3 Grizzlies players who could use for a change of scenery

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After playing through one of their worst seasons in recent memory during the 2023-24 campaign, the Memphis Grizzlies are likely heading into this offseason with change at the forefront of their minds.

From talent pool adjustments to, per Marc Stein, coaching staff shakeups, Grind City could see quite a number of moving pieces between now and next October's tip-off.

Memphis Grizzlies players who could use for a change of scenery

When looking at the state of the organization, it's quite apparent that there are several individuals whose job security should be deemed as safe.

However, for those not named Ja Morant, Desmond Bane, Jaren Jackson Jr., and Taylor Jenkins, this coming summer could be a period when their time in the 38103 may come to an end.

Of course, not all change is bad. In fact, there are a few players currently on Memphis' roster who could actually benefit from being relocated ahead of next season.

3. Lamar Stevens

In the past, the argument was made that Lamar Stevens is a brand of player who perfectly personifies what Grit and Grind style of play is, and, after two months of watching him suit up in the navy, blue, and gold threads, such a sentiment still checks out.

However, some are questioning his long-term fit with the Grizzlies considering their abundance of forwards ahead of him on the depth chart when healthy along with his presumed inability to slide over to the three due to his pedestrian shooting skills and limited overall offensive talents.

For Memphis, one of their main priorities this offseason may be to add on extra floor-spacing weapons who can slot into positions ranging from the two to the five, as they wrapped up this past campaign as the second-worst three-point shooting team in the league.

Should the front office pursue such commodities, it would only bury a guy like Stevens deeper and deeper on the depth chart which, considering he's a player who has proven capable of aiding in winning basketball, is rather unfair.

Because of this, perhaps the concept of him landing on a playoff-hungry team already loaded with shooters and in need of some extra defensive and rebounding efforts in their frontcourt rotation could be a more ideal scenario than simply hanging around and collecting dust behind the likes of Jaren Jackson Jr., Santi Aldama, GG Jackson, and whoever else they opt to add on this summer.