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According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, big man Jonas Valanciunas, who has opted out of his contract with the Grizzlies, is expected to commit to a 3-year, $45 million deal to return to Memphis in free agency’s opening days.

Last season, Valanciunas averaged 19.9 points, 2.2 assists, 1.6 blocks and 10.7 rebounds for the Grizzlies.