Meet Memphian #55, Hasheem Thabeet
Meet Memphian number 55, Memphis Grizzlies center Hasheem Thabeet.
Name: Hasheem Thabeet
Hometown: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Occupation: Memphis Grizzlies center
What neighborhood do you live in: Southwind in Germantown
In 2011, I want to: be a better person. I want to be a better player also, but mostly be a better
My favorite part of game day is: hanging out with my family before the game
It’s Saturday night. You’ll most likely find me: if we don’t have game, I’m just with my family
I’m inspired by: my family, Coach Lionel (Hollins).
My favorite Memphis event is: Grizzlies games. It’s good to see the fans out there.
The coolest people I’ve met in Memphis are: my teammates.
The best thing about playing for the Grizzlies is: the learning experience. Being an
international player, it’s a learning experience with the culture and game and you meet people
from all over the world.
I love Memphis because: of the hospitality.