Denver Nuggets vs Memphis Grizzlies – Preview, Tips and Odds

NBA
Denver Nuggets
Final
105:91
Memphis Grizzlies
Highlights and Stats


The Denver Nuggets will meet the Memphis Grizzlies on Tuesday, 11:00 PM EST at Ball Arena. The Nuggets are at number 2 in the Western Conference with a 18-11 record, while the Grizzlies are currently occupying the 1st position, having a 19-10 balance.

Denver Nuggets vs Memphis Grizzlies Head to Head

*Last game between teams from 04-07-2022
TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
Denver Nuggets
Denver Nuggets
34 36 35 17 122
Memphis Grizzlies
Memphis Grizzlies
30 23 25 31 109

When the Denver Nuggets last faced the Grizzlies in April of 2022 at Pepsi Center, the game ended 122-109 in favor of the Nuggets. Nikola Jokic was the winners’ main weapon on the floor, ending the game with a double-double to his name, tallying 35 points, catching 16 boards, and delivering 6 assists. Desmond Bane played a similar role for the Grizzlies, finishing with 14 points, 2 dimes, and 2 boards, but these proved insufficient for the win. The latest five head-to-head matchu-ps between the organizations ended in two wins for the Denver Nuggets and three for the Memphis Grizzlies. On average, 220.8 points were scored across these five meetings.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
Team04-07-202201-21-202211-03-202111-01-202104-26-2021
Denver Nuggets
Denver Nuggets
122 118 10697120
Memphis Grizzlies
Memphis Grizzlies
109122108 106 96

Denver Nuggets Form

*Last 10 Denver Nuggets Games - 6:4
12-18-202212-16-202212-14-202212-10-202212-08-202212-06-202212-04-202212-02-202211-30-202211-28-2022
119:115vs Charlotte Hornets126:108@ Los Angeles Lakers141:128vs Washington Wizards115:110vs Utah Jazz120:121@ Portland Trail Blazers115:116vs Dallas Mavericks121:106@ New Orleans Pelicans117:109@ Atlanta Hawks120:100vs Houston Rockets129:113vs Houston Rockets

The Nuggets did a good job on 12/18, winning 119-115 against the Charlotte Hornets on home floor. Nikola Jokic had the biggest impact for his team. He finished the game with a monster triple-double of 40 points, 10 dimes, and 27 rebounds. Denver shot 45.7% of their field goals, 64.7% of their free throws, and 33.3% of their 3-point attempts. The Nuggets are currently on a one-game winning streak, having won six of their last ten games while losing four. The team is performing at a great level at the Ball Arena with a 9-3 home record for the season. The Nuggets franchise will come up against the Portland Trail Blazers in their next game, which is set for December 23, 2022.

Denver Nuggets Averages this Season

  • Points For
    115.80
  • Points Against
    114.80
  • Assits
    27.74
  • Rebounds
    43.18
  • Steals
    7.32
  • Turnovers
    15.62
  • Blocks
    4.44
  • Points Difference
    1.00

Field Goal Percentage

3-Point Percentage

Free Throw Percentage

Denver Nuggets Standout Performer

  • Nikola Jokic

    The franchise's best player this campaign has been Nikola Jokic. He averages 25.2 points, 9.0 assists and 10.9 rebounds per 32.9 minutes spent on the floor.

Denver Nuggets Missing Players

  • Collin Gillespie
    Leg
  • Michael Porter Jr.
    Heel
  • Jamal Murray
    Knee
  • Jeff Green
    Back

Memphis Grizzlies Form

*Last 10 Memphis Grizzlies Games - 8:2
12-17-202212-15-202212-12-202212-09-202212-07-202212-05-202212-04-202212-02-202211-30-202211-27-2022
115:109@ Oklahoma City Thunder142:101vs Milwaukee Bucks128:103vs Atlanta Hawks114:103vs Detroit Pistons123:102vs Oklahoma City Thunder101:93vs Miami Heat112:122@ Detroit Pistons117:109vs Philadelphia 76ers109:101@ Minnesota Timberwolves123:127@ New York Knicks

The previous meeting of the Memphis Grizzlies was on Saturday, December 17th, when they came up against the Oklahoma City Thunder away from home and ended in a 115-109 loss. 32 points turned out to be enough for Dillon Brooks to end the game as the team’s top scorer on the night. He also assisted once and caught four rebounded balls for 37 minutes of playing time. The Grizzlies as a whole shot a low 37.8% of their field goals, did not excel, but still hit 78.4% of their free throws and 26.7% from long range. Memphis has an 8-2 record across the last ten games and is currently on a one-match losing streak. The Grizzlies franchise has a feeble record of 6-8 when playing on enemy territory this term. In the next game, the team will play the Phoenix Suns away from home on December 23.

Memphis Grizzlies Averages This Season

  • Points For
    116.20
  • Points Against
    111.40
  • Assits
    24.79
  • Rebounds
    48.76
  • Steals
    7.94
  • Turnovers
    15.00
  • Blocks
    5.76
  • Points Difference
    4.80

Field Goal Percentage

3-Point Percentage

Free Throw Percentage

Memphis Grizzlies Standout Performer

  • Ja Morant

    Ja Morant is the organization's star performer for this term, averaging 26.7 points. He stays 32.0 minutes on court, helps with 7.7 final passes and catches 6.7 rebounds.

Memphis Grizzlies Missing Players

  • Danny Green
    Knee
  • Desmond Bane
    Toe
  • Vince Williams
    Illness

Game Details

TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
Denver Nuggets
Denver Nuggets
35 20 29 21 105
Memphis Grizzlies
Memphis Grizzlies
14 26 31 20 91
Denver NuggetsMemphis Grizzlies
  • Score

    105
    91
  • Field Goals Made

    40
    36
  • Field Goals Attempts

    89
    81
  • 3 pts Made

    10
    5
  • 3 pts Attempts

    27
    26
  • Free Throws Made

    15
    14
  • Free Throws Attempts

    25
    21
  • Rebounds Total

    48
    42
  • Rebounds Offence

    13
    7
  • Rebounds Defence

    35
    35
  • Assists

    28
    25
  • Steals

    9
    11
  • Blocks

    5
    7
  • Turnovers

    17
    16
  • Personal Fouls

    19
    21

Player Ratings

Denver Nuggets

PLAYERMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS+/-
Kentavious CaldwellPope3851145.52450.00000771103212+17
Nikola Jokic3761250.011100.0010.0491313204113+13
Bruce Brown3561540.01425.033100.01454022416+22
Christian Braun2951145.52540.01250.01231111313+9
Aaron Gordon2891656.31250.05771.44374211024+22
Jeff Green244757.1030.01616.7022121229+1
Vlatko Cancar2011100.011100.0000257200333-4
Bones Hyland1541526.72728.622100.00111101312-7
Zeke Nnaji110000003475.0112100013+1
Davon Reed2000000000011000000-2
Ish Smith2010.0000000000000000-2

Memphis Grizzlies

PLAYERMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS+/-
Ja Morant38122646.23650.081080.001110007235-16
Steven Adams302540.00000004610210224-8
Tyus Jones302633.3030.011100.0145400105-6
Dillon Brooks2951435.7050.011100.00771301511-21
David Roddy233837.51520.01425.0011131108-2
Jaren Jackson Jr.223650.01333.31250.0022135158-13
Ziaire Williams171333.3020.0000044400212+12
John Konchar16010.0010.0000011100000-14
Brandon Clarke164757.10002366.72350010310-10
Santi Aldama143475.0010.0000033110136-4
Jake LaRavia2000000000000000000+4
Kennedy Chandler2000000000011000000+4
Xavier Tillman211100.0000000022000002+4

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