Boston Celtics (50-31, 3rd in Eastern Conference) vs. Memphis Grizzlies (56-25, 2nd in Western Conference)
Memphis, Tennessee; Sunday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Memphis will be looking to keep its 10-game home winning streak alive when the Grizzlies play Boston.
The Grizzlies have won 30-10 in home games. Memphis leads the Western Conference with 57.7 points in the suit, led by Ja Morant with a 16.6 average.
The Celtics are 22-18 away. Boston ranks eighth in the Eastern Conference with 11.0 fastbreak points per game, led by Jaylen Brown’s 3.2 average.
The teams are playing for the second time this season. The Celtics won the last meeting on March 4th 120-107 with Jayson Tatum scoring 37 points in the win.
POWERFUL: Desmond Bane shoots 43.6% from beyond the arc with 3.0 scoring 3 points per game for the Grizzlies while averaging 18.2 points. De’Anthony Melton has averaged 17 points and 5.1 rebounds in his last 10 games for Memphis.
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Robert Williams III averages 10 points, 9.6 rebounds and 2.2 blocks for the Celtics. Payton Pritchard has averaged a 3.0 point in his last 10 games for Boston.
LAST 10 GAMES: Grizzlies: 8-2, averaging 123.6 points, 47.9 rebounds, 29.7 assists, 9.3 steals and 6.0 blocks per game while shooting 48.0% from the field. Your opponents averaged 110.0 points per game.
Celtics: 7-3, averaging 123.5 points, 43.0 rebounds, 29.2 assists, 7.3 steals and 5.5 blocks per game while shooting 52.0% from the field. Your opponents scored an average of 110.3 points.
INJURIES: Grizzlies: Tyrell Terry: off (foot), Ja Morant: day by day (knee), Santi Aldama: day by day (illness), Jarrett Culver: off (knee), Killian Tillie: off (knee).
Celtics: Jayson Tatum: day by day (knee), Robert Williams III: day by day (knee), Al Horford: day by day (back), Nik Stauskas: day by day (ankle).
The Associated Press created this story using Data Skrive technology and data from Sportradar.
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