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The Grizzlies held a drive-thru event Saturday and encouraged fans to register to vote, fill out census forms and get informed on candidates

Memphis Commercial Appeal

Taylor Jenkins often talked about the importance of voting while the Grizzlies were inside the NBA’s bubble. On Saturday, Jenkins helped take that message further.

The Grizzlies coach greeted fans, handed out T-shirts for fans and briefly carried a “Vote” sign with volunteers outside FedExForum for the team’s voter education drive. The drive-thru event also gave fans a chance to fill out census forms.

It was the latest step of the team’s #GrizzVotes campaign that’s encouraging fans to not just vote but be aware who they’re voting for, vote early or on Nov. 3 and volunteer as a poll worker.

“We’re starting to get people coming in and getting engaged and that what the whole point of this event is,” Jenkins said. “There’s