Atlanta Hawks (1-0, fourth within the Japanese Convention) vs. Memphis Grizzlies (0-1, eleventh within the Western Convention)
Memphis; Saturday, 5 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Memphis hosts the Atlanta Hawks after Ja Morant scored 44 factors within the Grizzlies’ 131-119 loss to the Spurs.
Memphis went 34-39 general through the 2019-20 season whereas going 20-17 at dwelling. The Grizzlies allowed opponents to attain 113.7 factors per sport and shoot 45% from the sphere final season.
Atlanta went 20-47 general within the 2019-20 season whereas going 6-27 on the street. The Hawks averaged 111.8 factors per sport whereas permitting opponents to attain 119.7 final season.
The groups meet Saturday for the primary time this season.
INJURIES: Grizzlies: Jontay Porter: out (knee), Killian Tillie: out (hamstring), Xavier Tillman: out (patellar tendinitis), Jaren Jackson Jr.: out (knee), Justise Winslow: out (hip).
Hawks: Onyeka Okongwu: out (foot), Tony Snell: out (foot), Kris Dunn: out (knee), Clint Capela: out (achilles), Rajon Rondo: out (well being protocols).
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