Brandon Clarke, Memphis Grizzlies, reach 4-year extension worth $52M

Brandon Clarke, Memphis Grizzlies, reach 4-year extension worth $52M

Memphis Grizzlies Forward Brandon Clarke According to Priority Sports' Mark Bartelstein and Andy Shiffman, the agents of Andy Shiffman, Priority Sports, the parties have agreed on a 4-year, $52million contract extension.

Clarke closes a deal in advance of Monday's 6:pm. ET deadline for rookie-scale deals for members in the 2019 draft class. Clarke is now a key Grizzlies player who has been granted an extension.

Clarke, 26 years old, has been an integral member of the Grizzlies bench. Memphis won 56 of its games and was ranked No. 2 seed in the Western Conference playoffs a season ago, Clarke ranked in the top five in the NBA in several categories, including second-chance points, paint points and offensive rebounds, according to ESPN Stats & Information research.

Clarke's average point score on 59% shooting has been 10.9 in each of his three NBA seasons.

Clarke's offensive rebounding was essential to Memphis' postseason success, his 3.1 average the most for any player with a minimum of 10 games, per ESPN Stats & Information. He was also the most prolific postseason player with 18 offensive rebounds, in the fourth quarter of Grizzlies playoff matches.

Ja Morant, Jaren Jackson Jr., Steven Adams John Konchar Memphis has agreed to extend their contract for the past year.

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