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Grizzlies send Vasquez to Hornets for Pondexter

The Memphis Grizzlies acquired guard/forward Quincy Pondexter from the New Orleans Hornets in exchange for guard Greivis Vasquez on Sunday.

Vasquez had averages of 3.6 points and 2.2 assists in 70 games as a rookie with the Grizzlies last season. He was selected by Memphis in the first round (28th overall) of the 2010 NBA Draft, two picks after Pondexter was selected.

Pondexter recorded 2.8 points and 1.3 rebounds in 66 games (six starts) last season.