The Grizzlies got crushed by the Pelicans last night, but it wasn’t because of Zach Randolph’s poor play. In fact, Randolph scored 2 points last night, then decided it was time to go. There was a pretty good reason though:
ZBo has left the building. His fiancé, Faune, just went into labor.
— Ronald Tillery (@CAGrizBeat) November 7, 2013
You have to respect a guy who wanted to be there for his child. A lot of times, pro athletes will miss things like this, but it clearly meant more to him than basketball. Randolph’s fiance gave birth to a boy, and he is now a father:
BREAKING: Little Z-Bo has been born. Healthy as can be, I’m told.
— Gary Parrish (@GaryParrishCBS) November 7, 2013
You can expect him to be back the next game, but he could be playing with a new purpose. Randolph had a bad reputation during his early years with the Blazers, but he has since re-branded himself with the Grizzlies. He was an all-star last year, and he will probably have a decent season this year. The Grizzlies are in trouble though, as they are not the same team this year, and David Joerger better get things together. Congratulations to Z BO.
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