Grizzlies Fans Pack the Grindhouse for Game 3 Against OKC

Grizzlies Fans Pack the Grindhouse for Game 3 Against OKC

Thousands of Grizzlies fans packed FedExForum for game three. It was a sell out!
MEMPHIS, TN (abc24.com) - Thousands of Grizzlies fans packed FedExForum for game three. It was a sell out!

"We are going to win at home court. We won the last game. We're going to win today. We're going to win on Monday then were going to win game five and then were going to go on to finals. Ready to go! Go Grizz!" said Grizzlies fan Nicole Lobecker.

Grizz fans were fired up before game three. Thousands gathered outside the Grindhouse to show their spirit. In the locker room, Grizzlies player Willie Reed said the team appreciates their fans.

"It just goes to show how good we've been playing and how good our fans are. They're true to their hometown team. You know that's always great, especially in the sport of basketball," said Reed.

Before tip-off fans got a chance to enjoy some live music. Grizz inflatables were set up for kids and dozens stood in line to buy their Grizz gear. Even lip-synchers Milli Vanilli showed up wearing their Grizz headbands.

One Grizz fan drove from Little Rock, Arkansas to cheer on his favorite player, Z-Bo. "Let Zach loose and it's over with. Play that game. Go Grizz!" said Grizzlies fan Edwin Brown.

Well, Zach didn't have a great day, but Memphis took an 87-81 victory.

"We were this far a couple of years ago so it's always exciting to continue your season," said Grizzlies Coach Lionel Hollins.

"There's nothing better than Memphis during playoff basketball. It really brings the city together. There's nothing better," said Grizzlies fan Robbie Zettler.

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