The Grizzlies emerge from this trade more capable of winning a championship. The needed a vet voice in the locker room.
Anyone who has ever been in a locker room with Allen or Zach Randolph knows you would prefer someone else as a calming locker room leadership presence.
Now they have one.
So get over your sorrow, Memphis. You won the trade.
As for Detroit, welcome to cap space nirvana.
From Chris Bernucca, this little chart shows who comes off Detroit’s books this summer: