Chris Wallace has had an interesting tenure as General Manager of the Memphis Grizzlies. His most notable (and most criticized) move came a couple of seasons ago when he traded the franchise's most successful and popular player, Pau Gasol, to the Los Angeles Lakers for spare parts, including Kwame Brown and Javaris Crittenton. Gasol's younger brother, Marc, was also included in the deal, and had a successful season as a rookie center for the Grizzlies last season. After the 2008 NBA Draft, he made what appears to be a great trade sending the rights to Kevin Love, Mike Miller, Jason Collins, and Brian Cardinal to Minnesota in exchange for O.J. Mayo, Marko Jaric, Antoine Walker, and Greg Buckner. While Jaric, Walker, and Buckner were scraps, Mayo instantly became the Grizzl ...
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