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Memphis Hustle announces season schedule

The Memphis Hustle will begin the 2021 NBA G League season on Wednesday, Feb. 10, against the Austin Spurs, the NBA G League announced today. Memphis is one of 18 teams, including 17 NBA G League teams and G League Ignite, which will take to the court in February at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, Florida.

Earlier this month, the NBA G League announced that players, coaches, team and league staff will live on the NBA G League’s single-site campus at Walt Disney World Resort, and will be guided by comprehensive league-wide health and safety protocols, which are based on the core principles of social distancing, mask wearing, hand hygiene and COVID-19 testing. Under the competitive format for the single-site season, the 18 participating teams will play 15 regular season games with the top eight teams advancing to a single-elimination playoff.

Notably, the Hustle will have back-to-back games broadcast nationally on ESPN2, including a matchup against Jalen Green and G League Ignite on Wednesday, Feb. 24, at 2 p.m. Central time. inside AdventHealth Arena. Memphis will conclude the back-to-back on ESPN2 with a showdown against Dusty Hannahs and the Santa Cruz Warriors on Thursday, Feb. 25, at 2 p.m. Central time. 

The other 13 of the Memphis Hustle’s 15 regular season games, including the season opener vs. the Austin Spurs at 10:30 a.m. Central time on Feb. 10 will live stream on All live streams will feature a pregame, halftime and post game show hosted by Grind City Media’s Jon Roser & Kelcey Wright Johnson. The Hustle pregame shows will begin 10 minutes prior to tip-off on

Memphis’ 2021 regular season schedule features eight ‘home’ games, seven ‘road’ games and five sets of back-to-back games. The Hustle’s schedule will feature six games against Western Conference opponents and eight games against Eastern Conference opponents, which are the most inter-conference match ups since the 2018-19 season, and includes a match up against No. 1 overall pick in the 2020-21 NBA G League Draft Admiral Schofield and the Greensboro Swarm on Friday, Feb. 19, at 2 p.m. Central time. Memphis will conclude their 15-game regular season with a match up against the Delaware Blue Coats on Saturday, Mar. 6 at 2 p.m. Central time.  

The complete Memphis Hustle schedule is found on the Hustle’s website.  

Memphis Hustle news release


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