Portland faces Memphis, aims for 5th straight home win
Portland; Wednesday, 10 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Portland hosts Memphis aiming to prolong its four-game home winning streak.
The Trail Blazers have gone 29-9 at home. Portland is the Western Conference leader with 48 rebounds per game, led by Jusuf Nurkic averaging 10.4.
The Grizzlies have gone 11-27 away from home. Memphis is 6-8 in one-possession games. In their last meeting on March 5, the Grizzlies won 120-111. Mike Conley scored a team-high 40 points for Memphis in the victory.
TOP PERFORMERS: Damian Lillard leads the Trail Blazers scoring 26.1 points per game and averaging 4.6 rebounds and 6.8 assists. Enes Kanter has averaged 8.3 rebounds and added 12.6 points per game over the last 10 games for Portland.
Delon Wright is third on the Grizzlies averaging 11 points and is adding 4.5 rebounds. Jonas Valanciunas has averaged 20.6 points and 12.3 rebounds while shooting 46.5 percent over the last 10 games for Memphis.
LAST 10 GAMES: Grizzlies: 4-6, averaging 112.2 points, 45.6 rebounds, 25.5 assists, 8.7 steals and 4.5 blocks per game while shooting 43.9 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 117.3 points on 47.2 percent shooting.
Trail Blazers: 8-2, averaging 118 points, 49.6 rebounds, 25.1 assists, six steals and 5.2 blocks per game while shooting 47.2 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 110.7 points on 46.0 percent shooting.
Trail Blazers Injuries: Jusuf Nurkic: out for season (leg fracture), CJ McCollum: out (left knee strain).
Grizzlies Injuries: C.J. Miles: out (foot), Jonas Valanciunas: out for season (right ankle), Avery Bradley: out (knee/wrist), Dillon Brooks: out for season (toe), Joakim Noah: day to day (knee), Jaren Jackson Jr.: out for season (right quad soreness), Kyle Anderson: out for season (right shoulder soreness), Mike Conley: day to day (ankle).