How to watch Warriors at Grizzlies Game 2 on Tuesday
The Golden State Warriors beat the Memphis Grizzlies 117-116 on Sunday in what turned out to be an extremely close game.
Up to 10 points in the fourth quarter, the Warriors allowed the Grizzlies to get back into Game 1 and even have a chance to take a 1-0 series lead at the buzzer!
Ja Morant missed a last-second layup attempt, giving Golden State the one-point win, but Game 1 of this series proved we’ve been waiting for some really good basketball between the Warriors and Grizzlies!
For the Warriors, Jordan Poole stepped up with 31 points, 8 rebounds and 9 assists, nearly recording the first triple-double of his career, and Golden State as a whole showed a lot of fighting in this game, as they played without Draymond Green the entire second half.
Green was sent off with just over a minute to go in the first half of Game 1 as he viciously fouled Brandon Clarke in a lay-up attempt and made contact with his head , and the referees penalized the Warriors All-Star with a flagrant foul. penalty 2.
As for the Grizzlies, playing the entire second half without having to face Green was a huge advantage, but they let the Warriors come back late in that game and really struggled to advance anything offensively in the second half. time until the last minutes of the game.
Ja Morant and Jaren Jackson Jr. were spectacular, combining for 67 points in this game, but Dillon Brooks and Desmond Bane will both need to step up for this team if they are to have any chance of defeating Golden State.
Will the Warriors win again on the road to take a 2-0 series lead or will Memphis fight back and respond with a big home win in Game 2?
Here’s how to watch Tuesday’s game, complete with game and TV times, line-ups, bios and other must-see details.
How to watch Warriors vs. Grizzlies
- WHO: Golden State Warriors (1-0) against Memphis Grizzlies (0-1)
- WHAT: NBA Playoffs, Western Conference Semifinals – Game 2 (Warriors lead 1-0)
- WHEN: 9:30 p.m. ET, Tuesday, May 3
- OR: FedEx Forum, Memphis, Tennessee
- TV: DTT
- Flow: Fubo.tv CLICK HERE
Key stats and facts for Warriors vs Grizzlies
- The Warriors and Grizzlies met four times during the regular season, with Memphis winning three of four games played by averaging 13.0 points per game.
- The Grizzlies finished the regular season second in points per game (115.6), while the Warriors finished the regular season third in points allowed per game (105.5).
- Memphis is 32-13 at home this season and Golden State is 24-20 on the road, including the playoffs.
- Jordan Poole, Klay Thompson and Stephen Curry are averaging 71.3 points per game over the Warriors’ last six games.
What happened in game 1?
May 1, 2022 – Warriors 117, Grizzlies 116
With 6.7 seconds left in the game, Klay Thompson made it to the free throw line for the Warriors for two free throws and a chance to set up his team three late in the game. Thompson then missed both free throws, giving the Grizzlies a chance to eventually win the game after calling a timeout to advance the ball into midfield. Ja Morant had a terrific look on a driving layup just before the buzzer, but he was too strong and sent the ball from the backboard, giving the Warriors the slim one-point victory. Morant was fantastic in this game for the Grizzlies, finishing with 34 points, 9 rebounds and 10 assists, as Jordan Poole led the way for the Warriors with 31 points, 8 rebounds and 9 assists.
Match 1 Key Stats:
- Golden State went 14-38 (36.8%) and Memphis went 16-40 (40.0%) from three-point range in Game 1.
- The Grizzlies turned the ball over 16 times, which gave the Warriors 24 points. Golden State turned the ball over 17 times, giving Memphis 24 points.
- The Warriors recorded 31 assists on 45 shots made (68.9%), while the Grizzlies recorded 26 assists on 41 shots made (63.4%).
Latest injury news:
Warriors: James Wiseman (knee) – OUT, Andre Iguodala (back/neck) – OUT, Klay Thompson (knee) – LIKELY
Grizzlies: Santi Aldama (knee) – OUT, Killian Tille (back) – OUT, Steven Adams (health protocols) – OUT, Ziaire Williams (knee) – QUESTIONABLE, Desmond Bane (back) – QUESTIONABLE
PROJECTED WARRIORS BEGINNERS:
- Stephen Curryguard 6-2: 25.5 points, 5.2 rebounds, 6.3 assists
- G Gary Payton IIguard 6-3: 7.1 points, 3.5 rebounds
- G Klay Thompson (P)guard 6-6: 20.4 points, 3.9 rebounds
- F Andrew Wiggins6-7 forward: 17.2 points, 4.5 rebounds
- F Draymond Green6-6 forward: 7.5 points, 7.3 rebounds, 7.0 assists
PROJECTED GRIZZLIES STARTERS:
- G Ja Morantguard 6-3: 27.4 points, 5.7 rebounds, 6.7 assists
- G Desmond Bane (Q)guard 6-5: 18.2 points, 4.4 assists
- F Dillon Brooks6-7 forward: 18.4 points, 3.2 rebounds
- F Jaren Jackson Jr.6-11 forward: 16.3 points, 5.8 rebounds
- C Xavier Tillman Sr.6-11 center: 4.8 points, 3.0 rebounds
- The Warriors are currently 2-point favorites over the Grizzlies on Tuesday morning, according to fanduel.com.
- The over/under for this match is currently set at 227.5 points in total.
To monitor :
- The Memphis Grizzlies haven’t advanced to the Western Conference Finals since 2013 and the Golden State Warriors are looking to advance to the Western Conference Finals for the sixth time in the past eight seasons.
- Jordan Poole made a huge leap in his third season with the Warriors, averaging 18.5 points, 4.0 assists and shooting 36.4 percent from three points during the regular season.
- Golden State is 43-10 this season as they score at least 110 points, Memphis is 51-12 including the playoffs.
- The Warriors and Grizzlies have played a total of 7 playoff games and one all-time playoff series. Golden State won that series 4-2 in the 2015 Western Conference Semifinals en route to winning the 2015 NBA Finals and the Warriors are 5-2 against the Grizzlies in the playoffs, including this year.
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