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Zach Randolph

Height:
6' 9"
Weight:
260 lbs
Age:
32
Born:
Jul 16, 1981
Marion, IN, United States
Drafted:
2001 - round 1, 19th overall by Por
PPG RPG APG SPG BPG
2014 Regular Season
17.4 10.1 2.5 0.7 0.3

A person familiar with the situation says Randolph has agreed to a contract extension. The person spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity because the extension hasn't been announced. Terms and length of the deal weren't disclosed.

Yahoo Sports, which first reported the news, said Randolph is exercising his $16.5 million option for the 2014-15 season and has agreed on a two-year extension worth $20 million. The 32-year-old Randolph has been a cornerstone of the Grizzlies franchise since coming to Memphis in 2009. He averaged 17.4 points and 10.1 rebounds this season for the Grizzlies, who lost to Oklahoma City in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs.

Randolph has been suspended for Game 7 of the Grizzlies' playoff series against Oklahoma City for punching Thunder center Steven Adams in the jaw. The ruling Friday by the NBA leaves the Grizzlies without their leading scorer for the deciding game in Oklahoma City.

Randolph is averaging a team-best 18.2 points in the series, which ends Saturday night.

Zach Randolph led Memphis with 27 points and 14 rebounds, helping the Grizzlies defeat Dallas 106-105 in overtime.

Randolph finished the regular season with 46 double-doubles in 78 games played.

Randolph had 25 points and 11 rebounds Wednesday.

Randolph's eight field goals in the first quarter tied a franchise mark held by Mike Bibby.

Randolph had 22 points and 13 rebounds in Wednesday's win at Utah.

Randolph is averaging 20.6 points over the last five games, up from his season mark of 17.3.

Randolph finished with 25 points and 14 rebounds in Friday's 91-86 loss at Miami.

Randolph has a combined 46 points and 25 rebounds in the last two games.

Randolph was back in the lineup Friday in Chicago after missing the Memphis Grizzlies' last game with the flu.

The power forward sat out when Memphis lost 103-94 at Brooklyn on Wednesday night. He came to the arena in hopes of playing, but was unable to go. Memphis coach Dave Joerger says it was "just a bout of the flu."

Randolph had 23 points and 14 rebounds, and the Memphis Grizzlies used a big second half to defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers 110-96 Saturday night.

Randolph had 17 points in the second half to help fantasy owners with his 35th double-double.

Randolph had a fairly lackluster double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds while going 5 for 12 from the field in Saturday's loss to Charlotte.

Though Randolph's scoring has been somewhat inconsistent of late, his 17.4 scoring average is his highest in three seasons.

Randolph scored a team-high 25 points Wednesday in a loss to Dallas.

The 10-of-16 shooting night was his best since Nov. 18.

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