The Memphis Grizzlies announced today the they have signed Jordan Farmar for the remainder of the season.
From the team:
The Memphis Grizzlies today announced that the team has signed guard Jordan Farmar (FAHR-mahr) for the remainder of the 2015-16 season.
Farmar (6-2, 180) has played five games (three starts) for the Grizzlies since signing a 10-day contract on March 21 and has averaged 10.8 points, 1.8 rebounds and 3.6 assists in 25.6 minutes. The 29-year-old has appeared in 495 games (33 starts) across nine NBA seasons and averaged 7.7 points, 1.9 rebounds and 2.9 assists in 19.5 minutes for the Los Angeles Lakers, New Jersey Nets, Los Angeles Clippers and Memphis Grizzlies.
Originally from Los Angeles, Farmar was selected by the Lakers in the first round (26th overall) of the 2006 NBA Draft following a standout collegiate career at UCLA, where he averaged 13.3 points, 3.0 rebounds and 5.2 assists in a total of 66 games. As a sophomore, he was named to the All-Pac-10 First Team and guided the Bruins to the NCAA National Championship game.
Farmar will probably be the fifteenth spot on the Grizzlies roster, leaving the status of Xavier Munford and Ray McCallum a little more unsure, especially when/if Mike Conley returns to the lineup.
Stay with Grizzly Bear Blues for any more updates and changes with this roster as the Grizzlies make their push to the playoffs.