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NBA : ATS Matchup
Saturday 3/23/2013Line$ LineOU LineScore
BOSTON
 
MEMPHIS
+7  

-7  
+220

-300

177
 
106
Final
110

BOSTON (36 - 32) at MEMPHIS (46 - 22)
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Saturday, 3/23/2013 8:05 PM
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507BOSTON177176.5
508MEMPHIS-7.5-7.5
ADVANCED TEAM STATS
BOSTON - Current Season Performance
 Straight UpAgainst SpreadTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsW-LO-UScoreHalfFG PctReb.ScoreHalfFG PctReb.
All Games36-32-6.832-3334-3396.048.446.0%47.895.746.943.9%52.3
Road Games12-22-12.212-2016-1893.548.944.5%47.198.449.844.9%51.7
Last 5 Games2-3-33-24-1100.051.448.9%43.694.447.245.5%48.6
BOSTON Team Statistics
 Shooting    3pt ShootingFree Throws Rebounding 
 PPGHalfFGM-APctFGM-APCTFTM-APctTotOffAstPFStlTOBk
Team Stats (All Games)96.048.437-8046.0%6-1735.5%16-2177.9%48823218144
vs opponents surrendering98.149.337-8245.2%7-2036.0%17-2275.4%511122208145
Team Stats (Road Games)93.548.936-8044.5%6-1735.3%16-2080.3%47922218144
Stats Against (All Games)95.746.936-8243.9%7-2033.4%18-2473.1%521121208155
vs opponents averaging97.849.137-8245.0%7-2035.9%17-2275.2%501122208145
Stats Against (Road Games)98.449.836-8044.9%7-2035.7%19-2575.8%521122198145

MEMPHIS - Current Season Performance
 Straight UpAgainst SpreadTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsW-LO-UScoreHalfFG PctReb.ScoreHalfFG PctReb.
All Games46-22+440-2627-4093.247.644.2%51.489.245.243.7%47.6
Home Games27-8+0.720-1312-2392.947.143.6%52.986.844.742.7%48.2
Last 5 Games2-3-2.52-30-585.845.840.6%52.486.643.640.9%52.8
MEMPHIS Team Statistics
 Shooting    3pt ShootingFree Throws Rebounding 
 PPGHalfFGM-APctFGM-APCTFTM-APctTotOffAstPFStlTOBk
Team Stats (All Games)93.247.636-8244.2%5-1434.6%16-2177.4%511321209145
vs opponents surrendering98.649.537-8245.3%7-2036.0%17-2275.4%501122208145
Team Stats (Home Games)92.947.136-8343.6%5-1435.3%16-2078.3%531420209146
Stats Against (All Games)89.245.234-7743.7%6-1834.2%16-2175.1%481020208155
vs opponents averaging98.749.537-8245.4%7-2035.9%17-2275.4%511122208145
Stats Against (Home Games)86.844.733-7742.7%5-1731.5%15-2173.4%481118208165
Average power rating of opponents played: BOSTON 95.1,  MEMPHIS 95.9
SCHEDULE AND RESULTS
BOSTON - Season Results
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateOpponentScoreSULineATSTot.O/UShotsPctREBTOShotsPctREBTO
2/11/2013@ CHARLOTTE91-94L-4.5L191U32-7741.6%481033-7742.9%5610
2/13/2013CHICAGO71-69W-2.5L181.5U28-7636.8%431027-7436.5%5920
2/19/2013@ DENVER90-97L9W204U35-7944.3%491233-7742.9%547
2/20/2013@ LA LAKERS99-113L7L193.5O39-8247.6%441242-8350.6%5712
2/22/2013@ PHOENIX113-88W-1W189.5O44-7955.7%521235-8441.7%4913
2/24/2013@ PORTLAND86-92L1.5L192.5U36-8542.4%47935-7944.3%5316
2/25/2013@ UTAH110-107W8W189O41-8647.7%461239-8844.3%5313
3/1/2013GOLDEN STATE94-86W-4W196.5U36-7548.0%541732-9434.0%6111
3/5/2013@ PHILADELPHIA109-101W-2.5W183O42-8350.6%542241-10041.0%5214
3/6/2013@ INDIANA83-81W9W184U34-8341.0%511332-8836.4%5814
3/8/2013ATLANTA107-102W-4.5W188.5O40-7851.3%471540-8845.5%4614
3/10/2013@ OKLAHOMA CITY79-91L11.5L199U29-7737.7%511830-6844.1%4714
3/12/2013@ CHARLOTTE74-100L-10.5L187U27-6640.9%391335-7745.5%5710
3/13/2013TORONTO112-88W-4.5W189O39-7651.3%511434-7943.0%4017
3/16/2013CHARLOTTE105-88W-15W188O41-7951.9%501334-7644.7%4512
3/18/2013MIAMI103-105L5.5W191O39-7254.2%442042-8549.4%4814
3/20/2013@ NEW ORLEANS86-87L-4.5L186.5U33-7245.8%321331-7143.7%5418
3/22/2013@ DALLAS94-104L4.5L195.5O32-7741.6%411438-8246.3%5614
3/23/2013@ MEMPHIS              
3/26/2013NEW YORK              
3/27/2013@ CLEVELAND              
3/29/2013ATLANTA              
3/31/2013@ NEW YORK              
4/1/2013@ MINNESOTA              
4/3/2013DETROIT              
4/5/2013CLEVELAND              
4/7/2013WASHINGTON              

MEMPHIS - Season Results
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateOpponentScoreSULineATSTot.O/UShotsPctREBTOShotsPctREBTO
2/12/2013SACRAMENTO108-101W-11L189.5O41-7554.7%451940-8646.5%4614
2/19/2013@ DETROIT105-91W-3W186.5O45-8056.2%541638-8246.3%3716
2/20/2013@ TORONTO88-82W-1W186.5U29-8036.2%601026-7136.6%5014
2/22/2013ORLANDO88-82W-14L186U34-7644.7%611435-8441.7%4412
2/24/2013@ BROOKLYN76-72W-3W181U32-7145.1%421129-7737.7%5514
2/27/2013DALLAS90-84W-7.5L187.5U29-7737.7%561633-7643.4%4621
3/1/2013@ MIAMI91-98L7.5W187.5O33-7742.9%501234-7346.6%467
3/3/2013@ ORLANDO108-82W-9W184.5O44-8353.0%461329-7339.7%4714
3/6/2013PORTLAND91-85W-7.5L187U38-8743.7%62931-7640.8%509
3/8/2013@ CLEVELAND103-92W-4.5W186O45-8652.3%471233-7245.8%4115
3/9/2013NEW ORLEANS96-85W-7W183U38-8146.9%461034-7943.0%4812
3/12/2013@ PORTLAND102-97W-2W187O39-7651.3%441132-7940.5%5116
3/13/2013@ LA CLIPPERS96-85W7W185U37-6854.4%381231-7243.1%4012
3/15/2013@ DENVER80-87L6L194.5U30-8535.3%511435-7745.5%5516
3/16/2013@ UTAH84-90L2.5L184U33-7742.9%531131-7143.7%475
3/18/2013MINNESOTA92-77W-13W182.5U40-8248.8%561329-8633.7%5211
3/20/2013OKLAHOMA CITY90-89W0W188.5U32-8936.0%641930-8435.7%5615
3/22/2013@ NEW ORLEANS83-90L-6L178.5U30-7341.1%381136-7647.4%5415
3/23/2013BOSTON              
3/25/2013@ WASHINGTON              
3/27/2013@ NEW YORK              
3/29/2013HOUSTON              
3/30/2013@ MINNESOTA              
4/1/2013SAN ANTONIO              
4/3/2013@ PORTLAND              
4/5/2013@ LA LAKERS              
4/7/2013@ SACRAMENTO              
KEY GAME INFORMATION
BOSTON: GUARDS: This offense now belongs to RAJON RONDO, and that should be especially true during the regular season . . . Even if he comes off the bench, JASON TERRY figures to see the bulk of the minutes at shooting guard. He provides some much-needed outside shooting after Ray Allen left and should challenge Paul Pierce for the team lead in shot attempts . . . Adding COURTNEY LEE was more of a move for the future. He's a fine young second-unit player for now and should be an heir apparent on one of the wings . . . AVERY BRADLEY could be out until December after shoulder surgery. As Boston's best perimeter defensive player, he could reclaim his starting job in the season's second half . . . The addition of LEANDRO BARBOSA gives Boston another veteran who can create his own offense in the second unit, something that was sorely missing in last year's playoff run. FORWARDS: PAUL PIERCE quietly had a great regular season last year. Though with some improved depth behind him, Rivers might have his 35-year-old All-Star wing rest more often . . . BRANDON BASS gives them another scoring option, even if he does struggle on the defensive end. He'll get full-time minutes only in certain matchups as long as the frontcourt is healthy . . . JEFF GREEN's heart condition is no longer a concern, but the tweener's role in Boston after a year off is cause for worry . . . There are already question marks surrounding rookie JARED SULLINGER's back. He's very similar to Bass: He can score out to mid-range but doesn't play much defense. Expect him to be strictly a second-unit player in his first NBA season . . . CHRIS WILCOX will provide fouls off the bench when healthy. CENTERS: The Celtics are prepared to go with KEVIN GARNETT in the middle, which was the case when they were at their best last season. His role on offense is still knocking down mid-range jumpers, and he's still an elite defensive player . . . Professional flopper JASON COLLINS will fill in nicely for the departed Greg Stiemsma . . . FAB MELO is years away from being ready to contribute (if he actually is ever ready to contribute) and DARKO MILICIC was also added via free agency for more frontcourt depth.
MEMPHIS: GUARDS: The Grizzlies will scale back MIKE CONLEY's minutes a bit. He's a quality starting point guard, but seemed to lose some pep as last season wore on . . . TONY ALLEN figures to see more playing time now that O.J. Mayo is gone. He's an outstanding defender who will be the fifth option on offense . . . JERRYD BAYLESS figures to become the new sixth man and Allen platoon partner. He'll also spell Conley at the point, leading to solid minutes for the combo guard . . . Second-year man JOSH SELBY has a chance for a rotation spot after starring in the Summer League. He has big offensive upside . . . WAYNE ELLINGTON seems like an emergency plan for the second unit . . . This is likely a redshirt year for talented, but erratic, rookie TONY WROTEN. FORWARDS: RUDY GAY is going to lead the Grizzlies in touches and shots. He's not shy about looking for iso situations . . . ZACH RANDOLPH had trouble getting back into the flow after his knee injury. It's always been a fragile balance with Z-Bo, and he could be an odd man out going forward . . . MARREESE SPEIGHTS should be the offensive focal point of the bench unit as their sixth man . . . QUINCY PONDEXTER is a versatile defensive piece who will see solid minutes off the bench. He's a non-factor offensively, though . . . DARRELL ARTHUR suffered a non-displaced fractured in his leg in late September, and will not likely be ready when the season begins. A rising young big, his role will depend on when his athleticism comes back. CENTERS: The Grizzlies are at their best when MARC GASOL is getting touches and shots on the offensive end. Whether or not Gay and Randolph are willing to share is a concern, but Gasol has to be aggressive when the ball is in his hands . . . HAMED HADDADI will continue to play limited minutes off the bench.
PREVIEW
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*Celtics-Grizzlies Preview* ===========================

Boston (36-31) at Memphis (46-21), 8:00 p.m. EDT

The Memphis Grizzlies have won nine straight at home as they get ready to welcome a Boston Celtics team that has dropped three straight.

The Celtics, however, have won their last five visits to the FedEx Forum as they try to avoid being swept by the Grizzlies for the first time in 12 years Saturday night.

Both teams are seeking to bounce back from Friday road defeats. Memphis (46-22) fell 90-83 to New Orleans and Boston (36-32) lost 104-94 to Dallas.

The Grizzlies may have a better chance to recover because they are enjoying their longest run at home since winning their final 11 contests in Memphis last season.

The Celtics did not visit in 2011-12, and they haven't lost there since a 93-76 defeat March 14, 2006. It has been even longer since they dropped two meetings with the Grizzlies in the same season, last doing so in 2000-01 when the franchise was based in Vancouver.

Memphis won 93-83 at Boston on Jan. 2 behind Mike Conley's 23 points and a 39-27 rebounding edge.

Both teams look different now since the Grizzlies traded away Rudy Gay on Jan. 30 in a deal that brought over Tayshaun Prince to add to a defensive-minded lineup that already includes former Boston guard Tony Allen.

Conley, meanwhile, won't have to match up at point guard against Rajon Rondo, who is out for the rest of the year with a torn ACL.

The Celtics backcourt got another blow Friday when starting guard Courtney Lee went down late in the game with a mild left ankle sprain. Lee, who is day to day, said the injury wasn't serious.

Memphis is hoping to duplicate its effort on the glass from the first meeting after being outrebounded 49-33 by the Hornets and outscored 48-38 in the paint.

"We were just not playing defensively and the game got away," center Marc Gasol said. "They did a great job of rebounding and we did not help on the drive and did not contest shots. They just had an open lane for rebounds."

Conley led Memphis with 20 points and Zach Randolph just missed his 40th double-double with 14 points and nine rebounds.

Three Celtics finished with 16 points apiece against the Mavericks, as Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Brandon Bass all reached that total. Jason Terry scored eight points on 3-of-9 shooting in his return to Dallas.

"He didn't play great tonight," Boston coach Doc Rivers said about Terry. "He played with a lot of spirit. I love him, still. I wish we could have won the game for him tonight. I really do."

Rivers and the Celtics said their defensive effort was lacking, as the Mavs shot 46.3 percent.

"I've always said we're a defensive team that can score the basketball and we've got to get back to our bread and butter," Garnett said.

The Celtics have won three straight games in the second halves of back-to-backs, improving to 9-8 in such contests. The Grizzlies are 9-6 in those games.

Boston has dropped four straight on the road, where it is 2-11 against Western Conference foes.


Last Updated: 9/2/2014 8:39:15 AM EST


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