The Grizzlies exercised their third-year contract option on shooting guard Jordan Adams, the team announced via a press release. The option is for the 2016/17 season when Adams is set to earn $1,465,080.
Adams was selected by Memphis with the No. 22 overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft after his sophomore season at UCLA. He notched averages of 3.1 points, 0.9 rebounds, and 0.5 assists in 30 NBA appearances for the Grizzlies during the 2014/15 season. His shooting line was .407/.400/.609.
The 21-year-old fared better during his 11 appearances last year with Memphis’ D-League affiliate, the Iowa Energy. Adams averaged 18.1 points, 7.0 rebounds, and 1.9 assists in 31.9 minutes per night in Iowa during his five assignments.