Memphis Grizzlies (55-23, second in Western Conference) vs. Utah Jazz (46-32, sixth in Western Conference)

Salt Lake City; Tuesday, 9 p.m. EDT

LINE: Jazz-5.5

BOTTOM LINE: Memphis will look to continue its seven-game winning streak with a win over Utah.

The Jazz are 30-18 against Western Conference opponents. Utah ranks fourth in the Western Conference with 35.3 defensive rebounds per game led by Rudy Gobert with an average of 11.0.

The Grizzlies are 35-14 against Western Conference opponents. Memphis leads the NBA with 49.4 rebounds per game led by Steven Adams with an average of 10.0.

Both teams are playing for the third time this season. The Grizzlies beat the Jazz 119-109 in their final game Jan. 29. Ja Morant led the Grizzlies with 30 points and Danuel House led the Jazz with 21 points.

TOP PERFORMERS: Donovan Mitchell is scoring 26.1 points per game with 4.1 rebounds and 5.4 assists for the Jazz. Jordan Clarkson is averaging 18.1 points over the last 10 games for Utah.

Morant is shooting 49.3 percent and averaging 27.6 points for the Grizzlies. Desmond Bane is averaging 21.3 points over Memphis’ last 10 games.


INJURIES: Jazz: Udoka Azubuike: out (ankle), Trent Forrest: day to day (concussion).

Grizzlies: Jaren Jackson Jr.: day to day (thigh), Steven Adams: day to day (calf), Desmond Bane: day to day (ankle), Ja Morant: out (knee), Killian Tillie: out ( knee), Tyus Jones: day to day (hand).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data write and data from sports radar.