MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) – Fans had a lot to say about former Grizzlies player Mike Conley’s return to FedExForum in downtown Memphis, but this time as a member of the Utah Jazz.
“Miss Mike Conley, I hate that he’s gone. He’s in Utah, but I’m extremely excited to see him come back,” said Little Rock resident Darryl Wilkins.
“Michael was part of Memphis. He did a lot of things for the people of Memphis. He was loved not just on the court but off the court.,” said Grizzlies fan Lambert Chatman.
Conley feels the same way about Memphis fans and being back in the Bluff City.
“You know, You’ve kind of get emotional just being in the building right now so, you say you’re not going to cry, you’re not going to do all that, but i have no idea what’s going to happen tonight,” Conley said before the game.
Conley received a standing ovation when his name was announced.