Memphis Grizzlies vs. Sixers at a glance
Memphis Grizzlies vs. 76ers at a Glance
TEAMS: Grizzlies (9-5) vs. 76ers (4-10)
WHEN: 7 p.m. Wednesday
WHERE: Wells Fargo Center
BROADCASTS: TV – CSN RADIO – 97.5 FM
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411 on Grizzlies: The Grizzlies are riding a five-game winning streak. A lot of that has to do with their wealthy point guard. Mike Conley, who signed a five-year, $153 million deal in July, is averaging a career-best 19.2 points and shooting career bests from the floor (45.1 percent), on three-pointers (49.3) and from the foul line (89.2)
8 Vince Carter C/F 6-6 9.9 ppg. 4.1 rpg.
0 JaMychal Green PF 6-8 8.8 ppg 6.3 rpg.
33 Marc Gasol C 7-1 17.2 ppg. 6.1 rpg.
9 Tony Allen G 6-4 7.1 ppg. 2.0 spg.
11 Mike Conley G 6-1 19.2 ppg. 5.6 apg.
Coach: David Fizdale (1st season, 9-5)
Injury report: Chandler Parson (left knee bone bruise, out), James Ennis (grade II calf strain, out), Brandan Wright (left ankle surgery, out)
33 Robert Covington G/F 6-9 7.4 ppg. 1.9 spg.
7 Ersan Ilyasova PF 6-10 10.7 ppg. 5.0 rpg.
21 Joel Embiid C 7-2 18.4 ppg. 2.3 bpg.
12 Gerald Henderson G 6-5 10.6 ppg. 1.4 apg.
14 Sergio Rodriguez G 6-3 7.8 ppg. 7.1 apg.
Coach: Brett Brown (4th season, 51-209)
Injury report: Ben Simmons (right foot fracture, out), Nerlens Noel (inflamed tissue above left knee, out), Gerald Henderson (illness, doubtful) and Richaun Holmes (illness, doubtful).
The Sixers own a 21-19 series advantage, but the Grizzlies have won the last seven meetings.
Friday: 7 p.m., at Wells Fargo Center, Chicago Bulls vs. Sixers
Sunday: 1 p.m., at Wells Fargo Center, Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Sixers
Monday: 7:30 p.m., at Air Canada Centre, Sixers vs. Toronto Raptors
Nov. 30: 7 p.m., at Wells Fargo Center, Sacramento Kings vs. Sixers
Dec. 2: 7 p.m., at Wells Fargo Center, Orlando Magic vs. Sixers
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