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Grizzlies 2nd Round Pick Kennedy Chandler Net's Historical Contract

Kennedy Chandler may have been a second round pick, but he isn't so rewarded. 

Chandler, Memphis Grizzlies' 38th overall victory in the 2022 NBA Draft, signed a four-year $ 7.1 million rookie contract on Tuesday. This agreement includes a $ 4.94 million deposit. This is the largest US second-round pick guaranteed salary in NBA history. 

"Kennedy was very expensive on our board until late at night," Grizzlies general manager Zach Kleiman said following the draft. "[He] was the one we felt very strongly. It could easily have been our first round choice .... [We] absolutely that Kennedy was there. I was shocked.

Chandler excelled in one season at Tennessee, leading the Volunteers in both points and assists per game.
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Chandler is a one-season college ball in Tennessee With an average of 13.9 points, 4.7 assists and 2.2 steals per best game for all teams. When Chandler launched the attack, the volunteers advanced to 27-8 and won three seeds in the NCAA tournament {31. }

Towards the draft, Chandler was predicted to be a late first round pick, he was a crowded Memphis headed by a dynamic duo of Ja Morant and Desmond Bain. Join the back court of