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Sacramento Kings trade Garrett Temple to Memphis Grizzlies for Ben McLemore, Deyonta Davis

Jul 17, 2018 12:20 PM ET

Ben McLemore (left) and Garrett Temple are being traded for each other.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP)  -- The Memphis Grizzlies have acquired guard Garrett Temple from the Sacramento Kings in exchange for guard Ben McLemore, center Deyonta Davis, a future second-round pick and cash considerations.

Temple, 32, scored a career-high 8.4 points per game and shot 39.2 percent from 3-point range this past season. The 6-foot-6 guard also averaged 2.3 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 24.8 minutes.

Temple previously has played with Houston, San Antonio, Milwaukee, Charlotte and Washington. He has career averages of 5.5 points, 2 rebounds and 1.7 assists.

The trade returns McLemore to Sacramento, which selected the former Kansas star with the seventh overall pick in the 2013 draft. McLemore, 25, spent his first four NBA seasons with the Kings before coming to Memphis last year.

The 6-5 guard averaged 7.5 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 19.5 minutes with the Grizzlies in 2017-18. McLemore has career averages of 9.1 points, 2.6 rebounds and 1.2 assists.

Davis, 21, averaged 5.8 points, 4 rebounds and 15.2 minutes for Memphis this past season.


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