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De’Anthony Melton has solidified himself as critical to the Grizzlies’ young core

De’Anthony Melton’s improvements as a shooter and ball-handler in year three, when paired with his stout defense, make him invaluable to the Grizzlies. De’Anthony Melton will not win Most Improved Player this season. He does not deserve the award. That honor is Julius Randle‘s. But Melton is, nonetheless, among the crop of vastly improved players around the league. If there were All-NBA teams for this label, he would be on one.
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Memphis Grizzlies: De’Anthony Melton is a future Sixth Man of the Year

Last season, the Memphis Grizzlies didn’t have a distinctive sixth man. There were a few players who could claim that position, but between injuries, rotational changes, and irregularities in the season, nobody established themselves for Taylor Jenkins. Things are different this season. Well, actually, things are very much the same...

Grizzlies' De'Anthony Melton: Another tough scoring night

Melton scored three points (1-9 FG, 0-3 3Pt, 1-2 FT) to go along with six rebounds, two assists and one steal across 24 minutes in Monday's loss to the Nuggets. Melton has earned at least 21 minutes in four of his five games since returning from a leg injury. However, he's failed to take advantage from a scoring perspective by shooting just 36.2 percent from the field and averaging 10.2 points per contest. On the other hand, has contributed decently across the rest of the box score, chipping in 3.4 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.4 steals in that span.
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Memphis Grizzlies: Why De’Anthony Melton needs more minutes

The Memphis Grizzlies will finally be at full health pending Jonas Valanciunas’s return to the court after a concussion. Even short-handed, they’ve been playing better basketball than this franchise has played in a long time. With every piece of this team intact, we’ll finally get an idea of what the...

De'Anthony Melton (leg) active for Grizzlies Monday

The Memphis Grizzlies will have De'Anthony Melton (leg) available for Monday night's game against the Denver Nuggets. Melton drew a questionable tag ahead of tonight's contest, but was eventually able to suit up for the game after missing the Grizzlies' past eight with a leg issue. He could see a reduced role as the Grizzlies work him back into the rotation.

Grizzlies' De'Anthony Melton: Active Monday

Melton (leg) is available for Monday's game against Denver, Rob Fischer of Fox Sports Southeast reports. Melton hasn't seen any action since April 4 against the Sixers due to leg soreness, but he'll be available off the bench Monday night if needed.

Grizzlies' De'Anthony Melton: Stuffs stat sheet off bench

Melton (leg) supplied 25 points (9-17 FG, 6-10 3Pt, 1-2 FT), eight rebounds, six assists and four steals across 41 minutes off the bench in Monday's 139-137 double-overtime loss to the Nuggets. Sidelined since April 4 due to leg soreness, Melton didn't show any ill effects from the injury while...

De'Anthony Melton (leg) ruled out for Memphis Saturday night

Memphis Grizzlies guard De'Anthony Melton will not play Saturday in the team's game against the Milwaukee Bucks. Melton was listed as doubtful, so this isn't a surprise. Tyus Jones should continue to see more minutes at point guard. In 35 games this season, Melton has averaged 10.1 points, 3.2 rebounds,...

Grizzlies' De'Anthony Melton: Out Saturday

Melton (leg) is out Saturday against the Bucks. As expected, Melton will not play Saturday, and it marks his eighth straight absence. His next chance to play is Monday against the Nuggets.

Making money with De’Anthony Melton

In three NBA seasons, De’Anthony Melton has become a near cult-like figure to a certain sect of NBA fans. From his brief stint with the Phoenix Suns to his two seasons in Memphis, the former USC Trojan has become a darling amongst fans who indulge in the analytical aspect of the game of basketball. Throughout his career, his name has popped on these spreadsheets due to his efficient play - especially on the defensive end - in his limited minutes. This production led to a gradual expansion of his role through his first two years in the association.

Grizzlies' De'Anthony Melton (leg) out again on Wednesday

Memphis Grizzlies point guard De'Anthony Melton (leg) has been ruled out of Wednesday's game against the Dallas Mavericks. Melton will remain sidelined on Wednesday with a leg injury. He last played on April 4th. His next chance to play will come against the Chicago Bulls on Friday. Melton is averaging...

Grizzlies' De'Anthony Melton: Remains out Friday

Melton (leg) is out for Friday's game against the Bulls. Left leg soreness continues to bother Melton, who is missing a seventh straight game Friday. His next chance to take the floor arrives Saturday against the Bucks.

Grizzlies' De'Anthony Melton: Out Wednesday

Melton (leg) is out Wednesday against the Mavericks. Melton will miss a sixth straight contest due to left leg soreness. His next chance to return is Friday against the Bulls.

De'Anthony Melton (leg) ruled out for Memphis Sunday night

Memphis Grizzlies guard De'Anthony Melton will not play Sunday in the team's game against the Indiana Pacers. Melton has seemingly picked up a leg injury, and he's been ruled out of action as a result. Tyus Jones should be in store for added minutes at point guard. In 35 games...