The Memphis Grizzlies are currently navigating the idea of achieving a balance of quantity and quality of 3-point shooting. They’re achieving that in terms of the number of good 3-point weapons, and now they’re looking to see how it could reflect in overall team performance. This month, they’re off to a great start.
Why do the Grizzlies (27-25) win more with Morant as facilitator than scorer? Entering Wednesday’s game against the Dallas Mavericks, Morant's impact remains respected around the league. NBA TV analyst Sam Mitchell said this month he admires Morant caring about winning instead of stat chasing.
With just over a month remaining in the regular season, the playoff picture is becoming clearer, but there's still plenty of movement in the standings. This season's playoff race has even more to look forward to with the expansion of the Play-In Tournament, which will see the 7th ranked team taking on the 8th seeded team for the seventh seed and the 9th ranked team facing the 10th ranked team.