3 Grizzlies who have most to prove during final week of 2023-24

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The Memphis Grizzlies (27-51) have endured constant hardships throughout the 2023-24 campaign. From player suspensions to injury woes galore, Taylor Jenkins' squad has gone from a legitimate title contender to a cellar dweller in a matter of months.

Fortunately for them, the bleeding will soon be stopped, as season's end is less than a week away.

With four games remaining on the docket, this lottery-bound club doesn't have much to play for from an overall team perspective, but for some of the players still suiting up, there are still a few things that are worth showing out for.

Grizzlies players with most to prove during final week of season

While guys like Desmond Bane and Jaren Jackson Jr. may not be too anxious about how they produce during this final stretch of the year, others around them will likely be looking to play at their best, as a few players, in particular, still have something to prove to this organization.

3. Jordan Goodwin

A high-end hustle guy, there's plenty to like about Jordan Goodwin's game. From his impressive rebounding abilities to his eye-catching defensive potential (boasts a positive defensive plus/ minus and a 6-foot-10 wingspan), every time the third-year pro steps foot on the hardwood it's all but guarenteed he'll be putting forth 110 percent effort.

Fortunately for him, as of late, it appears his counting stats are slowly but surely catching up with his animated play, as he's been averaging 12.4 points, 9.2 rebounds, and 5.0 assists on 43.8 percent shooting from deep over his last five outings.

Unfortunately for him, however, this is likely too small of a sample size to convince the Grizzlies brass to convert his two-way contract into a standard deal, meaning his future with the franchise is still very much in question heading into the offseason.

Of course, a strong finish to the year could help raise his stock and better his odds of being in consideration for a longer-term stint with the franchise.