Utah and Memphis made a Ja Morant-related transaction — for a giraffe

Ja Raffe is a new giraffe at Hogle Zoo in Salt Lake City, Utah, having arrived from the Memphis Zoo in Tennessee.

Instagram screenshot via Hogle Zoo

As the NBA offseason transaction period begins in earnest this week with Thursday’s annual draft, the Utah Jazz are in the thick of trade rumors around the league.

The Jazz actually already made a trade three years ago that will affect this year’s draft, as they sent a future first-round pick to the Memphis Grizzlies in the Mike Conley trade that will convey on Thursday as the 22nd selection.

Well, Utah and Memphis are back in the transaction business with each other, but this time it’s something that only sort of has to do with NBA hoops.


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Source:: Deseret News – Sports News


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