The Golden State Warriors complete a back-to-back on Saturday when visiting the Memphis Grizzlies after playing on the road Friday against Atlanta. Golden State is 36-34 and fourth in the Pacific division, 6 ½ games behind first place Sacramento. The Warriors are sixth in the Western Conference, one game behind fifth. Golden State was defeated by the LA Clippers 134-126 on Wednesday.
Stephen Curry is leading Golden State in scoring with an average of 30.1 points per game, while Kevin Looney is the leading rebounder with an average of 9.1 rebounds per game and Draymond Green is the leader in assists with an average of 6.8 assists per game. Golden State has four players averaging double figures in scoring and as a team is scoring an average of 118.3 points per game.
Memphis completes a back to back on Saturday when hosting Golden State after playing on the road Friday night against the San Antonio Spurs. Memphis is 41-27 and first in the Southwest division, seven games ahead of the Dallas Mavericks. Memphis is third in the Western Conference standings. The Grizzlies were defeated by the Miami Heat 138-119 on Wednesday, snapping a three-game winning streak.
With Ja Morant suspended until Monday, the leading scorer for Memphis is Desmond Bane with an average of 21.1 points per game and the leader in assists is Tyus Jone with an average of 4.7 assist per game. Jaren Jackson Jr. is the leader in rebounds with an average of 6.6 rebounds per game. Memphis is scoring an average of 115.7 points per game.