I can remember being in grade school, and being asked about my favorite NBA team during recess. Most kids would say the Lakers, (granted, I do enjoy them today because of Kobe) Celtics, Knicks, Sixers, teams like that. Here comes big headed, big eared Darren Jeans: “I'm a Grizzlies fan!” Record scratch. The group would always respond in a collective, “A WHAT?!” They'd all make fun of me because of how bad the Grizzlies were. Keep in mind. I grew up in Memphis, Tennessee. It didn't stop there - it even went on outside of school recess. Like most black people, I have maybe 100 cousins. I'm still discovering cousins to this day. During my birthday every year, I would have my party at LaserQuest.
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