Memphis Grizzlies (24-23, eighth in the Western Conference) vs. Miami Heat (26-24, fifth in the Eastern Conference)
Miami; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Miami comes into a matchup with Memphis as winners of four consecutive games.
The Heat have gone 14-12 in home games. Miami is 14-6 when winning the rebound battle and averages 42.6 rebounds per game.
The Grizzlies are 12-9 in road games. Memphis is 18-7 when outrebounding opponents and averages 46.3 rebounds per game.
The teams play for the second time this season. The Grizzlies won the last matchup 89-85 on March 17. De'Anthony Melton scored 13 points to help lead Memphis to the victory.
TOP PERFORMERS: Duncan Robinson leads the Heat with 3.5 made 3-pointers, and is averaging 13.1 points while shooting 40.3% from beyond the arc. Bam Adebayo is averaging 19.9 points and 9.9 rebounds while shooting 56.6% over the last 10 games for Miami.
Ja Morant leads the Grizzlies averaging 19 points and grabbing 3.4 rebounds. Jonas Valanciunas is shooting 55.5% and averaging 16.9 points over the last 10 games for Memphis.
LAST 10 GAMES: Heat: 4-6, averaging 104.9 points, 42.9 rebounds, 26 assists, 6.4 steals and 4.5 blocks per game while shooting 45.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 106.5 points on 45.2% shooting.
Grizzlies: 6-4, averaging 114.9 points, 50.6 rebounds, 26.7 assists, 8.9 steals and 5.3 blocks per game while shooting 46.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 112.4 points on 44.8% shooting.
INJURIES: Heat: KZ Okpala: day to day (health and safety protocols), Andre Iguodala: day to day (hip).
Grizzlies: Jaren Jackson Jr.: out (knee), Justise Winslow: out (thigh).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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