WEDNESDAY, 11:49am: Franklin will play for the D-League affiliate of the Lakers, who’ve claimed him off D-League waivers, a source tells Pilato (Twitter link).
MONDAY, 10:18pm: Jamaal Franklin, who spent time with the Grizzlies last season, will be joining the D-League, according to Gino Pilato of D-League Digest (Twitter link). Franklin saw limited action last year in Memphis, appearing in 21 games and averaging 7.7 minutes, 1.9 points and 1.1 rebounds.
The Grizzlies chose Franklin with the 41st overall pick in the 2013 NBA draft. He spent much of his rookie season with the Fort Wayne Mad Ants in the D-League. He played with Memphis’ 2014 summer league team, but was waived by the Grizzlies on August 31st of last year.
Most recently, Franklin was with the Zhejiang Lions in the Chinese Basketball Association. He appeared in 26 games before leaving the league on January 5th.