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The Grizzlies Draft: Sorting It Out

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The Memphis Grizzlies introduced new draft picks O.J. Mayo and Darrell Arthur at a press conference today in the lobby at FedExForum ...

Most player introduction press conferences feature the men of the hour in business attire. Darrell Arthur looked the part in a conservative gray suit. Occasionally, we've seen players dress down, as in the T-shirt-and-jeans approach of Darko Milicic or second-round pick Will Soloman.

But O.J. Mayo set a new sartorial standard with a fashion-forward look: plaid bowtie and brown vest on a gray-blue shirt, designer jeans, and unlaced brown-and-orange Nike high-tops. He just laughed when I asked afterward if he was tempted to bust out a little "Gold Digger" from the dais. ...

Read Chris Herrington's evaluation of the Grizzlies' draft at Beyond the Arc.

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