The Golden State WarriorsThe Western Conference semifinals were up 3-1 with the chance to win the final game. Memphis Grizzlies‘ playoff run.
You can get ahead of the possible series. Stephen CurryKendra Andrews got some insight into Golden State's mentality by saying:
“Whoop that trick! That is our game plan.”
Al Kapone, a Memphis-born rapper, sang “Whoop That Trick”. It was also performed by Terrence Howard in the movie “Hustle & Flow.” It is now the unofficial anthem for the Grizzlies, and it is often played at FedExForum in late-game minutes.
Unfortunately for Curry & Co., the game didn't go as planned. The Grizzlies put up a good fight. 134-95Avoid elimination by thrashing.
Memphis scored 77 points in the opening half. This was the second-most by any playoff team, after the Warriors' 50.
In the second half, the home team did not slow down. They lead by 55 points, the second-largest advantage at any stage of a playoff match in the past 25 years.
The Grizzlies' 39-point victory is the biggest by any postseason team.
The home crowd was happy to hear the song blast throughout the arena late in the fourth quarter. Curry was able to overcome the deficit. Draymond GreenThe chant was enjoyed by the audience.
Draymond and Steph enjoy it. pic.twitter.com/rZuatdxO8N
— Ohm Youngmisuk (@NotoriousOHM) May 12, 2022