Game 37: Portland Trail Blazers vs. Memphis Grizzlies, 7:00pm

January 5th, 2010 by Busta Bucket Leave a reply »
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Point Guard

Andre Miller will need to have another good game (last night 22 points, 16 assists) so that our guards dominate this game to make up for our lack of size. Patty Mills gets his first NBA points in this one.

Mike Conley has struggled against PDX in two games this year, but Jamaal Tinsley had a season high 16 points the last time the Grizz were in town.

Advantage: Portland


Shooting Guard

Brandon Roy's streak of 15 games of scoring 23 points or more ended last night when he put up only six points in LA. Roy starts his streak over tonight in this one with another big game of 30-plus. Jerryd Bayless will need to get hot again for the Blazers to get the W.

OJ Mayo is having a nice sophomore season with almost identical statistics as his rookie campaign (18 pts, four rbs, three assists). But he is not yet at BRoy's all-star level.

Advantage: Portland


Small Forward

Martell Webster is coming off back to back 20-plus point efforts. It's great to see him stepping his game up with all of ...

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