Memphis, Tenn. – Memphis Grizzlies General Manager Chris Wallace today announced that the Grizzlies signed forward Bruno Caboclo (cuh-BO-clo) to a 10-day contract as a Call-Up from the NBA G League’s Rio Grande Valley Vipers. Caboclo will wear #5 for the Grizzlies.
Caboclo (6-9, 218) has appeared in 28 games (23 starts) for the Vipers this season and has averaged 16.4 points, 7.1 rebounds, 1.3 assists, 1.14 steals and 3.04 blocks in 28.3 minutes. He has shot 51.7 percent from the field and has made 2.43 three-pointers per game while shooting 42.8 percent from beyond the arc. The 23-year-old was named G League Performer of the Week on Jan. 21 after averaging 20.3 points, 7.3 rebounds, 2.3 assists, 1.67 steals and 3.00 blocks and leading the Vipers to a 3-0 record for games played from Jan. 14-20.
A native of Brazil, Caboclo was selected with the 20th overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft and has played 35 career NBA regular season games (one start) with the Toronto Raptors and Sacramento Kings. He spent the 2018 preseason with the Houston Rockets and has competed in 142 G League games (125 starts) over four seasons the with the Fort Wayne Mad Ants, Raptors 905, Reno Bighorns and Vipers.
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