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Grizzlies Draft Preview: P. J. Hairston

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Player Profile:


P. J. Hairston

University of North Carolina/D-League

6-foot-5, 229 pounds

Shooting Guard

Age: 21


Draft Range (Compilation of 6 ESPN, Draft Express, CBSSports, and NBADraftNet mock drafts):


High: 22

Low: 31

Mock Drafts Projecting to Grizzlies: 1/6


Take him: The Grizzlies need a shooter and Hairston is a pure shooter. He also has experience above the college level, averaging 22 points per game and shooting at a solid clip (36% from 3) in the D-League.

Don't take him: Minor character issues while at UNC. Arrested for misdemeanor marijuana possession (charges later dropped) in a rented vehicle in which a handgun was found.


Notes: Worked out with the Grizzlies. Played 26 games in D-League for Texas Legends after agent issues with the NCAA forced him out of North Carolina.

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