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U of M recruit discovered Hardaway on ‘NBA 2K’ — then met the real thing

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 13, 2022 6:20 AM CT | Published: June 09, 2022 10:27 PM CT

The newest member of the Tigers came to the U.S. from Nigeria after the deaths of his parents. Though he picked up the game late, his roundabout journey has landed him in Memphis.

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Steven Johnson

Steven Johnson

Johnson is a Memphis native who graduated from Middle Tennessee State University in 2016. He's traveled the country covering teams like Syracuse, the Buffalo Bills and the Memphis Grizzlies. He's excited about the opportunity to cover the Tigers and all things in the city of Memphis.


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