Brooklyn takes on Memphis on 4-game skid

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Sunday, February 25, 2024

Brooklyn Nets (21-35, 11th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Memphis Grizzlies (20-37, 13th in the Western Conference)

Memphis, Tennessee; Monday, 8 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Brooklyn enters the matchup against Memphis after losing four games in a row.

The Grizzlies have gone 7-21 at home. Memphis allows 112.8 points to opponents and has been outscored by 5.9 points per game.

The Nets are 8-18 in road games. Brooklyn averages 11.9 turnovers per game and is 11-14 when winning the turnover battle.

The Grizzlies are shooting 44.1% from the field this season, 2.9 percentage points lower than the 47.0% the Nets allow to opponents. The Nets are shooting 45.7% from the field, 1.5% lower than the 47.2% the Grizzlies' opponents have shot this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Jaren Jackson Jr. is shooting 44.9% and averaging 22.4 points for the Grizzlies. Gregory Jackson is averaging 2.2 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Memphis.

Mikal Bridges is averaging 21.5 points and 3.7 assists for the Nets. Cameron Thomas is averaging 20.9 points and 3.7 assists over the last 10 games for Brooklyn.

LAST 10 GAMES: Grizzlies: 2-8, averaging 103.8 points, 39.0 rebounds, 27.7 assists, 8.1 steals and 5.8 blocks per game while shooting 44.8% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 113.6 points per game.

Nets: 2-8, averaging 105.4 points, 39.9 rebounds, 26.6 assists, 6.9 steals and 4.1 blocks per game while shooting 44.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 118.2 points.

INJURIES: Grizzlies: Desmond Bane: out (ankle), Brandon Clarke: out (achilles), Scotty Pippen Jr.: out (back), Ja Morant: out for season (shoulder), Marcus Smart: out (finger).

Nets: Dariq Whitehead: out for season (shin).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.