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Grizzlies first round playoff game 5 to tip-off at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 9 on Fox Sports Tennessee

Memphis, May 7, 2012 – The NBA has announced that Game 5 of the Western Conference First Round Playoff series between the Memphis Grizzlies and Los Angeles Clippers will tip-off at 8:30 p.m. (CT) at FedExForum on Wednesday, May 9 and will be televised locally on FOX Sports Tennessee.

Broadcast in high definition, Game 5 will feature play-by-play announcer Pete Pranica, analyst Brevin Knight and sideline reporter Rob Fischer.  Coverage will begin at 8 p.m. (CT) on FS Tennessee with the pregame show Grizzlies LIVE, presented by Chuck Hutton Toyota, and will be followed by postgame coverage featuring Pranica and Knight. 

Game 5 will also be carried live on 92.9 FM ESPN and will feature radio play-by-play announcer Eric Hasseltine and analyst Hank McDowell. Coverage will begin with the pregame show 30 minutes prior to tip-off.

See below for the Grizzlies’ updated broadcast schedule for the remainder of the First Round of the 2012 Playoffs.

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

* if necessary