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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Garrett Temple Jaren Jackson Jr. Marc Gasol Memphis Grizzlies Mike Conley
Chris Herrington

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.


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