Grizzlies’ Tillman Returns Strong Against Lakers After Injury Hiatus

MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN - OCTOBER 20: Xavier Tillman #2 of the Memphis Grizzlies calls out a play during the preseason game against the Milwaukee Bucks at Fiserv Forum on October 20, 2023 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by John Fisher/Getty Images)

Grizzlies’ Xavier Tillman Sr., who was dealing with a knee injury, is set to play against the Los Angeles Lakers tonight after making a full recovery as per Underdog NBA. 

Having sat out the past four games, Tillman is expected to return to the court this evening. If Tillman secures a spot in the starting lineup, Bismack Biyombo will likely find himself on the bench.

Throughout six games this season, Tillman has maintained averages of 8.3 points, 7.5 rebounds, 2.5 assists, with a field goal accuracy of 36.8%.

Tonight, the 2-8 Memphis Grizzlies will face the 5-5 Los Angeles Lakers at the Crypto Arena as part of the in-season tournament, aiming to secure a road victory against another Los Angeles team.

Grizzlies starters tonight vs Lakers

Gilyard, Smart, Bane, Jackson Jr., Biyombo

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