The Golden State WarriorsThe Western Conference semifinals were up 3-1 with the chance to win the final game. Memphis Grizzlies‘ playoff run.
The potential series is getting closer Stephen CurryKendra Andrews was given some insight into the mentality of Golden State, 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 on a fight. 134-95To avoid elimination, thrash.
Memphis was on fire, scoring 77 first-half points, which is second-most by any playoff team, behind only 50 for the Warriors.
The home team didn’t slow down at all in the second quarter. They held a lead of 55 points — the largest margin at any playoff game in 25 years.
The Grizzlies' win of 39 points is the largest postseason win by any team.
As the song played throughout the arena, the home crowd sung in joy late in the fourth period. Curry and Draymond GreenThe chant was enjoyed by the audience.
Draymond and Steph enjoying the trick. pic.twitter.com/rZuatdxO8N
— Ohm Youngmisuk (@NotoriousOHM) May 12, 2022