Today, the Memphis Grizzlies gave up on center Fab Melo and released the former “Orangemen” and Big East Defensive Player of the Year.
Memphis has waived center Fab Melo, league source tells Y! Sports.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) August 30, 2013
The shot-blocking Brazilian was drafted by the Boston Celtics in last year’s draft, but never really got the chance to play on the “big show.” Melo predominantly participated with the Celtics’ D-League team (Maine Red Claws).
The Grizzlies, the team that traded with the Celtics for Melo owes the young center $1.3 million dollars unless another team grabs him from the waivers.
Fab Melo had been playing so poorly lately; it’s going to be tough to find another home.
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