– Memphis Grizzlies re-sign Tyus Jones for 2 years, $30 million (ESPN).
– Jones has been a key playmaker for Memphis, backing up Ja Morant and starting in Morant's absence.
– Last season, he averaged 8.7 points and 4.4 assists in 73 games, with improved stats in 23 starts (12.7 points and 6.6 assists).
– Career-highs in scoring, points, and 3-point shooting (39 percent).
– Holds the league record for single-season assist to turnover ratio: 7.04 last season, beating his previous record of 6.96.
– Former Duke guard played four seasons with the Minnesota Timberwolves.
– Known for his efficient playmaking and contribution as a backup point guard.
– Valued for stepping up in the absence of Ja Morant and providing stability to the Grizzlies' backcourt.