Despite this week’s news that the Grey's Anatomy cast is back at work filming Season 9, it seems that Ellen Pompeo is busy making plans to spend a lot of time 3,000 miles away, sitting courtside at potentially multiple Brooklyn Nets games.

According to the New York Post, Ellen and her hubby Chris Ivery recently “scooped up two All Access courtside season tickets to the Nets’ debut season at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center.” As all Grey’s fans know, Ellen and Chris are huge basketball fans, often spotted at LA Lakers games cheering on East Coast teams (they are both from Boston).

How do you suppose Ellen will find time to attend all those Nets games when she’ll be busy shooting Season 9 in LA? Luckily, the NBA 2012-13 season doesn’t officially begin until October, and hopefully Ellen and the cast will be finished with at least the first half of Season 9.

We hope this isn’t a sign that we won’t be seeing as much of Meredith after their winter hiatus! Both Ellen and Patrick have committed to two more seasons of Grey’s, and it just wouldn’t be the same if MerDer don’t get enough screen time. Let’s just hope Ellen doesn’t need to attend every Nets game...

Miss Grey’s? Us too. Luckily the show will return to Thursdays at 9 p.m. with all-new episodes in the fall on ABC.

Source: NY Post

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