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Mavericks GameDay: Dallas tries to bounce back at home against struggling Memphis

Guard Mike Conley (14.3 points, 6.1 assists), left, and forward Zach Randolph (13.5 points, 8.6 rebounds) lead the Grizzlies into Friday’s matchup against the Mavericks at American Airlines Center.
Guard Mike Conley (14.3 points, 6.1 assists), left, and forward Zach Randolph (13.5 points, 8.6 rebounds) lead the Grizzlies into Friday’s matchup against the Mavericks at American Airlines Center. AP

Grizzlies at Mavericks

7:30 p.m. Friday, American Airlines Center, Dallas

TV: FSSW

Radio: ESPN/103.3 FM, ESPN/1540 AM (Spanish)

Records: Grizzlies 14-13; Mavs 14-12

About the Grizzlies: Memphis has lost five of its past eight games including Wednesday’s 98-85 defeat in Chicago. ... Ex-Mavericks center/forward Brandan Wright underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right knee Thursday. ... The Grizzlies center most of their attack around Marc Gasol (16.1 points, 7.8 rebounds), Mike Conley (14.3 points, 6.1 assists) and Zach Randolph (13.5 points, 8.6 rebounds). ... The Grizzlies are 23-56 all-time against the Mavericks, including 14-26 on the road.

About the Mavericks: Dallas was outscored 62-34 in the second half of Wednesday’s 107-81 loss at Indiana, its worst of the season. ... Devin Harris suffered a right hamstring injury and said he didn’t know his status for Friday. ... Center JaVale McGee picked up a season-high seven rebounds in 11 minutes against the Pacers. ... Dirk Nowitzki is 50 points from passing Shaquille O’Neal and becoming the NBA’s No. 6 all-time leading scorer.

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