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WHO: Memphis Grizzlies (21-18, 13-6 Home) vs. Houston Rockets (19-19, 7-10 Away)
WHERE: FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee
WHEN: 7:00 PM CT
After delivering stirring comebacks to extend their winning streaks, the Memphis Grizzlies and Houston Rockets each hope they’ve finally put their sluggish starts behind.
One of the Southwest Division rivals will be able to maintain momentum when the teams square off Tuesday night.
The Grizzlies will be looking for a third straight win tonight after sneaking past the Celtics in a 101-98 win on Sunday. Zach Randolph led the team in scoring with 25 points off the bench, Mario Chalmers had 18 points and Tony Allen had 15 as the Grizzlies won despite falling behind by 34-16 after the first quarter. The Grizzlies shot just 37 percent from the field and they committed 21 turnovers, but they dominated the boards by 58-39 and connected on 35 of 40 free-throw attempts. With the hard-fought win, Memphis improved to 21-18 on the season and 13-6 at home.
The Rockets will be gunning for a fourth straight win after their thrilling 107-103 overtime win over the Pacers on Sunday. Trevor Ariza led the scoring with 24 points while Dwight Howard and James Harden added 21 points each as the Rockets rallied from a 12-point deficit midway through the fourth quarter to force overtime and steal the unlikely win. With the victory, Houston improves to 19-19 on the season and 12-9 at home.
Memphis: Mike Conley (Achilles)- QUESTIONABLE. Jordan Adams (Knee), Brandan Wright (Knee), Jarell Martin (Foot)- OUT
Houston: Ty Lawson (Suspension), Sam Dekker (Back), Donatas Motiejunas (Back)- OUT