CWith an overwhelming 63% shooting from the field (70% at halftime) and a whopping 17 of 32 on 3-pointers, the Golden State Warriors this Saturday they riddled the Memphis Grizzlies (142-112) and took the lead in this Western semifinal (2-1) after a match in which And Morant that he limped away.
With the game already decided in the last quarter, Morant (34 points and 7 assists) went to the bench with a possible injury to his right knee after a play in which he defended Jordan Poole.
“Poole grabbed his knee and pulled it, which triggered what happened,” said the coach of the Los Angeles after the game. GrizzliesTaylor Jenkins.
These statements came after a game in which Dillon Brooks I didn’t play in the Grizzlies by sanction after, due to a very hard foul of his in the second match, Gary Payton I ended up with a broken elbow.
Steve Kerrtechnician of the Warriorssaid then that the action of Brooks had been “dirty” and accused the player of having “broken the code” (not written) of the NBA to avoid serious injury.
Just that expression, “broken code”, was the one Morant used to add fuel to the fire after tonight’s game in a message on Twitter with a video of his play with Poolea tweet that I ended up deleting shortly after.
Apart from this new episode of controversy in this spicy series, the Grizzlies They had a very difficult evening San Francisco since the Warriors they crushed them with a fabulous offensive display.
Stephen Curry (30 points and 6 assists) was the beacon of some Warriors with six players above 10 points and in which Jordan also stood out Poole (27 points on 11-for-17 shooting), Klay Thompson (21 points and 9 rebounds) and Jonathan Kuminga (18 points leaving as a starter).
With such a percentage of success in the shot, the only thing that prevented the Warriors got an even bigger beating were his 17 turnovers.
Mexican-American Juan T.oscano-Anderson I played 5 minutes in which I contributed a rebound and 2 assists for the Warriors.
The fourth game of this Western semifinal will be played on Monday also in San Francisco.