Jazz trade Brewer to Grizzlies

Updated: February 18, 2010, 7:53 PM ET
By Chad Ford | ESPN.com

The Utah Jazz traded Ronnie Brewer to the Memphis Grizzlies Thursday for a protected 2011 first-round pick.

Jazz general manager Kevin O'Connor said the deal came together just before the 3 p.m. ET trade deadline.

O'Connor says the Jazz have some depth at Brewer's position, so they could afford to trade Brewer, their first-round pick from the 2006 draft. Brewer is making $2.7 million this season and will be a restricted free agent this summer.

"We felt like we gain an asset ...

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