The 2022 West 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs featured Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Memphis Grizzlies 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 Minnesota Timberwolves had an offensive rating of 97.9, defensive rating of 107.2, 23.0 free-throw attempts, and 35.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.343 percent clip as a team. Memphis Grizzlies had an offensive rating of 107.2, defensive rating of 97.9, 31.0 free-throw attempts, 37.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.378 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Minnesota Timberwolves finished the game with a record of 97 , and Memphis Grizzlies recorded Minnesota Timberwolves possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Minnesota Timberwolves vs Memphis Grizzlies’s based on the advanced stats,Memphis Grizzlies had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.506 percent, Minnesota Timberwolves had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 17.5 vs 18.6.
The most impactful players on each team in the Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Memphis Grizzlies matchup of the 2022 West 1st Round NBA Playoffs were D'Angelo Russell and Desmond Bane based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. D'Angelo Russell for the Minnesota Timberwolves in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 21.0 and made 9.0 , 0.0 offensive rebounds 5.0 defensive rebounds, 8.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.137. While Desmond Bane put up 19.0 and made 8.0, 0.0 offensive rebounds, 6.0 defensive rebounds, 2.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.177.