Grizzlies at Mavericks
7:30 p.m. Wednesday, American Airlines Center
Radio: ESPN/103.3 FM, KFLC/1270 AM (Spanish)
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Records: Grizzlies 10-14; Mavericks 14-10
About the Grizzlies: Memphis has lost nine of its last 12 games, including six of seven after Tuesday’s 96-92 defeat to the LA Lakers. ... The Grizzlies will be without center Marc Gasol and point guard Mike Conley Jr. The NBA’s Defensive Player of the Year last season, Gasol has been sidelined since he suffered a sprained left medial collateral ligament Nov. 22 against San Antonio. Conley hasn’t played since bruising his left thigh Sunday against Minnesota. ... The Grizzlies lost to the Mavs in Dallas, 111-99, on Nov. 2.
About the Mavs: Dallas opened this three-game homestand Saturday with a 106-93 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks. The homestand ends Friday against the Toronto Raptors. ... Brandan Wright (shoulder) played his first game of the season and responded with 19 points in 19 minutes against the Bucks. ... Dirk Nowitzki and coach Rick Carlisle will be back after missing the Milwaukee game with an illness. ... Jose Calderon is 18 of 35 from the field, including 10 of 21 from 3-point range, and has 47 points and eight assists over the last three games.
— Dwain Price