Basketball Tigers give Santa an assist

Players hand out gifts at Davis Community Center

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 04, 2020 5:26 PM CT | Published: December 20, 2019 3:44 PM CT

The Memphis Tigers basketball team along with other U of M athletes gave some local children early Christmas gifts Friday afternoon. The group distributed the toys – collected at a toy drive earlier this year – at Davis Community Center, which is at 3371 Spottswood in the Messick Buntyn area. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland also was among those handing out presents.


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Mark Weber

Mark Weber

Mark Weber is longtime Memphis photojournalist. He has extensively covered the University of Memphis basketball and football teams, as well as a variety of slice-of-life assignments.

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