The Phoenix Suns (38-9) are 9.5-point favorites as they attempt to build on an eight-game win streak when they host the Minnesota Timberwolves (24-24) on Friday, January 28, 2022 at Footprint Center. The contest airs at 9:00 PM ET. The matchup has an over/under of 231.5. Suns vs. Timberwolves Predictions.
Memphis Grizzlies vs San Antonio Spurs Matchup Preview (1/26/22) The San Antonio Spurs host the surprising Memphis Grizzlies Wednesday night. The Grizzlies cooled off from their 11 game winning streak and have since gone 2-3. A large portion of their recent slide can be blamed on injuries as the Grizzlies have seen key starters miss the past few games. In their last game, they lost 104-91 to the Mavericks despite Ja Morant’s heroic performance of 35 points, 13 rebounds, and 6 assists. Luka Doncic could not be stopped; he went on to produce 37 points, 11 rebounds, and 9 assists. The Grizzlies are smashing pre-season predictions and currently sit at 3rd in the tough Western Conference. The majority of their success can be attributed to MVP-candidate Ja Morant, who is averaging 25.3 PPG, 6.0 RPG, and 6.9 APG. Morant’s teammates have blossomed this season, though, on the way to perfectly complementing Morant’s game. Desmond Bane, Brandon Clarke, Tyus Jones, and Kyle Anderson are all game time decisions, while Dillon Brooks remains out. The return of these players would be a huge boost for a Grizzlies team that is fighting to retain their current home court status.
Could the NBA trade deadline set up a reunion for the Celtics and one former Boston center? That could be the case, according to one report. Michael Scotto of HoopsHype on Wednesday reported the Celtics “called and did some due diligence on” Daniel Theis, who played for Boston from 2017 to March 2021, when he was traded to the Chicago Bulls. Theis finished last season with the Bulls as he posted a career-high 10 points per game in 23 outings.
Hints tend to be the exception with the Miami Heat, the scant few minutes when the tail end of practice is open to the media, moments when players work on the court pregame at FTX Arena. That mostly has left conjecture regarding a potential return by Victor Oladipo as just that, speculation, assumptions, as he works back from May quadriceps surgery. And, as always, there is the redundancy of, ...
Though they’ve been playing well lately, there’s no doubt that the Mavs could use a roster shakeup. The K&C Masterpiece has concocted a blockbuster trade between the Mavs and the Celtics that would see some big names go both ways.
With only a few seconds left to play in the Wizards-Clippers game Tuesday night, Luke Kennard scored seven points in the final nine seconds to push LA over the Wizards, 116-115 after being down by 35 points.
The Cleveland Cavaliers are the hottest team in the East right now, but what (if anything) could derail the team? Chris Manning of Locked On Cavs warns that the team needs to find more help at point guard if they wants to stay on track.
Thursday's game between the Los Angeles Lakers and Philadelphia 76ers ground to a half in the fourth quarter when Carmelo Anthony got into an altercation with a pair of fans at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. Those fans were quickly ejected from the arena before the game resumed, ending in a victory for the 76ers.