GameDay: Dallas Mavericks at Memphis Grizzlies
04/15/2014 7:39 PM
04/15/2014 7:41 PM
Mavericks at Grizzlies
7 p.m. Wednesday, FedEx Forum, Memphis
TV: KTXA/21, ESPN
Radio: ESPN/103.3 FM, KFLC/1270 AM (Spanish)
Records: Mavs 49-32; Grizzlies 49-32
About the Mavs: This is the regular-season finale for Dallas, which clinched a playoff spot with Saturday’s 101-98 triumph over Phoenix. ... The Mavericks are hoping to win 50 games for the 12th time in 14 seasons. ... The Mavs are 3-0 against the Grizzlies this season. ... The Mavs have won five of their last six games. The lone loss came to the San Antonio Spurs, 109-100, at home on Thursday. ... The winner of Wednesday’s game will earn the No. 7 seed in the Western Conference and open the playoffs this weekend at Oklahoma City or at the Los Angeles Clippers. The loser will open at San Antonio. ... Dallas is tied with the Clippers and Warriors with the NBA’s third-best road record (23-17).
About the Grizzlies: Memphis clinched a playoff berth Monday with a gut-check 97-91 win in Phoenix, eliminating the 47-win Suns. Zach Randolph had 32 points and nine rebounds and was 15-of-25 from the field. Marc Gasol contributed 18 points and eight boards, and Mike Miller came off the bench to score 21 points in 30 minutes. Miller was 8-of-11 from the floor, including 5-of-6 from 3-point range. ... Memphis is riding a four-game winning streak. ... The Grizzlies are 26-14 at home and 28-23 against the West.
— Dwain Price
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