Memphis faces Portland, seeks to break 5-game skid
Thu, Nov 2, 2023
NBA News (AP)
Memphis Grizzlies (0-5, 15th in the Western Conference) vs. Portland Trail Blazers (2-3, 13th in the Western Conference)
Portland, Oregon; Friday, 10 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE: Grizzlies -4.5
BOTTOM LINE: Memphis aims to stop its five-game slide with a victory against Portland.
Portland went 33-49 overall and 23-29 in Western Conference play last season. The Trail Blazers averaged 6.7 steals, 4.6 blocks and 13.7 turnovers per game last season.
Memphis went 51-31 overall and 30-22 in Western Conference action during the 2022-23 season. The Grizzlies gave up 113.0 points per game while committing 20.0 fouls last season.
INJURIES: Trail Blazers: Ish Wainright: day to day (calf), Anfernee Simons: out (thumb).
Grizzlies: Brandon Clarke: out (achilles), Derrick Rose: out (knee), Steven Adams: out for season (knee), Santi Aldama: day to day (ankle).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar."