Sitting at 19-28 on the season and rapidly fading out of the playoff image within the Western Conference, Memphis is trying to rebuild round rookie sensation Jaren Jackson Jr.
Naturally, the staff is hoping to land some mixture of younger expertise, draft picks and salary-cap aid in change for Conley and/or Gasol, in accordance with the
Gasol, 33, is averaging 15.three factors, eight.5 rebounds and four.7 assists in 46 video games this season. He can turn out to be a free agent this summer time by opting out of the ultimate yr of his $25.5 million contract for 2019-20.
Conley, 31, has additionally performed in 46 video games this season and is averaging 19.eight factors and 6.1 assists per evening. The concern with Conley, nevertheless, is his hefty contract. He is assured $32 million in 2019-20 and any staff trying to make a commerce would additionally need to be prepared to pay him $34.5 million within the 2020-21 season as a part of his authentic five-year, $153 million contract.
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