Grizzlies pick up third-year option on forward Warrick

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The Memphis Grizzlies exercised the
third-year contract option for forward Hakim Warrick on Monday.

The extension keeps Warrick under contract with Memphis through
the 2007-08 season.

Warrick was picked 19th overall in the 2005 draft and is
expected to get more playing time this season.

He averaged 4.1 points and 2.1 rebounds in 68 games during his
rookie season.