Saying they got the best player available to them in the draft, new Grizzlies General Manager Chris Wallace, and Head Coach Marc Iavaroni, are ecstatic over picking Conley...
Wallace says as the Top Point Guard prospect in the Country, Conley also fills a team need.
"the Grizzlies are now in an advantageous position with our point guard corps of Lyle Lowry, who showed great potential last season, Damon Stoudamire, as our elder statesman who can toeach our ryoung point guards the ropes at this position..and the acquisition of Conley, who fortifies our depth. Speed kills in the NBA today, and we now have speed to burn at the point guard spot."
Conley is slotted to make more than $2.8 Million Dollars as the Grizzlies Top Rookie.