Grizzlies and Rockets square off in division matchup
Memphis; Monday, 8 p.m. EST
Houston faces Memphis for a Southwest Division matchup.
Memphis finished 33-49 overall and 8-8 in Southwest Division play a season ago. The Grizzlies averaged 103.5 points per game last season, 17.7 on free throws and 29.7 from 3-point range.
Houston went 53-29 overall and 10-6 in Southwest Division play a season ago. The Rockets allowed opponents to score 109.1 points per game and shoot 46.6% from the field last season.
The matchup Monday is the first meeting this season for the two teams.