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Grizzlies acquire Justin Holiday from Bulls

1 year 8 months 3 weeks ago Thursday, January 03 2019 Jan 3, 2019 January 03, 2019 7:27 PM January 03, 2019 in Sports - AP - National

By ANDREW SELIGMAN
AP Sports Writer

CHICAGO (AP) - The struggling Memphis Grizzlies have acquired guard Justin Holiday from the Chicago Bulls for guards MarShon Brooks and Wayne Selden Jr.

Memphis also sent second-round picks in 2019 and 2020 to Chicago in the deal Thursday. The Bulls waived guard Cameron Payne in another move.

The Grizzlies hope Holiday - averaging 11.6 points - provides a lift. They have dropped 10 of 13 and had what general manager Chris Wallace described as an "emotionally charged" meeting following a loss to Detroit on Wednesday.

Memphis has fallen from first to 10th in the Western Conference after a 12-5 start.

With Holiday gone, rookie Chandler Hutchison figures to play a bigger role for Chicago. Brooks is averaging 6.6 points and Selden is scoring 5.4.

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