I have a Twitter friendship with a number of Memphis Grizzlies fans and writers, the origins of which I can not even begin to accurately trace. Regardless, they are some of the most fun and encouraging Internet Folks I’ve ever had the pleasure of knowing, and they’ve been pretty darn supportive of this site. While this dive into Memphis’ pre-NBA history is written with them in mind, I hope anybody that stumbles across it will find something to enjoy (and I think they will)!
Additional note: the Memphis Tams page at Remember The ABA proved invaluable in writing this, and I feel they deserve special recognition for that.
When you think of Memphis, Tennessee, what comes to mind? It’s those fun hats that Scottish people wear right? You know, the kinda flat ones they have on when they play the bagpipes? With the little fuzzy ball on top? These things: Continue reading “Maybe Don’t Name Your Team After A Random Hat: The ABA’s Dysfunctional Memphis Tams”