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Quincy Pondexter to be Honorary Duckmaster

Grizz, the Grizz Girls and the Claw Crew to make an appearance at Thursday’s Peabody Rooftop Party

MEMPHIS, April 17, 2013– Memphis Grizzlies forward Quincy Pondexter will be named Honorary Duckmaster April 18 at The Peabody Hotel (149 Union Ave. Memphis, 38103). Pondexter will assist Duckmaster Anthony Petrina in marching the Peabody Ducks from the Lobby Fountain to their rooftop Duck Palace during the afternoon Duck March at 5 p.m. The Peabody Duck March is a time-honored tradition in Memphis dating back to 1933 and witnessed by thousands of visitors every year. Media is encouraged to arrive by 4:45 p.m.

Later on in the evening, Grizz, the Grizz Girls and the Claw Crew will be on-hand at the Peabody Rooftop Party to give out playoff posters, T-shirts and headbands beginning at 7:30 p.m. Media is invited to attend both events.

Fans who want to support the Memphis Grizzlies and purchase tickets to the Grizzlies’ 2013 Playoff games or 2013-14 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).