"It’s a new beginning, a new journey, a new challenge and I love that," Conley told USA Today's HoopsHype.
Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer reminded everyone why he has won the Cy Young award three times.
Conley averaged 21.1 points and 6.4 assists in 70 games for the Grizzlies last season.
Memphis has intensified discussions about potentially moving the 31-year-old guard, according to The Athletic.
Conley is expected to be a trade candidate again this summer as the Grizzlies look to rebuild around their young talent.
The Grizzlies were shopping both Mike Conley and Marc Gasol before Thursday's trade deadline, but opted to keep the former.
The Wizards lost guard John Wall for this season and potentially next season this week with a ruptured Achilles tendon.
Conley entered play Tuesday averaging 20.3 points and 6.3 assists per game in 2018-19.
Conley has tallied 20.3 points and 6.3 assists per game while knocking down 35.9 percent of his 3-point attempts in 2018-19.
In order for Utah and Memphis to reach a deal, it's believed additional pieces would have to be involved.