The Memphis Grizzlies return home to face the New Orleans Pelicans, with both teams dealing with significant injuries. The Pelicans, on a hot streak, pose a tough challenge for the struggling Grizzlies, who are amidst an 8-game losing streak.

By the Numbers
  • Memphis Grizzlies have lost 8 consecutive games
  • New Orleans Pelicans have won 5 of their last 6 games
Yes, But

The Grizzlies face an uphill battle due to multiple key injuries, including Ja Morant, and have transitioned into a developmental phase, providing opportunities for young players.

State of Play
  • New Orleans Pelicans are one of the top 10 rebounding teams in the league
  • Memphis Grizzlies are currently 3.5 games away from the 4th worst record in the league
What's Next

The injuries give the Grizzlies an opportunity to assess and develop young talent for the future, while also presenting a chance to potentially secure a higher draft pick.

Bottom Line

Despite facing significant challenges, the Grizzlies remain focused on developing young talent and assessing their options for the future, while also keeping an eye on the upcoming draft.