Grizzlies pick up third-year option on forward Warrick

Updated: October 30, 2006, 1:41 PM ET
Associated Press

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The Memphis Grizzlies exercised the third-year contract option for forward Hakim Warrick on Monday.

Hakim Warrick

The extension keeps Warrick under contract with Memphis through the 2007-08 season.

Warrick was picked 19th overall in the 2005 draft and is expected to get more playing time this season.

He averaged 4.1 points and 2.1 rebounds in 68 games during his rookie season.

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