After their 112-103 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday, Taylor Jenkins’ men will continue their 2022-2023 games. As such, the Memphis Grizzlies vs Golden State Warriors will come into play on Friday at FedExForum.
Despite being in second place in the Western Conference. The home side would need more than luck to claim a victory on Friday.
Taylor Jenkins’ troops have been impressive in the 2022-2023 regular-season. However, they have dropped in performance recently.
Of course, it’s understandable as regards the drop in their good display. They have many players on the sidelines as a result of injuries.
Experience is always one of the most important keys to winning in the world of Basketball.
With that being said, Memphis Grizzlies and Taylor Jenkins are expected to stay strong throughout the game on Friday.
Meanwhile, the Grizzlies are currently on a 5-game winning streak at FedExForum. Therefore, they have the upper-hand to win the match.
Obviously, Taylor Jenkins’ side have lost three consecutive games. As a result, they would definitely want to win.
Because they wouldn’t want to lose four times in a row. In all fairness, it looks like an important match for the home team.
Memphis Grizzlies’ Recent Form
Golden State Warriors’ Recent Form
On the contrary, the visitor isn’t really different from the Grizzlies. They are both having poor runs in the NBA 2022-2023 campaign.
Golden State Warriors also lost 137-128 to Oklahoma City Thunder, as regards their previous clash.
The two sides will be determined to bag a victory on Friday. They wouldn’t want to continue their poor displays.
It’s going to be a tough game for Steve Kerr. His side has lost their previous seven matches consecutively.
Of course, that’s a very bad run regarding their all-around statistics in the history of the NBA.
Losing eight games in a row won’t look good on Golden State Warriors. Therefore, Steve Kerr won’t hold back in his attack.
They are currently in 6th place in the Western Conference, with 35 wins and 22 defeats in 66 games.
At the same time, Steve Kerr’s men have a good record against Memphis Grizzlies. However, it may look otherwise on Friday.
Nevertheless, Taylor Jenkins is expected to bet on Desmond Bane to help the team’s offensive and defensive performances.
The 24-year-old American basketball player has been fantastic this campaign, averaging 21.2 points per game.
Also, he provides 4.1 assists and 2.1 turnovers per game. Of course, he can rescue the Grizzlies at FedExForum.
In addition, Golden State Warriors are most likely to build the team around Stephen Curry.
Despite his team’s poor run lately, the 34-year-old American averages 29.7 points per match.
It would be amazing to see him clash against Memphis’ Ja Morant. The two teams will definitely rely on their best players.
Memphis Grizzlies vs Golden State Warriors Head-to-head Results
- Steve Kerr’s men are currently on a 3-match winning streak against the Grizzlies, winning back-to-back with more than two points.
- Memphis Grizzlies’ last victory over the Golden State Warriors was in May 2022, claiming 134-94 win.
- As regards the 2022-2023 NBA season, Taylor Jenkins’ team is presently on a 2-match unbeaten run vs Golden at FedExForum.
- The Grizzlies won their last game against the State Warriors this campaign, with a massive 39 points.
- Apparently, FedExForum hasn’t been a favorable ground for Taylor Jenkins’ side, considering their previous games there.
- Golden State Warriors have won their last three away matches against Memphis Grizzlies.
Memphis vs Golden Team News
Taylor Jenkins will play without six of his players. Of course, it may affect the team’s performance on Friday.
Ja Morant won’t be available to play at FedExForum against Golden State Warriors as a result of his suspension.
Obviously, his absence will definitely have a huge stigma on the team’s display. Because he has been helping the squad massively this campaign.
Also, Brandon Clarke is out of the match due to a leg injury. That’s another important player unavailable for Memphis Grizzlies.
Steven Adams will be on the sidelines as a result of a knee injury. Nevertheless, Taylor Jenkins has enough reinforcements.
Vince Williams will miss the game against the Warriors due to a shoulder injury. Even though he’s not really an important player for the Grizzlies.
Another player who’s unavailable is Kennedy Chandler as a result of an illness. Aside from that, he has played four consecutive games with zero points.
Speaking of Golden State Warriors team news. Steve Kerr will miss just three players, meaning he has a full squad.
Andrew Wiggins may not be available on Friday because of personal reasons. He’s somewhat of an important player for the Golden.
Wiggins won 29 points in his previous match against Washington Wizards in February. He’s indeed a massive loss for Steve Kerr.
Because of an abdominal strain, Gary Payton won’t be available either. He hasn’t played for weeks now.
Ryan Rollins will miss the 2022-2023 regular-season match against Memphis Grizzlies because of a foot injury.
Memphis Grizzlies vs Golden State Warriors Predictions
Taylor Jenkins’ men are expected to claim victory over their opponent on Friday, as regards the 2022-2023 NBA season.
Of course, the Grizzlies don’t always accept defeat at FedExForum, particularly against Golden State Warriors.
As a result, the host seems to have the upper-hand in winning the match. Of course, they won their previous two encounters at home.
Memphis Grizzlies vs Golden State Warriors predictions may favor the host. As they don’t usually settle less at home.
Aside from that, Steve Kerr’s troops haven’t been performing impressively in their away matches this campaign.
They have lost their last seven consecutive away games. Obviously, they may struggle at FedExForum.