The Memphis Grizzlies will try to prevent their season high-tying losing streak from reaching four games Friday night in a showdown with the Sacramento Kings at FedEx Forum.

The Grizzlies are mired in their second three-game slide of the season and dropped a 103-82 decision against the San Antonio Spurs Wednesday in the Alamo City. Rudy Gay, who missed Monday’s loss to the Los Angeles Clippers to attend his grandmother’s funeral, led Memphis with 17 points and eight rebounds.

Marc Gasol scored 12 points and Zach Randolph and Tony Allen each finished with 11 for the Grizzlies, who have lost three straight by double digits.

“Its just frustration right now,” said Allen. “Obviously we’re not playing like we started off so its back to the drawing board.”

Memphis’ skid comes on the heels of a four-game winning streak. Known for their tight defense,

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