Grizzlies Postgame: Conley, Gasol get offense into gear in win over Hawks

Rookie Jaren Jackson Jr. breaks out with big game off bench

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 20, 2018 1:13 AM CT | Published: October 20, 2018 12:50 AM CT
It’s a first-quarter timeout at the Grizzlies home opener and Grizz, the mascot, comes through the tunnel with something in his hands. It’s an infant in costume, a bear-cub cutie. Grizz carries his cub to midcourt, “Circle of Life” from The Lion King playing. He raises the little one above his head, toward the rafters. The crowd -- appropriately -- roars.


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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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