The Brooklyn Nets look for their third consecutive victory when visiting the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday. Brooklyn is fourth in the Atlantic division at 38-34 and 6 ½ games behind the first place Philadelphia 76ers. Brooklyn defeated the Utah Jazz 114-106 on Monday. Kevin Durant was the leading scorer for Brooklyn with 37 points. The Nets have won two straight and six of the last seven.
Kevin Durant is leading Brooklyn in scoring and assists with averages of 29.4 points and 6.0 assists per game, while Andre Drummond is the leading rebounder with an average of 9.6 rebounds per game. Kyrie Irving is the second leading scorer with an average of 27.7 points per game. Brooklyn is scoring an average of 112.1 points per game, while shooting 47.3% overall and 35.8% from three-point territory.
Memphis looks for its second consecutive victory on Wednesday when hosting Brooklyn. The Grizzlies are first in the Southwest Division at 49-23 and five games ahead of the second-place Dallas Mavericks. Memphis defeated the Houston Rockets 122-98 on Sunday. Desmond Bane was the leading scorer for Memphis with 24 points. The Grizzlies played without star Ja Morant, who is listed as day-to-day with knee soreness.
Ja Morant is leading Memphis in scoring and assists with averages of 27.6 points and 6.7 assists per game, while Steven Adams is the leading rebounder with an average of 9.9 rebounds per game. Desmond Bane is the second leading scorer with an average of 17.9 points per game and is one of five players for Memphis averaging in double-figures in scoring. The Grizzlies are scoring an average of 114.7 points per game.