3 Grizzlies who could be playing their final season in Memphis

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2. Ziaire Williams

Ziaire Williams was a player some believed could be a realistic outbound trade candidate at this year's deadline.

Though the February 8 cutoff came and went with him remaining in tow, this coming offseason presents a fresh new opportunity for the Grizzlies to part ways with their underwhelming youngster.

Since being selected 10 overall back in the 2021 NBA Draft, the wing has failed to live up to the lofty expectations that come with being a lottery-selected talent and now, in year three, has found himself falling behind guys like GG Jackson and Vince Williams Jr. within coach Jenkins' rotation.

Despite his shortcomings in Memphis, however, a rebuilding team could still very much be interested in the allure of his sporadic on-court flashes and the concept of his untapped potential.

Measuring in at 6-foot-9 with a 6-foot-10 wingspan and coupled with an impressive brand of athleticism, Williams has the makings of becoming a quality defensive contributor in the association.

Though his 30.3 percent long-range shooting clip is certainly nothing to write home about, the wing boasts a smooth shooting form and an 80 percent free throw shooting clip that suggests he could develop into a reliable 3-and-D talent if given the proper attention, guidance, and playing time that generally comes with a rebuilding team rather than on a title-hopeful like the Grizzlies when healthy.

Expect Memphis to try and sell high(ish) on his status of being a recent lottery pick still under the age of 23 this offseason.