Utah faces Memphis, aims to stop road losing streak
Thu, Nov 9, 2023
NBA News (AP)
Utah Jazz (2-7, 14th in the Western Conference) vs. Memphis Grizzlies (1-7, 15th in the Western Conference)
Memphis, Tennessee; Friday, 8 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE: Grizzlies -6
BOTTOM LINE: Utah will look to end its five-game road losing streak when the Jazz face Memphis.
Memphis went 51-31 overall and 30-22 in Western Conference games a season ago. The Grizzlies averaged 8.3 steals, 5.8 blocks and 12.9 turnovers per game last season.
Utah went 37-45 overall and 24-28 in Western Conference action during the 2022-23 season. The Jazz averaged 6.1 steals, 5.2 blocks and 14.9 turnovers per game last season.
The teams play for the second time this season. The Jazz won the last meeting 133-109 on Nov. 2, with Collin Sexton scoring 23 points in the win.
INJURIES: Grizzlies: Brandon Clarke: out (achilles), Xavier Tillman Sr.: day to day (knee), Derrick Rose: out (knee), Steven Adams: out for season (knee), John Konchar: day to day (hip).
Jazz: Walker Kessler: day to day (elbow).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar."