Memphis Grizzlies acquire draft rights to Kennedy Chandler from San Antonio Spurs

Grizzlies Trade 2024 Second Round Pick (via Los Angeles Lakers) to Spurs

Memphis, Tenn. – The Memphis Grizzlies today announced the team acquired the draft rights to Kennedy Chandler, the No. 38 overall pick in the 2022 NBA Draft, from the San Antonio Spurs for a 2024 second round draft pick (via the Los Angeles Lakers).

Chandler (6-0, 171), a Memphis native, was selected to the 2021-22 All-SEC Second Team and SEC All-Freshman Team after averaging 13.9 points, 3.2 rebounds, 4.7 assists and 2.18 steals in 30.8 minutes while shooting 46.4% from the field and 38.3% from 3-point range in 30.8 minutes for Tennessee. He led the Volunteers in scoring, assists and steals, ranked fifth in the SEC in assists and second in the conference in steals.

The 19-year-old guided the Volunteers to the 2022 SEC Tournament championship and became the second player in program history to be named SEC Tournament MVP (Allan Houston in 1991).