OKLAHOMA CITY —
“I think it loosened him up, just his mind, so he can focus on what he does well. We need his scoring, we need his shooting and I thought last game was good,” Brooks said. “Hopefully we can get it again.”
It still wasn’t enough to change the final result — the third straight Memphis win by exactly six points.
“As hard as they came out on us (Monday) night, they’re going to come out even harder when they get home. It’s desperation for them,” Hollins said. “And we can’t anticipate or think that it’s going to be an easy game. We have to go out and be ready for a heavyweight battle.”