Mavericks at Grizzlies
7 p.m. Tuesday, FedEx Forum, Memphis
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Records: Mavs 9-5; Grizzlies 7-7
About the Mavericks: JaVale McGee returned from a stress fracture to play his first game Sunday in Oklahoma City and gave Dallas a spark with eight points and six rebounds in only 11 minutes. But the Thunder prevailed 117-114 to snap the Mavericks’ six-game winning streak. ... Dallas opens a back-to-back set that concludes Wednesday in San Antonio and wraps up a three-game road trip. ... Dirk Nowitzki is averaging a team-high 18 points per game along with 6.4 rebounds. ... Zaza Pachulia averages 10.7 points and 10 rebounds and has eight double-doubles. ... Dwight Powell has provided a spark off the bench with averages of 10.4 points and 7.1 rebounds in only 21.5 minutes per game.
About the Grizzlies: Following a 3-6 start, Memphis regrouped and won four consecutive games before losing 92-82 Saturday at San Antonio. The Memphis starters generated only 44 points against the Spurs. ... Zach Randolph has missed the past two games with soreness in his right knee. ... Ex-Mavs center/forward Brandon Wright has been limited due to right knee soreness, and averages just 6.6 points and 3.4 rebounds in 17.1 minutes per game.