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Grizzlies recall Adams, Stokes

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The Memphis Grizzlies recalled rookie guard Jordan Adams and rookie forward/center Jarnell Stokes from Iowa of the the NBA Development League on Monday.

Both players were assigned to the Grizzlies’ D-League affiliate on Saturday.

The 6-foot-5, 209-pound Adams totaled 20 points, seven rebounds and one assist in 31 minutes in Iowa’s preseason game Saturday against Sioux Falls. The 19-year-old was selected by Memphis in the first round (22nd overall) of the 2014 draft after two seasons at UCLA. He made his NBA debut on Nov. 3 against New Orleans.

The 6-9, 263-pound Stokes had 13 points and 13 rebounds in 35 minutes in Saturday’s exhibition against Sioux Falls. The 20-year-old was selected by the Utah Jazz in the second round (35th overall) of the 2014 draft after three seasons at the University of Tennessee. The Memphis native was traded to the Grizzlies on draft night for a 2016 second-round draft pick. He has not yet made his NBA regular-season debut.

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