Golden State Warriors vs. Memphis Grizzlies, result, statistics and highlights: dominant performance of Steve Kerr’s men

Coming into this match, Golden State Warriors had mark of 12-2 at home and 3-16 as a visitor. But luckily for Steve Kerr’s, the nba christmas found them at home, where they brought out that performance that they usually show in front of their audience and even without Steph Curry (nor Andrew Wiggins), they dominated the Memphis Grizzlies 123-109.

The meeting was loaded with arguments and technical fouls, in a new chapter between two teams that already met in the 2022 Playoffs and that do not have much affection for each other. So hot was the story that Jordan Poole was sent offafter having been one of the figures of the night: 32 points in just 29 minutes.

In the Warriors there was also 24 points and 9 rebounds from Klay Thompson and 19 points from Donte DiVincenzo. In turn, the number of substitutes was also positive: 14 points of Ty Jerome11 out of Anthony Lamb and 10 of Moses Moody. Very good collective work by the Warriors, including a Draymond Green who left his mark in various areas, even when he barely added 3 points: he had 13 rebounds, distributed 13 assists and accumulated 2 blocks and a steal.

Memphis hardly had a standout night of Ja Morant (36 points, 8 assists and 7 rebounds) but the rest were well below expectations: 2-13 from the field for Desmond Bane, 4-12 for Dillon Brooks and Jaren Jackson with most minutes on the bench for their tendency to commit totally unnecessary offenses.

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How did Golden State Warriors vs. Memphis Grizzlies? Final score

Equipment 1 C 2 C 3C 4C Final
Golden State Warriors 33 26 40 24 123
Memphis Grizzlies 29 25 30 25 109

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Full Time: Without surprises for the Warriors in the final minutes, reaching a great victory by 123-109, in a game full of technical fouls (Jordan Poole was sent off) and discussions.

4th quarter, 4:55: Morant tries to get Memphis closer but Golden State remains very firm and on track for one of its best wins of the season, especially considering Curry’s loss. Up Warriors by 113-98.

End of the 3rd quarter: End of a high-flying offensive third quarter, which ended with a 40-30 run in favor of the Warriors. Steve Kerr’s men enter the final 12 minutes with a 99-84 advantage.

3rd quarter, 3:04: Flurry of the Warriors! When Memphis had managed to get to three, an 11-0 home team appeared in the blink of an eye, led by Poole (32 points) and a great income Ty Jerome from the bench. Golden State up 91-77.

3rd quarter, 4:44: Morant, Morant, Morant. Consecutive points guards to reach 30 points and make this a one-possession game: 80-77 Warriors. Here comes Memphis.

3rd quarter, 7:10: Aldama brings Memphis to life. Golden State is still superior, but a pair of 3-pointers and a nice assist from the Spaniard keep the Grizzlies in the game. Golden State up 74-66. 9 points for Santi.

End of the 2nd quarter: Morant appeared at his best (22 points), with several spectacular plays and Memphis cut the difference to five at halftime: 59-54 for the Warriors, led by Jordan Poole’s 20 units.

2nd quarter, 6:07: The Warriors (50-37) escape with a pure triple. He dropped one for Draymond and the third of the period for Lamb, giving Kerr’s men a maximum of 13, even with minutes of rest for Poole.

2nd quarter, 10:32: Anthony Lamb’s perfect entry for the Warriors, with a pair of three-pointers to open the second quarter. There are already eight shots of three converted by Golden State, which takes a 39-29 lead. Jenkins min.

End of the 1st quarter: Huge first period of a Jordan Poole on fire from the perimeter (3-5 in triples) and already with 17 points. Led by the shooting guard, the Warriors finished the set ahead 33-29, despite several good appearances by Ja Morant (9 points). In the Grizzlies, a triple from the Spanish Santi Aldama has already fallen.

1st quarter, 6:00: Even start of the game and with the Warriors taking the first small advantages, thanks to a couple of triples by DiVincenzo and one more by Klay. Golden State is showing a good defensive image in these first minutes and wins 15-12.

Win without Curry. The Warriors will perform again without Steph and for now they are 1-6 when they have played without his great figure. The task will not be easy, against a Memphis team that has won 8 of its last 10 games.

Golden State Warriors starting five

Donte DiVincenzo, Jordan Poole, Klay Thompson, Draymond Green and Kevon Looney.

Memphis Grizzlies starting five

Ja Morant, Dillon Brooks, Desmond Bane, Jaren Jackson Jr., and Steven Adams.

How to watch Golden State Warriors vs. Memphis Grizzlies? Schedule, TV channel and online streaming

  • Stadium: Chase Center
  • Day: Sunday December 25
  • Time: 19:00 (Mexico) | 20:00 (USA) | 22:00 (Argentina) | 2:00 (Spain)
  • TV channel: ABC (US), ESPN (US, MX, AR)
  • Streaming: Star+ (MX, AR), NBA League Pass

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Golden State Warriors vs. Memphis Grizzlies, result, statistics and highlights: dominant performance of Steve Kerr’s men