It’s a clash of the Western Conference’s best Saturday as the Memphis Grizzlies host the Denver Nuggets at FedExForum.
The Nuggets (42-18) are in first place in the West, six games ahead of the second-place Grizzlies (35-23). It’s been a month since the Grizzlies had a marquee win over a top-four team in either conference, and they need one after Thursday’s collapse in losing to the Philadelphia 76ers.
Denver won the memphis-grizzlies-vs-nuggets-takeaways/69718011007/” data-ylk=”slk:first meeting;elm:context_link;itc:0″ class=”link “first meeting 105-91 on Jan. 20 behind Nikola Jokic’s triple-double (13 points, 13 rebounds and 13 assists) and Aaron Gordon’s 24 points. Ja Morant had 35 points and 10 assists, but only two other Grizzlies scored in double figures.
The Grizzlies have won three consecutive games at home, but now that they’re in stretch of games against playoff contenders, they need to get right against a Nuggets team on a four-game win streak.
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