Warriors beat Grizzlies thanks to the pool in game one 117:116

Warriors fans know how important Draymond Green is for her team. The fact that the versatile bundle of energy suffered an ejector before the half -time break after a foul and was no longer available should have driven some worry lines onto the forehead.

But in the end there was an 117: 116 away win of the “Dubs” at the Memphis Grizzlies, which was only clear after one up and down, when Morant could not accommodate the last attempt for the home side in the basket.

NBA Gametime goes crazy Warriors take down Grizzlies 117-116 in Game 1; Poole: 31 Pts, 8 Reb, 9 Ast

Morant and Jackson crack the 30

And so the match winner was not morant – the young star with the feather -light movement sequences and the huge jumping power scored with 34 points, nine rebounds and ten assists, only a breath of a breath – and also not his teammate Jaren Jackson Jr. (33, six threesome ) or Steph Curry (24 points, five threes). No, Golden States 22-year-old Shooter Jordan Poole once again stepped on the scene and coming from the bank the grizzlies sustainably headache: In 38 minutes, the Michigan graduate sank twelve of his 20 throws (five three) for 31 points (career value), With an additional eight boards, nine templates and two blocks.

The core of this team has a championship DNA, we want to use that.

Steph Curry

In the last quarter, the Warriors played ten points in the last quarter, but took the lead half a minute before the end with a threesome by Klay Thompson (15) and finally successfully defended them. Long faces at the Grizzlies fans. “A game takes 48 minutes, you just have to find a way. We minimized our ball losses and found good throwing positions,” said Curry after game 1. “The core of this team has a championship DNA, we want to use that. This is an important victory for us.”

Game two of the series rose again in Memphis on Wednesday (3:30 a.m. CEST). Four victories are necessary to advance in the conference finals.