Grizzlies sign Iranian star center Haddadi to deal
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The Memphis Grizzlies signed free-agent center Hamed Haddadi, who played for the Iranian national team in the Olympics.
The 7-foot-2, 254-pound Haddadi averaged 16.6 points, 11.2 rebounds and 2.6 blocks in Beijing.
The 23-year-old Haddadi spent the 2007-08 season playing for Saba Battery BC in the Iranian Super League.
Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press
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