4 popular free agent targets Grizzlies should avoid at all cost

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LeBron James: Any time an offseason begins with the king potentially on the move, there will always be murmurs and rumors swirling about which teams will opt to pursue the services of the NBA's all-time leading scorer. In the case of Memphis, they appear to be an unlikely destination barring a major plot twist (or the Grizzlies using a draft pick on Bronny James Jr. to entice his dad to head out to Grind City). With that being said, it's still fun to imagine the possibility of James choosing to join up with Ja Morant and the continuous highlight reel worthy plays they could potentially produce.

Klay Thompson: Klay Thompson, who has been crowned by NBA history as both a splash brother and one of the most efficient shooters to ever step on the court, finds himself in a position to enter free agency after a lackluster season saw him and the Golden State Warriors wholly miss the postseason.

Although his legacy is already cemented after historic scoring nights and four championship runs throughout his illustrious career, the former All-Star will likely be looking to remain on his native team on a potentially team-friendly deal rather than exploring newer options. Additionally, Memphis already seems to have made their decision when it comes to veterans in the backcourt, as trading for Marcus Smart last summer and rostering the likes of Derrick Rose will give them a full rotation to work with.

Pascal Siakam: Another available potential frontcourt piece, the former NBA Champion currently finds himself amid a relatively surprising playoff run with his new team the Indiana Pacers after being traded mid-season and will look to continue pushing as hard as physically possible. Although an entertaining target for the Grizzlies to potentially add to the team, it's hard to imagine that Indiana won't look to lock Siakam down long-term with a lucrative deal this summer. If Memphis wanted to pry him away, it would likely cost them a sign-and-trade exchange to attain his services.