No Love; Hold the Mayo: Are the Grizzlies Better Off After Draft Day? 

Now that the rush and weariness of draft day has passed, time to pick through the aftermath and look ahead. Here's my mammoth breakdown of where things stand as the Grizzlies embark on the off-season:

Does this trade make the Grizzlies better in the short term? Maybe not. The Grizzlies lose the only solid veteran on the roster in Mike Miller and the trade leaves the roster out of balance and potentially lacking a lot of important qualities that adding Kevin Love would have provided -- toughness, rebounding, a great pick-and-roll/pick-and-pop partner for Mike Conley, someone to start the break, etc. ... Read the rest of Chris Herrington's latest take on Grizzlies' Draft Day at Beyond the Arc.

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