Grizzlies assign Wade Baldwin IV and Jarell Martin to Iowa Energy
Memphis Grizzlies General Manager Chris Wallace today announced the team has assigned guard Wade Baldwin IV and forward Jarell Martin to the Iowa Energy, the Grizzlies’ NBA Development League affiliate.
Baldwin (6-4, 202) has appeared in 21 games (10 starts) for the Energy this season and averaged 12.7 points, 4.3 rebounds, 5.3 assists and 1.50 steals in 27.1 minutes. Selected by Memphis in the first round (17th overall) of the 2016 NBA Draft following his sophomore season at Vanderbilt University, the 20-year-old Belle Mead, N.J. native has competed in 24 games (one start) with the Grizzlies and averaged 3.4 points, 1.4 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 12.9 minutes as a rookie.
Martin (6-9, 237) has appeared in 10 games (seven starts) for the Energy this season and averaged 14.6 points, 6.8 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 26.6 minutes. Currently in his second NBA season, the 22-year-old has appeared in 40 games (three starts) with the Grizzlies this season and recorded 3.9 points and 3.9 rebounds in 13.4 minutes. A native of Baton Rouge, La., Martin was drafted by Memphis in the first round (25th overall) of the 2015 NBA Draft following his sophomore season at Louisiana State University.
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