Movin’ on up: Grizzlies jump to No. 2 in NBA draft lottery

Murray State’s Ja Morant and Duke’s R.J. Barrett most likely picks

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 14, 2019 10:52 PM CT | Published: May 14, 2019 7:55 PM CT

The Grizzlies missed out on the big prize but inherited the NBA draft’s biggest decision in Wednesday night’s NBA draft lottery, where they jumped from No. 8 to get the No. 2 overall pick.


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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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