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Grizzlies marketing department does it again: Tony Allen Jedi robe giveaway on Dec, 11th

The Memphis Grizzlies have developed a pretty strong reputation for extremely creative and effective marketing promotions over the past few years. Last year we saw the debut of Z-Bowties and the now infamous and still very collectible Grizzlies wrestling belts. Those belts still go for around $100 on eBay anytime they're listed.

This year the Grizzlies have continued to raise the bar. For their Star Wars Night on December 11th they will be giving out 3,000 Tony Allen Jedi robes. This coincides with the release of the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens movie and plays on one of Tony's signature looks from last season.

I don't yet have any visuals available for what a Tony Allen Jedi robe will look like, but I imagine it'll be something of a cross between this:

And this:

But it doesn't stop there. There will be another Wrestling Night on March 11th, 2016 when the Grizzlies will give out 3,000 Luchadore masks that will surely harken back to our favorite masked man, Mike Conley.

We'll see the return of Z-Bowties and many other staples. For Hardwood Classics night, when the Grizzlies will debut their Memphis Sounds throwback uniforms, there will be 5,000 Memphis Sounds pennants given out that are sure to look sharp.

Here's the full schedule of Memphis Grizzlies promotional items courtesy of

2015-16 Memphis Grizzlies Promotional Schedule






Wednesday, Oct. 28


Opening Night

Magnet Schedules to all fans in attendance

First Tennessee Bank

Saturday, Oct. 31


Halloween Night

Mini Hoop Set to 5,000 fans

First Tennessee Bank

Monday, Nov. 16

Oklahoma City

Hardwood Classics

Memphis Sounds Pennant to 5,000 fans

First Tennessee Bank

Friday, Nov. 20


Health Night

Jump Ropes to 5,000 fans

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee

Thursday, Dec. 3

San Antonio

Hardwood Classics

Tacky Holiday Tee to 5,000 fans

First Tennessee Bank

Friday, Dec. 11


Star Wars Night

Tony Allen Jedi Robe to 3,000 fans


Saturday, Dec. 19


Holiday Game

Z-‘Bow’ Gift Package to 5,000 fans


Friday, Jan. 8


Elvis’s Birthday

Grizzlies Scarf to 3,000 fans


Saturday, Jan. 16

New York

Hardwood Classics

Mount Grizzmore #1 featuring Tony Allen to 4,000 fans

First Tennessee Bank

Saturday, Jan. 30


NBA Fit Night

Methodist Healthcare

Saturday, Feb. 6


Grizz’s Birthday

Mount Grizzmore #2 featuring Mike Conley to 4,000 fans


Friday, Feb. 19


Hardwood Classics + Gospel Night

Memphis Sounds Car Freshener to 5,000 fans

First Tennessee Bank

Wednesday, Feb. 24

Los Angeles Lakers


Grizz Girls Poster to 5,000 fans

Horseshoe Casino & Mercury Printing

Friday, March 4



Mount Grizzmore #3 featuring Zach Randolph to 4,000 fans


Sunday, March 6


Grizzlies Go Green Game + Tour de Grizz


International Paper

Friday, March 11

New Orleans

Wrestling Night

Luchadore Mask to 3,000 fans


Saturday, March 19

Los Angeles Clippers


Grizzlies Rally Flags to 10,000 fans

FOX Sports Southeast

Tuesday, April 5



Mount Grizzmore #4 featuring Marc Gasol to 4,000 fans


Saturday, April 9

Golden State

Fan Appreciation Night

Grizzlies Posters to all fans

First Tennessee Bank