(Memphis) Memphis Mayor A C Wharton and members of the Memphis City Council declared this Memphis Grizzlies Day At City Hall.
In honor of the team’s most successful season and ahead of tonight’s playoff game, city employees wore yellow and blue to work and even posed for a picture with the Grizzlies Mascot and dancers.
“Let me tell you nothing brings the city together like a team that has a winning record and is doing well in the playoffs,” said the mayor’s chief of staff, Bobby White.
At Woodland Presbyterian School in East Memphis students took part in an impromptu pep rally to cheer on the Grizz.
They also traded in their school uniforms for Grizzlies gear.
“They have been playing pretty good,” said Wren Dunlap.
“They lost twice,” said Zachary Martin.
“But then they made a comeback,” said Dunlap.
The student’s say there is no question what will happen tonight.
“They will win the series and play the Rockets or the Thunder,” said Martin.
The game gets underway at 8:30 at the FedEx Forum.