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Spurs face the Grizzlies on 4-game win streak

March 29, 2022 GMT

Memphis Grizzlies (53-23, second in the Western Conference) vs. San Antonio Spurs (31-44, 11th in the Western Conference)

San Antonio; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: San Antonio heads into a matchup against Memphis as winners of four straight games.

The Spurs have gone 21-24 against Western Conference teams. San Antonio is seventh in the league with 45.5 rebounds led by Jakob Poeltl averaging 9.3.

The Grizzlies are 33-14 against Western Conference opponents. Memphis is fifth in the Western Conference with 25.7 assists per game led by Ja Morant averaging 6.7.

The teams square off for the fourth time this season. The Grizzlies won the last matchup 118-105 on March 1, with Morant scoring 52 points in the victory.

TOP PERFORMERS: Dejounte Murray is averaging 21 points, 8.3 rebounds, 9.3 assists and 2.1 steals for the Spurs. Keldon Johnson is averaging 21.0 points over the last 10 games for San Antonio.

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Steven Adams is averaging 7.1 points, 10 rebounds and 3.3 assists for the Grizzlies. Desmond Bane is averaging 3.8 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Memphis.

LAST 10 GAMES: Spurs: 6-4, averaging 114.1 points, 46.8 rebounds, 26.2 assists, 6.9 steals and 5.4 blocks per game while shooting 43.8% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 116.0 points per game.

Grizzlies: 9-1, averaging 125.2 points, 52.0 rebounds, 28.3 assists, 9.2 steals and 8.2 blocks per game while shooting 48.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 108.3 points.

INJURIES: Spurs: Romeo Langford: out (hamstring), Lonnie Walker IV: out (back), Doug McDermott: out for season (ankle).

Grizzlies: Jaren Jackson Jr.: day to day (thigh), Ja Morant: out (knee), Killian Tillie: day to day (knee).

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