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Grizzlies honor Willie Mays, 2 others

Updated: January 17, 2011, 2:17 PM ET
Associated Press

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Willie Mays and NBA Hall of Famers Willis Reed and Lenny Wilkens were honored Monday by the Memphis Grizzlies on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

The three sports figures received the National Civil Rights Museum Sports Legacy Award on Monday morning in Memphis, the city where King was assassinated in April 1968. The award pays tribute to athletes who have made significant contributions to civil and human rights, in the legacy of the slain civil rights leader.

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