The basketball Internet is gonna love the new-look Grizzlies

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The basketball Internet is gonna love the new-look Grizzlies
The basketball Internet is gonna love the new-look Grizzlies

The Memphis Grizzlies just laid the foundation to become the most exciting young team in the NBA. That's the easiest takeaway after Memphis aced the draft on Thursday, using the No. 2 overall pick on Murray State point guard Ja Morant and swinging a trade to nab Gonzaga forward Brandon Clarke with the No. 21 pick, using assets acquired in dealing Mike Conley to Utah earlier in the week. The Grizzlies had the difficult task of transitioning out of the successful Grit-n-Grind era that resonated with the city in a unique way. While Memphis fans shouldn't expect a playoff trip immediately, they can take solace knowing there's a terrific young core in place that complements each other well on both

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