Grizzlies Look for Mentor for Thabeet

Marc Gasol's injury will mean More Playing time for Grizzlies Top Draft Pick Hasheem Thabeet.

Thabeet manned the middle for Gasol against the Mavericks coming up with 4-Rebounds, 3-Blocked Shots, and a basket off an Alley-Oop in 20 minutes on the Court.

In the 6-games he started in Marc's absence, the Grizzlies went 4-and-2.

Apparently the Grizz are doing everything they can to nuture their investment in the 7'3" Tanzanian.

Memphis General Manager Chris Wallace spoke with NBA Defensive Great Dikembe Mutombo about mentoring Thabeet.

Mutombo was at FedExForum last night in his role as NBA Global Ambassador.