5 takeaways from Timberwolves' series-opening victory over Grizzlies
Anthony Edwards dazzles in his playoff debut, helping Minnesota steal home-court advantage from Memphis in Game 1.
Five takeaways from the Minnesota Timberwolves’ 130-117 victory over the Grizzlies Saturday
Game 1 of their first-round Western Conference playoff series:
1. Anthony Edwards was ready for his close-up . During Match
2. Jaren Jackson Jr. needs to stay in his lane
3. Keep those challenges dry, please
The Minnesota center had a nightmare Play-In performance Tuesday,
shooting 3-for-11 and fouling out in a mere 24 minutes broken up by long absences on the bench.
Home-court advantage in the series went
for Memphis in a matter of hours.
They’ll be eager to get louder Tuesday, though Edwards did give the Memphis crowd credit in one category.
smiling, crediting the heckling for upping his game Saturday while promising to “put on another show” in the next one.
The Grizzlies had the ball in a one-possession game just once near the start of the fourth.