Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 2/2/13
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By Ron Higgins MEMPHIS -- Even as someone as stoic as pokerfaced Tayshaun Prince could not ignore the enormity of the moment. He had started 798 straight games (695 in regular season, 103 in playoffs) when healthy, dating to 2004-05 for the Detroit Pistons. But here was on Friday night in FedExForum, entering a game for the first time in his 11 NBA seasons not wearing a No. 22 Pistons uniform, instead donning a Memphis Grizzlies jersey with his old University of Kentucky No. 21. Prince's new fashion statement seems to be a good fit even if it felt a bit strange. He scored 14 points in his first game with the Grizzlies to help lead Memphis to an 85-76 win over. "I knew where I was and who I was playing with tonight," said Prince, who scored eight points in the fourth quarter when the Grizzlies (30-16) were trying to hold off the pesky Wizards (11-34). "Seeing all the trades over the years and never being part of one, this is definitely different. But the guys, the staff and...
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