Grizzlies land Stokes in draft-day trade

06/27/2014 12:33 AM

06/27/2014 12:41 AM

Brooklyn, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The Memphis Grizzlies acquired the draft rights to Tennessee forward Jarnell Stokes on Thursday night in a trade with the Utah Jazz.

The Jazz took Stokes with the fifth pick in the second round, No. 35 overall, and dealt him to the Grizzlies for a second-round pick in 2016, the teams announced.

Stokes, who is from Memphis, averaged 13.0 points and 9.6 rebounds in three seasons for the Volunteers.

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