Originally written March 16, 2013 on Fox Sports:
While the Memphis Grizzlies managed to slow down the hottest team in the Western Conference, it didn't translate into a victory in their last game. They may be able to get back on track against a Utah Jazz team coming off one of its worst offensive performances of the season. After having their six-game winning streak stopped, the Grizzlies will try to bounce back with their 15th win in 17 games on Saturday night when they visit the struggling Jazz. Memphis (44-20) has been one of the NBA's best defensive teams all season and allowed just 85.8 points per game - 3.6 below its league-leading 89.4 mark - in 11 games heading into its contest at Denver on Friday. The high-scoring Nuggets, meanwhile, entered the game averaging 111.5 points during their season-best 10 game winning streak before the Grizzlies held them 24.5 points below that average in an 87-80 road loss. It was Denver's lowest point total since an 81-72 loss at Memphis on Dec. 29. The Grizzlies are percen...
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