Lakers take on the Grizzlies, aim for 7th straight win
Los Angeles Lakers (13-2, first in the Western Conference) vs. Memphis Grizzlies (5-9, 11th in the Western Conference)
Memphis; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST
Los Angeles comes into a matchup with Memphis as winners of six games in a row.
Memphis finished 33-49 overall and 24-28 in Western Conference action in the 2018-19 season. The Grizzlies allowed opponents to score 106.1 points per game and shoot 45.1% from the field last season.
Los Angeles went 37-45 overall and 15-26 on the road during the 2018-19 season. The Lakers averaged 25.6 assists per game on 42.6 made field goals last season.
Memphis and Los Angeles play for the second time this season. The Lakers won the last meeting 120-91 on Oct. 29. Anthony Davis led Los Angeles to the win with 40 points, 20 rebounds and two blocks.
Grizzlies Injuries: Grayson Allen: day to day (left ankle).
Lakers Injuries: DeMarcus Cousins: out (knee), Avery Bradley: out (right leg).