As of 2020, Mike Conley Jr. is a point guard for the Salt Lake City’s NBA team, the Utah Jazz. In his freshman year at Ohio State, Conley averaged 11.3 points and led the Big Ten Conference in assists with 6.1 per game. Conley, together with fellow freshman star Greg Oden, led the Buckeyes to a Big Ten
Conley was drafted by the Memphis Grizzlies as the fourth overall pick after Greg Oden, Kevin Durant, and Al Horford. Conley cemented his role as a full-time starter for the Grizzlies in 2009. He posted a season-high of 25 points on March 31, 2010. Conley averaged 13.7 and 6.5 assists in 2011 to help the Grizzlies make the playoffs for the first time in five years. Entering with the eighth seed in the Western Conference, they were matched up in the first round with the top-seeded San Antonio Spurs. Conley and the Grizzlies went on to defeat the Spurs in six games and make NBA history as only the second eighth-seeded team to defeat a first seed in a seven-game series. In 2013, Conley led the Grizzlies to their first franchise Western Conference Finals.
On July 6, 2019, the Grizzlies announced that they had traded Conley to the Utah Jazz in exchange for Grayson Allen, Jae Crowder, Kyle Korver, the draft rights to Darius Bazley, and a protected first round pick. As of 2021, Conley is on a healthy-looking Utah Jazz team that hopes to again reach the playoffs.