Return of NBA will feed our sports (fast food) obsession until it doesn’t

Creative format an experiment that does Grizzlies, Ja Morant, no favors

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 07, 2020 4:00 AM CT | Published: June 07, 2020 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant (right) and New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson exchange jerseys after a game in New Orleans on Jan. 31.&nbsp;The Grizzlies hold a 3.5-game lead for the No. 8 slot in the West over the Pelicans and Team Zion.</strong> (Gerald Herbert/Associated Press file)

Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant (right) and New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson exchange jerseys after a game in New Orleans on Jan. 31. The Grizzlies hold a 3.5-game lead for the No. 8 slot in the West over the Pelicans and Team Zion. (Gerald Herbert/Associated Press file)

Don Wade
Daily Memphian

Don Wade

Don Wade has been a Memphis journalist since 1998 and he has won awards for both his sports and news/feature writing. He is originally from Kansas City and is married with three sons.

Have the last few challenging months changed our appetite for the NBA season, especially playing out in a “bubble” laboratory in Orlando? Will fans in Memphis and across the country treat the return of the NBA on TV as a chance to gorge, or will they get their fill sooner than expected?

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NBA Grizzlies Ja Morant Zion Williamson Adam Silver

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