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Grizzlies announce local broadcast schedule for first round

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Memphis, April 27, 2012 – The Memphis Grizzlies’ Western Conference First Round Playoff series with the Los Angeles Clippers will be televised locally on SportSouth and FOX Sports Tennessee, the team announced today.

Games 1, 6 and 7 of the First Round of the 2012 Grizzlies’ Playoffs presented by First Tennessee and Memphis-Area Toyota Dealers will be shown on SportSouth while Games 2, 3, 4 and 5 will be televised by FOX Sports Tennessee. All games will feature play-by-play announcer Pete Pranica, analysts Brevin Knight (Games 1, 3, 4, 5, 6) and Sean Tuohy (Games 2 & 7) and sideline reporter Rob Fischer and will be shown in high definition. Coverage of each game begins 30 minutes prior to tip-off with the pregame show GRIZZLIES LIVE, presented by Chuck Hutton Toyota, and will be followed by postgame coverage featuring Pranica, Knight and Tuohy. 

All Grizzlies postseason games will also be carried live on 92.9 FM ESPN Radio and will feature play-by-play announcer Eric Hasseltine and analysts Hank McDowell (Games 3, 4, 5) and Elliot Perry (Games 1, 2, 6/Game 7 TBD). Coverage begins with the pregame show 30 minutes prior to tip-off.

Coming off six 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 Playoff 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).

Below is the Grizzlies’ local broadcast schedule for the First Round of the 2012 NBA Playoffs:

Game Date Location Time (CT) Television Radio
Game 1 Sunday,  April 29  Memphis 8:30 p.m. SportSouth 92.9FM
Game 2 Wednesday, May 2 Memphis 8:30 p.m. FS Tennessee 92.9FM
Game 3 Saturday, May 5 Los Angeles 3:30 p.m. FS Tennessee 92.9FM
Game 4 Monday, May 7 Los Angeles TBD FS Tennessee 92.9FM
Game 5 Wednesday, May 9 Memphis TBD FS Tennessee 92.9FM
Game 6 Friday, May 11 Los Angeles TBD SportSouth 92.9FM
Game 7 Sunday, May 13 Memphis TBD SportSouth 92.9FM