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Winning moments show Grizzlies’ culture is more than just cliché

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 09, 2022 1:21 PM CT | Published: January 05, 2022 3:50 PM CT
<strong>Memphis Grizzlies guard Desmond Bane hugs teammate Ja Morrant before a Dec. 29, 2021, game against the Los Angeles Lakers at FedExForum.</strong> (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

Memphis Grizzlies guard Desmond Bane hugs teammate Ja Morrant before a Dec. 29, 2021, game against the Los Angeles Lakers at FedExForum. (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

Unbeknownst to each other, Desmond Bane and Ja Morant each called the Grizzlies “a team full of underdogs.”

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Drew Hill

Drew Hill

Drew Hill covers the Memphis Grizzlies and is a top-10 APSE winner. He has worked throughout the South writing about college athletics before landing in Memphis.


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