2024 NBA Draft Odds: No. 9 Pick, Memphis Grizzlies

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Ron Holland #0 of G League Ignite dribbles the ball during the game against the Rip City Remix on December 12, 2023 at The Dollar Loan Center in Henderson, Nevada.
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Shane Jackson @Sjacksonmgm Jun 26, 2024, 2:48 PM
  • The Memphis Grizzlies hold a crucial position in the NBA Draft with their No. 9 pick.
  • Devin Carter is the betting favorite at +340 to go No. 9 overall.

A lot went wrong for the Memphis Grizzlies during a 27-55 campaign.

Better health and minor adjustments could allow Memphis to get back on track. After all, the Grizzlies won 51 games and were the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference just two years ago.

The Grizzlies have the No. 9 pick in this year’s draft, and the latest odds at the online sportsbook provide a better idea of what they might do from that slot:

NBA Draft Odds – No. 9 Overall Pick

PlayerOdds
Devin Carter+340
Dalton Knecht+600
Zach Edey+600
Ron Holland+650
Tidjane Salaün+700
Rob Dillingham+800
Cody Williams+800
Nikola Topić+1500
Donovan Clingan+1800
Matas Buzelis+2000

Prediction for No. 9 Pick: Ron Holland (+650)

This NBA betting price on Ron Holland to be the No. 9 pick is too enticing to pass up.

For one, this is a prime trade spot. 

Teams at the top of the board hope to trade down, but are still looking for a trade partner. That’s because the most valuable part of this year’s draft starts in the back half of the lottery and ends late in Round 1.

I’m counting on many teams being eager to trade up to select Holland once he begins to fall, starting with the No. 9 pick. 

The Grizzlies don’t necessarily need to hit on their draft pick to improve, so they might use the slot to collect additional assets while another team shoots for the upside with Holland.

It wouldn’t even surprise me if the Grizzlies were intrigued by Holland’s potential as an athletic wing.

Holland averaged 19.5 points per game in the G League last year, and despite his stock falling a bit, one team will take a chance on his potential like the Houston Rockets did with Cam Whitmore last year.

NBA Betting Splits: No. 9 Pick

Devin Carter, the son of Grizzlies assistant coach Anthony Carter, is the betting favorite for this pick. He has received 26.9% of the handle to go No. 9 overall.

Cody Williams has received 23.2% of the bets to be picked here.

Recent No. 9 Picks in NBA Draft

YearTeamPlayer
2023Utah JazzTaylor Hendricks
2022San Antonio SpursJeremy Sochan
2021Sacramento KingsDavion Mitchell
2020Washington WizardsDeni Avdija
2019Washington WizardsRui Hachimura
2018New York KnicksKevin Knox II
2017Dallas MavericksDennis Smith Jr.
2016Toronto RaptorsJakob Poeltl
2015Charlotte HornetsFrank Kaminsky
2014Charlotte HornetsNoah Vonleh

Recent Memphis Grizzlies First-Round Selections

YearDraft SlotPlayer
2019No. 2Ja Morant
2018No. 4Jaren Jackson Jr.
2016No. 17Wade Baldwin
2015No. 25Jarell Martin
2014No. 22Jordan Adams

NBA Draft FAQs

When is the 2024 NBA Draft?

The 2024 NBA Draft will occur on June 26-27, 2024. Wednesday’s Round 1 will begin at 8 p.m. ET, and Thursday’s Round 2 will start at 4 p.m. ET.

Where is the 2024 NBA Draft?

The first round will be at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., and the second round will be at ESPN’s Seaport District Studios in New York.

How can I watch the 2024 NBA Draft?

Both nights of the NBA Draft will air on ESPN and stream on ESPN+.

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Shane Jackson

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Shane Jackson is a Web Content Writer for BetMGM, covering MLB and NBA. After graduating from the University of Kansas, his previous stops include MLB.com, Lawrence Journal-World, Manhattan Mercury, Bet Chicago Sports, WynnBET, and Sportsbook Review.

Shane Jackson is a Web Content Writer for BetMGM, covering MLB and NBA. After graduating from the University of Kansas, his previous stops include MLB.com, Lawrence Journal-World, Manhattan Mercury, Bet Chicago Sports, WynnBET, and Sportsbook Review.