Memphis Tigers legend Lorenzen Wright will be ‘smiling down’ as his jersey is retired

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 06, 2023 3:16 PM CT | Published: February 03, 2023 9:35 AM CT

Though the late Wright won’t be there to see his jersey retirement ceremony, those who knew him best can imagine him savoring the occasion the only way he knew how.


Memphis Tigers Memphis Tigers Basketball Lorenzen Wright Chris Garner Memphis vs. Tulane jersey retirement
Parth Upadhyaya

Parth Upadhyaya

Parth Upadhyaya covers the Memphis Tigers men’s basketball team. A Raleigh, N.C., native and a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill’s Hussman School of Media and Journalism, Upadhyaya is a longtime college hoops junkie. Prior to joining The Daily Memphian in 2022, he covered high school sports in western Pennsylvania for the Beaver County Times and Penn State football for the Centre Daily Times.


Want to comment on our stories or respond to others? Join the conversation by subscribing now. Only paid subscribers can add their thoughts or upvote/downvote comments. Our commenting policy can be viewed here