Originally posted on Fox Sports Tennessee
By BRANDON SPECK  |  Last updated 8/20/13
Memphis made it official Tuesday, releasing the fact it had signed Nick Calathes, reportedly to a two-year deal with a team option for the second year. The Grizzlies haven't made a big splash in the free agent pool this offseason, yet the ripples they have made could turn out to be tidal waves if things pan out. Kosta Koufos and Fab Melo added to the backup roles for center Marc Gasol and power forward Zach Randolph. Mike Miller gave the Grizzlies the shooter they so desperately needed during the playoffs. Calathes, like Melo, has yet to make a name for himself in the NBA. But the 6-foot-6 guard has done so across the pond. He was named 2012-13 EuroCup MVP after a season in which he averaged 12.9 points, 5.9 rebounds and 6.7 assists. He shot more than 52 percent in 17 EuroCup Games. Another quiet addition, but another shooter to fill Memphis's most glaring hole. He's more than a shooter though. Calathes was drafted 45th overall by Minnesota in 2009, is only 24 years old and a Florid...
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