Memphis Hustle’s ’10 Days to Tip-Off’ begins on Halloween Night

By Geoff Langham | October 30, 2018

The Memphis Hustle, the NBA G League affiliate of the Memphis Grizzlies, today announced its festivities for ’10 Days to Tip-Off’, presented by Renasant Bank, starting on Halloween Night and lasting all the way until the team’s home opener on Friday, Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. against the Rio Grande Valley Vipers.

Hustle staff, entertainment teams and, on occasion, coaches and players will participate in a variety of events and activities throughout DeSoto County and Memphis in the 10 days leading up to the home opener. Two days before the team takes the floor at Landers Center, the team will celebrate Hustle Night at the Grizzlies Game when the Grizz take on the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. Games and prizes to win will be included, as well as pregame autographs with the team and in-game contests.

Fans are encouraged to attend all events, but can also keep track of Hustle happenings on social media by following @memphishustle accounts and the hashtag #10DaysToHustle.


Date Event Details
Wednesday, Oct.31 Longview Point Baptist Church Fall Festival (6‑8pm)

Cornerstone Church Trunk or Treat (6‑8 p.m.)

Hustle Crew and staff will be on‑site to hand out candy to trick‑or‑treaters at two locations in the DeSoto County area.
Thursday, Nov.&nbps;1 Southaven Band Practice (3‑4 p.m.) Hustle Crew will make a surprise Gatorade delivery to the Southaven band for their final practice this season.
Friday, Nov. 2 Horn Lake High School Football The Memphis Hustle will be at the Horn Lake high school football game with a kids zone, games and prizes.
Saturday, Nov. 3 Hustle Van Blitzes (11 a.m.‑1 p.m.) Grizzline will be making stops around DeSoto County to surprise and delight fans with music and prizes.
Sunday, Nov. 4 First Responders Breakfast Delivery (7‑9 a.m.) Hustle Crew will deliver surprise breakfasts to first responders in Southaven.
Monday, Nov. 5 PAWS Shelter (11 a.m.‑12:30 p.m.)

Special Olympics Bowling (4 p.m.)

Hustle Crew and staff will participate in a training course with puppies and bowl with the Special Olympics Bowling Team in Cordova.
Tuesday, Nov. 6 FedEx Coat Drive (10:30‑11:30am)

Renasant Bank Van Blitzes (3‑5 p.m.)

Hustle will join Grizzline at various Renasant Bank locations to surprise and delight.

Hustle Crew and mascot Grizz will join FedEx at Hamilton Elementary for a coat drive.

Wednesday, Nov. 7 Hustle Night at the Grizzlies Game (5‑9 p.m.) Coaches and players will be on‑site pregame and at halftime to sign autographs. Additionally, there will be multiple opportunities to win prizes and compete at in‑game contests.
Thursday, Nov. 8 Cline Bus Tour (2‑4 p.m.) The team will tour DeSoto County, with stops including a shootaround with students, Renasant Bank Financial Education, Cedar Hills Farm and Heartland Hands.
Friday, Nov. 9 Pep Rally at Horn Lake Intermediate School (1 p.m.) Prior to opening night, the Hustle will take part in a pep rally at Horn Lake Intermediate School.


Fans who want to support the Memphis Hustle by purchasing 2018/19 Season Tickets can do so by calling (901) 888-HOOP and pressing 6. Season Ticket Packages start at just $10 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 2018/19 season and more. Single Game Tickets are now available for all games at all Ticketmaster locations,, the Landers Center Box Office, online at or by calling 1-800-745-3000 (TM Charge-By-Phone) or (901) 888-HOOP and pressing 6.

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