Tony Allen brought it to assist the Grizzlies come back from a couple of vital absences. The Grizzlies might need him to show up with a similar effort Friday when they play the Bucks.
having O.J. Mayo continuing to serve an NBA imposed ten game suspension, the Grizzlies discovered themselves even more beat-up Tuesday, when a sprained right large toe compelled Rudy Gay & his 20.0 points per game to be on the sidelines at Oklahoma Cit Arena vs. the Thunder.
Allen assisted the Grizzlies ( 28 - 26 ) come back from those absences having a best for the year twenty-seven point performance during a 105 - 101 OT win against the Northwest Division leaders. All 5 starters put in in double digits for Memphis, who'll be not having Mayo for 2 more contests. Gay's standing remains not known.
Mayo & Gay got eleven points each during the Grizzlies' 94 - 81 win at the Bradley Center vs. the Bucks on January 22nd, when Memphis C Marc Gasol had been leading all scorers with 24. Allen was not much of a component, putting in 2 points during a almost no more than 6 minutes coming off the bench. However the Grizzlies picked up that game, they have dropped 4 straight home court matchups to the Bucks since a 100 - 90 win April 7th, 2006.
The Grizzlies, who have won 9 of 12 overall, this occasion have the luxury of playing a Bucks squad that has lost 5 of 6.
The Bucks ( 20 - 31 ), 2.5 games behind the Pacers for 8th place within the East, dropped 100 - 85 at the Verizon Center vs. the Wizards on Wednesday.
Brandon Jennings had been leading the Bucks with twenty points, easily his finest effort in 7 matchups since coming back from a broken ankle. Jennings, who skipped last month's defeat to the Grizzlies, is putting in 27.5 points in 2 career matchups with Memphis.
Milwaukee have dropped 4 consecutive games away from home by an average of 10.8 points.