Grizzlies waive Luke Jackson, Tre Kelley and Kenny ThomasPosted by Inside Hoops
The Memphis Grizzlies waived Luke Jackson, Tre Kelley and Kenny Thomas, Grizzlies General Manager and Vice President of Basketball Operations Chris Wallace announced today. All three players appeared in one preseason game each after originally signing with the team on Sept. 28.
Jackson, a 6-7, 215-pound guard/forward, recorded three rebounds in four minutes on Oct. 9 at New Orleans. The 29-year old holds career averages of 3.5 points, 1.2 rebounds and 0.8 assists in 73 games (three starts) over four NBA seasons with the Cleveland Cavaliers, Los Angeles Clippers, Toronto Raptors and Miami Heat.
Kelley, a 6-0, 188-pound guard, posted six points and three rebounds in six minutes on Oct. 9 at New Orleans. The 25-year-old NBA rookie helped guide the South Carolina Gamecocks to consecutive National Invitation Tournament (NIT) titles in 2005 and 2006 before playing professionally in China, Israel, Greece and, most recently, Lebanon.
Thomas, a 6-7, 235-pound forward, scored two points in 13 minutes on Oct. 7 at Atlanta. The 33-year-old holds career averages of 9.3 points, 6.7 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 632 games (406 starts) over 11 NBA seasons with the Houston Rockets, Philadelphia 76ers and Sacramento Kings.