Memphis, Tenn. – As part of a trade to be finalized later, the Memphis Grizzlies have agreed in principle to acquire the draft rights to forward David Roddy, the No. 23 overall pick in the 2022 NBA Draft, from the Philadelphia 76ers.
Roddy (6-5, 255) was named the 2021-22 Mountain West Player of the Year and USBWA District VIII Player of the Year after averaging 19.2 points, 7.5 rebounds, 2.9 assists, 1.16 steals and 1.06 blocks while shooting 57.1% from the field and 43.8% from 3-point range in 31 games during his junior year at Colorado State.
Last season, the 21-year-old Minneapolis native helped lead the Rams to its first appearance in the NCAA Tournament since 2013 and the highest seed (No. 6) in program history.