Conley was the final piece of the core that led the Grizzlies to seven consecutive playoff berths, including the 2013 Western Conference Finals.
Although Conley is the type of established victor that would make any team better, the 31-year-old does come with a substantial cap hit, owed $32.5 million in 2019-20 and then $34.5 the next season.
Conley was a highly sought-after free agent during the 2016 offseason and he eventually signed a five-year contract worth $153 million, the largest in league history at the time, CBS Sports reported.
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Not everybody considered the riffs on Bible stories to be blasphemous, but rather entertaining and substantive in other ways. He has also been retweeting supportive, and witty, tweets from Christians who are enjoying the show.
Mitchell responded to Conley's tweet Wednesday welcoming him to the team.
Surely though, Utah won't be the only team looking to make moves, which means the draft is sure to entertain with the sheer number of trades.
The Memphis Grizzlies agreed to move franchise cornerstone, Mike Conley. The 31-year-old returned from an injury-plagued 2017-18 campaign to play in 70 games last season, averaging a career-high 21.1 points along with 6.4 assists and 3.4 rebounds per game.
And he made one thing clear: Don't compare him to National Basketball Association players who came before him.
This is a decent trade for Memphis, picking up another pick in this year's draft plus a future first in return for a player clearly out the door. Memphis is set to draft point guard Ja Morant with the second overall pick on Thursday evening.