SAN FRANCISCO – Now, Ja Morant and the Memphis Grizzlies are calling on the Golden State Warriors for unnecessary injuries.
Morant also badly injured his right knee at the end of the game as Jordan Poole caught it while battling for the lost ball late in the Warriors 142-112 victory that humiliated the Grizzlies on Saturday night and gave Golden State a 2-1 lead in. the semifinals of the Western Conference.
Morant left the Chase Center without speaking to reporters but wrote and then deleted the video for the game. The Twitter feed is “broken code,” Warriors coach Steve Kerr spent five days earlier when Dillon Brooks fouled in Game 2 leaving Gary Payton II.
Poole and Andrew Wiggins overtook Morant as he climbed to the top of the top 3 points while Morant struggled to keep up – and Poole described them as “a basketball game.”
“After twice, I hit the ball, I went to the ball. Obviously, you don’t want to see anyone injured, I’m not that kind of player,” he said. poole said. “I respect everyone. Obviously he’s fine and we can see him in the next game.”
Brooks was suspended for foul of Flagrant 2 in the first quarter of Tuesday night when he hit the head of a Payton driver, who slipped with great force and broke his left elbow. They will be on the sidelines forever, as well as with ligament and muscle damage.
Kerr said the game was “dirty” and violated the NBA’s “code” to injure another and threaten his career, while Memphis coach Taylor Jenkins and his Grizzlies players defended their firm nostrils that it wasn’t dirty at all.
Draymond Green and Golden State have been cool on the opening point – systematically escaping. Instead, Memphis player Kyle Anderson was released with the remaining 6:19 for a foul on the offense.
Stephen Curry scored 30 points, Klay Thompson had 21 and 9 rebounds and Golden State shut down Morant’s assistants.
A 3 and Morant just before half-time to get the Grizzlies to 64-57 at half-time and give him 17 of his 34 points after 47 games in Game 2. But Morant could not do it alone for Memphis, and he happened to rub his right knee. jump with 6:19 to play before going to the sales room.
“She is being examined now. There is nothing else. We just looked at the repetition, “Memphis coach Taylor Jenkins said. what happens next. “
Kerr said he “didn’t even see the play.”
Brooks returned to Game 4 on Monday night at the Chase Center, where a group of businessmen joined two women with Payton facial features to force. Soldiers “Do it for Gary.” It is unknown at this time what he will do after leaving the post.
“I’ve had a serious knee injury, and I don’t think there’s a bad intention from Jordan,” Thompson said. “I don’t think he has the strength to touch a human knee. But we are not out trying to injure people or put a club in the back of the head during a quick break. We play the game well and I have his back. “
The Golden Rule was ruled out of proper attack and force on both sides after Green asked the offender to do more to protect security. He provided eight assists, five points and five rebounds.
“Choosing a shot was a good thing,” Kerr said.
Poole scored 27 points on the bench and Andrew Wiggins added 17 points to Golden State, who used 10-0 half-time to take the lead.
“We have another game on Monday,” Poole said when asked what he expects in terms of recent disagreements between the players.
Rookie Jonathan Kuminga provided the starting point for Payton, while Ziare Williams was in Brooks.
Curry missed his first-team shot and earned his first game of the game by making a 3-yard touchdown run and a 0.9-point lead in the first leg while the Warriors trailed 28-26.
Morant hit a 31-foot 3-pointer in the middle of the first half and Williams jumped shortly after a 21-8 lead and Memphis fired 6 out of 9 to start the game. But the Grizzlies cooled down and only made 3 of the next 12 and saw the Warriors close out the quarter with an 18-7 explosion.
“We were very tired to start the game,” Kerr said.
Curry’s Splash brother, Thompson fired 8 for 13 and four 3-pointers on a hard-hitting night.
He was 11 out of 38 from the bottom, plus 5 out of 22 on 3-pointers, so far the list has not yet gotten a good start. Kerr thought it would happen soon.
“When we shoot well, the chances of Klay being burned are much higher, and when he gets hot, our team has a different look,” Kerr said. “We are very strong defensive.”
THE NEED OF ADAM
Grizzlies center Steven Adams was there to play for the first time in the series after coming out of the health and safety league protocol but the senior did not play until the game was over.
Grizzlies: G Desmond Bane’s back injury was severe in Game 2 but he has done well. “Her back is moving. I don’t think he has as much energy as he always has but it’s a great race, “said Jenkins. Bane had 16 points in 29 minutes.
Warriors: The Warriors outscored the Grizzlies 21-14 in the first half with a total of 53-37. … Golden State is 4-0 playing at home during the postseason and 49-11 in a 2015 title race that ended with the first franchise competition in 40 years.