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GarrettTemple

Memphis Grizzlies

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$45,000

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Waterboy Bio

Garrett Temple is an American professional basketball player for the Memphis Grizzlies. He played college basketball for Louisiana State University from 2005 until 2009, and had some notable accomplishments during that time. First, in his sophomore season, he finished the year with 138 assists and 83 turnovers, a 1.7 assist/turnover ratio, which was 10th best in the SEC. Second, he was part of the Reach USA Tour of China, an all-star team of players that went 6-2 against two Chinese league teams. And finally, during his senior season, he became LSU’s all-time leader in minutes played (4,432), breaking a record set by Howard Carter in 1983. He also earned All-SEC Defensive team honors, as well as being named to the coaches’ All-SEC second team. After going undrafted in the 2009 NBA draft, Temple played on various teams on short-term contracts for most of the 2009 and 2010 seasons. In 2011, Temple signed a one-year deal with Novipiù Casale Monferrato of Italy. In 2012, he returned to the NBA where he played for the Washington Wizards (2012 – 2016) and then the Sacramento Kings (2016 – 2018). In July, Temple joined the Memphis Grizzlies.

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