Originally posted on Grizzlies Locker  |  Last updated 12/25/11
The Grizzlies have acquired 23-year old small forward Quincy Pondexter from the Hornets for 24-year old point guard Greivis Vasquez.  Pondexter played in 66 games (6 starts) as a rookie for the Hornets last year and he averaged 11.1 minutes, 2.8 points, 1.3 rebounds and 0.4 assists per game.  Pondexter will likely be the Grizzlies’ #3 small forward in 2011-12, behind Rudy Gay and Sam Young.  Greivis Vasquez played in 70 games (1 start) for the Grizzlies last year and he averaged 12.3 minutes, 3.6 points, 1.0 rebound and 2.2 assists per game.  I like this deal for both teams, as Pondexter has a higher upside than Vasquez, but Vasquez fills a need for the Hornets.
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