Memphis, Tn –Coming off a franchise-record fourth consecutive playoff appearance, the Memphis Grizzlies will tip-off the 2014-15 season, their 14th season in Memphis (20th overall), against the Minnesota Timberwolves at 7:00pm on Wednesday, Oct. 29th at FedExForum.
Memphis will be featured on national television nine times this season (one on ESPN, eight on NBA TV), including the 13th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Game against Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks on NBA TV on Monday, Jan. 19th at 4:00pm at FedExForum.
Single game tickets for all regular season and preseason contests will go on sale Saturday, Sept. 27th at 10:00am.
Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph (50) drives against Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins (5) during game four of the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at FedExForum. Thunder defeated the Grizzlies 92-89. (Nelson Chenault-USA TODAY Sports)
Tickets for all games start at just $10, and will be available for purchase by calling 1-800-4NBA-TIX, at all Ticketmaster locations, Ticketmaster.com, the FedExForum Box Office or online at grizzlies.com.
The Grizzlies will play five of their first seven games of the season on the road, before returning home for a four game home stand at FedExForum from Nov. 11th-17th that will feature matchups against Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday, Nov. 11th and Dwight Howard, James Harden and the Houston Rockets on Monday, Nov. 17th.
All games during the home stand will tip-off at 7:00pm at FedExForum.
The Grizzlies longest home stand of the season runs from Saturday, January 17th-Monday, January 26th. This home stretch will feature contests against LaMarcus Aldridge and the Portland Trail Blazers and the previously mentioned contest against the Mavs on MLK Day.
The Grizzlies will renew their rivalry with 2013-14 NBA MVP Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder, hosting their 2014 postseason opponent twice at FedExForum on Saturday, Jan. 31st and Friday, April 3rd, both games at 7:00pm.
Memphis and Oklahoma City met in the opening round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs in a seven-game series that featured a league postseason-record four consecutive overtime contests.
In addition, Memphis will host the two teams that advanced to the 2014 NBA Finals in back-to-back home games, welcoming the reigning NBA Champion San Antonio Spurs to FedExForum on Friday, Dec. 5th at 7:00pm and the 2014 Eastern Conference Champion Miami Heat on Sunday, Dec. 7th at 5:00pm.
The Grizzlies will wrap up the 2014 calendar year with another home tilt against the Spurs on Tuesday, Dec. 30th at 7:00pm.
FedExForum will host several other marquee matchups throughout the season, including matchups with Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls on Friday, Dec. 19th at 7:00pm, Deron Williams and the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday, Feb. 10th at 7:00pm and meetings against Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and the rest of the L.A. Clippers on Sunday, Nov. 23rd at 5:00pm. and Friday, Feb. 27th at 7:00pm.
The Grizzlies also will take on LeBron James and the new-look Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday, March 25th at 7:00pm at FedExForum. Including this tilt, Memphis will push for its fifth consecutive postseason berth by playing eight of its final 13 games at home. The Grizzlies will host the Indiana Pacers in their regular season finale on Wednesday, April 15th at 7:00pm.
Overall, Memphis will play 20 of its 41 home games on the weekend (nine on Friday, seven on Saturday and four on Sunday) and have 20 back-to-back sets during the season, including 15 home games and 25 road games.
Memphis will play nine of 12 games on the road following the 2015 NBA All-Star Game, which will be played on Sunday, Feb. 15th at Madison Square Garden in New York City, including a season-high four-game road trip from March 7th-12th.
The complete 2014-15 Grizzlies schedule – including both preseason and regular season games – is attached (all times Central).
Fans who want to support the Memphis Grizzlies by purchasing 2014-15 Season Tickets can do so by calling (901) 888-HOOP or going online to grizzlies.com.
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