Memphis and New York meet for non-conference matchup

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Saturday, January 13, 2024

New York Knicks (22-16, sixth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Memphis Grizzlies (14-24, 13th in the Western Conference)

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

: Knicks -8; over/under is 223

BOTTOM LINE: Desmond Bane and the Memphis Grizzlies host the New York Knicks in a non-conference matchup.

The Grizzlies are 3-14 in home games. Memphis is 2-2 in one-possession games.

The Knicks are 11-12 on the road. New York scores 115.9 points and has outscored opponents by 3.8 points per game.

The Grizzlies score 108.4 points per game, 3.7 fewer points than the 112.1 the Knicks give up. The Knicks are shooting 46.6% from the field, 0.1% higher than the 46.5% the Grizzlies' opponents have shot this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Bane is scoring 24.4 points per game with 4.6 rebounds and 5.3 assists for the Grizzlies. Jaren Jackson Jr. is averaging 18.7 points and 5.5 rebounds while shooting 43.4% over the last 10 games for Memphis.

Julius Randle is averaging 24.4 points, 9.2 rebounds and 4.8 assists for the Knicks. Jalen Brunson is averaging 26.1 points and 7.9 assists over the past 10 games for New York.

LAST 10 GAMES: Grizzlies: 5-5, averaging 112.3 points, 44.0 rebounds, 26.4 assists, 7.1 steals and 5.9 blocks per game while shooting 44.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 117.0 points per game.

Knicks: 6-4, averaging 119.6 points, 45.8 rebounds, 25.6 assists, 7.6 steals and 3.8 blocks per game while shooting 48.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 112.3 points.

INJURIES: Grizzlies: Santi Aldama: day to day (knee), Desmond Bane: day to day (ankle), Brandon Clarke: out (achilles), Ja Morant: out for season (shoulder), Marcus Smart: out (finger), Steven Adams: out for season (knee), Derrick Rose: out (hamstring).

Knicks: Mitchell Robinson: out for season (ankle), Jalen Brunson: day to day (calf).


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