Herrington: Ja vs. Zion signaled new era of Southern hoops, but it’s been a dream deferred

By , Daily Memphian Updated: November 14, 2021 8:59 PM CT | Published: November 14, 2021 7:27 PM CT
Chris Herrington
Daily Memphian

Chris Herrington

Chris Herrington covers the Memphis Grizzlies and writes about Memphis culture, food, and civic life. He lives in the Vollintine-Evergreen neighborhood of Midtown with his wife, two kids, and two dogs.

Morant and Williamson. Memphis and New Orleans. Beale Street and Bourbon. The connections seemed so promising, but it hasn’t come to fruition — yet.


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