NBA: Memphis Grizzlies exercise option on Xavier Tillman Sr. | Inquirer Sports

NBA: Memphis Grizzlies exercise option on Xavier Tillman Sr.

/ 09:03 AM June 27, 2023

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Xavier Tillman #2 of the Memphis Grizzlies reacts during the second half against the Los Angeles Lakers of Game Two of the Western Conference First Round Playoffs at FedExForum on April 16, 2023 in Memphis, Tennessee. Justin Ford/Getty Images/AFP

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Memphis Grizzlies have exercised their contract option on Xavier Tillman Sr. for next season, the team announced Monday.

The 24-year-old forward/center has averaged 6.2 points and 4.2 rebounds over 173 games in three seasons with Memphis.

He averaged 7.0 points and 5.0 rebounds, both career bests, last season.

Tillman was a second-round pick out of Michigan State in 2020.

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