Former Tiger Jalen Duren makes 2024 NBA Rising Stars competition

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 30, 2024 5:17 PM CT | Published: January 30, 2024 5:01 PM CT

Duren, an All-Rookie Second Team selection last season, is averaging 14.1 points and a team-high 11.9 rebounds through 31 games for the Detroit Pistons in his second year in the NBA.


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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.


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