Mama Bear: Brandon Clarke’s mom knew he was destined for the NBA, even as a toddler

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: May 07, 2022 10:13 AM CT | Published: May 07, 2022 4:00 AM CT

“Canada didn’t have the opportunities for him that the U.S. offered. I knew what I had to do and I followed my heart,” says Whitney Triplett.


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Candace Echols

Candace Echols

Candace Echols is a Midtown resident, wife, and mother of five. She is a freelance writer who also recently published her first book, the children’s book “Josephine and the Quarantine.” She writes a weekly column for Storyboard Memphis.


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