NBA Preview from The Sports Network
Monday, February 27th (All times eastern)
Washington Wizards (29-25) at Memphis Grizzlies (30-26), 8 p.m.
(Sports Network) - The Washington Wizards hope to extend their winning streak to four games tonight, as they visit the Memphis Grizzlies at FedExForum.
All-Star Gilbert Arenas poured in 46 points in just three quarters, as Washington routed the New York Knicks, 110-89, on Saturday at the MCI Center. Arenas finished the game 13-of-16 from the floor, 7-of-10 from beyond the arc, and 13-of-14 from the free throw line.
Antonio Daniels scored 14 points in the win over New York for the Wizards, who have won eight of their last 10 games overall. Antawn Jamison ended with 13 points in the victory.
Washington is just 9-16 on the road this season.
Memphis tries to halt a three-game losing streak as it opens a brief two-game homestand this evening. On Sunday, Ricky Davis scored a season-high 35 points, as the Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Grizzlies, 105-99, at the Target Center.
Pau Gasol paced the Grizzlies with 23 points and Chucky Atkins added 22 points in the loss to Minnesota for the Grizzlies, who have dropped eight of their last 12 games overall.
The Grizzlies, who will host the Knicks on Wednesday, are a solid 17-9 at home this season.
This is the second and final meeting of the season between the clubs. On January 22nd, Mike Miller scored a season-high 30 points to lead Memphis to a 93-82 victory over Washington at the MCI Center.
Memphis has won three of five and four of the last seven meetings in this series. Washington has lost six of its last eight at the Grizzlies.
02/27 10:42:27 ET