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MEM vs LAC Dream11 Prediction NBA Projections, Daily Fantasy Basketball Team, Top Picks and Tips for Memphis Grizzlies vs LA Clippers

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MEM vs LAC Dream11: These two teams here have engaged in an intense tussle since the eruption of talent in the 00s. Here, the Los Angeles Clippers tackle the Memphis Grizzlies in an inter-conference battle. Clippers have won eight out of their nine games, the Grizzlies have lost half of their 14 games, still finding their feet.

Clippers are an experienced team, led by Paul George, who is supported by Jackson and Bledsoe in the backcourt, Batum, and Zubac in the frontcourt. Off the bench, Kennard, Hartenstein, and Mann have been huge. On the other hand, the Grizzlies are relatively young. While Ja leads them in multiple categories, Steven Adams gives them size and hustle in the middle. Jaren Jackson has been huge at big-Forward while returnee Brooks has been shooting well. The rest of the unit is still unclear in terms of the roles, and we can see some shuffling if the team doesn’t get on a roll.

Host: Memphis Grizzlies
Visitors: Los Angeles Clippers
Match Timing: 19 November, @ 06:30 AM
Venue: Fed Ex Forum

NBA Projections, Stats & Analysis

Grizzlies: Not consistent yet due to poor defense
Grizzlies is among the top ten teams in terms of points per game, accumulating around 110 points per game. However, it is the defense where the team struggles, Memphis is bottom-five in points allowed per game and leaves the floodgates open for around 114 PPG. Before the win against the league’s worst Rockets, the team had given 112 or more points in five games.

Clippers: The experience has helped them defend well
The Clippers despite their age, have the seventh-best place in the league. The team is 13th in Points per game with around 108 and the perimeter defense of Jackson, Bledsoe, Batum, and George, backed by Zubac in the middle gives them a superb combination. The team is fifth-best in limiting points and opponents score around 102 PPG against them while their defensive rating of 101.1 is the second-best in the league. It is clear how the Clippers have been winning a bunch of games recently

LA Clippers| Memphis Grizzlies
Games: 14| 14
Wins: 09| 07
Defeats: 05| 07

Memphis Grizzlies vs Los Angeles Clippers NBA Live, Team News and Lineups

Memphis Grizzlies News

    • No injuries have been reported so far

Grizzlies Expected Starting Five
PF: Jaren Jackson Jr.     SF: Dillon Brooks
C: Steven Adams
SG: Desmond Bane      PG: Ja Morant

BENCH: Santi Aldama, Brandon Clarke, Dillon Brooks, Jarrett Culver, Xavier Tillman, Tyus Jones, John Konchar, Kyle Anderson, Sam Merrill, Yves Pons, Killian Tillie, Ziarie Williams.

Los Angeles Clippers Team News:

      • Kawhi Leonard will take more time to recover from his ACL injury and is OUT. Expect a return next year.
      • Jason Preston is OUT and will miss a lot of time in the Regular Season.
      • Terance Mann is QUESTIONABLE for the game.
      • Marcus Morris is OUT for the game due to a knee issue.
      • Keon Johnson is OUT for the game due to an ankle issue.

Clippers Expected Starting Five
SF: Paul George      PF: Nicolas Batum
C: Ivica Zubac
SG: Eric Bledsoe       PG: Reggie Jackson

BENCH: Serge Ibaka, Jay Scrubb, Luke Kennard, Terance Mann, Moses Wright, Justise Winslow, Keon Johnson, Amir Coffey, Brandon Boston Jr., Isaiah Hartenstein.

NBA Scores, Fantasy Basketball Top Picks

Ja Morant(MEM)
Points: 22
Rebounds: 06
Assists: 06
Steals: 01
Blocks: 01
Morant is the bonafide leader of this Grizzlies unit. The guard has all-around talent and has done an incredible job. Ja has scored 22 twice, 26 once, 32, and 33 in the last five games while also grabbing 12 rebounds and 10 assists once in that window. He is one of the options for Star/Pro Player in the Dream11 NBA fantasy scenario.
Expected Fantasy Points Range: 41-55

Paul George(LAC)
Points: 34
Rebounds: 09
Assists: 04
Steals: 02
Paul has continued to lead the Clippers from the front, leading them in points, assists, rebounds, and steals. He has scored at least 23 points in each of the last five games and has dished at least 4 assists in that window. The remarkable guard also has clamped down 9 rebounds thrice during that window.
Expected Fantasy Points Range: 40-66

Jaren Jackson Jr. (MEM)
Points: 18
Rebounds: 07
Assists: 00
Blocks: 02
Steals: 02
Jaren has been having another great season and if he fixes his foul troubles, he can even be a bigger factor. Jackson Jr. has scored 18 points twice and 19 points once in the last five games.
Expected Fantasy Points Range: 26-39

Reggie Jackson (LAC)
Points: 21
Rebounds: 06
Assists: 04
Blocks: 02
Reggie has lit up the league recently and his production has translated into the wins for his team. The guard has hovered 21 points mark in the last four of the five games.
Expected Fantasy Points Range: 25-39

Dillon Brooks(MEM)
Points: 16
Rebounds: 02
Assists: 03
Steals: 02
Dillon Brooks has been on fire ever since he has returned from injury. He scored 20 and 23 points in two of the games since he has returned.
Expected Fantasy Points Range: 22-33

Eric Bledsoe(LAC)
Points: 11
Rebounds: 06
Assists: 00
Steals: 01
Bledsoe has been strong at the guard position for the Clippers. He has scored 21 points twice, 11 points once, and 13 points once in the last five games.
Expected Fantasy Points Range: 23-33

Notes

      • Ivica Zubac(LAC) scooped up 8 points, 13 rebounds, 1 assist1 steal in the last game.
      • Steven Adams(MEM) grabbed 2 points, 5 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 steals in the last game.
      • Luke Kennard(LAC) hoarded 7 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists, in the last game.
      • Desmond Bane(MEM) hoarded 12 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists in the last game.
      • Brandon Boston Jr.(LAC) lined up 13 points, 4 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal in the last game.
      • Kyle Anderson(MEM) hoarded 15 points, 5 rebounds, 1 assist 1 steal, 1 block in the last game.
      • Isaiah Hartenstein(LAC) lined up 7 points, 4 rebounds, 1 steal in the last game.
      • Brandon Clarke(MEM) hoarded 12 points, 3 rebounds, 3 assists 3 blocks, 1 steal in the last game.

MEM vs LAC Dream11 Team

PG: J Morant(PP)
SG: L Kennard, D Bane
SF: P George(SP), D Brooks

PF: B Clarke
C:   I Hartenstein, S Adams

Shubham Singh

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