The Memphis Grizzlies and Milwaukee Bucks have overcome occasional struggles to get off to solid starts.
After both pulled out tough victories in their last contests, Milwaukee looks to open 3-0 for the first time in seven years while ending a three-game losing streak to visiting Memphis on Wednesday night.
Milwaukee opened with a 99-88 win at Boston on Friday, then got a Brandon Jennings 3-pointer at the buzzer to beat Cleveland 105-102 at home Saturday.
The Bucks, who were outrebounded and committed 15 turnovers against the Cavaliers, trailed in the fourth quarter and appeared headed to overtime after allowing Kyrie Irving's layup with 0.7 seconds left.
''It was actually an ugly game for us,'' said Jennings, who had 13 points and 13 assists. "It wasn't our best performance but if we want to get over the hump these are the games we need to win.''
Overshadowed by Jennings' effort were Monta Ellis' 23 points and Mike Dunleavy's 29...