The 2022 West 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs featured Memphis Grizzlies vs. Minnesota Timberwolves head-to-head, and both teams battled 6 times. Out of the 6 game series of the 1st Round of the 2022 NBA Playoffs, Memphis Grizzlies outdueled Minnesota Timberwolves , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Minnesota Timberwolves ’s 2 playoff games victories.
As we examine the head-to-head stats between both teams, we can see that Memphis Grizzlies had an offensive rating of 121.6, defensive rating of 93.2, 32.0 free-throw attempts, and 34.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.324 percent clip as a team. Minnesota Timberwolves had an offensive rating of 93.2, defensive rating of 121.6, 28.0 free-throw attempts, 38.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.289 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Memphis Grizzlies finished the game with a record of 102 , and Minnesota Timberwolves recorded Memphis Grizzlies possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Memphis Grizzlies vs Minnesota Timberwolves’s based on the advanced stats, Memphis Grizzlies had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.538 percent, Memphis Grizzlies had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 11.8 vs 19.4.
The most impactful players on each team in the Memphis Grizzlies vs. Minnesota Timberwolves matchup of the 2022 West 1st Round NBA Playoffs were Desmond Bane and Anthony Edwards based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Desmond Bane for the Memphis Grizzlies in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 10.0 and made 5.0 , 0.0 offensive rebounds 4.0 defensive rebounds, 4.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.174. While Anthony Edwards put up 16.0 and made 7.0, 1.0 offensive rebounds, 5.0 defensive rebounds, 1.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.073.