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Grizzlies Playoffs Round 1 Promotions and Watch Parties announced

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The Grizzlies 2014 Playoffs are presented by First Tennessee Bank and Toyota

Now that the Grizzlies have secured their spot in the 2014 NBA Playoffs, it’s time for the City of Memphis to believe again. The Grizzlies will give Memphians plenty of opportunities to experience every heart-pounding, hair-raising, high-fiving, towel-waving moment of Memphis hoops history through watch parties, television specials, events and promotions. The Grizzlies 2014 Playoffs are presented by First Tennessee Bank and Toyota.

Bud Light Watch Parties are back in action for all road games of the Grizzlies vs. Thunder Playoff series. Parties will be hosted by the Grizzlies and Budweiser of Memphis at various locations in Memphis and Nashville. The first Bud Light Watch Party in Memphis is tonight, April 19 at Café Ole in Midtown Memphis (959 Cooper St).

Check out the full list of Grizzlies Watch Parties.

Grizz Nation will have a chance to pick up free fan gear at the Fan Swag Givewaway on Wednesday, April 23 at 10 a.m. on the FedExForum Plaza where Grizzlies sunglasses, koozies and posters will be given out while supplies last. Grizzlies’ inflatables and the Claw Crew will be there to hype up fans before the return of NBA Playoff basketball at FedExForum.

Fans can show their support for the Grizzlies’ Playoff run by participating in the #BelieveMemphis Photo Challenge presented by American Home Shield for the chance to win a pair of tickets to an upcoming Grizzlies Playoff Home Game. To participate, fans can share playoff-ready photos of themselves via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram by adding the hashtag #BelieveMemphis. Or, fans can participate in the challenge by uploading photos at Grizzlies.com.  A photo gallery with all photo submissions will be available at Grizzlies.com.

Fans can also show their Grizzlies pride by updating their Facebook profiles with a Believe Memphis cover photo available at Facebook.com/MemphisGrizzlies or by adding a #BelieveMemphis button to their facebook or twitter profiles.

Game 3 (Thursday, April 24 at 7 p.m.) will mark the reappearance of the beloved “Believe Memphis” Growl Towel, presented by First Tennessee Bank and Toyota. Game 4 (Saturday, April 26 at 8:30 p.m.), presented by FedEx, will also feature the yellow Playoff Growl Towel, given to every fan in attendance. SONIC Drive-Ins will present the halftime show at all First Round games.

All three home games of the First Round will feature pregame Playoff Plaza Parties, presented by Southland Park Gaming and Racing and Chick-fil-a, that will begin two hours prior to tipoff for all three games. Pregame Playoff Plaza Parties will feature music performances and a kids zone with inflatables, face painters and balloon artists.

Coming off 17 straight home playoff game sellouts, all seats at FedExForum will be available for purchase on tomorrow, April 19 at 10:00 a.m. for Home Games 1 and 2. Fans can get their tickets at all Ticketmaster outlets, by calling 1-800-4-NBA-TIX, visiting the FedExForum Box Office or online at grizzlies.com or ticketmaster.com.

Fans who want to support the Memphis Grizzlies throughout the 2014 NBA Playoffs or purchase 2014-15 Season Tickets can do so by calling (901) 888-HOOP or going online to grizzlies.com. For more information on the Grizzlies, ‘like’ Memphis Grizzlies on Facebook or follow on Twitter (@memgrizz). The 2014 Grizzlies Playoffs are presented by First Tennessee Bank and Toyota.