Memphis Grizzlies General Manager Chris Wallace today announced that the Grizzlies waived guard Tony Wroten.
Wroten (6-6, 205) was claimed off waivers by Memphis after he was waived by the New York Knicks on June 22. The 23-year-old has appeared in 145 regular season career games (34 starts) in his four-year NBA career with the Grizzlies and Philadelphia 76ers and averaged 8.4 points, 2.6 rebounds and 2.5 assists in 18.0 minutes while shooting 41.3 percent from the field, 23.1 percent from three-point range and 64.7 percent from the free throw line.
The Seattle, Wash. native was originally drafted by Memphis in the first round (25th overall) of the 2012 NBA Draft following his freshman season at the University of Washington.
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