Celtics/Grizzlies Trade Ex-Syracuse Standouts Fab Melo, Donte Greene
Boston, MA- According to slamonline.com, the Boston Celtics and Memphis Grizzlies have completed a trade today. Former Syracuse standout, Fab Melo will be traded to Memphis for fellow Syracuse alumni, Donte Greene. From the press release:
From the press release: “Greene, a 6’11” forward, has appeared in 253 games in his five year career averaging 6.1 points and 2.4 rebounds in 16.8 minutes per game. He signed with the Memphis Grizzlies on April 17, 2013 but did not appear in any games for the Grizzlies during the 2012-13 season or the 2013
postseason. He was originally drafted by the Memphis Grizzlies with the 28th pick in the 2008 NBA Draft out of Syracuse but spent the first four seasons of his NBA career with the Sacramento Kings. Melo, a 7’0” center, appeared in six games for the Celtics this past season averaging 1.2 points and 0.5 rebounds in 6.0 minutes per game. He also appeared in 33 games for the Maine Red Claws of the NBA Development League and averaged 9.8 points, 6.0 rebounds and a league-high 3.1 blocks in 26.2 minutes per game. Melo was named to the D-League All-Defensive First Team and D-League All-Rookie First Team for his play during the 2012-13 season.”
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