Calkins: Robert Pera, Marc Gasol and sections 103 & 104 fans help FedExForum usher get a new kidney

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 25, 2021 2:57 PM CT | Published: April 23, 2021 2:50 PM CT
Geoff Calkins
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Geoff Calkins

Geoff Calkins has been chronicling Memphis and Memphis sports for more than two decades. He is host of "The Geoff Calkins Show" from 9-11 a.m. M-F on 92.9 FM. Calkins has been named the best sports columnist in the country five times by the Associated Press sports editors, but still figures his best columns are about the people who make Memphis what it is.

Grizzlies owner Robert Pera contributed $10,000 to a GoFundMe for LaVelt Hill, a longtime usher at FedExForum who needs a kidney transplant. The fundraiser is a tribute to Hill and the team’s extended family. 


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