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Game 5 tickets will go on sale Friday, May 4

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MEMPHIS, May 2, 2012 – The Grizzlies announced that tickets for Game 5 of their Western Conference First Round series against the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday, May 9 at FedExForum will go on sale Friday, May 4 at Noon. A Season Ticket Holder Pre-Sale will precede the public sale from 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.

The Grizzlies head to Los Angeles for Game 3 Saturday with the series tied at 1-1 after a thrilling 105-98 victory in Memphis Wednesday night. The 2012 Grizzlies Playoffs are presented by First Tennessee Bank and Memphis Toyota Dealers.

Like Games 1 & 2, Game 5 will feature the 2012 Playoff Plaza Party, presented by Southland Park Gaming and Racing. All Plaza Parties will start two hours prior to tip-off, and will feature live music on the Plaza Stage, presented by Taco Bell. Other highlights include: inflatables, face painters, balloon artists, official Grizzlies merchandise, food and beverage, Sonic Drive-Ins sign-making stations and an interactive video game trailer. C Spire Wireless, City Gear and Southwest Tennessee Community College will also be on hand with special giveaway items while Grizz, the Grizz Girls and McDonald’s Claw Crew will make appearances at the event. Following each home playoff game will be the official after-party at Bleu Restaurant and Lounge, located across the street from FedExForum, where the Grizz Girls will be giving away playoff tickets to the next home game.

All fans attending Game 5 will receive a Gold Playoff Growl Towel sponsored by First Tennessee Bank and Memphis Toyota Dealers plus a Grizzlies Believe Memphis white T-shirt sponsored by Tennessee Lottery. The exact time of Game 5 of the First Round will be announced in the next few days when finalized. 

Fans are encouraged to arrive to FedExForum earlier than normal for all playoff games. Due to the enhanced security measures that have been put in place, doors will open 90 minutes prior to tip-off for all Memphis Grizzlies home postseason contests. Fans are encouraged to arrive early to enjoy the festivities and allow them to get to their seats and enjoy the most positive game-watching experience possible. 

Coming off eight straight home playoff game sellouts fans are encouraged to guarantee their playoff tickets by purchasing 2012-13 Season Tickets. Season Tickets start at just $10 per game. Grizzlies fans can purchase single game tickets for First Round Game 5 while supplies last at all Ticketmaster outlets, by calling 800-745-3000 or 901-888-HOOP, by visiting the FedExForum Box Office or online at or For more information on the Memphis Grizzlies, ‘like’ Memphis Grizzlies on Facebook or follow on Twitter (@memgrizz).