The Grizzlies’ plan now: Follow their ‘North Star’

By , Daily Memphian Updated: December 23, 2020 4:00 AM CT | Published: December 23, 2020 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Memphis Grizzlies teammates Brandon Clarke (from left), Ja Morant and Jaren Jackson Jr. pose during Media Day on Sept. 30, 2019.&nbsp;&ldquo;... When you have Ja Morant and the growth we&rsquo;ve seen from him, and Jaren Jackson and the strides we&rsquo;ve seen from him in the bubble, Brandon Clarke and so many guys we believe can impact winning &mdash; yes, I believe in this group,&rdquo; said&nbsp;vice president of basketball operations Zach&nbsp;Kleiman.</strong> (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian file)

Memphis Grizzlies teammates Brandon Clarke (from left), Ja Morant and Jaren Jackson Jr. pose during Media Day on Sept. 30, 2019. “... When you have Ja Morant and the growth we’ve seen from him, and Jaren Jackson and the strides we’ve seen from him in the bubble, Brandon Clarke and so many guys we believe can impact winning — yes, I believe in this group,” said vice president of basketball operations Zach Kleiman. (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian file)

At one time, there were people who didn’t want the NBA in Memphis. Now they have Ja Morant.

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Drew Hill

Drew Hill

Drew Hill covers Memphis Tigers basketball and is an AP Top 25 voter. He’s worked throughout the South writing about college athletics before landing in Memphis.


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