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Janis Timma -- the Memphis Grizzlies’ second round pick in the 2013 draft -- has begun to pursue a deal in the Euroleague with his NBA franchise uninterested in a deal for next season, sources told RealGM. The Grizzlies have plans to fill their 2015-16 roster without Timma, leaving the 6-foot-7 Latvian forward focused on signing with a powerhouse team in Europe. Both sides recently discussed their future status. Timma, 22, was the Grizzlies’ 60th overall draft pick and has remained on Memphis’ radar. RealGM
The Memphis Grizzlies today announced the team’s 2013 NBA Summer League roster, headlined by second-year guard Tony Wroten and 2013 NBA second round draft picks Jamaal Franklin (No. 41 overall) and Janis Timma (No. 60 overall). Three forwards from the 2012-13 Grizzlies roster – Jon Leuer, Donté Greene and Willie Reed – also will join the summer league squad. WREG
The workouts are over. It’s time for Memphis to figure out its immediate future before Thursday’s NBA Draft. The Grizzlies held their sixth and seventh -- and final -- pre-draft workouts Monday morning. Nine players worked out in front of director of player personnel and basketball development Stu Lash, GM Chris Wallace and CEO Jason Levien. The group included Jordan Aboudou (France), Vander Blue (Marquette), Jackie Carmichael (Illinois State), Joffrey Lauvergne (France), Janis Timma (Latvia), Adonis Thomas (Memphis), Mitchell Anderson, Jr. (Arkansas Pine Bluff), Jack Cooley (Notre Dame) and Arsalan Kazemi (Iran). Fox Sports Tennessee
Janis Timma will have five workouts before the NBA Draft. The Latvian player will work out on June 18 for Houston, June 19 Atlanta, June 21 for Portland or Milwaukee, June 24 for Memphis and June 26 for Warriors. There were at least eight teams interested but he decided to pick his best options. Sportando
Janis Timma is an early candidate for the next NBA Draft. The Latvian player in an interview with Apollo said that he will decide about his future and the NBA Draft after the Eurocamp and some workouts in the US. He still has one year contract with BK Ventspils, but there are some buy-out possibilities in his contract. Sportando
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