The Philadelphia 76ers will try to end a three-game losing streak Tuesday, as they visit the Memphis Grizzlies in a inter-conference match up (8 p.m. ET on Comcast Sports Network) at the FedExForum in Memphis. The 76ers (20-12) will enter the NBA's All-Star break with the Atlantic Division standings lead, but would like some winning momentum entering the break, while the Grizzlies (18-15) just had a five-game winning streak end.
On Sunday, the Sixers were edged by host Minnesota Timberwolves, 92-91. Wolves' star forward Kevin Love made two game-winning free throws with 0.1 seconds remaining in regulation after Philly forward Andre Iguodala committed a foul.
Meanwhile, Memphis dropped its first game in five tries Monday, 97-93, at the Houston Rockets.
Guard Rudy Gay enters the contest averaging 21.1 point per game over his last eight games, a mark slighgly better than his season average of 19.0 ppg, while guard Mike Conley netting 13.3 ppg and a team-leading 6.7 assists per game and 2.5 steals per game.