Curry, Warriors set for matchup with the Grizzlies
Memphis; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Stephen Curry leads Golden State into a matchup against Memphis. He currently ranks third in the NBA scoring 27.8 points per game.
The Grizzlies have gone 21-24 against Western Conference opponents. Memphis is 6-8 in games decided by less than 4 points.
The Warriors have gone 24-12 away from home. Golden State is second in the NBA scoring 117.3 points per game while shooting 48.8 percent. The Warriors won the last meeting between these two teams 110-93 on Dec. 17. Kevin Durant led Golden State to the win with a 23-point game.
TOP PERFORMERS: Tyler Dorsey ranks fourth on the Grizzlies with 1.5 made 3-pointers and averages 7.9 points while shooting 43.2 percent from beyond the arc. Delon Wright has averaged 5.6 assists and 12.9 points over the last 10 games for Memphis.
Curry leads the Warriors averaging 27.8 points and has added 5.3 rebounds and 5.2 assists per game. Draymond Green has averaged six assists and scored 7.1 points over the last 10 games for Golden State.
LAST 10 GAMES: Warriors: 6-4, averaging 109 points, 44.7 rebounds, 29.6 assists, seven steals and 5.4 blocks per game while shooting 48.1 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 108.7 points on 44.2 percent shooting.
Grizzlies: 5-5, averaging 113.2 points, 44.8 rebounds, 26.2 assists, 7.3 steals and 4.7 blocks per game while shooting 46.5 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 114.1 points on 44.8 percent shooting.
Grizzlies Injuries: C.J. Miles: out (foot), Avery Bradley: out (knee/wrist), Dillon Brooks: out for season (toe), Joakim Noah: out (knee), Jaren Jackson Jr.: out (right quad soreness), Kyle Anderson: out (right shoulder soreness), Mike Conley: day to day (thigh).