The emergence of Big Man Hamed Haddadi is why Thabeet is Shipped North.
Haddadi has earned his role as the Grizzlies backup center with his inspired play off the Bench.
The second year 7-footer out of Iran spent time in the D-League last season, and it apparently is paying off..
Hamed with 2 solid efforts back to back against the Lakers and the Wizards, including Wednesday 8-point, 8-rebound performance to bolster the Grizzlies Bench.
The Grizzlies hope to get continued strong Bench Production when they host the Charlotte Bobcats, Friday Night at FedExForum.