Skip to content
If you or someone you know has a gambling problem and wants help, call 1-800 GAMBLER Responsible Gaming Responsible Gaming
There could be a blockbuster reunion at the Lakers this season
  1. NBA

NBA - US Sports: Grizzlies set up Dubs date

Memphis Grizzlies will face Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference semi-finals after completing a 4-2 series win over Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday.

The first game of the best-of-seven series will take place in Memphis on Sunday and the Grizzlies can be backed at 11/10 to win in the Money Line, while Golden State are priced at 10/13.

Memphis fightback

Minnesota held a 13-point lead in the third quarter on Friday but Memphis fought back to claim a 114-106 win at the Target Center in Minneapolis.

Desmond Bane and Dillon Brooks were the joint top-scorers for Memphis with 23 points each as they rallied to see off the Timberwolves, despite Anthony Edwards leading the game in scoring with 30 points for the hosts.

Memphis star Ja Morant had a difficult night as he was limited to 17 points on 4-for-14 shooting, although he did manage eight rebounds and a game-high 11 assist.

Related NBA News

NBA - US Sports: Suns, Sixers and Mavs seal progress

NBA - US Sports: Edwards vows to "show up" in Game 6

NBA - US Sports: Embiid trusts Sixers will be better

NBA - US Sports: Bucks set up Celtics showdown

It has been a gruelling series for both teams involved and was arguably the most competitive of the first round match-ups, and Morant was delighted to finally get over the line on Friday.


"Physically, mentally, this series was a battle," said Morant postgame, via USA Today. "Obviously, the wins were pretty ugly outside of Game 2, but we got it done."

Memphis have a quick turnaround as they are back in action against the Dubs on Sunday, although they do have home advantage for the first two games of that series.

Golden State were last in action on Wednesday as they secured a 4-1 first round series win over Denver Nuggets.

Discover more from the world's favourite online betting brand

More US sports betting news

Latest sports betting lines

Win more with our US sports parlay bonus

Watch NBA live streaming

Latest US sports results

Head to the bet365 YouTube channel for exclusive content

Sign up - bet365 Open Account Offer

bet365 uses cookies

We use cookies to deliver a better and more personalised service. For more information, see our Cookie Policy