Tyus Jones signed a two-year, $30 million contract with the Grizzlies.

Memphis Grizzlies re-sign Tyus Jones for 2 years, $30 million (ESPN).

Jones has been a key playmaker for Memphis, backing up Ja Morant and starting in Morant's absence.

Last season, he averaged 8.7 points and 4.4 assists in 73 games, with improved stats in 23 starts (12.7 points and 6.6 assists).

Career-highs in scoring, points, and 3-point shooting (39 percent).

Holds the league record for single-season assist to turnover ratio: 7.04 last season, beating his previous record of 6.96.

Former Duke guard played four seasons with the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Known for his efficient playmaking and contribution as a backup point guard.

Valued for stepping up in the absence of Ja Morant and providing stability to the Grizzlies' backcourt.

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