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Memphis Grizzlies to hold 2019 Training Camp in Memphis October 1-3

Team Will Hold Annual Media Day at 10 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 30 at FedExForum; Public Open Practice Event on Saturday, Oct. 5 at MUS at 1:30 p.m. with Fan Fest starting at 11:30 a.m.
by Memphis Grizzlies

The Memphis Grizzlies today announced that the team will hold the Grizzlies 2019 Training Camp at the Built Ford Tough Training Facility inside FedExForum Oct. 1-3. Before beginning training camp, the Grizzlies will hold their annual Media Day on Monday, Sept. 30 at FedExForum with Grizzlies Head Coach Taylor Jenkins and players starting at 10 a.m.

For complete coverage of training camp with behind-the-scenes access and in-depth analysis, tune into Grind City Media’s coverage at grizzlies.com for the latest news and live updates.

On Saturday, Oct. 5 starting at 1:30 p.m., the Grizzlies will host an Open Practice at Ross Lynn Arena at Memphis University School (MUS). This event will be Grizz Nation’s first look at the 2019-20 Memphis Grizzlies. Conducted by head coach Taylor Jenkins, the Open Practice will also include entertainment teams such as the Grizz Girls and Claw Crew. Fans are encouraged to arrive early to MUS as the Grizzlies will host a Fan Fest presented by Mountain Dew on Blakenship field, adjacent to Ross Lynn arena. There will be inflatables, activities, music, giveaways and a three-point competition qualifier presented by MTN DEW beginning at 11:30 a.m. Both the Open Practice and Fan Fest events are free to the general public. However, Open Practice will be limited to the first 2,000 fans. All fans should check in at the Grizzlies tent upon arrival to receive a wristband, good for admission to that day’s open practice. Doors for open practice will open at 1 p.m. Fans who register for Grizzlies E-News upon check-in will receive a game voucher good for one preseason game this October.

The Grizzlies will tip-off the 2019-20 regular season on the road against the Miami Heat on Wednesday, Oct. 23 before returning to FedExForum for the home opener against the Chicago Bulls on Friday, Oct. 25. The Grizzlies’ five-game preseason slate tips-off at home on Sunday, Oct. 6 against Maccabi Haifa at 2 p.m. The team will also host two other exhibition tilts at FedExForum on Tuesday, Oct. 8 against the New Zealand Breakers and Monday, Oct. 14 against the Charlotte Hornets, both at 7 p.m. Memphis concludes their five-game preseason schedule when they travel to Oklahoma City on Wednesday, Oct. 16 to face the Thunder at 7 p.m. and when they face the Spurs in San Antonio on Friday, Oct. 18 at 7:30 p.m.

A complete training camp schedule and further camp details are below:


2019 GRIZZLIES MEDIA DAY AND TRAINING CAMP SCHEDULE AND INFORMATION

Media Day
Monday, September 30 – 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Don Poier Media Center
FedExForum
191 Beale Street
Memphis, TN 38103


Grizzlies 2019 Training Camp
Tuesday, October 1 – Thursday, October 3
Built Ford Tough Training Facility
FedExForum
191 Beale Street
Memphis, TN 38103


Media Contacts:

Laura Ehret

Jason Wallace

Ross Wooden

Maggie Yang

Geoff Langham

Vice President, Communications

Senior Director, Communications

Manager, Communications

Manager, Communications

Coordinator, Communications

Office: (901) 205-1114

Office: (901) 205-1409

Office: (901) 205-1607

Office: (901) 205-1543

Office: (901) 205-1553


** Training camp practices are closed to the public.

** Grizzlies players and Head Coach Taylor Jenkins will be available to the media immediately after the conclusion of the first practice on Oct. 1-2, the only practice on Oct. 3 and the Open Practice on Oct. 5.

** All practices (Oct. 1-3) will be at the Built Ford Tough Training Facility at FedExForum. Parking is available in the surface lot on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. between B.B. King Blvd. and Fourth Street.


Media Day Schedule

Monday, September 30

2019 Media Day: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. @ Don Poier Media Center inside FedExForum (191 Beale St., Memphis, TN 38103)

10 a.m.: Grizzlies Head Coach Taylor Jenkins and Grizzlies Players


Training Camp Schedule (Subject to Change)

Tuesday, October 1
Workouts: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 7 – 8:30 p.m. @ Built Ford Tough Training Facility (FedExForum)

Wednesday, October 2
Workout: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 7 – 8:30 p.m. @ Built Ford Tough Training Facility (FedExForum)

Thursday, October 3
Workouts: 12 – 2 p.m. @ Built Ford Tough Training Facility (FedExForum)

Saturday, October 5
Free Open Practice Event: 1:30 p.m. at MUS (6191 Park Ave.) with Fan Fest presented by Mountain Dew starting at 11:30 a.m. See official 3pt contest rules.


Fans who want to support the Memphis Grizzlies and purchase 2019-20 Season Tickets, 22- and 10-Game and Flex Packs can do so now by calling (901) 888-HOOP or going online to grizzlies.com/tickets. For more information on the Grizzlies, visit grizzlies.com, ‘like’ Memphis Grizzlies on Facebook or follow @memgrizz on Twitter and Instagram.

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