MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The Memphis Grizzlies have waived Fab Melo two weeks after sending forward Donte Greene to the Boston Celtics to acquire the Brazilian center.
The Grizzlies announced the move Friday.
The 7-foot, 255-pound Melo was the 22nd pick overall in 2012 after playing two seasons at Syracuse. Melo played in only six games for Boston, averaging 1.2 points and 6 minutes per game.
He played in 33 games for the Maine Red Claws in the NBA D-League.
Late last night, Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports reported that Fab Melo cleared waivers following his release from the Memphis Grizzlies three days ago. Fab Melo has cleared waivers, league source tells Y!— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) September 1, 2013 Melo was traded to Memphis following the display of his unimproved game during the Orlando Summer League, where...