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NBA notebook: Grizzlies acquire Lee in three-team trade

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The Memphis Grizzlies have acquired guard Courtney Lee and sent guard Jerryd Bayless to the Boston Celtics as part of a three-team trade that also includes the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Under terms of the deal announced Tuesday, the Grizzlies get Lee and a 2016 second-round draft pick from Boston. The Celtics get Bayless and also receive forward Ryan Gomes from Oklahoma City. The Thunder receive a conditional 2017 second-round draft pick from Memphis.

The 28-year-old Lee has averaged 7.4 points, 1.6 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 16.8 minutes per game this season. The 6-foot-5 guard is shooting 44.2 percent from 3-point range.

The 6-3 Bayless averages 8.0 points, 1.9 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 21.0 minutes this season. The 25-year-old Bayless is shooting 37.7 percent.

Pelicans forward on mend

The New Orleans Pelicans say forward Ryan Anderson was diagnosed with a herniated disk and will be out indefinitely.

The 6-foot-10 Anderson has been New Orleans’ leading scorer, averaging 19.8 points per game, along with 6.5 rebounds and 3.6 assists. Anderson’s injury occurred during a game in Boston on Jan. 3.

Out due to ankle injury

Deron Williams will miss the Brooklyn Nets’ game against Golden State today after receiving treatment for his chronically injured ankles. Williams was diagnosed Monday with a sprained left ankle.


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