Can Luke Kennard be a difference-maker for the Memphis Grizzlies in the playoffs?
The Memphis Grizzlies didn't make the flashiest move at the trade deadline, but they are reaping the benefits of a strong addition. Luke Kennard has given the Grizzlies another elite 3-point shooter to go with Desmond Bane, but now he'll have to adjust as teams start to run him off the 3-point line.
The Grizzlies (48-28) are on pace to finish with the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference with six games left to play. Between last season and prior to the trade deadline, 3-point shooting has been a question for the Grizzlies.
If the Grizzlies can shoot at a high level with players like Ja Morant and Jaren Jackson Jr. attacking the paint, it bodes well for their postseason chances.
In this Commercial Appeal Grizzlies podcast, reporters Evan Barnes and Damichael Cole discuss Kennard's impact, plus pick which potential first-round playoff matchup they'd like to see with the Grizzlies.
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