6 Basketball Players who Played for Grizzlies and Magic

There is a good chance that if you’ve found this page then you’re playing the Immaculate Grid.

That also means that today’s grid has asked for players that have played for both the Memphis Grizzlies and Orlando Magic.

And, it also means that you’re probably stuck on this particular box and you’re looking for a little help. Sound about right so far?

Well, good news, you’re in the right place.

I’ve done some research and have found players who played for both the Grizzlies and the Magic.

Vince Carter

Vince Carter is renowned for his extraordinary leaping ability, scoring prowess, and longevity in the league. He was selected fifth overall by the Golden State Warriors in the 1998 NBA Draft but was immediately traded to the Toronto Raptors, where he quickly emerged as a star.

Carter was a sensation in Toronto, earning the nickname “Vinsanity” for his remarkable athleticism and spectacular dunks. His performance in the 2000 Slam Dunk Contest, where he showcased a variety of stunning dunks, remains one of the most memorable in NBA history.

Throughout his career, Carter earned eight All-Star selections. Remarkably, he played 22 seasons in the NBA, retiring after the 2019-2020 season with the Hawks. His longevity, combined with his high-flying playing style and scoring ability, ensured his place as one of the most entertaining and respected players in NBA history.

*Carter was the most popular pick for this square in a previous grid (Grid 27)

Carter Key Stats

  • Rookie of the Year (Raptors)
  • All-NBA (Raptors)
  • All-Star (Raptors, Nets)
  • 20+ Points/Game Season (Raptors, Nets)
  • 5+ Assists/Game Season (Nets)

Mike Miller

Mike Miller was a player known for his shooting ability, particularly beyond the arc. He was selected as the 5th overall pick in the 2000 NBA Draft by the Orlando Magic, and his standout performances during his rookie season earned him the NBA Rookie of the Year Award.

In 2003, he joined the Memphis Grizzlies, where he was named the NBA Sixth Man of the Year for the 2005-2006 season. Miller’s career then took him to the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Washington Wizards, but it was his tenure with the Miami Heat that brought him significant recognition.

Joining the Heat in 2010, Miller played a key role in the team’s back-to-back NBA Championships in 2012 and 2013. He made a significant contribution in Game 5 of the 2012 NBA Finals, when he made 7 of 8 three-point attempts, helping the Heat secure the championship.

Jason Williams

Jason Williams began his NBA career with the Sacramento Kings, where he quickly became a fan favorite due to his exceptional ball-handling and passing skills. His time in Sacramento was marked by the team’s exciting style of play, which was in large part facilitated by Williams’ creativity on the court.

Williams achieved his greatest team success with the Miami Heat, where he won an NBA Championship in 2006 alongside Shaquille O’Neal and Dwyane Wade. His veteran presence and steady hand at the point guard position were crucial to the Heat’s title run.

Despite never being named an All-Star, Williams left an indelible mark on the NBA with his entertaining style of play and contributions to the 2006 NBA Champion Miami Heat. His flair and creativity continue to be celebrated by basketball fans long after his retirement.

Williams Key Stats

  • NBA Championship (Heat)
  • 5+ Assists/Game Season (Kings, Grizzlies, Heat)

Jeff Green

Jeff Green has played for numerous teams in the NBA. He was initially drafted 5th overall by the Boston Celtics in the 2007 NBA Draft, though he was immediately traded to the Seattle SuperSonics, where he spent the first part of his career.

Green has had a journeyman career, playing for 11 different teams in his 15-year career including the Thunder, Celtics, Grizzlies, Clippers, Magic, Cavaliers, Wizards, Jazz, Rockets, Nets, and Nuggets. He was a solid contributor to the Nuggets Championship this past season.

Green’s versatility and ability to play both inside and outside have allowed him to fit into various roles on different teams. He’s been both a starter and a valuable bench player throughout his career, contributing with his scoring, rebounding, and ability to defend multiple positions.

Gilbert Arenas

Gilbert Arenas, also known as “Agent Zero”, was known for his scoring prowess and his ability to take and make big shots. Arenas’ career started in 2001 when he was selected in the second round of the NBA Draft by the Golden State Warriors.

Despite his low draft position, Arenas quickly established himself as a standout player and won the NBA’s Most Improved Player award in his second season.

Following his stint with the Warriors, Arenas signed with the Washington Wizards in 2003. This is where his career took off as he developed into one of the top guards in the league. From 2004-2007, Arenas was selected to three consecutive NBA All-Star games and earned All-NBA honors.

Arenas Key Stats

  • All-NBA (Wizards)
  • All-Star (Wizards)
  • 20+ Points/Game Season (Wizards)
  • 5+ Assists/Game Season (Wizards)

Beno Udrih

Beno Udrih is a player from Slovenia who had a solid career in the NBA. After starting his career in Europe, Udrih was selected in the first round of the 2004 NBA Draft by the San Antonio Spurs.

Udrih had the privilege of being part of the San Antonio Spurs’ championship-winning team in his rookie year and once again in his second season. Learning under the guidance of Gregg Popovich and playing alongside legendary Spurs Tim Duncan, Manu Ginóbili, and Tony Parker, Udrih gained valuable experience early in his career.

After his time with the Spurs, Udrih played for several teams in the NBA, including the Kings, Bucks, Magic, Knicks, Grizzlies, and Heat. Known for his crafty playmaking and steady shooting, Udrih provided reliable depth at the point guard position throughout his career.

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