Found December 30, 2013 on Beyond The Buzzer:
Thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, 8-year-old Charvis Brewer, who has cerebral palsy, was able to see his dreams come to reality. According to the Memphis Commercial Appeal, Brewer’s wish was to be drafted by the NBA to the Memphis Grizzlies, so Sunday that’s exactly what the team did. Along with being signed by the team at a press conference, Charvis was also given his own personalized locker in the team’s locker room, a chance to meet his favorite players Zach Randolph and Mike Conley, and tickets to see Monday’s game against the Bulls. The post Grizzlies Sign 8-Year-Old Boy To Make Dream Come True (Video) appeared first on Beyond The Buzzer.
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