The Grizzlies have won six consecutive winning streak, and are coming off an impressive 21-point home win over the Warriors.. You’d think they’d need to keep things rolling when they face the defending champion Cavaliers in Cleveland on Tuesday with two days’ rest, however Memphis declared that its best player will sit out basically to rest.
Marc Gasol will rest in Tuesday’s road game against the Cavaliers, the Grizzlies announced.
— Tim MacMahon (@espn_macmahon) December 13, 2016
Grizzlies fans might be disillusioned, at any rate at first. In any case, a quick take a gander at the timetable will uncover the motivation behind why Memphis settled on this choice.
The Grizzlies would be hard-pressed to beat the Cavaliers out and about, even at full strength. They’ll have a much better chance the next night, be that as it may, when Cleveland needs to go to Memphis to face the Grizzlies in the second round of a home-and-home series.
Memphis is simply playing the percentages here, doing what it can to guarantee the Grizzlies have the most ideal shot of procuring a split over these next two games against the East-leading Cavaliers.
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