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, Minnesota Timberwolves outdueled Memphis Grizzlies , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Memphis Grizzlies ’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 115.5, defensive rating of 112.4, 40.0 free-throw attempts, and 36.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.5 percent clip as a team. Memphis Grizzlies had an offensive rating of 112.4, defensive rating of 115.5, 25.0 free-throw attempts, 32.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.469 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Minnesota Timberwolves finished the game with a record of 103 , 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, Minnesota Timberwolves had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.595 percent, Minnesota Timberwolves had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 15.5 vs 18.1.
The most impactful players on each team in the Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Memphis Grizzlies matchup of the 2022 West 1st Round NBA Playoffs were Anthony Edwards and Desmond Bane based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Anthony Edwards for the Minnesota Timberwolves in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 14.0 and made 7.0 , 1.0 offensive rebounds 3.0 defensive rebounds, 4.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.166. While Desmond Bane put up 18.0 and made 11.0, 0.0 offensive rebounds, 2.0 defensive rebounds, 4.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.185.