The Memphis Grizzlies will be at home at FedExForum when they face off against the Chicago Bulls. The Grizzlies have not found their stride this season, currently holding a 13-16 record. As for the Bulls, they can gain some ground on the rest of the pack with a win, entering the game with an 11-17 record. This game is slated to start at 8:00 pm EST and NBA TV and WCIU will be providing coverage of the contest.
After dominating the Nuggets, 120-99, the Grizzlies look for another solid effort. James Johnson played a pivotal role with 14 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists. Meanwhile, the Bulls are feeling some disappointment after the demoralizing 105-83 loss against the Mavericks. Chicago still lost despite the best effort of Joakim Noah, who recorded his 10th double-double of the year with 20 points and 10 rebounds.
Half-court execution will be of utmost importance when two of the NBA's slowest-paced teams square off. Memphis ranks 30th in the league in possessions per game (92.6 possessions per game), while Chicago is 27th (94.6).