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You're Invited: Introductory Media Conference on Monday

New Grizzlies chairman Robert Pera and members of new ownership group will meet at 10 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 5 in the Grand Lobby at FedExForum; Open to public.

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The Memphis Grizzlies will tip off a new era when the team introduces new Memphis Grizzlies Chairman Robert Pera and members of the franchise’s new ownership group at a media conference at 10 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 5 in the FedExForum Grand Lobby. Members of the media and the general public are encouraged to attend.

For those members of Grizz Nation unable to attend in person, the media conference will be streamed in its entirety online at grizzlies.com.

The Grizzlies open their 2012-13 regular season home schedule against the Utah Jazz later in the evening at 7 p.m. Fans are encouraged to arrive early and enjoy the Opening Night Plaza Party. Beginning two hours prior to tip-off the Plaza Party will feature music, inflatables, face painters, balloon artists, official Grizzlies merchandise, sign-making stations and an interactive video game trailer. Other highlights include appearances from Grizz, the Grizz Girls and Claw Crew. Also, the first 10,000 fans through the doors will receive a Grizzlies T-Shirt presented by First Tennessee Bank.

Fans who want to support the Memphis Grizzlies and purchase tickets to Opening Night, 2012-13 Season Tickets, or 10- and 20-Game Packs can do so by calling (901) 888-HOOP or going online to grizzlies.com. Tickets for the Plaza IV and Terrace IV sections are already sold out.