After 12 years of representing the team that selected him as the No. 4 overall pick in the 2007 NBA Draft, All-Star point guard Mike Conley parted ways with the Memphis Grizzlies this summer. Early in July, the Grizzlies and the Utah Jazz completed a deal that sent Conley to Salt Lake City in exchange for Grayson Allen, Kyle Korver, Jae Crowder, and draft picks. The departure of Conley has undeniably broken the heart of lots of Grizzlies’ fans, but the move is definitely what’s best for both parties.
With the Grizzlies heading into an inevitable rebuild, keeping a 31-year-old superstar on their roster no longer makes any sense. Despite how things ended between him and the Grizzlies, Mike Conley has nothing but gratitude to his former team. In a recent interview with Alex Kennedy of HoopsHype, Conley thanked the Grizzlies for molding him into the player that he is right now.
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by – inquisitr.com