MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The Memphis Grizzlies introduced their newest additions Monday, two draft picks and a trade piece in Denvers Kosta Koufos.
Here are three things we learned about a draft pick a long way from home, a potential replacement for Tony Allen and a guy going back to the bench on his new team.
1. Janis Timma bought himself a visit. His skills may keep him here a while.
Some are speculating that Timma better enjoy his short time in the states. The Latvian small forward and Mr. Irrelevant -- the 60th and final pick in last weeks NBA Draft -- turns 21 Tuesday and he intends on spending more than one birthday on Beale Street.
The Twitter-active Timma has already amassed a Grizzlies fan following, even posting a shopped photo of himself Thursday night in a Memphis jersey next to Marc Gasol.
I was glad that fans like me already and I hope I will not disappoint them, Timma said in his steadily-developing English.
At 6-foot-8, 220, his skills may debunk the stash-away European pro...