RIP ‘Ren

Lorenzen Wright was one of the good guys. 


That means something in today’s world. Wright was always loyal to his friends and family. He transcended a less than stellar childhood and continued the homegrown tradition of Memphis basketball that Penny Hardaway kick started. He helped make Tiger Basketball a national brand. 


Beyond that, he represented the city well. He was well spoken and kind. 


And wouldn’t you know? He got a chance to come back home and play for the Grizzlies in front of his friends and family. 


I will miss Lorenzen and remember him as I hope all will, as one of the good guys in Memphis and in basketball. 



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21 years young. Senior PR student at the University of Memphis. Student intern for Memphis Athletic Media Relations. www.prestonmcclellan.weebly.com. Follow me @p_mcclellan.

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