Share “Grizzlies' Bayless exercises his player...”

Grizzlies' Bayless exercises his player option

Published on NewsOK Modified: June 30, 2013 at 5:09 pm •  Published: June 30, 2013
Advertisement

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Grizzlies guard Jerryd Bayless has exercised his player option and will return to Memphis next season.

Terms of the deal weren't released by the team. ESPN.com, the first to report Bayless' decision, said the player option would pay him $3.1 million.

Bayless averaged 8.7 points, 2.2 rebounds and 3.3 assists while playing 80 games and making four starts for Memphis this season. He played 22.1 minutes per game and shot 41.9 percent.

The 6-foot-3 guard averaged 9.3 points during the playoffs.

The 24-year-old Bayless has averaged 8.3 points and 2.9 assists during his five-year career. The former first-round draft pick out of Arizona signed with the Grizzlies as a free agent last July.


AROUND THE WEB

  1. 1
    Dispute: Was Cecil the lion's brother, Jericho, killed?
  2. 2
    An Oklahoma Immigrant's Experience, Recast As Noir, In 'Dragonfish'
  3. 3
    Summer well spent: Youths shadow professionals in mentoring program
  4. 4
    Norman residents disturbed after seeing vulgar, racist graffiti on homes, vehicles
  5. 5
    Vinita police chief: Extreme sunburn case still under investigation, drawing international media...
+ show more

FEATURED JOBS



× Trending sports Article