Today’s Games (All times are Eastern):
|7:00 PM||Orlando Magic||Charlotte Bobcats||Bobcats|
|7:30 PM||Los Angeles Clippers||Boston Celtics||Clippers|
|8:00 PM||Detroit Pistons||New Orleans Pelicans||Pelicans|
|8:00 PM||Oklahoma City Thunder||Memphis Grizzlies||Grizzlies|
|8:00 PM||Philadelphia 76ers||Minnesota Timberwolves||Timberwolves|
|8:00 PM||San Antonio Spurs||Milwaukee Bucks||Spurs|
|8:00 PM||Chicago Bulls||New York Knicks||Bulls|
|10:00 PM||Utah Jazz||Sacramento Kings||Kings|
|10:30 PM||Dallas Mavericks||Golden State Warriors||Mavericks|
The Oklahoma City Thunder (16-4) will try to successfully complete a back-to-back for the first time this season when they visit the Memphis Grizzlies (10-10) in today’s NBA Game of the Day. This will be the first meeting between these two teams since Memphis defeated Oklahoma City four games to one in the second round of last season’s playoffs.
Including that series, the Thunder have dropped three straight road games to the Grizzlies by a total of 13 points. Oklahoma City, who has scored 100 points in its last four outings, has not reached the century mark in Memphis since a 100-95 victory back on January 10, 2012.
Since dropping both halves of a back-to-back to the Los Angeles Clippers and Golden State Warriors on November 13 and 14, the Thunder have won 11 of 12, including eight straight between November 16 and December 3. Oklahoma City’s only loss during that 12-game stretch came to the Western Conference-leading Portland Trail Blazers in the second half of a road back-to-back last Wednesday, December 4.
The Grizzlies, who have lost three of the first five games of six-game homestand, are the only Western Conference team with a better record on the road than they have at home (5-3 on the road versus 5-7 at home). Since winning their first two home games of the season, the Grizzlies have dropped three of their last 10 at the FedExForum, including a stretch where they lost four straight.
|San Antonio Spurs 116||Toronto Raptors 103||Spurs||Spurs|
|Miami Heat 84||Indiana Pacers 90||Pacers||Pacers|
|New York Knicks 94||Cleveland Cavaliers 109||Knicks||Cavaliers|
|Oklahoma City Thunder 101||Atlanta Hawks 92||Hawks||Thunder|
|Boston Celtics 96||Brooklyn Nets 104||Nets||Nets|
|Minnesota Timberwolves 121||Detroit Pistons 94||Timberwolves||Timberwolves|
|Milwaukee Bucks 78||Chicago Bulls 74||Bulls||Bucks|
|Phoenix Suns 114||Los Angeles Lakers 108||Lakers||Suns|
Random NBA Fan’s Record in Yesterday’s Games: 4-4
Random NBA Fan’s Record for the Season: 194-122