Posted Oct 31, 2012 10:37 PM
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- The Memphis Grizzlies have exercised the fourth-year option on swingman Quincy Pondexter, keeping him under contract through the 2013-14 season.
The team announced the move Wednesday night.
The 6-foot-6, 225-pound Pondexter averaged 4.2 points and 2.0 rebounds in 15.7 minutes last season for Memphis after being picked acquired in a trade from New Orleans for Greivis Vasquez on Dec. 24. Pondexter has averaged 3.5 points and 1.6 rebounds in 130 career games.
Pondexter left Washington as the school's leader with 136 games played and was drafted 26th overall in 2010 by Oklahoma City. The Thunder traded his rights that night to New Orleans.
|Friday's Daily Zap: March 7|
Check out the daily grab bag of NBA Action in Friday's Daily Zap.
|Asik Denies Mahinmi|
Ian Mahinmi tries the dunk on the baseline drive and Omer Asik rises up to block the attempt and in transition Jordan Hamilton knocks down the triple pleasing Hakeem Olajuwon and the home crowd.
|Block of the Night - Kris Humphries|
Paul Pierce drives in for the layup and Kris Humphries skies up and smashes it against the backboard.
|Steal of the Night - Kyrie Irving|
Kyrie Irving blindsides Gary Neal with the backside steal and feeds Dion Waiters who slashes in for the thunderous tomahawk jam.
|Friday's Top 10: March 7|
Countdown the top ten plays from Friday night's action in the NBA.