The Memphis Grizzlies host the Minnesota Timberwolves in Game 5 of the Western Conference First Round on Tuesday, April 26 at 7:30 p.m. ET with the series tied 2-2.
Memphis and Minnesota are currently tied 2-2 in the Western Conference first round. The Timberwolves beat the Grizzlies 119-118 in the last game. Karl-Anthony Towns led the Timberwolves with 33 points and Desmond Bane led the Grizzlies with 34 points. This will be the ninth time the teams will meet this season. Fans who wish to watch the game can watch it on TNT.
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Here’s what you need to know to watch the game:
What: NBA Playoffs, Western Conference, 1st round, Game 5
who: Grizzlies vs. Timberwolves
When: Tuesday, April 26, 2022
Or: FedEx Forums
Weather: 7:30 p.m. ET
Channel finder: Direct TV stream, Sling, Verizon Fios, Comcast Xfinity, Spectrum/Charter, Optimum/Altice, coxswain, DIRECTV, Plate, Hulu
Direct: Direct TV stream (free trial) and Sling
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More info via the Associated Press:
The Memphis Grizzlies and Minnesota Timberwolves are tied 2-2 in the first round of the Western Conference. The Timberwolves defeated the Grizzlies 119-118 in the last meeting. Karl-Anthony Towns led the Timberwolves with 33 points and Desmond Bane led the Grizzlies with 34 points.
The Grizzlies are 36-16 in conference play. Memphis leads the Western Conference in rebounding, averaging 49.2 boards. Steven Adams leads the Grizzlies with 10.0 rebounds.
The Timberwolves are 32-20 against Western Conference opponents. Minnesota ranks sixth in the NBA with 11.2 offensive rebounds per game led by Jarred Vanderbilt with a 2.9 average.
TOP PERFORMERS: Bane is averaging 18.2 points for the Grizzlies. Dillon Brooks is averaging 19.3 points and 3.3 assists over Memphis’ last 10 games.
Towns is averaging 24.6 points, 9.8 rebounds and 3.6 assists for the Timberwolves. Anthony Edwards is averaging 24.9 points, 5.1 rebounds and 4.2 assists over Minnesota’s last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Grizzlies: 5-5, averaged 117.2 points, 43.6 rebounds, 28.7 assists, 8.5 steals and 5.4 blocks per game while shooting 45.9% from the field . Their opponents are averaging 116.1 points per game.
Timberwolves: 6-4, averaged 117.8 points, 39.6 rebounds, 25.8 assists, 8.7 steals and 6.8 blocks per game while shooting 46.4 percent from the field. Their opponents average 122.7 points.
INJURIES: Grizzlies: Ziaire Williams: day to day (eye), Santi Aldama: day to day (knee), Killian Tillie: absent (knee).
Timberwolves: None listed.