Memphis Grizzlies to host Open Practice, presented by Verizon, Sunday, October 9 at 12:30 p.m. at FedExForum

Six Local Non-Profit Organizations to Benefit From The Fun; Plaza Party Tips Off at 10 a.m. and Doors Open At Noon; The first 500 fans in attendance will receive an autographed player photo; Visit the Verizon Home Internet Experience for Opportunity to win 22-23 Season Tickets

Memphis, Tenn. – The Memphis Grizzlies host their annual Open Practice, presented by Verizon, on Sunday, Oct. 9 at 12:30 p.m. at FedExForum. A Plaza Party tips off at 10 a.m. with doors opening at noon.  

The full-team practice will give Grizzlies fans a final look at the 2022-23 squad before Opening Night, including fan favorites Ja Morant, Jaren Jackson Jr., Desmond Bane, Dillon Brooks and Steven Adams, plus newcomers David Roddy, Jake LaRavia and more. Led by Head Coach Taylor Jenkins, the event will include entertainment from the Grizz Girls, Claw Crew and fan giveaways. Fans will be able to watch their favorite Grizzlies players go head-to-head with each other as they compete in skills challenges to benefit several non-profit organizations. Through the competitions, a total of $5,000 will be gifted to the designated organizations, including HBCU Awareness Foundation, Alpha Omega, Girls, Inc., MIFA, Knowledge Quest and Memphis Library Foundation.

Open Practice is free to the public and fans are encouraged to arrive early to celebrate the start of the new season with a Plaza Party that tips-off at 10 a.m. featuring a live DJ, inflatables, face painting and more. Fans at the Plaza Party can stop by the Verizon Home Internet Experience for an opportunity to participate in the ‘Shoot to Win’ challenge during Open Practice (contest rules). The winner of the challenge will win season tickets for the upcoming Grizzlies season. The first 500 fans in attendance will receive an autographed player photo. Free parking is available for fans in the Gossett Motors Garage. 

Prior to Open Practice, MVP Season Ticket Members are invited to attend an exclusive State of the Franchise with Memphis Grizzlies Head Coach Taylor Jenkins, President of Basketball Operations and General Manager Zach Kleiman and President Jason Wexler. MVPs be sure to check your inbox for your official invite and RSVP details. To become an MVP Season Ticket Member and enjoy perks like this and more, call (901) 888-HOOP.

Fans who want to support the Memphis Grizzlies and purchase 2022-23 Season Tickets and Single Game Tickets 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.