Memphis faces Milwaukee, seeks 7th straight home win
Milwaukee Bucks (46-27, second in the Eastern Conference) vs. Memphis Grizzlies (51-23, second in the Western Conference)
Memphis, Tennessee; Saturday, 8 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Memphis hosts Milwaukee aiming to extend its six-game home winning streak.
The Grizzlies are 26-10 on their home court. Memphis is 4-3 in games decided by less than 4 points.
The Bucks are 20-15 on the road. Milwaukee has a 2-2 record in games decided by less than 4 points.
The teams square off for the second time this season. The Bucks won the last matchup 126-114 on Jan. 20. Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 33 points to help lead the Bucks to the win.
TOP PERFORMERS: Desmond Bane is shooting 42.6% from beyond the arc with 3.0 made 3-pointers per game for the Grizzlies, while averaging 18.2 points. Jaren Jackson Jr. is shooting 43.5% and averaging 15.6 points over the last 10 games for Memphis.
Antetokounmpo is scoring 29.7 points per game with 11.6 rebounds and 5.8 assists for the Bucks. Khris Middleton is averaging 25.3 points and 5.1 rebounds while shooting 50.0% over the last 10 games for Milwaukee.
LAST 10 GAMES: Grizzlies: 8-2, averaging 123.8 points, 50.9 rebounds, 27.9 assists, 9.0 steals and 8.2 blocks per game while shooting 48.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 110.5 points per game.
Bucks: 8-2, averaging 123.6 points, 47.4 rebounds, 25.5 assists, 7.6 steals and 3.7 blocks per game while shooting 50.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 116.1 points.
INJURIES: Grizzlies: Brandon Clarke: out (hip), Dillon Brooks: out (rest), Ja Morant: out (knee), Killian Tillie: out (knee).
Bucks: Khris Middleton: out (wrist), Giannis Antetokounmpo: out (knee), DeAndre’ Bembry: out for season (knee).