The Lakers needed to win. The ad hoc Grizzlies made them fight for it.

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 12, 2024 10:53 PM CT | Published: April 12, 2024 9:53 PM CT

Coach Taylor Jenkins didn’t promise a win, not with this roster against this opponent. He only promised that the guys he was putting out there would play their tails off. Mission accomplished.

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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.


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