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Zach Randolph
Zach Randolph
Position: F
Born: 07/16/81
Height: 6-9 / 2.06
Weight:270 lbs. / 122.5 kg.
Salary: $10,000,000
The familiar inside-out game with Gasol and Randolph might not officially be over but those days are fading. Memphis plans to retain Conley and will have the financial flexibility to restructure the next incarnation of the team around Conley and Gasol with only seven players – including Randolph – signed beyond this season. The Grizzlies will eventually have to move on from the 34-year-old Randolph – and his $10 million expiring contract for 2016-17 could be an attractive trade chip next summer – but he has no plans of leaving the game any time soon. “I got a lot left,” Randolph said. “I got a lot left and I can still play.”
“Sticking to the script, you know,” Zach Randolph told The Vertical. “Nowadays, a lot of guys are more athletic, but the skill set has gone down, like it used to be. It’s a lot of athleticism, running fast and jumping high, but you still need skill. This game is hot on skill and is played on skills. Having that touch, I can score around them. I ain’t fast but I got a little foot speed. I get under ’em, jab ’em. That’s the reason I think I can play a couple of more years and be productive.”
Storyline: Zach Randolph Retirement?
Given the limitations of a roster short on shooters, Joerger put Randolph back in the starting lineup Jan. 14, and the Grizzlies have reeled off wins in eight of their past nine games to put the possibility of a fourth straight 50-win season back in play. “It’s been working a long time,” Randolph said of his frontcourt pairing with Gasol. “The league is going into a different style of play, you know. But it works. And we’re doing what we’re doing and playing, man. I’m on board with what’s going on.”