Golden State tries to clinch series against Memphis in game 5

May 10, 2022 GMT

Golden State Warriors (53-29, third in the Western Conference) vs. Memphis Grizzlies (56-26, second in the Western Conference)

Memphis, Tennessee; Wednesday, 9:30 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Grizzlies -2.5; over/under is 220.5


BOTTOM LINE: The Golden State Warriors look to clinch the series over the Memphis Grizzlies in game five of the Western Conference second round. The Warriors defeated the Grizzlies 101-98 in the last matchup. Stephen Curry led the Warriors with 32 points, and Jaren Jackson Jr. led the Grizzlies with 21 points.

The Grizzlies have gone 36-16 against Western Conference teams. Memphis leads the Western Conference in rebounding, averaging 49.2 boards. Steven Adams leads the Grizzlies with 10.0 rebounds.

The Warriors are 33-19 against Western Conference opponents. Golden State scores 111.0 points and has outscored opponents by 5.5 points per game.


TOP PERFORMERS: Desmond Bane averages 3.0 made 3-pointers per game for the Grizzlies, scoring 18.2 points while shooting 43.6% from beyond the arc. Ja Morant is averaging 27.4 points, 5.7 rebounds and 6.7 assists over the past 10 games for Memphis.

Curry is averaging 25.5 points, 5.2 rebounds and 6.3 assists for the Warriors. Jordan Poole is averaging 21.9 points over the last 10 games for Golden State.

LAST 10 GAMES: Grizzlies: 5-5, averaging 112.0 points, 45.1 rebounds, 24.4 assists, 9.1 steals and 6.3 blocks per game while shooting 44.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 111.6 points per game.

Warriors: 8-2, averaging 117.9 points, 41.6 rebounds, 29.3 assists, 7.9 steals and 5.2 blocks per game while shooting 50.9% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 108.9 points.

INJURIES: Grizzlies: Santi Aldama: out (knee), Killian Tillie: out (knee), Ja Morant: out (knee).

Warriors: Gary Payton II: out (elbow), James Wiseman: out for season (knee), Andre Iguodala: out (neck).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.