The Memphis Grizzlies signed 2014 first-round draft pick Jordan Adams to a multi-year contract, the team announced Monday.
Adams (6-foot-5, 209 pounds) was selected by Memphis in the first round (22nd overall) after two seasons at UCLA, where he averaged 16.4 points, 4.6 rebounds, 2.1 assists and a school-record 2.43 steals on .467 shooting in 30.2 minutes in 69 career games. His 168 career steals rank seventh in UCLA history.
As a sophomore last season, Adams earned First Team All-Pac 12 honors, leading the Bruins in scoring with 17.4 points and a conference-high 2.64 steals while shooting .485 from the field in 30.1 minutes in 36 games. The Atlanta native totaled a single-season school-record 95 steals, ranking second in the NCAA, and his 626 points marked the second-highest single-season total at UCLA in the last 19 seasons behind Kevin Love (681 in 2007-08).
As a freshman, Adams tallied 15.3 points, fifth on UCLA's all-time freshman scoring list, and a conference-best 2.21 steals on .447 shooting in 30.3 minutes in 33 contests.
The 19-year-old currently is averaging 21.0 points, 5.0 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 2.0 steals in 30 minutes through two games (one start) for Memphis at the 2014 Orlando Pro Summer League.