The Clippers are sending Lance Stephenson and a heavily protected 2019 first-round pick to Memphis for Jeff Green, according to ESPN.
Green should help fill-in for Blake Griffin, who’s missing time due to injury. Memphis gets a look at Stephenson, who has a team option of $9.4 million next season.
ESPN sources say Clippers and Grizzlies managed to get trade in before 3 PM: Lance Stephenson and a future first-round pick for Jeff Green
— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) February 18, 2016
Believe this is a heavily-protected 2019 first-rounder. Grizz have been trying to move Green for a while. https://t.co/sUkQLBnZbB
— Zach Lowe (@ZachLowe_NBA) February 18, 2016