The Memphis Grizzlies are in search of consistency and having a healthy Zach Randolph producing should help.
The Sacramento Kings are looking to get a lift from the expected return of one of their own key contributors.
Randolph and the Grizzlies will try to win back-to-back games for the first time in over two weeks on Monday night when they visit the Kings, who are expected to have Tyreke Evans back.
Memphis (21-10) has lost four of seven following a four-game winning streak, and has been plagued by inconsistent shooting recently.
The Grizzlies are hitting 46.7 percent from the field in their last three victories compared to 38.7 during the past three defeats. That trend continued Sunday, when they connected on a season-high 53.6 percent from the floor in a 92-81 victory at Phoenix to open this three-game road trip. That effort came two days after Memphis shot 39.5 percent in an 86-84 loss to Portland.
One of the changes, though, was the return of Randolph, who sat out against...