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ACC Daily Digest, July 9: Theo Pinson re-signs with Nets, Tyus Jones Signs Offer with Memphis, UNC lands 4-star DL Myles Murphy

Theo Pinson re-sigs with Nets

Former Tarheel Theo Pinson has signed a two-year deal with the Brookly Nets. Pinson was on a two-way contract last year, splitting time in the G-Leauge and on the Nets. Pinson, who originally went undrafted, averaged 4.5 points per game, two rebounds per game and 1.2 assists per game last season with the Nets.

 

Tyus Jones signs an offer sheet with Memphis

Former Duke basketball player and the older brother of Tre Jones, Tyus Jones has signed a three-year $28 million dollar contract with the Memphis Grizzlies. Jones played for the Minnesota Timberwolves last season, where he posted his carrer high of 6.9 points per game, 2 rebounds per game, 4.8 asssists per game and an NBA record assist to turnover rate of 6.8-1. Jones will likely play behind Ja Morant who Memphis drafted with the second overall pick this year.

Up to this point, Jones has played all four years of his NBA career with the Timberwolves. Minnesota has the ability to match the offer from Memphis if they choose to do so.

 

UNC lands 4-star DL Myles Murphy

In-State 2020 defensive lineman Myles Murphy committed to the Tarheels becoming their 21st commitment in the 2020 class. Murphy is the highest-rated commit in UNC’s class, and committed to the Tarheels over Alabama, South Carolina, Florida and many other schools. At 6-foot-4, Murphy brings size and ability to North Carolina’s defensive line.

 

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