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Memphis Hustle to hold open tryout sessions in Memphis and Southaven

By Memphis Hustle Staff /August 26, 2021

All Players must be Fully Vaccinated to Participate

Memphis, Tenn. – The Memphis Hustle, the NBA G League affiliate of the Memphis Grizzlies, will hold its fourth annual open player tryouts for the upcoming 2021-22 season on Saturday, Sept. 18 from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Canale Arena at Christian Brothers University (2440 Central Ave, Memphis, TN 38104) and Saturday, Sept. 25 from 1-3:30 p.m. at Landers Center (4560 Venture Dr., Southaven, MS 38671). Players who participate in the open tryouts will be observed and evaluated by members of the Memphis Hustle and Memphis Grizzlies basketball operations staffs.


All players wanting to participate in the open tryout sessions must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 to attend. For purposes of these rules, an individual is considered fully vaccinated beginning seven days after receiving the second dose of a Pfizer or Moderna vaccination or 14 days after receiving the single dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Due to COVID-19, the tryouts will be closed to media members and family members of participants. Only tryout participants, Memphis Grizzlies staff and Memphis Hustle staff will be allowed in the facility.



Detailed information about the tryouts, including proof of vaccination, registration forms, payment options and instructions are available online at this link. The fee is $200 for advance registrations completed online prior to the registration deadline. The fee increases to $250 for walk-up registrations. Pre-registration will close at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 16, for the Memphis tryout and at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 23 for the Southaven tryout. Each workout will be capped at 60 participants, so those who plan to register are encouraged to do so as soon as possible. Those wishing to do walk-up registration can pay by cash, credit card and cashier’s check, but not by personal check. If you register the day of the event, you must bring proof of vaccination to the tryout as well as a valid photo ID. All applicants must be eligible to play in the NBA G League per the qualifications listed online and complete the required paperwork. Additionally, all participants will receive a T-shirt with registration. All registrations are non-refundable. Doors will open one hour prior to the start time at both locations.