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The Long View: The flashes and potential of Jaren Jackson Jr, Plus: Extension Talks

Sports 56’s Anthony Sain and I talk about the long-term outlook of Jaren Jackson Jr.

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On this edition of “The Long View,” I dive into the future outlook and flashes of the offseason’s most intriguing Memphis Grizzlies player — Jaren Jackson Jr. I couldn’t do that without Sports 56’s Anthony Sain, one of the biggest Triple J advocates.

The tide turned on Jackson this year, as many bashed him for his rebounding and fouling struggles — rust be dammed. So Sain and I discuss why people are tripping over Jaren Jackson. We also look into the flashes Jackson showed this season, his areas of improvement, why he’s so important to the team’s future, and his potential extension.

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