Description: MEM Vs OKC Dream11 Team Overview, Match Centre And Probable Playing 5: Season fast heading towards a downtick for a harrowing Memphis outfit
With 0 wins from their 4 games in the seeding round of NBA 2019-20, Memphis Grizzlies are seeing their entire sortie unravel right infront of their eyes at the moment. Where the team has slumped in form and fallen flat on its face, Portland Trail Blazers on the other hand have picked up the speed to keep breathing down Memphis’ necks.
Now level on points with Memphis, its only a matter of time before Portland end up displacing Memphis from the coveted eighth spot in the Western Conference. With Memphis going off the boil and set to face a gruelling run of games in the final stretch, the team looks to have run its race in the ongoing edition of the league.
For an Oklahoma City thunder side looking to nail down on a spot in the seeding round, this is the pinch perfect encounter the club would have wanted to step out for today. They are coming into the clash having tasted consummate success against the Clippers the last Lakers the last time around, a 105-86 win which could end up as the side’s defining moment in the league.
MEM Vs OKC Dream11 Probable Winner
It was not only Oklahoma’s win against the Western Conference leaders which saw people stand up and take notice of them but rather the manner in which that win came about. An overwhelming show of astounding basketball by the side saw them force the Lakers’ hand and curb the leaders to one of their worst displays.
Buoyed by that performance, Oklahoma will be throttled ahead of today’s impending tie with the side set to hand out a beating to a downtrodden Memphis side.
Probable Playing 5
Ja, Brooks, Kyle, Clarke, Jonas
Oklahoma City Thunder
Paul, Dort, Shai, Danilo, Adams
NBA Scrimmage 2019-20
Match: Memphis Grizzlies Vs Oklahoma City Thunder
Date And Time: 8th August, Saturday: 1:30am
Venue: Athletic Center, Orlando
- Ja: 20.3 ppg
Oklahoma City Thunder
- Danilo: 20.8 ppg
Best Ball Stealer
- Jonas: 11.3 rpg
Oklahoma City Thunder
- Adams: 9.6 rpg
Utah Jazz Vs Memphis Grizzlies: 124-115
Los Angeles Lakers Vs Oklahoma City Thunder: 86-106
Dream 11 Picks
CP3 has been succulent for Oklahoma City Thunder since the league’s return. The point guard spearheaded his side’s win in the bygone display as Chris Paul ran the centre of the court for them to break up the Lakers’ attacking plays and pull off quick break points for his side.
Where everyone has faltered and more or less given up, Ja Morant has refused to give up. The side’s top scorer with the 20 ppg and 7.7 apg, he’s shown why he’s been the fulcrum of his side’s attacking docket with some imperious showings of consistent basketball.
Up infront of a defence which has fallen flat on its face, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander can have a run in the hay today. With 20.2 ppg, he’s revelled in what has been a pathbreaking season for him, one where his expertise of shooting from the deep has seen him become a reason for his side’s consummate success.
The hectic schedule has imbued a thrust of new life into Luguentz Dort’s career. The Oklahoma man is set to be a part of his starting rotations today after impressing the last time around, making him subliminal value at a measly 8.5 credits.
We continue snagging up the attacking picks from Oklahoma with Hamidou Diallo becoming the latest name to be inducted in our side for the fixture. He pulled off 7 points and 6 rebounds against the conference leaders, a performance which was vindictive of his ability to control play inside the opposition’s paint.
Memphis Grizzlies finally return in our Dream 11 contingent with Brandon Clarke being our pick in this slot of our side. He’s registered 14 ppg and 7 rpg, numbers which show what he’s capable of when asked to send down floating jump points and latch onto the rebounds.
Getting an elevated role in the last outing, Anthony Tolliver managed to show for once what he can do out on the court. He raked up 6 points and 5 rebounds for the side, steady numbers which make him an enticing proposition at a measly 5 credits.
With the highest number of rebounds for his side at 9.6, Steven Adams makes for an instant pick today. He can easily end up accruing a bevy of rebounds, steals and blocks when he comes across a Memphis side comprising of downtrodden and tiring legs.
With 3 points against the Lakers, it was only rightful to make Donavan our captain while Morant is the pro player.
Dream 11 Team
Paul, Morant, Shai, Dort, Diallo, Clarke, Tolliver, Adams
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