Memphis Grizzlies rookie GG Jackson has secured his future with the team, agreeing to a four-year contract extension.
According to ESPN’s NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski, Jackson’s new deal includes three guaranteed seasons, marking a significant milestone for the 19-year-old forward.
Jackson, who joined the Grizzlies after one season at South Carolina, initially signed a two-way contract with the team after being selected 45th overall in the June draft.
The promising rookie has quickly made his mark in the NBA, emerging as another success story for the Grizzlies’ knack for finding talent in the later rounds of the draft.
Jackson’s impressive performances on the court have solidified his place in the Grizzlies’ rotation, highlighted by a career-high 27-point outing against the Chicago Bulls.
Throughout the season, Jackson has showcased his versatility and scoring ability, averaging 9.9 points and 3.5 rebounds in 18.3 minutes per game.