Published: Sat, January 05, 2019
Sport | By Matt Richards

Grizzlies acquire Justin Holiday from Bulls

Grizzlies acquire Justin Holiday from Bulls

The Memphis Grizzlies have acquired Chicago Bulls forward Justin Holiday for two players and two future second-round draft picks, league sources told ESPN.

In return, Chicago will receive guard MarShon Brooks, guard Wayne Selden and two second-round picks, according to the report.

Brooks, meanwhile, is a 29-year-old veteran who has played the most games this season since his 2012-2013 campaign with the Brooklyn Nets. He's averaging 11.6 points and shooting 35.9 percent on 3-pointers this season.

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Point guard Cameron Payne was waived by the Bulls on Thursday, per a team announcement.

He has averaged 7.9 points and 2.8 rebounds in 313 career games.

Selden, 24, has averages of 5.4 points, 1.1 assists and 1.4 rebounds in 32 games. It has always been thought that the Bulls would try end rid themselves of a player or two, prior to the February 7 trade deadline.

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The Bulls are still shopping Jabari Parker and Robin Lopez ahead of the February 7 trade deadline.

Payne came to Chicago via a trade with the Oklahoma City Thunder in the 2016-17 season. According to The Athletic, Brooks and his agent are working with Chicago in hopes the team will trade him to another team.

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