Grizzlies Fans Pumped for Playoffs, Want Revenge Against Clippers

Grizzlies Fans Pumped for Playoffs, Want Revenge Against Clippers

It's going to be a battle, but fans say no way are the Grizzlies losing this series.
MEMPHIS, TN (abc24.com) - Can you feel the basketball buzz around Memphis? Anticipation has been building for the first round of the NBA playoffs.

The Grizzlies are playing against the LA Clippers, a team that has become Memphis' arch-rival. Memphians remember losing to the same team in the first round last year, but say that won't happen twice.

It's going to be a battle, but fans say no way are the Grizzlies losing this series.

The Grizz and the Clippers have equal records this year, 56 wins and 26 losses. But, the Clippers having a winning record against Memphis this season. The teams played four times. The Clippers won three of those games.

Fans know it will be tough, but they believe the Grizzilies are going to win in the playoffs.

"I'm expecting the Grizzlies to take the Clippers," says Kevin Laird, Sr. "We're going to get 'em this time. We owe them from last year."

"I think we can take the Clippers. If we play good basketball we'll take them," adds Robert Cole.

"They got us, but that was last year," says Andrew McKinney. "This is a whole new year. I can't wait."

Memphis plays in LA Saturday, April 20th, and Monday, April 22nd.

Games three and four of the playoffs will be at the FedEx Forum Thursday, April 25th, and Saturday, April 27th.

The box office still has tickets available for both games.
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