Grizzlies Sign Former Racer Shaq Buchanan

MEMPHIS (Ap) – The Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday announced the team signed guard Shaq Buchanan. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Buchanan (6-3, 190) appeared in 33 games (11 starts) last season with the NBA G League’s Memphis Hustle and averaged 11.1 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 22.4 minutes while shooting 47.2 percent from the field and 37.9 percent from 3-point range. The 23-year-old also was a member of the Grizzlies’ NBA Summer League 2019 championship team in Las Vegas.

Undrafted in the 2019 NBA Draft, the Mississippi native was named the 2018-19 Ohio Valley Conference Defensive Player of the Year and was selected 2018-19 OVC First Team as a senior at Murray State University, where he teamed for two years with Grizzlies guard and 2019-20 NBA Rookie of the Year Ja Morant.

 

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