Family marks slain basketball star Lorenzen Wright's birthday

(WMC-TV) - More than a year after his unsolved murder, Memphis basketball star Lorenzen Wright's family marked what would have been his 36th birthday Friday.

They released balloons in Wright's memory while standing around his grave site at Calvary Cemetery in South Memphis.

Wright was found shot to death in July of 2010.  No one has been arrested and police have no new leads.

Wright's mother, Debra Marion, said she plans to mark his birthday every year.

"Because I want everybody to remember my son and maybe someone will get a conscience and tell it," said Marion.  "I'm not going to rest until we find out what happened.  If he had a car wreck, a car wreck killed him, we don't know who killed him."

The reward leading for information to an arrest for Wright's murder currently stands at $21,000.

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