Grizzlies Rally Behind Mascot’s Fight Vs. Cancer

The Memphis Grizzlies have been a sad sack of a NBA franchise - years of lousy play, trading away good players for pretty much nothing (see Gasol, Pau). But when their mascot is stricken with cancer, that’s just unfair.

Memphis Grizzlies mascot

The MEMPHIS COMMERCIAL APPEAL has the story on Eric McMahon, better known as the man beneath the fur of Grizz, the fun, fan-friendly mascot of an otherwise fan-unfriendly team. But Grizz hasn’t been prowling around FedEx Forum much these days, as Eric has been off the court fighting for his life against Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

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