Mem 18 18 25 16 77
Okc 20 31 18 17 86
Date of game: 2/3/2014

Memphis Grizzlies (26-20) at Oklahoma City Thunder (38-11), 8 p.m. (ET)

(SportsNetwork.com) - The Memphis Grizzlies will put their recent success to the test when they visit Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder Monday.

The Grizzlies have won six in a row and 11 of their last 12 games. The winning ways continued with Saturday's 99-90 triumph versus Milwaukee, as Nick Calathes made his first career start and recorded 22 points.

"I knew coach had a lot of confidence in me. He started me. That showed me that he had a lot of confidence in me. My job was to run the team," Calathes said.

Calathes made 4-of-5 3-pointers and Memphis went 6-of-10 from downtown. He started in place of Mike Conley, who sat with a sprained right ankle and is not expected to play on Monday.

Zach Randolph totaled 23 points and 10 rebounds, while Marc Gasol contributed 19 points for Memphis, which beat the Bucks for a seventh straight time.

Memphis has won six in a row on the road.

The Thunder, meanwhile, look to get back on track after having a 10-game winning streak cut short with Saturday's 96-81 loss at Washington. The Thunder went 2-1 on the trip and Durant was held under 30 points for the second straight game, finishing with 26 points, seven assists and five boards.

Serge Ibaka and Reggie Jackson scored 14 and 12 points, respectively, for Oklahoma City, which shot just 39.7 percent and failed to score 100 points for the first time since Jan. 14 in a 90-87 loss to Monday's opponent, the Grizzlies.

"We started off the game with 10 turnovers in the first quarter," Oklahoma City head coach Scott Brooks said of the difference in the game. "We've been a lot better with the turnovers. Tonight it got away from us."

The Wizards totaled 23 points off 21 OKC turnovers.

Oklahoma City has won six in a row at home and has a 20-3 record at Chesapeake Energy Arena this season. It will also welcome Minnesota to town.

Durant is still averaging 36.3 ppg in his last 14 contests and dropped 37 on the Grizzlies last month at FedExForum. The Thunder have won five of the last eight at home versus Memphis.

Butler hopes to build on PFL title

Indianapolis, IN (Sports Network) - Butler University has completed an 11-game football schedule for this year by adding a fifth home game against Taylor University on Sept. 20.

NASCAR News
Harvick claims Darlington pole

Kevin Harvick became the eighth different pole winner in as many Sprint Cup Series races this season after posting the fastest lap in the final round of Friday's knockout-style qualifying for the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.

Latest Sports Photos
Latest Sports Photos
0 Votes
a skydiver was injured when attempting to land in a pre game show at the Lookouts opening game on 4/3/2014

0 Votes
SEC Champions Alabama created by artist Ben Teeter S/N C.O.A. available for the dedicated Alabama fan!

1 Vote
first catch of the season looks like a good year

0 Votes
Gina McLeroy Spring City, TN

0 Votes
Our Son Brandon McLeroy MTSU Football 2011 Gina McLeroy Spring City TN

1 Vote
this is James Howard telling Gracie what to do.

0 Votes
Riverbend fun!

0 Votes
I nees a four letter word for the outside layer of a tree.

0 Votes
Cameron is a rising athlete. He has a God given talent for the game of football. This picture is of him stopping the ball carrier in our game in the ...

1 Vote
Our Lookout Valley 9/10 year old team went to a tournament in Knoxville called The Battle of the Rocky Top. They went throught the tournament undefeated and won the championship ...
Featured Partners
www.baylorschool.org/summer
Experience Baylor summer camp - a 70 year tradition of summer fun and adventure. What are you waiting for? Make the most of summer by signing up today!
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
www.STNS.org
Register now for St. Nicholas summer camp whose mission & purpose is to provide a fun learning experience for children, developing physical, cultural, social and intellectual abilities.
www.bojangles.com
Click here to enter for your chance to win a Bojangles Breakfast Combo. Then, watch WDEF News 12 This Morning for daily winner announcements!
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.