The next spectacular chapter in the entertaining Warriors-Grizzlies rivalry, Golden State won the crime thriller against Memphis 122-120 thanks to a last-second game winner from Jordan Poole. Previously, Stephen Curry was kicked off the field by the referees.
Golden State Warriors (24-24) – Memphis Grizzlies (31-17) 122:120 (BOXSCORE)
Previously, the chef ran hot with 10 of his 34 points (4/8 threes) in the fourth quarter and was a big part of the Dubs’ comeback. Klay Thompson (24, 5/10 threes) also had a hand in the game, but it was completed by Poole, who sunk the layup to win a good second before the final buzzer. He totaled 21 points and 7 assists, while Draymond Green also had 8 points, 13 rebounds, 7 assists and 3 blocks.
Ja Morant was the best man for the visitors from Memphis, finishing the game with 29 points and 12 assists. They were followed by Desmond Bane (20), Brandon Clarke (19) and Jaren Jackson Jr. (17), but the Big Man also collected six fouls and had to watch crunch time. The Grizzlies have lost four games in a row.
The Warriors had to do without Andrew Wiggins, who was ill, for a short time, but the Dubs stayed with a small starting lineup: Jonathan Kuminga replaced Wiggins alongside Curry, Thompson, Poole and Green. On the other side, Memphis had to do without Steven Adams, the center is even out for three to five weeks due to a cruciate ligament injury.