Grizzlies waive C Fab Melo 2 weeks after trade

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - The Memphis Grizzlies have waived Fab Melo two weeks after sending forward Donte Greene to the Boston Celtics to acquire the Brazilian center.

The Grizzlies announced the move Friday.

The 7-foot, 255-pound Melo was the 22nd pick overall in 2012 after playing two seasons at Syracuse. Melo played in only six games for Boston, averaging 1.2 points and 6 minutes per game. He played in 33 games for the Maine Red Claws in the NBA D-League.

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