McLemore returns to Kings in trade
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies have acquired guard Garrett Temple from the Sacramento Kings in exchange for guard Ben McLemore, center Deyonta Davis, a future second-round pick and cash considerations.
Temple, 32, scored a career-high 8.4 points per game and shot 39.2 percent from 3-point range this past season. The 6-foot-6 guard also averaged 2.3 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 24.8 minutes.
The trade returns McLemore to Sacramento, which selected the former Kansas star with the seventh overall pick in the 2013 draft. McLemore, 25, spent his first four NBA seasons with the Kings before coming to Memphis last year.
The 6-5 guard averaged 7.5 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 19.5 minutes with the Grizzlies in 2017-18. McLemore has career averages of 9.1 points, 2.6 rebounds and 1.2 assists.
Davis, 21, averaged 5.8 points, 4 rebounds and 15.2 minutes for Memphis this past season.