Rudy Gay, Marreese Speights and Wayne Ellington are all now ex-Grizzlies and the players they got in return for them have been getting mixed results. Small forward Tayshaun Prince has replaced Rudy Gay in the starting lineup for the Grizzlies. He has played in 6 games (5 starts) so far this year for the Grizzlies and he is averaging 32.3 minutes, 10.3 points, 3.0 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game. 24-year old Austin Daye has been Prince’s backup, just like he was in Detroit. Daye has played in 6 games (0 starts) so far for the Grizzlies and he is averaging 13.3 minutes, 6.5 points, 2.0 rebounds and 0.8 assists per game. Power forward Ed Davis was one of the big keys to the Gay deal and he is off to a slow start for the Grizzlies. Davis has played in 6 games (0 starts) for the Grizzlies so far and he is averaging 8.0 minutes, 2.8 points, 1.3 rebounds and 0.2 assists per game. Power forward Jon Leuer is the only guy the Grizzlies got back for Speights, Ellington, Selby and a first round pick. Leuer has played in 4 games (0 starts) for the Grizzlies so far this year and he is averaging 2.0 minutes, 0.5 points and 0.3 rebounds per game. The Grizzlies need these guys to step up in the very near future.
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