Calkins: The NBA playoffs are back in Memphis, ya hear me?

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 29, 2021 12:29 PM CT | Published: May 28, 2021 9:22 PM CT

Four years after the last NBA playoff game at FedExForum, more than 10,000 Memphians will convene Saturday to celebrate a new era of postseason basketball in the city. This team might be even more audacious than that one. Just read the Growl Towels.


Memphis Grizzlies Growl towel Memphis vs. Utah Ya hear me! Ja Morant Grizzlies 2020-21 NBA playoffs Subscriber Only

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Geoff Calkins

Geoff Calkins

Geoff Calkins has been chronicling Memphis and Memphis sports for more than two decades. He is host of "The Geoff Calkins Show" from 9-11 a.m. M-F on 92.9 FM. Calkins has been named the best sports columnist in the country five times by the Associated Press sports editors, but still figures his best columns are about the people who make Memphis what it is.