Golden State faces Memphis on 6-game road slide
Memphis; Sunday, 6 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Golden State hits the road against Memphis looking to break its six-game road slide.
The Grizzlies have gone 12-14 against Western Conference teams. Memphis ranks second in the NBA with 27.8 assists per game led by Ja Morant averaging 6.8.
The Warriors are 7-22 against Western Conference opponents. Golden State is 5-29 when giving up more than 100 points.
The teams meet for the third time this season. The Grizzlies won 110-102 in the last matchup on Dec. 9. Morant led Memphis with 26 points, and D’Angelo Russell led Golden State with 18 points.
TOP PERFORMERS: Jaren Jackson Jr. leads the Grizzlies scoring 18 points per game and averaging 4.9 rebounds and 1.5 assists. Dillon Brooks is averaging 2.8 made 3-pointers and 17.1 points over the last 10 games for Memphis.
LAST 10 GAMES: Grizzlies: 7-3, averaging 120.8 points, 45.6 rebounds, 30.7 assists, 6.4 steals and 5.4 blocks per game while shooting 50.5 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 116.9 points on 47.5 percent shooting.
Warriors: 3-7, averaging 105.2 points, 46.3 rebounds, 25.7 assists, 8.8 steals and 4.1 blocks per game while shooting 42.6 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 109.9 points on 45.2 percent shooting.
INJURIES: Grizzlies: None listed.