Sneed Earns NBA Call-Up From Memphis Grizzlies

By Justin Trujillo | December 27, 2021

The Memphis Grizzlies signed Greensboro Swarm forward Xavier Sneed to a 10-day contract under the NBA’s Hardship Exception. Sneed joins Cameron McGriff (Portland Trail Blazers) as the two Swarm players to earn an NBA Call-Up this season.

Sneed (6-6, 215) has appeared and started each game for the Swarm this season. He has averaged 10.0 points on 51 percent shooting, 4.0 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 1.9 steals in 26.3 minutes over 14 games.

The former Kansas State star was on the Greensboro roster at the 2021 NBA G League Single-Site after going undrafted in 2020. The St. Louis, Missouri, native was also with the Charlotte Hornets for the preseason and 2021 NBA Summer League.

Sneed is the fifth player in team history to receive an NBA Call-Up.

The NBA G League begins the regular season on January 5. The Swarm return to action at Long Island against the Nets (Brooklyn Nets affiliate) on January 7 at 7:00 p.m. ET.