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Andrew Harrison makes Memphis Grizzlies roster

For the first time, Andrew Harrison will be on an NBA roster to open the regular season.

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The Memphis Grizzlies are keeping point guard Andrew Harrison.

The team announced their final roster on Monday, and Andrew was among the 1 players who made the cut. The former Kentucky Wildcats star and two-time Final Four participant was in a close roster battle with shooting guard Jordan Adams, small forward Troy Williams, forward Matt Costello, and shooting guard D.J. Stephens.

Memphis ultimately waived Adams, Costello and Stephens while keeping Williams and Harrison. This means that both Harrison twins are on NBA rosters this season after Aaron Harrison made the Charlotte Hornets’ final roster.

While the Grizzlies did draft Andrew in the second round of the 2015 NBA draft, he did not land a contract with Memphis. He instead spent the entire season in the NBA D-League, where he had a standout season.

While with the Iowa Energy in the NBA D-League last season, Harrison averaged 18.5 points and 4.9 assists per game while shooting 37% from the arc.

Earlier this summer, Harrison signed a three-year, $3 million deal with the Grizzlies. The deal includes a partial guarantee on the third season. However, it was not enough to guarantee him a roster spot this season, but he did enough in training camp and the preseason to earn his spot.