This tweet by local sports radio host Chris Vernon yielded excitement from #hoopcity Sunday evening.
Here is some fun news: Memphis guard JOE JACKSON will be on Grizzlies Summer League team.
— Chris Vernon (@ChrisVernonShow) June 30, 2014
The KOM himself, Joe Jackson appears to be invited to join the Grizzlies at their Summer League in Orlando in July.
Joe Jackson, PG, last played for the University of Memphis and as a senior led the Tigers to the third round in the 2014 NCAA tournament.
Jackson joins Jarnell Stokes and Terrico White as the third Memphian to join the Grizzlies Summer League roster.
Other players reportedly joining Jackson in Orlando for the Grizzlies:
Player, Position, Last team played
Jamaal Franklin, SG, Grizzlies
Jarnell Stokes, PF, Tennessee
Jordan Adams, SG, UCLA
Janis Timma, SF, Latvia
Terrico White, SG, Israel
Okaro White, PF, Florida State
Scottie Wilbekin, PG, Florida
Jack Cooley, PF, Turkey
Niels Giffey, SF, UCONN
Kalin Lucas, PG, Iowa Energy
Justin Cobbs, PG, California