Klay Thompson scored 30 points and David Lee finished with 23 to help the Golden State Warriors defeat the short-handed Memphis Grizzlies 108-82 Saturday night.
The Grizzlies’ defensive woes, however, pale in comparison to what the Golden State Warriors are experiencing. Both will try to avoid three-game losing streaks Friday night when they meet in Memphis.
Memphis has beaten Golden State seven straight times, including 104-94 on the Warriors’ home court back on November 2.
After word surfaced that the Memphis Grizzlies are finally actively pursuing a trade of forward Rudy Gay in order to get under the luxury tax, CBS Sports has learned that the Golden State Warriors have been involved in the discussions.
Marc Gasol and Mike Conley both scored 21 points, and the Memphis Grizzlies spoiled Golden State’s home opener with a 104-94 victory Friday night after Warriors forward Brandon Rush injured his left knee in a scary fall.
Tony Allen scored on a tip-in with 5.6 seconds left to give the Memphis Grizzlies their fourth straight victory, 104-103 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Saturday night.