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 106.0, defensive rating of 114.0, 26.0 free-throw attempts, and 31.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.387 percent clip as a team. Memphis Grizzlies had an offensive rating of 114.0, defensive rating of 106.0, 24.0 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 100 , 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 0.552 percent, Minnesota Timberwolves had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 11.0 vs 19.0.
The most impactful players on each team in the Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Memphis Grizzlies matchup of the 2022 West 1st Round NBA Playoffs were Jaden McDaniels and Brandon Clarke based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Jaden McDaniels for the Minnesota Timberwolves in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 9.0 and made 8.0 , 1.0 offensive rebounds 3.0 defensive rebounds, 0.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.185. While Brandon Clarke put up 9.0 and made 5.0, 5.0 offensive rebounds, 6.0 defensive rebounds, 5.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.167.