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Bobcats Gameday

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Charlotte Bobcats vs. Memphis Grizzlies, 8 p.m., Saturday

Bobcats at Grizzlies

8 p.m., FedEx Forum

TV: SportSouth. Radio: WFNZ-AM 610

Projected Starters

Bobcats Grizzlies
Pos, Player Ppg Rpg Pos, Player Ppg Rpg
G, K. Walker17.94.3G, M. Conley17.32.7
G, C. Douglas-Roberts4.81.8G, C. Lee10.02.3
F, M. Kidd-Gilchrist7.55.0F, T, Prince10.73.9
F, J. McRoberts8.35.0F, Z. Randolph17.310.3
C, A. Jefferson21.210.4C, M. Gasol13.66.5

Matchup to Watch

Al Jefferson vs. Marc Gasol: The Grizzlies went to great lengths in the first meeting between these teams to take Jefferson out of the game. Jefferson scored six points on 2-of-13 shooting, but the Bobcats won.

Observations

• The Grizzlies have been highly efficient offensively since the All-Star break, averaging 102.3 points on 49 percent shooting from the field.

• This game includes two of the best low-post scorers in the NBA in Jefferson and Memphis’ Zach Randolph.

Tap-ins

• This game completes the Bobcats’ road games agaisnt the Western Conference. They are 10-14 overall this season against the West.

• The Bobcats will again be without shooting guard Gerald Henderson, out with a right calf strain.

Did you know?

The Grizzlies were named the best franchise among the four major leagues by ESPN, the magazine.

Rick Bonnell

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