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Grizzlies announce NBA security change

Handwand searches to take place at 50% of Grizzlies’ Games until All-Star Break, 100% of games after All-Star Break

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MEMPHIS, November 26, 2012 — FedExForum and the Memphis Grizzlies announced that effective this year, the NBA is requiring all venues to perform handwand searches at 50% of the Grizzlies’ games until the All-Star Break (Feb. 15-17) and then 100% of the Grizzlies’ games after the All-Star Break.  This change will affect everyone that enters the arena on a gameday. 

Fans are encouraged to get to the Grizzlies’ games early to prevent any delays entering the arena. All three games this week – Monday, November 26 vs. Cleveland, Wednesday, November 28 vs. Toronto & Friday, November 30 vs. Detroit – will have handwanding procedures conducted.  For future games, there will be no advance notice.

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