A few links and stories worth sharing.
Marc Gasol was named the Sports Person of the Year by the Commercial Appeal today.
In a separate piece by Grantland, the big Spaniard was conveyed another honor by Zach Lowe: Guy I’d Most Like to Have As a Teammate in the NBA
Friend of 3SOB Matt Moore posted his take on the growth of Mike Conley and how that has helped make the Grizzlies legitimate title contenders.
Rudy Gay hosted his annual holiday shopping spree at Target for 100 kids involved with Memphis Athletic Ministries, a non profit organization that targets at risk urban youth.
The Grizzlies recalled Josh Selby from the D-League and according to sources will be sending Tony Wroten back to Reno for a second stint.
Tony Allen visited the Grizzlies Den team store, making plenty of fans very happy.
Darrell Arthur, Wayne Ellington, Hamed Haddadi, and Tony Wroten, along with Grizz and the Lady Bears visited with Le Bonheur’s patients and families.
Lionel Hollins and his wife Angie on behalf of Lionel Hollins Charities, along with Books from Birth, will donate 300 books to Sandy Hook Elementary survivors.
It was announced that Tony Allen, Mike Conley, Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph are this year’s hosts and will be joined by all members of the team and coaching staff for the Grizzlies Staxtacular 2013 event on January 26th.
Information about the 4th Annual Grizz Gala is now available, too.
Finally, if you haven’t already seen it, make it a point to watch ‘Made in Memphis: Vol. 1’ on Fox SportSouth.