Memphis faces Milwaukee, seeks 7th straight home win

March 25, 2022 GMT

Milwaukee Bucks (46-27, second in the Eastern Conference) vs. Memphis Grizzlies (51-23, second in the Western Conference)

Memphis, Tennessee; Saturday, 8 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: Memphis hosts Milwaukee aiming to extend its six-game home winning streak.

The Grizzlies are 26-10 on their home court. Memphis is 4-3 in games decided by less than 4 points.

The Bucks are 20-15 on the road. Milwaukee has a 2-2 record in games decided by less than 4 points.

The teams square off for the second time this season. The Bucks won the last matchup 126-114 on Jan. 20. Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 33 points to help lead the Bucks to the win.

TOP PERFORMERS: Desmond Bane is shooting 42.6% from beyond the arc with 3.0 made 3-pointers per game for the Grizzlies, while averaging 18.2 points. Jaren Jackson Jr. is shooting 43.5% and averaging 15.6 points over the last 10 games for Memphis.

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Antetokounmpo is scoring 29.7 points per game with 11.6 rebounds and 5.8 assists for the Bucks. Khris Middleton is averaging 25.3 points and 5.1 rebounds while shooting 50.0% over the last 10 games for Milwaukee.

LAST 10 GAMES: Grizzlies: 8-2, averaging 123.8 points, 50.9 rebounds, 27.9 assists, 9.0 steals and 8.2 blocks per game while shooting 48.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 110.5 points per game.

Bucks: 8-2, averaging 123.6 points, 47.4 rebounds, 25.5 assists, 7.6 steals and 3.7 blocks per game while shooting 50.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 116.1 points.

INJURIES: Grizzlies: Brandon Clarke: out (hip), Dillon Brooks: out (rest), Ja Morant: out (knee), Killian Tillie: out (knee).

Bucks: Khris Middleton: out (wrist), Giannis Antetokounmpo: out (knee), DeAndre’ Bembry: out for season (knee).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.