The Grizzlies are chock full of fresh faces this season – none fresher than 19-year-old rookie Jaren Jackson Jr. The No. 4 overall pick was dazzling in Summer League play, but can he shine in the regular season?
The Grizzlies have made no secret that the franchise intends to buck the trend in today’s run-and-gun, bombs away NBA. They intend to reinvent “Grit ‘n’ Grind” for today’s style of play — which presumably means they intend to be a physical squad that plays elite-level team defense.