Ja Morant powers the Grizzlies past the Timberwolves; Memphis go up 3-2

Ja Morant led the Memphis Grizzlies to a crucial Game 5 win against the Minnesota Timberwolves. They now lead the series 3-2.

Ja Morant

The Memphis Grizzlies registered another huge comeback win against the Minnesota Timberwolves in their ongoing 1st round series of the Western Conference Playoffs. They won the game by a score of 111-109.

Memphis outscored the TWolves by 37-24 in the 4th quarter, which paved the way for their crucial win. The Grizzlies now lead the Minnesota Timberwolves 3-2 in the series. With the 6th game to be played back in Minnesota, this was a huge win for Memphis.

Ja Morant was the star for the Memphis Grizzlies tonight. Despite struggling throughout the game, Ja came up strong in the 4th quarter as he scored 18 points in the 4th quarter.

He also scored the last 13 points for the Grizzlies, which included a game-winning layup by him. Apart from Ja, Desmond Bane also continued to impress as he ended up with 25 points as well.

Minnesota Timberwolves lose again after dominating the whole match

Nov 24, 2021; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Minnesota Timberwolves forward Anthony Edwards (1) talks with guard D’Angelo Russell (0) as the Miami Heat shoot a free throw in the second quarter at Target Center. Mandatory Credit: Bruce Kluckhohn-USA TODAY Sports

Minnesota Timberwolves once again blew away a huge lead in the 5th game. This has been a normal occurrence for them throughout the series.

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As a result, they are now on the brink of elimination, as they need to win both the remaining games, to qualify for the next round. Minnesota will be gutted to lose again after dominating the whole match, just like they have done in the majority of the series.

Karl Anthony Towns and Anthony Edwards both had a stellar night. KAT dropped 28 points, while ANT ended up with 22 points. However, their efforts were not enough for the Timberwolves to secure a win.

The series now heads to the Game 6 at Minnesota’s home court, and they will look to level up the series in front of their fans.

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