According to Google maps, driving from Memphis to Oklahoma City is about a seven hour drive. A doable drive for Memphis Grizzlies fans who want to head to Chesapeake Energy Arena to support their team face off against the Thunder in the first round of the playoffs. But Grizzlies fans should not try to get tickets through Ticketmaster as the Thunder have blocked ticket sales to all states except for Oklahoma, Kansas, Arkansas, Missouri and Nebraska:
— HPS (@HydeParkSwag) April 18, 2014
Grizzlies fans can buy tickets to the game through StubHub or other third party ticket sites but this is a bold strategic move by the Thunder. Both of these teams have had heated games filled with “friendly” disagreements in the past and it looks like the Thunder are starting things even before the series actually tips off.