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Sports Basketball - NBA - Play-Offs: Jazz and Timberwolves Start with Exterior Successes

02:40  17 april  2022
02:40  17 april  2022 Source:   sport365.fr

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Opening Play-Offs 2022, Jazz went on to Parquet of a private Mavericks team of Luka Donic (93-99) and takes the advantage of the ground. The Timberwolves then created the surprise by dominating the grizzlies on their parquet (117-130).

Jazz is ambitious for play-offs and immediately demonstrated it. On the Mavericks Parquet, the Salt Lake City-based franchise won the match 1 of the series opposing them in the first round of the West Conference. An opening match of the final phase that was initially undecided but, despite the absence of a Luka Donic last minute package due to a left calf injury, the Mavs made a first half interesting meeting . Thanks in particular to Jalen Brunson (24 points, 7 rebounds, 5 passes) and Spencer Dinwiddie (22 points, 8 passes), Dallas's franchise has made the race in mind to lead nine points to three and a half minutes from weather. It is then that jazz has embraced, with Bojan Bogdanovic (26 points, 5 rebounds) to the maneuver. The result has been a change of trend and two points ahead for Utah at the break. With a Rudy Gobert more rebounder than marker (5 points, 17 rebounds), the franchise based in Salt Lake City did not cut his effort back on the floor. The gap was then up to a maximum of twelve lengths in the end of the third quarter. The last twelve minutes have first seen the jazz holding good before folding against the end of the toneless match of the Mavericks. A Dallas team that came closer to one point two minutes from the buzzer. However, Donovan Mitchell has shown adroit at free throws (32 points, 6 rebounds, 6 passes) to allow the Jazz to win six points (93-99) and take the benefit in the series.

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Game 1: Utah ????

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- utah jazz (@utahjazz)

april 16, 2022

Grizzlies picked at home by Timberwolves

The second game of this evening also views the least well-rounded team Remote away from its bases.

Facing Grizzlies, second of the West Conference, the Timberwolves created the surprise. A meeting whose outcome has little doubts. From the beginning of the match, the teammates of Anthony Edwards (36 points, 6 passes) took the orders and even exceeded the ten points in advance. In pride and with the support of their audience, the grizzlies reacted to the beginning of the second quarter with a 10-0 that allowed them to pass for the first time of the match. However, JA MORANT teammates (32 points, 8 passes) did not know how to keep this short advantage for a very long time. Indeed, after having seen their two points award disappear, the grizzlies were no longer able to iron before the score. At best have they managed to equalize twice in the heart of the third quarter. The last twelve minutes have turned in favor of Minnesota, which, under the impulse of Karl-Anthony Towns (29 points, 13 rebounds) made MEMPHIS crack at the end of the meeting. The TimberWolves, qualified for these play-offs at the end of a play-in, launch the series by a victory out of their bases (117-130) against a team of Memphis which will have to seriously tighten the bolts in defense To hope better in this series and do not see his season stop prematurely.

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THAT'S ONE.

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- Minnesota TimberWolves (@timberwolves)

April 16, 2022


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Dallas Mavericks -

Utah Jazz : 93-99 >>> Utah leads 1-0 in the

series> Frank Nilikina (Dal) did not play

> Rudy Gobert (Utah): 5 points to 0/1 with fires and 5/6 to the free throws, 17 rebounds, 3 counters, 1 loss of ball and 3 faults in 35 minutes

Memphis Grizzlies -

Minnesota TimberWolves : 117 -130 >>> Minnesota leads 1-0 in the

series> Killian Tillie (MEM) did not play

0H00: Philadelphia 76ers - Toronto Raptors

2h30: Golden State Warriors - Denver Nuggets

Protester chains herself to basket during Game 1 of Grizzlies-Timberwolves playoff series .
A woman wearing a shirt that read "Glen Taylor Roasts Animals Alive" chained herself to one of the baskets to protest the Timberwolves owner.The fan appeared during a stoppage in play in the second quarter with yellow chains. She tried to secure herself to the stanchion after throwing flyers on the floor. She wore a T-shirt that read: "Glen Taylor Roasts Animals Alive.

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