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Live Game Thread: Brooklyn Nets at Memphis Grizzlies, 8:00 PM EST

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Hard to say the Nets will have a better win this season than they did on Thursday night, as they beat league-best Philadelphia 76ers without Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving on the floor.

Brooklyn will look to keep it going on Friday when they head to Memphis to take on the Grizzlies.

Memphis is without their two best players - Ja Morant and Jaren Jackson - but Brooklyn will once again be tasked with winning without KD and Kyrie on the court.

Hey, let’s keep it going, right?

WHO: Brooklyn Nets (5-4) at Memphis Grizzlies (2-6)


WHERE: YES Network (tv), WFAN (radio)

Game Preview.

Player to watch: Kyle Anderson

The release is slow, but it works so who are we to judge? Anderson has been in the league seven seasons and has been a solid player so it works. This year has been different as his shot attempts have shot way up. He’s shooting 42 percent from the field and 29 percent from three as he’s taking a career high 13 shots per game. When teams suffer injuries to their stars, everyone’s role slides up. Anderson is a player who works best as a third/fourth option so when everyone gets back, things should be easier for him.

Joe Harris moved to the second unit, and the threes have still been falling. He’s made a three in 69 straight games and has been arguably Brooklyn’s third best player this season. The great thing about Harris is that he’s adaptable (there’s that word again!) and able to step up and excel in whatever is asked of him. You need guys like that, and it’s even sweeter when they shoot 53.7 percent from downtown.

For more on the Grizzlies, check out. Grizzly Bear Blues.