Grizzlies rally with Wolves to seal Game 6 streak

Grizzlies advance to second round of NBA playoffs for first time since 2015 and will face Warriors

Dillon Brooks and Desmond Bane scored 23 points apiece, and the visiting Memphis Grizzlies used another fourth-quarter comeback to defeat the Minnesota Timberwolves, 114-106, in Game 6 to claim their First Round Conference series. the West on Friday, April 29 (Saturday, April 30, Manila time).

The Grizzlies, who trailed by as much as 13 points in the third quarter, outscored the Timberwolves 40-22 in the fourth, adding to two more wins in which they overcame double-digit deficits.

Jaren Jackson Jr. added 18 points and 14 rebounds, Brandon Clarke contributed 17 points and 11 rebounds, Ja Morant had 17 points and 11 assists, and Tyus Jones scored 10 for the advancing second-seeded Grizzlies. to take on third seed Golden. State warriors.

Game 1 is Sunday afternoon in Memphis.

Anthony Edwards scored 30 points, Jaden McDaniels added 24, Karl-Anthony Towns had 18 points and 10 rebounds and Patrick Beverley scored 10 for Wolves.

Minnesota led by 10 after three quarters, but Jackson and Jones made three straight runs to start the fourth quarter score and pull Memphis 84-80.

The Grizzlies went 3 points closer before Jordan McLaughlin had a field goal and 2 assists to help Minnesota take a 91-84 lead.

Brooks’ three-pointer fired Memphis even to 97 before Edwards made 2 free throws to put Minnesota back in front.

Clarke made 1 of 2 free throws before Bane sank a three-pointer and Morant scored on a drive for a 103-99 Grizzlies lead with 2:25 left.

McDaniels sank a three-pointer, but Jones responded with a triple of his own.

McLaughlin scored on a drive, but Jackson responded with a dunk for a four-point advantage with 36.3 seconds left. Morant and Jackson made 2 free throws each to seal the victory.

D’Angelo Russell scored the first 5 points of the third quarter as Wolves extended their three-point halftime lead to 57-49.

Towns scored 5 straight points as Minnesota extended the margin to 66-53.

Morant and Brooks scored 5 points apiece on a 12-0 run that drew the Grizzlies 69-68.

Beverley and McDaniels each scored three as Wolves took a 12-point lead before taking an 84-74 fourth-quarter lead.

The lead changed hands eight times in the first half before the Timberwolves led 52-49 at the break. –

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