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Grizzlies Marc Gasol Named Starter for NBA All-Star Game

Grizz player makes history twice (photos by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

It’s official! What GrizzNation has known for some time has finally gotten recognition on a national stage. Marc Gasol makes history as the first Grizzlies starter and as one part of brothers to both start the All-Star game. Gasol called it an honor to represent Memphis.

“Knowing that I will be facing my brother Pau for the opening tip, it will be a true accomplishment for our family and a memory I will cherish for the rest of my career. It holds special meaning to be voted in by the fans, and I look forward to representing my teammates, the organization, the City of Memphis and entire Mid-South community and Grizzlies fans across the world.”

You can read the whole story here. We got a chance to talk to Gasol about his love for Memphis along with a few other Grizzlies players. Check out the video below.

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