Grizzlies' Quincy Pondexter successfully asks Miss Tennessee on a date via Twitter

Wednesday May 29th, 2013

Is this a match made is social media heaven? (David Becker/Getty Images Is this a match made in social media heaven? Quincy Pondexter hopes so. (David Becker/Joe Murphy/NBAE/Getty Images)

Memphis Grizzlies guard Quincy Pondexter was having a tough week. First, his team gets swept in the Western Conference Finals by the San Antonio Spurs and according to this profile in Sports Illustrated, he is getting over a tough breakup.

Well, fortunately for Pondexter help is on the way in the love department, via social media. Pondexter apparently has his eyes on Miss Tennessee 2012 Chandler Lawson, and by the looks of it successfully asked her out on a date on Wednesday.

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Check out Pondexter in action:

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