JaMychal Green Reportedly Given Offer Sheet by GrizzliesJuly 4, 2017
The Memphis Grizzlies reportedly extended an offer to JaMychal Green on Saturday and are now waiting to see what kind of offer sheets competing clubs extend to him, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
On Tuesday, Green's agent, Michael Hodges, told the Commercial Appeal's Ronald Tillery the two were mulling over their options.
"I'm looking at two offer sheets and sign-and-trades," he said. "Seems to us Memphis is going in a different direction."
This is a big opportunity for the undrafted free agent out of Alabama. The 6'9" forward is coming off his best season in the NBA, averaging 8.9 points and 7.1 rebounds per game. He also earned 75 starts while relegating veteran big man Zach Randolph to the bench.
Green showcased impressive versatility to play inside with some of the best low-post players in the league while also stretching the floor with 37.9 percent shooting from three-point range.
Per Basketball Reference, his work on both ends of the court merited 5.8 win shares, third on the team behind only Mike Conley and Marc Gasol, respectively.
This has apparently caught the attention of several teams, although it's unclear which ones have joined the race for Green since Hodges didn't elaborate.
However, the 27-year-old isn't necessarily done with Memphis. He was uncertain about his future in May but indicated his interest in remaining with the Grizzlies.
"I don't know how it's going to play out," Green said, per Michael Wallace of the team's official site. "I do understand we have a logjam. I understand I can possibly be somewhere else next season. At the end of the day, I do want to be here."
Per Tillery, he also said in April: "Memphis feels like home."
Once Green signs an offer sheet, the Grizzlies will have to decide if the forward is worth the latest contract or if they will move on.