Grizzlies and Jaren Jackson Jr. will host Rockets at FedEx Forum. They are coming off a 122-102 home win over the Golden-State Warriors. Jonas Valanciunas contributed 31 points (13-of-17 from the field), 9 offensive rebounds and 19 rebounds.
The Rockets are coming off a 139-109 home win over the Minnesota Timberwolves. Isaiah Hartenstein was solid with 17 points (8-of-9 FG), 5 offensive rebounds and 15 rebounds. James Harden was solid with 32 points (8-of-17 FG), 8 assists and 12 rebounds.
Can Jonas Valanciunas replicate his monstrous 31 pts, 19 rebs performance in last game’s win over the Dubs? The Grizzlies have lost the last meeting between the teams at home.
The teams will attempt to keep their momentum going having won 5 out of their last 5 games. The Rockets will attempt to keep their momentum going having won 4 out of their last 5 games. Both are expected to be mostly healthy. Grizzlies are much better at passing than the Rockets; they rank No. 1 in assists, while the Rockets rank just No. 26.
It will be interesting to see if fatigue will be a factor, with the Rockets coming into the game fresh of a 3-days rest, while the Grizzlies is going on just a day between matches.
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Source: Complete Sports