Michael Alex "Mike" Conley, Jr. is an American professional basketball player who plays for the Memphis Grizzlies of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Conley led Lawrence North to three straight state championships in high school and a record of 103 wins and 7 losses in his four years as the starting point guard. In that game, Conley led his team with a game-high 10 rebounds. He was later named a PARADE All-American in his senior year. Mike Conley joined fellow Buckeye teammates Greg Oden and Daequan Cook in leaving early for the NBA Draft. Conley was drafted by the Memphis Grizzlies as the fourth pick in the 2007 NBA Draft. Conley made his first major profile appearance in January, 2008. Conley then started up February with 16 points against the New Orleans Hornets in the fourth game of the month.
Conley entered the 2010-2011 season as the starting point guard and one of the best players on the team. On November 30, Conley had 28 points in a 98–96 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers. On April 8 in a 101–96 victory over the Sacramento Kings, Conley had a statistical best of 12 points, 8 assist, and 5 rebounds. With that win, Conley and the Grizzlies clinched a playoff berth for the first time in five years.
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