Dallas Mavericks: What to watch for in Mavs at Grizzlies

Dallas Mavericks Luka Doncic Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports
Dallas Mavericks Luka Doncic Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports /

The Dallas Mavericks will be looking to snap a two-game losing streak as they travel to face the Memphis Grizzlies on April 14. Luka Doncic and his team have dropped three of their last four after winning five straight. The Mavs are not going to have it easy on Wednesday night.

The Grizzlies have won five of their last seven to climb to eighth in the Western Conference. Dallas must go on a run down the stretch to avoid the play-in tournament. They need to start it against the red hot Grizzlies.

Here is a closer look at how and what to watch for as the Mavericks face Memphis on April 14.

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Dallas Mavericks at Memphis Grizzlies: How to watch

Start time: 8:30 p.m. CT or 9:30 p.m. ET

How to watch: ESPN (national), Bally Sports Southwest (Dallas market), Bally Sports Southeast (Memphis market)

Watch online: Watch ESPN

Dallas Mavericks at Memphis Grizzlies injury updates

The Mavs will be without Tyrell Terry on Wednesday night, according to the NBA’s official injury report. He is the only player listed for Dallas.

The Grizzlies ruled out De’Anthony Melton (leg), Justise Winslow (thigh), and Jaren Jackson Jr. (knee) to face the Mavericks. They did not list anyone else on their injury report.

It will be an important game for both teams. Be sure to check Twitter just before tipoff for any late-breaking injury information.

Dallas Mavericks at Memphis Grizzlies storyline to follow:

The Mavs are looking to win the season series over Memphis on Wednesday night. They won the lone meeting so far this season on Feb. 22. The two teams have a final meeting in May to wrap up the series.

Luka Doncic averages 20.6 points per in his five career games against the Grizzlies, which is the second-lowest against any opponent. Can Luka find his footing in Memphis? The 22-year-old star has been red hot and should put up massive numbers against the Grizzlies on Wednesday night.

Fans will not want to miss the important battle between the division foes. Expect the Dallas Mavericks to come out firing after their sluggish performance versus the Sixers. It should be a fun and exciting contest, so do not miss it.

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