The Grizzlies need 33-year old small forward Tayshaun Prince to step up his game a bit in 2013-14. He played in 82 games (81 starts) for the Pistons and Grizzlies last year in which he averaged 32.1 minutes, 10.4 points, 4.4 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game. He shot 40.4% from three point range last year. Prince has now played in 806 games (766 starts) in his first 11 years in the NBA and he is averaging 33.2 minutes, 12.6 points, 4.6 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game. 25-year old Quincy Pondexter is going to be Prince’s caddy in 2013-14. He played in 59 games (1 start) for the Grizzlies last year and he averaged 21.1 minutes, 6.4 points, 2.2 rebounds and 1.0 assist per game. Pondexter has now played in 189 games (15 starts) in his first three years in the NBA and he is averaging 15.8 minutes, 4.4 points, 1.8 rebounds and 0.6 assists per game.
PROJECTED GRADE FOR THE SMALL FORWARDS IN 2013-14: C+