MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Grizzlies head coach Dave Joerger is giving away thousands of tickets to Friday's game.
Joerger and his wife Kara purchased the remaining 1,500 tickets for the game against the New Orleans Pelicans as a way to thank Grizz fans for their unwavering support through a tough season with lots of injuries.
Joerger and Kara will start giving the tickets away at noon in the lobby of FedEx Forum. There is a limit of two tickets per person. Remaining tickets will be available for pickup at the FedExForum Box Office.
"I really just want to say thank you to the fans for their support during this tough stretch. This team has been playing with their backs against the wall, grinding their way through each game and Grizz Nation fans have been nothing but supportive of that tenacity. And so for that, from coaches to players and the entire organization, we are all in," Joerger said.
The Grizzlies are playing the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night at 7 p.m. at FedExForum.