• Dallas visits Memphis for conference showdown

    By: The Associated Press

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    Dallas Mavericks (5-3, eighth in the Western Conference) vs. Memphis Grizzlies (2-6, 13th in the Western Conference)

    Memphis; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST

    Dallas takes on Memphis for a Western Conference matchup.

    Memphis finished 8-8 in Southwest Division action and 21-20 at home a season ago. The Grizzlies averaged 103.5 points per game last season, 17.7 on free throws and 29.7 from beyond the arc.

    Dallas went 33-49 overall and 18-34 in Western Conference play a season ago. The Mavericks allowed opponents to score 110.1 points per game and shoot 45.9% from the field last season.

    The matchup Saturday is the first meeting this season between the two teams.

    Grizzlies Injuries: Grayson Allen: out (ankle).

    Mavericks Injuries: None listed.

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    The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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