Hustle announce opening weekend festivities

By George Fadel | November 3, 2017

Jon Roser and Eli Savoie to call regular season home game broadcasts via Facebook Live

The Memphis Hustle will tip off their 2017-18 season Saturday, Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. as they host the Sioux Falls Skyforce for Opening Night at Landers Center and host the Salt Lake City Stars the following day at 5 p.m. Hustle fans will be able to celebrate their new team with multiple attractions, giveaways and in-game entertainment featuring Grizzlies-styled entertainment at both games. Opening weekend tickets are still available for purchase at all Ticketmaster locations,, the Landers Center Box Office, online at or by calling (901) 888-HOOP.

Additionally, fans can stream each Memphis Hustle game this season on Facebook Live. For all home games, Grind City Media’s Jon Roser and Eli Savoie, known locally for his radio work with Sports 56, will provide commentary to Hustle fans all over the region. In order to stream all Memphis Hustle games, visit Memphis Hustle on Facebook or NBA G League on Facebook.

At both games, Hustle pom-poms will be handed out to all fans when they arrive at Landers Center, with Grizz Girls in attendance to distribute to fans at Saturday’s game. Inside the arena, entertainment for all ages will be featured in the end zones behind each basket. A Kid Zone featuring inflatables, a balloon artist and face painters will be stationed behind the south basket along with exclusive Hustle merchandise, while the Budweiser Backcourt Lounge, featuring yard games and in-arena DJ J-Mack, can be accessed behind the north basket.

Fans attending opening night will be treated to Grizzline and Blue Bunch performances, in addition to a halftime performance by Beale Street Flippers. Prior to the game, Local 24’s Chelsea Chandler will sing the national anthem.

The following game on Sunday will be Country Music Night, serving as a prelude to next week’s Country Music Awards, and fans will be treated to country music-themed entertainment along with performances by Grizzlies Grannies and Grandpas.

Fans who want to support the Memphis Hustle by purchasing 2017/18 Season Tickets can do so by calling (901) 888-HOOP and pressing 6. Season Ticket Packages start at just $8 per game and include multiple Season Ticket Member benefits including discounts on gear and merchandise, playoff ticket priority for both the Memphis Hustle and Memphis Grizzlies, invitations to select Grizzlies games during the 2017/18 season and more. Single Game Tickets start at $10 and are available for purchase at all Ticketmaster locations,, the Landers Center Box Office, online at or by calling (901) 888-HOOP.

For more information on the Memphis Hustle, visit, follow the team on Twitter and Instagram (@MemphisHustle) or like Memphis Hustle on Facebook.

Single game tickets are now available for all Hustle games here.