Nets vs. Grizzlies, 8 P.M.:
TBG Open Thread

Posted on: January 25th, 2013 by Devin Kharpertian Comments

Grade the Game at any time!

Tonight: The 26-16 Brooklyn Nets travel to Memphis to take on the 27-14 Memphis Grizzlies, at 8 P.M. FedEx Forum in Memphis. The Grizzlies are 3-4 in their last 7 games, with the four losses against the Mavericks, Clippers, Spurs, and Pacers. The Nets are 12-2 in their last 14 games, on a three-game winning streak and on the third game of a four-game road trip.

Watch & Listen: The game is broadcast on YES Network. Regular WFAN radio announcer Chris Carrino joins color commentator Jim Spanarkel on the call. The game is radio simulcast on WFAN, and in spanish on WADO.

More after the jump.

Out: Nobody for Brooklyn, unless you count recent D-League demotees Tornike Shengelia and Tyshawn Taylor as "out." Quincy Pondexter is out indefinitely for Memphis with a sprained left knee.

Projected Starters:
Brooklyn Nets: Deron Williams, Joe Johnson, Gerald Wallace, Reggie Evans, Brook Lopez
Memphis Grizzlies: Mike Conley, Tony Allen, Rudy Gay, Zach Randolph, Marc Gasol

Advanced Statistics
Brooklyn Nets: 104.6 offensive rating (8th), 103.1 defensive rating (17th), 90.56 possessions per game (30th)
Memphis Grizzlies: 99.9 offensive rating (21st), 96.9 defensive rating (2nd), 91.90 possessions per game (28th)

Note: In case you missed it above, the Nets are again the slowest team in the league. WE MADE IT! WE'RE AS SLOW AS THE BROOKLYN CHANT!

Seriously: Go Nets!