It happens to everyone at some point. An event that forces you to lose the idealism of youth. Sometimes it’s a death in the family, or moving from one city to another. Sometimes it’s when you move out of your parents house for the first time (the second and third time don’t count). Sometimes it’s that first time you have […]
The song Crossroads by Robert Johnson was a classic before the version by Cream made it a worldwide hit. While many people associate the crossroads mentioned in the song with the intersection of Highway 61 and Highway 49 in Clarkesdale, Mississippi, most people associate the crossroads with another more sinister tale. The rumor that guitarist and song writer Robert Johnson […]
Prior to 2018 the fans of the Memphis Grizzlies were not used to having their late Aprils and early Mays so boring. For seven consecutive springs, from 2011 to 2017, the Memphis Grizzlies had made the playoffs. Even the 2015-2016 campaign that saw the Grizzlies set the record for the number of players who were on a NBA roster finished […]
He has roots in the Bluff City. In some ways, he’s a Memphian. Adopted, maybe, and not the prototypical kid who finds NBA stardom from the seedier sides of the city, but still one of us. He has been here, fought here, bled here…even when he didn’t have to. He could’ve left before signing either of his contract extensions.