Memphis Grizzlies will be out to close the 1st playoff round series with Minnesota Timberwolves on 04/29 when game 6 will take place at the Target Center at 09:00 PM EDT. The Grizzles are 3-2 up, after Ja Morant took over in the last quarter of game 5, to ensure his Memphis is taking control of the battle.
Minnesota Timberwolves vs Memphis Grizzlies Head to Head
Team Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Final
Both teams last met a couple of days ago, when Memphis Grizzlies recorded a tight 111-109 win over Minnesota Timberwolves on home floor. Ja Morant tormented the Minnesota Timberwolves whenever on the court, ending as the Grizzlies top performer on the night, scoring 30 points, delivering 9 final passes and grabbing 13 rebounds. Karl-Anthony Towns was the leading player on the other end. He replied with a double-double of his own, scoring 28 points, grabbing 12 rebounds and providing 1 assist. This however proved insufficient and his team eventually lost. Memphis Grizzlies are boasting a better H2H balance across the last five matches against Minnesota Timberwolves, registering 3 victories, while losing 2 times in the process. The teams were responsible for an average of 224.6 pts. during those five clashes.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
Minnesota Timberwolves Form
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KarlAnthony Towns was the stand-out performer in Minnesota’s latest game and finished the game with 28 points, 1 dime and 12 rebounds. He also had a chance to win it for the Wolves but missed a desperate shot at the final buzzer. As a team Minnesota finished the match averaging 44.6% field goals, 87.5% from the foul line and 42.4% three pointers. In what was a very tight encounter, the Wolves’ main weakness was under the rim, as they caught 42 rebounds, but the Grizzlies totalled 53. Minnesota lost 5 of their previous 10 outings, while also triumphing 5 times in the process and at the moment are on L1 streak. The team was performing on a decent level at the Target Center during the regular season, ending it with a 26-15 home record. If the Wolves win tonight, then game 7 of the series will take place at the FedExForum in Memphis on Sunday, May 1st.
Minnesota Timberwolves Averages this Season
- Points For116.00
- Points Against113.30
- Points Difference2.70
Field Goal Percentage
Free Throw Percentage
Minnesota Timberwolves Standout Performer
Anthony Edwards has been the franchise's standout performer in the post-season contributing with 24.2 points per game. On average he spends 37.2 minutes on the court, delivers 2.6 assists and grabs 4.0 boards.
Minnesota Timberwolves Missing Players
Memphis Grizzlies Form
04-26-2022 04-23-2022 04-21-2022 04-19-2022 04-16-2022 04-10-2022 04-09-2022 04-07-2022 04-05-2022 04-01-2022 111:109vs Minnesota Timberwolves 119:118@ Minnesota Timberwolves 95:104@ Minnesota Timberwolves 124:96vs Minnesota Timberwolves 117:130vs Minnesota Timberwolves 110:139vs Boston Celtics 141:114vs New Orleans Pelicans 122:109@ Denver Nuggets 121:115@ Utah Jazz 122:114vs Phoenix Suns
30 points turned out enough for Ja Morant to end the game as the Grizzlies top scorer in game 6 against Minnesota. He remained 1 dime shy of a triple-double, as #12 assisted 9 times and caught 13 rebounded balls for 45 minutes of playing time. The Grizzlies as a whole shot a decent 41.5% field goals, a humble 66.7% free throws and 25.0% from long range. The team has a 5-5 balance across their last ten showings and is currently on a W1 run. The franchise had a mediocre record of 26-15 when playing on enemy territory during the regular NBA season.
Memphis Grizzlies Averages This Season
- Points For115.60
- Points Against109.90
- Points Difference5.70
Field Goal Percentage
Free Throw Percentage
Memphis Grizzlies Standout Performer
Desmond Bane is the organization's star performer in the playoffs, averaging 23.6 points. He stays 37.0 minutes on court, helps with 2.4 final passes and catches 3.8 rebounds.
Memphis Grizzlies Missing Players
- Killian TillieBack
- Santi AldamaKnee
- Ziaire WilliamsKnee
- Steven AdamsMedical Protocols
Field Goals Made3840
Field Goals Attempts8487
3 pts Made1215
3 pts Attempts3133
Free Throws Made1819
Free Throws Attempts2624
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