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Grizzlies Sign Lowry/Cut Richmond and Williams

NBA News, the Memphis Grizzlies sign Top Draft Pick Point Guard Kyle Lowry today...

Terms not announced, but Lowry's draft position as 24th overall should get him more than $2.4 Million Dollars over 3-years.

The Grizzlies also announced their Summer League team today, and a pair of former Tigers didn't make it.

Well travelled guard Billy Richmond, who last played at the U of M in 2003, and recently graduated forward Waki Williams are cut from the team after being invited to participate as Free Agents.

Theirs were long shots at best...

Former South Carolina Star Carlos Powell is on the Roster...

 Lowry and Anthony Roberson are expected to be the Starters at point guard on the Summer League Team.

   Hakim Warrick, Lawrence Roberts, and Second Round Pick Alexander Johnson should man the Front Line.

  Here is the complete roster:


40 Ousmane Cisse F 6-9 250 10/20/82 St. Jude (HS)

42 Andreas Glyniadakis C 7-1 280 8/26/81 Greece

6 Junior Harrington G 6-4 190 10/2/80 Wingate

32 Alexander Johnson F 6-9 240 2/8/83 Florida State

24 Tarence Kinsey G 6-6 189 3/21/84 South Carolina

1 Kyle Lowry G 6-0 175 3/25/86 Villanova

31 Jared Newson F 6-5 215 9/26/84 Tennessee-Martin

35 Carlos Powell F 6-7 225 8/29/83 South Carolina

3 Anthony Roberson G 6-2 180 2/14/83 Florida

44 Lawrence Roberts F 6-9 240 10/20/82 Mississippi State

41 Steve Thomas F 6-9 245 3/14/81 Middle Tennessee State

21 Hakim Warrick F 6-9 219 7/8/82 Syracuse

  The L.A. Summer Pro League tips off Saturday night with the Grizzlies playing the Lakers.

  The League runs through July 19th.


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