The Grizzlies-Thunder rivalry is turning into one of the best in the NBA. These two WEstern Conference rivals have met in the playoffs three of the last six years, including a thrilling series in 2014 where four of the seven games went to overtime. If you’re looking to experience some of the best games of the year at FedExForum, then make sure to attend a Grizzlies-Thunder game.
Memphis Grizzlies Stadium Guide
The Memphis Grizzlies are the only pro team in Memphis and as a result you’ll find fans here take a lot of pride in their team. Memphis fans love their Grizzlies and come out in large numbers to support their team when they take on Western Conference rivals such as the Thunder.
At FedExForum you’ll also find plenty of in-game entertainment to accompany the die hard fans in the crowd. Like most teams the Grizzlies have a drumline, dance team, and mascot, however what sets Memphis apart from other teams is the house band that plays throughout the game. The house band helps give FedExForum a unique feel and gives off a Memphis vibe.
Another feature of the FedExForum that lets you know you’re in Memphis is the Memphis Music Mural. The mural is a tribute to all the famous musicians who call Memphis home and features many well known musicians including Justin Timberlake. During your visit make sure to stop by and snap a pic.
Outside the arena you’ll find plenty to do as well thanks to FedExForum being located right on Beale Street. The street is the entertainment epicenter of Memphis and as a result you’ll find lots of blues clubs and restaurants to explore.
FedExForum’s uniquely Memphis feel and its downtown location make a trip to a Grizzlies game a must for anyone visiting Bluff City.
As you walk along the concourse, look up and take in the impressive mural that pays tribute to some of the best artists to have called Memphis home. The music mural is a cool feature that lets you get a feel not only for the team but the city of Memphis itself.
The FedEx Zone is the perfect place to catch up on the action going on around the league. Inside the FedEx Zone, you’ll find large HD TVs showing all the other NBA games going on as well other major televised sporting events.
FedExForum is located right on Memphis’s famous Beale Street meaning you’ll be right in the heart of the action during your visit. Beale Street has tons of blues clubs and restaurants, so you’ll find plenty to do before and after the game.
Inside FedExForum, you’ll find several restaurants that serve a variety of delicious food including The Draft Room and Horseshoe Club. No matter what you’re in the mood for you’ll more than likely be able to find it at FedExForum.
During the playoffs, every fan entering the building receives a Growl Towel. These towels are not only an excellent way to support the team by waving them around but also are a great keepsake to remember each and every Grizzlies playoff game.
The house band gives unique feel to the game, and is located right behind one of the goalposts. The band provides incredible entertainment and does an excellent job of setting the mood throughout the game, so keep your ears peeled for them.
The Grizz Girls perform showstopping routines and will keep you entertained throughout the game. Don’t leave your seat when the Grizz Girls take the stage as you wouldn’t want to miss these talented dancers.