agent.