The Memphis Grizzlies have been building upon its track record through the early part of the season — and at a great time

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They have been without Jaren Jackson Jr. and Ziaire Williams the entire season thus far, and they missed Dillon Brooks for the first 3 games of the season.

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Santi Aldama has been the main character in the Grizzlies’ player development track record through the 1st 5 games of the season.

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He has had to step in for Jaren Jackson Jr. as the starting power forward. Though he doesn’t impact the game defensively like Jackson, he’s shown quite a few great flashes early on.

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John Konchar is another player who’s had to step into a prominent role, including being named an opening night starter. His willingness to let it fly from 3 even more, while doing “jitty” things, has been valuable in the Grizzlies’ early successes.

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Steven Adams continues to be the rock for this young Memphis squad with his screening, rebounding, and rim protection.

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Those skills often slide under the radar, but they also have a massive impact on winning basketball.

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Tyus Jones continues to show why he’s in the conversation for best backup point guard in basketball.

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This time around, he’s showing more aggression and poise getting his own offense, while also keeping his teammates involved as well.

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