Memphis Grizzlies move on to 2nd round

The Memphis Grizzlies Came Into Game 6 Looking To Close Out The Minnesota Timberwolves On The Road. They Haven’t Been In A Close-Out Game Before, This Was Opportunity To Win Their 1st Playoff Series.

The Grizzlies Had A Tall Task Ahead Of Them, As The Timberwolves Have Proven Themselves To Be A Talented Team That Gives Them Fits With Their Tenacity And High-Powered Offense.

Both Squads Kicked Off The Game With A High-Powered Attack From The 3-Point Line. Desmond Bane & Dillon Brooks Led The Charge For The Grizzlies, Combining For 23 Points & 5 3’S In The First Period.

The Timberwolves Threw Punches Back From Downtown With Anthony Edwards And Jaden McDaniels. Edwards, In Particular, Was A Handful Offensively — As He Scored 16 First-Quarter Points.

The Grizzlies Ended The First Quarter Down 29-28. Good News Though, Jaren Jackson Only Had 1 Foul In The Quarter. The Second Quarter Started With The Timberwolves Going With A Bit Of No-KAT Minutes.

With That, It Led To A Greg Monroe Sighting, Since Naz Reid Was Out For Personal Reasons. The Grizzlies Unfortunately Couldn’t Take Advantage Of Those Minutes, As The Game Remained Close.

However, Jaren Jackson And Brandon Clarke Found Their Rhythm In The Quarter. There Was Entirely Too Much Dillon Brooks — But Also No Other Creator Showed Much Willingness To Shoot.

The Half Ended With The Grizzlies Down 52-49. The Second Half Started Slow For The Grizzlies, As The Timberwolves Took A Double-Digit Lead — As Much As 13.

Ja Morant Started To Find His Groove, After Scoring 2 &-1 Layups. That Ignited Small Run For The Grizzlies To Chip Lead Down To 4. Dillon Brooks Rediscovered His Touch In The Quarter.

However, The Timberwolves Roared Back To Get Their Lead Back Up To Double Digits. The Grizzlies Ended The Quarter Down 84-74.

The Grizzlies Kicked Off The Quarter With Some 3’S From Tyus Jones And Jaren Jackson Jr. However, The Timberwolves Held On With Some Big Offensive Punches From Jordan McLaughlin And Jaden McDaniels.

 The Grizzlies Made A Run That Led To Desmond Bane Tying The Game At 94 — Which Prompted Edwards And Brooks To Follow Up With 3’S Of Their Own. Unfortunately, Brooks Fouled Out In The 4th Quarter.

The Grizzlies Got Some More Big Shots From Tyus Jones And Desmond Bane. The Ultimate Icing On The Cake Was A Beautiful Pick-And-Roll Sequence Where Ja Morant Hit Brandon Clarke Off The Roll.

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