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Grizzlies announce First Round Playoff matchup and schedule

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MEMPHIS, April 18, 2013 – The Memphis Grizzlies’ schedule for the Western Conference First Round Playoff series against the Los Angeles Clippers is set, with the Grizzlies beginning on the road in L.A. for Games 1 and 2 at Staples Center beginning Saturday, April 20 at 9:30 p.m. (all times CT). Game 2 will follow on Monday, April 22 at 9:30 p.m. The team returns home to Memphis on Thursday, April 25 for Game 3 at 8:30 p.m. and Game 4 on Saturday, April 27 at 3:30 p.m., with both contests at FedExForum.

This marks the team’s sixth all-time appearance and third consecutive in the NBA Playoffs on the heels of its most successful regular season in franchise history (56-26, .682).

Coming off 10 straight home playoff game sellouts, Grizzlies’ fans are encouraged to guarantee their playoff tickets by purchasing 2013-14 Season Tickets. Season Tickets start at just $5 per game. Grizzlies’ fans can purchase single game tickets for Playoff Games 3 and 4 (Home Games 1 and 2) 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, please visit, ‘like’ Memphis Grizzlies on Facebook or follow on Twitter (@memgrizz). The 2013 Memphis Grizzlies Playoffs are presented by Memphis-Area Toyota Dealers and First Tennessee Bank.

Complete broadcast information for the Grizzlies First Round Playoff series will be announced when finalized. See below for the complete Grizzlies’ First Round Playoff schedule:

Game 1: Saturday, April 20 - Los Angeles, 9:30 p.m.
Game 2: Monday, April 22 - Los Angeles, 9:30 p.m.
Game 3: Thursday, April 25 - Memphis, 8:30 p.m.
Game 4: Saturday, April 27 - Memphis, 3:30 p.m.
Game 5*: Tuesday, April 30 - Los Angeles, TBD
Game 6*: Friday, May 3 - Memphis, TBD
Game 7*: Sunday, May 5 - Los Angeles, TBD
*if necessary