Posted November 04, 2012 on AP on Fox
Playing at home didn't give the Memphis Grizzlies an advantage last postseason. Perhaps it will give them an edge in Monday night's home opener. The Grizzlies go for a 12th consecutive regular-season victory at FedExForum as the Utah Jazz try to salvage the finale of their three-game trip. Memphis went 41-25 during the lockout-shortened 2011-12 season and earned home-court advantage in a playoff series for the first time in large part due to a franchise record-tying 11-0 home surge to end the year. The Grizzlies, though, dropped two of four at home to the Los Angeles Clippers in the opening round, including an 82-72 loss in Game 7. Memphis (1-1) will try to re-establish its home-court edge following Friday's 104-94 victory over Golden State. The Grizzlies had nine steals after recording 14 in Wednesday's 101-92 season-opening loss to the Clippers. The Grizzlies' opponents have committed 41 turnovers. "That's what we do. We had pressure on the ball, pressure on the wings and we...
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