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Grizzlies Sign Iranian Big Man

The World is the Recruiting Ground for the Memphis Grizzlies..

Especially when it comes to finding Big Men.. 

The Grizz ink Iranian Olympian Hamed Haddadi.

The 7'2", 254 pound center led ALL Olympians in Rebounding and Block Shots during the games in Beijing.

  His numbers in the games: 16.6pts, 11.6rebs, 2.6 Blocked Shots.

He'll be the First Iranian to play in the NBA.

Earlier this year, the Grizzlies acquired 7' Spaniard Marc Gasol, who help lead Spain to the Silver Medal in the Olympics.

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