Brooklyn Nets vs. Memphis Grizzlies,
7:00 P.M. EST: TBG Open Thread

Posted on: February 24th, 2013 by Devin Kharpertian Comments

Grade the Game At Any Time!

Tonight: After a late rally faltered in Friday night's contest to the Houston Rockets, the Brooklyn Nets finish up two-game homestand with a nationally televised game against the Memphis Grizzlies at 7:00 P.M. EST tonight in Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The 36-18 Grizzlies are on a six-game winning streak.

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Watch & Listen: Tonight's game is broadcast on YES Network. Ryan Ruocco and Mike Fratello are on the call. The game is also nationally televised on ESPN. The game is radio simulcast on WFAN, and in Spanish on WADO.

More on tonight's game, including injuries and stats, after the jump.

Out: Joe Johnson will be out once again, resting his sore left heel for the second straight game after playing in the team's first 55 contests. Jerry Stackhouse was also listed out for "rest," which is ridiculous, because he hasn't played in almost a month. The Grizzlies are at full strength.

Projected Starters:
Memphis Grizzlies: Mike Conley, Tony Allen, Tayshaun Prince, Zach Randolph, Marc Gasol (156 minutes, +/- +1.9 per 100 possessions)
Brooklyn Nets: Deron Williams, Joe Johnson, Gerald Wallace, Reggie Evans, Brook Lopez (21 minutes, +/- -15.3 per 100 possessions)

Advanced Statistics:
Memphis Grizzlies: 100.8 offensive rating (18th), 97.5 defensive rating (2nd), 91.87 possessions per game (28th)
Brooklyn Nets: 103.7 offensive rating (11th), 103.8 defensive rating (18th), 90.74 possessions per game (30th)

Go Nets!