The Philadelphia 76ers trade the 23rd pick of the Thursday night NBA draft and the junior striker Danny Green To the Memphis Grizzlies to shoot the guard D. Anthony Meltonsources told ESPN Adrian Wojnarowski.
Memphis will get custodial rights David RudyThe sources said. Philadelphia ranked him 23rd outside Colorado.
Milton averaged 10.8 career points in 73 games for the Grizzlies this past season as they advanced to the Western Conference semifinals. He is set to make $8.25 million next season and $8 million in 2023-24.
For his career, he averaged 8.4 points per game on 40.9% shooting and 36.1% from a 3-point range, as well as 3.6 rebounds and 2.8 assists.
Milton was in the second-round pick for the Phoenix Suns in 2018, but after just one season in Arizona, The Suns transferred him to the Grizzlies as part of a multiplayer deal.
Rudy was named the Associated Press All-American, and Mountain West Player of the Year after averaging 19.4 points, 7.5 rebounds, 2.8 assists, 1.2 steals and 1.0 blocks in 33 minutes per game last season.
He helped lead Colorado State to its NCAA debut nine years ago as the No. 6 seed, the highest in the school’s history.
Green tore both the ACL and LCL in his left knee during qualifying.
The Sixers were only scheduled to receive the 23rd pick in the draft.
ESPN’s Jonathan Givoni and The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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