MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - The Memphis Grizzlies have selected Jamaal Franklin of San Diego State with the 41st overall pick in the NBA draft.
Franklin, a 6-foot-5 guard, led the Aztecs to three Mountain West titles and three consecutive NCAA appearances. He averaged 17 points, 9.5 rebounds and 3.3 assists and 1.6 steals. He was the only player in the NCAA to lead his team in all four categories. He scored in double figures in 31 of San Diego State's 33 games last season.
The Grizzlies ended their coaching search earlier Thursday, introducing Dave Joerger as the team's new bench leader. Joerger was an assistant for Lionel Hollins, whose contract was not renewed after leading Memphis to a franchise-best 56 wins and a berth in the Western Conference finals.

Top NBA Public Bets

NBA Top Stories

Thumbnail Knicks vs. Jazz Prediction Listed as a double-digit favorite, are the Jazz laying too many points to the Knicks tonight at 10:30PM ET?
Thumbnail Bucks vs. Kings Prediction Is the over the best play on the board tonight when the Kings host the Bucks at 10:30PM ET?
Thumbnail Cavs vs. Nuggets Prediction Are the Cavs a great play as a road favorite tonight in Denver or will the Nuggets pull off the small upset at 9:00PM ET?
Thumbnail 76ers vs. Thunder Prediction Will the under cash for bettors when the Thunder host the 76ers as double-digit favorites tonight at 8:00PM ET?
Thumbnail Hawks vs. Wizards Prediction Will tonight's Hawks and Wizards matchup at 8:00PM ET be high-scoring for bettors?

NBA Team Pages