Buckley: Taking care of FedExForum should be highest priority in Strickland’s sports plan

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 28, 2022 12:40 PM CT | Published: October 19, 2022 3:19 PM CT
Tim Buckley
Daily Memphian

Tim Buckley

Tim is a veteran sportswriter who graduated from CBHS in Memphis and the University of Missouri. He previously covered LSU sports in Baton Rouge, and the University of Louisiana football and basketball for The Daily Advertiser/USA TODAY Network in Lafayette, the NBA’s Utah Jazz for the Deseret News in Salt Lake City, the NHL’s Tampa Bay Lightning for the St. Petersburg Times in Florida, and West Texas State basketball for the Amarillo Globe News in Texas.

Mayor Jim Strickland and the city of Memphis do not intend to risk losing the Grizzlies, which is why it is important to keep the NBA franchise center in a $684 million sports venues renovation plan.


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