NBA Outlook: 8/5 Preview



Anthony Davis is coming off a 42 point and 12 rebound performance



Memphis Grizzlies (32-36/0-3) vs Utah Jazz (42-25/ 1-2)

When: Wednesday, Aug 5th, at 2:30pm.

Where: HP Field House in Orlando, Florida

TV: League Pass, ATTSN-RM, FSSE-MEM / Radio: ESPN 92.9FM/680AM

Injury/Opt Out:

Memphis: Jaren Jackson (Out/ Meniscus), Tyus Jones (Out/Knee), Justise Winslow (Out/ Hip)

Utah: Bojan Bogdanovic (Out/ Right Wrist), Nigel Williams-Goss (Out/ Ankle)

Memphis:

112.7 - points per game

113.9- points against

46.8 - Field goal %

Utah:

110.7 - points per game

108.0 - points against

47.2 - field goal %


Individual Leaders: Mem / UT

Ja Morant 17.7 / Donovan Mitchell 24.1 - Points

Jonas Valanciunas 11.1 / Rudy Gobert 13.6 - Rebounds

Ja Morant 7 / Joe Ingles 5.1 - Assists


Key Match-ups:

Ja Morant vs Mike Conley

Jonas Valanciunas vs Rudy Gobert

Jordan Clarkson vs Donovan Mitchell




Denver Nuggets (44-23/1-1) vs San Antonio (29-37/ 2-1)

When: Wednesday, Aug 5th, at 4pm

Where: HP Field House in Orlando, Florida

TV: League Pass, FSSW-SA, ALT / Radio: WOAI/ KXTN, KKSE 92.5/950AM

Injury/Opt Out:

Denver: Will Barton (Out/ Knee), Vlatko Cancar (Out/ Foot), Gary Harris (Out/Hip), Jamal Murray (Day to Day/ Hamstring)

San Antonio: LaMarcus Aldridge (Out/ Shoulder), Marco Belinelli (Day to Day/ Ankle), Bryn Forbes (Out, Quad), Trey Lyles (Out/ Appendicitis)

Denver:

110.5 - points per game

107.8- points against

47.0 - Field goal %

San Antonio:

113.6 - points per game

115.1 - points against

47.0 - field goal %


Individual Leaders: Den / SA

Nikola Jokic 20.3 / DeMar Derozan 22.2- Points

Nikola Jokic 10.2 / Dejounte Murray 5.8 - Rebounds

Nikola Jokic 6.9 / DeMar Derozan 5.6 - Assists


Key Match-ups:

Michael Porter vs Demar Derozan





Philadelphia 76ers (40-27/1-1) vs Washington Wizards (24-43/ 0-3)

When: Wednesday, Aug 5th, at 4pm.

Where: HP Field House in Orlando, Florida

TV: NBATV, NBCSWA / Radio: 1500 AM, 97.5 The Fanatic

Injury/Opt Out:

Philadelphia: Ryan Broekhoff (Out/Personal), Glenn Robinson (Day to Day/ Hip), Mike Scott (Out/Knee), Zhaire Smith (Out/Knee)

Washington: Brad Beal (Out/ Shoulder), Davis Bertans (Out/ Opt Out), Garrison Matthews (Out/ Personal), Gary Payton II (Out/ Covid-19), John Wall ( Out/ Achilles)

Philadelphia:

110.1 - points per game

108.0- points against

46.6 - Field goal %

Washington:

115.2 - points per game

119.6 - points against

46.0 - field goal %


Individual Leaders:Phi/Was

Joel Embiid 23.9 / Rui Hachimura 13.3 - Points

Joel Embiid 12.0 / Thomas Bryant 7.1 - Rebounds

Ben Simmons 8.1 / Ish Smith 4.8 - Assists


Key Match-ups:

Tobias Harris vs Rui Hachimura

Ben Simmons vs Troy Brown Jr

Joel Embiid vs Thomas Bryant


Oklahoma City Thunder (41-25/1-1) vs LA Lakers (42-24/ 2-1)

When:Wednesday, Aug 5th, at 6:30pm .

Where: HP Field House in Orlando, Florida

TV: ESPN / Radio: WWLS 98.1FM OKC/ 930AM (ESP)

Injury/Opt Out:

Oklahoma City: Terrance Ferguson (Out/Leg), Mike Muscala (Out/ Concession), Isaiah Roby (Out/ Foot), Dennis Schroder (Out/ Personal)

LA: Avery Bradley (Out/ Personal), Rajon Rondo ( Out/ Thumb)

Oklahoma City:

110.8 - points per game

108.3- points against

47.3 - Field goal %

LA:

113.8 - points per game

106.8 - points against

48.2 - field goal %


Individual Leaders: OKL / LA

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander 19.4 / Anthony Davis 26.8 - Points

Steven Adams 9.4 / Anthony Davis 9.4 - Rebounds

Chris Paul 6.8 / Lebron James 10.4 - Assists


Key Match-ups:

Chris Paul vs Lebron James

Steven Adams vs Anthony Davis

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander vs Kentavious Caldwell Pope



Toronto Raptors (48-18/2-0) vs Orlando Magic (32-36 / 2-1)

When: Wednesday, Aug 5th, at 8pm .

Where: HP Field House in Orlando, Florida

TV: FSFL, SN / Radio: 96.9 FM The Game, AM 740

Injury/Opt Out:

Toronto: Oshae Brissett (Out/ Knee), Patrick McCaw (Out Knee)

Orlando: Al-Farouq Aminu (Out/knee), Michael Carter-Williams (Day to Day/ Foot), Jonathan Isaac (Out/ACL)

Toronto:

112.8 - points per game

106.3- points against

45.7 - Field goal %

Orlando:

107.1 - points per game

107.8 - points against

44.5 - field goal %


Individual Leaders: Tor / Orl

Pascal Siakam 23.5 / Nikola Vucevic 19.7 - Points

Serge Ibaka 8.2 / Nikola Vucevic 11.0- Rebounds

Kyle Lowry 7.6 / Markelle Fultz 5.2 - Assists


Key Match-ups:

Pascal Siakam vs Aaron Gordon

Serge Ibaka vs Nikola Vucevic

Kyle Lowry vs Markelle Fultz


Brooklyn Nets (32-35/2-1) vs Boston Celtics (44-23/ 1-2)

When: Wednesday, Aug 5th, at 9pm.

Where: HP Field House in Orlando, Florida

TV: ESPN / Radio: 98.5 The Sports Hub, WFAN

Injury/Opt Out:

Brooklyn: Michael Beasley (Out/ Illness), Wilson Chandler (Out/ Undisclosed), Nicolas Claxton (Out/ Shoulder), Jamal Crawford (Day to Day/ Hamstring), Spencer Dinwiddie (Out/ Covid), Kevin Durant (Out/ Achilles), Joe Harris (Day to Day/ Back), Kyrie Irving (Out/ Shoulder), DeAndre Jordan (Out/ Covid), Caris Levert (Day to Day/ Thigh), Taurean Waller-Prince ( Out/ Covid)


Boston: Kemba Walker (Out/ Rest)

Brooklyn:

111.1 - points per game

111.7- points against

44.4 - Field goal %

Boston:

113.1 - points per game

107.3 - points against

45.9 - field goal %


Individual Leaders: BKY/ Bos

Caris LeVert 18.1 / Jayson Tatum 23.4 - Points

Jarrett Allen 9.5 / Enes Kanter 7.6 - Rebounds

Caris LeVert 4.1 / Kemba Walker 4.8 - Assists


Key Match-ups:

Caris LeVert vs Jaylen Brown

Joe Harris vs Gordon Hayward

Timothe Luwawu- Cabarrot vs Jayson Tatum

Daniel Theis vs Jarrett Allen

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