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Grizzlies will allow Iguodala to hold out as they seek trade

The Memphis Grizzlies and newly acquired wing Andre Iguodala have reached an agreement that will allow Iguodala to skip training camp while the team looks for the best trade offer, as relayed by Chris Herrington of the Daily Memphian.

The Grizzlies landed Iguodala in a deal with the Golden State Warriors following the season. Iguodala, 35, is hoping to join a contender, and several are interested. It is believed the Grizzlies are seeking young players or draft picks in exchange.

Iguodala is in the final year of his contract and it is currently the most expensive contract on the Grizzlies' roster at $17.1 million. He told Monte Poole of NBC Sports Bay Area that he and the Grizzlies are on the same page when it comes to the present and future.

Per Herrington, Iguodala is well aware that it may take the Grizzlies some time to trade him, perhaps several months. Players who signed free agent deals this offseason aren't eligible to be traded until Dec. 15.

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Training camp begins next week.

Iguodala is 6-foot-6 and won three championships with the Warriors from 2013-19. He was named Finals MVP in 2015. The Grizzlies acquired him in a deal after the season.

Iguodala averaged a career-low 5.7 points and 3.7 rebounds in 68 games last season.

The Grizzlies are starting their rebuild are beginning a new era with high hopes in rookie point guard Ja Morant and second-year forward Jaren Jackson Jr.