The NBA draft lottery is tonight at 7:30 on ESPN. We will learn where the Memphis Grizzlies will pick in this year’s June 20 draft, with a 6% chance of the #1 pick which would surely be converted into Zion Williamson. If the Grizz finish ninth or worse in the lottery, they CONVEY THAT PICK to Boston.
The defunct Memphis Express AAF team owes the city of Memphis nearly $150,000. The debt is related to expenses related to the Express hosting home games and practicing at the Liberty Bowl.
Cordelia’s Market will have a special dog-friendly food truck night on their patio tomorrow night, Wednesday, May 15, from 5 to 8 PM. Bring your own dog (to the patio; they’re not allowed in the store) or meet a new friend from Streetdog Foundation. In addition to the usual food trucks, Cordelia’s will have treats for dogs, including Pup Pops from MemPops and Fram House Dog Bakery “Ruffins” (dog muffins).
YOGA! Goat yoga, yoga with baby goats, returns to Health Sciences Park this Sunday, May 19 with 1 PM and 2:15 PM sessions. Reserve your spot in advance for $5 with proceeds benefiting Memphis Animal Services. These are 45-minute, all-levels classes, and kids over 10 are welcome.
Having vacated its longtime building in The Edge, the Commercial Appeal is moving to the Downtown core. Their new office space will be on the third floor of Pembroke Square at 119 S. Main.
Regina’s Cajun Kitchen is bringing back their popular Memphis Murder Mystery this Saturday at 6.
Allie Prescott has been named interim AD for the University of Memphis, after Tom Bowen resigned to pursue another career opportunity. Prescott is a former GM of the Memphis Chicks and Memphis Redbirds, and was instrumental in bringing Triple-A baseball to Memphis.
Why I like U of M president M. David Rudd so much: He responded to a tweet, “If you have all six infinity stones and snap your fingers, what would disappear?” Rudd’s reply: “Orange.”
Those in search of a job or a better job, head over to Indeed’s Facebook page tomorrow, May 15, at 12:15 Central time. Local career coach Angela Copeland will be answering job seeker questions on Facebook Live, along with Indeed CEO Chris Hyams and HR expert Jim Stroud.
Lifehacker has some good advice for travelers: Always take a photo of your hotel room number.
All right y’all. I am already tired out and I haven’t even been to the park yet. I seriously doubt there will be a post tomorrow. I’ll be back when I can with more news.