NBA Preview from The Sports Network
Monday, December 11th (All times eastern)
Memphis Grizzlies (5-15) at New Jersey Nets (7-12), 7:30 p.m.
(Sports Network) - The Atlantic Division-leading New Jersey Nets continue their six-game homestand this evening when the Memphis Grizzlies pay a visit to Continental Airlines Arena.
New Jersey, which owns a half game lead over both New York and Toronto in the division, has dropped three straight and fell to 1-3 on its current homestand after Saturday's 92-90 loss against the Boston Celtics.
Nenad Krstic notched 20 points and eight rebounds for the Nets, who fell to 4-7 as the host this season. Vince Carter posted 19 points and 11 boards, while Richard Jefferson had 17 points and five boards. Eddie House added 12 points off the bench for New Jersey, which has lost nine of 11 games.
The Grizzlies, meanwhile, have lost two in a row and five of their last six games, including Saturday's 89-82 loss against the Los Angeles Clippers at FedExForum.
Mike Miller had 19 points and 13 rebounds for the Grizzlies, who will try to improve their 2-10 road record this season on Monday in New Jersey.
The Grizzlies and Nets split a pair of meetings last season. Memphis has won six of eight and nine of the last 14 meetings with New Jersey.
Memphis has lost four of its last six games at Continental Airlines Arena and is 3-7 all-time in New Jersey.
12/11 10:33:21 ET