Memphis, Tennessee, is known for lots of things: Elvis Presley and B. B. King, the blues and barbecue. All these things, and more. But not Grizzly bears.
- Tom McTague
- The Atlantic
I did not think much of this while on holiday from London when my wife and I escaped the city’s steaming, unbearable heat to look through the Memphis Grizzlies’ (gloriously air-conditioned) fan store.
The Grizzlies are the city’s professional basketball team. Their mascot is Griz the Grizzly Bear. Their crest is a…