Clippers to host Grizzlies Saturday
Memphis Grizzlies (1-0, seventh in the Western Conference) vs. Los Angeles Clippers (0-1, eighth in the Western Conference)
Los Angeles; Saturday, 10:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: The Los Angeles Clippers take on the Memphis Grizzlies.
Los Angeles finished 27-15 in Western Conference games and 26-10 at home during the 2020-21 season. The Clippers shot 48.2% from the field and 41.1% from 3-point range last season.
Memphis finished 38-34 overall and 19-23 in Western Conference action during the 2020-21 season. The Grizzlies averaged 113.3 points per game while allowing opponents to score 112.3 last season.
INJURIES: Clippers: Nicolas Batum: out (personal), Kawhi Leonard: out (right knee), Keon Johnson: out (illness), Jason Preston: out (foot), Serge Ibaka: out (back).
Grizzlies: Dillon Brooks: out (hand).