OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma (Sporting Alert) — Chris Johnson has been handed the starting position tonight for the Memphis Grizzlies against the Oklahoma City Thunder at Chesapeake Energy Arena.
Officials: #24 Mike Callahan, #75 Eric Dalen, #71 Rodney Mott
Johnson starts alongside All-Star Zach Randolph at the small forward with Rudy Gay departing on Wednesday night.
Tony Allen, Mike Conley and Marc Gasol complete the starting lineups.
Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant will again lead Oklahoma City, who are looking to bounce back from the defeat to the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday.
Oklahoma City Thunder v Memphis Grizzlies Teams
Thunder: Thabo Sefolosha – G; Russell Westbrook – G; Kevin Durant – F; Serge Ibaka – F; Kendrick Perkins – C
Grizzlies: Tony Allen – G; Mike Conley – G; Chris Johnson – F; Zach Randolph – F; Marc Gasol – C