MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - The Grizzlies have selected Tony Wroten with the 25th pick in Thursday night's NBA draft.
Memphis was looking to fill a void at backup point guard and the 6-foot-6 Wroten from Washington has a reputation of being a passer and facilitator. He has the skills necessary to back up Memphis starter Mike Conley.
His shortcoming is his shot. Wroten shot 44.3% from the field and only 16.1% beyond the arc.
Wroten averaged 16 points a game and 3.86 assists during his only season for the Huskies, earning him All-Pac 12 honors and was named Pac-12 freshman of the year. He scored at least 20 points in 12 games.
The Grizzlies entered the draft with only the first round pick.
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