Grizzlies announce first round playoff matchup and schedule

Memphis, April 26, 2012 – The Memphis Grizzlies’ schedule for the Western Conference First Round Playoff series against the Los Angeles Clippers is set, with the Grizzlies hosting Games 1 and 2 at FedExForum beginning Sunday, April 29 at 8:30 p.m. (all times CT). Game 2 will follow on Wednesday, May 2, also at 8:30 p.m.

After its 88-76 victory over the Orlando Magic in the regular season finale, Memphis earned home-court advantage in a playoff series for the first time in franchise history. This marks the team’s fifth appearance in the NBA Playoffs.

Coming off six straight home playoff game sellouts, Grizzlies’ 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).

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

Game Date Location Time (CT)

Game 1 Sunday, April 29 Memphis 8:30 p.m.

Game 2 Wednesday, May 2 Memphis 8:30 p.m.

Game 3 Saturday, May 5 Los Angeles 3:30 p.m.

Game 4 Monday, May 7 Los Angeles TBD

Game 5* Wednesday, May 9 Memphis TBD

Game 6* Friday, May 11 Los Angeles TBD

Game 7* Sunday, May 13 Memphis TBD

*if necessary