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Klay Thompson's 30 pushes Warriors past Grizzlies

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Klay Thompson put up 30 points to lead the Golden State Warriors to a blowout victory over the Memphis Grizzlies, 108-82. The Warriors shot 44-88 (50.0%) from the field and dominated the offensive glass, pulling down 15 boards. Golden State (12-9) picked up the win after falling to Houston Rockets on Friday.

Thompson finished 12-19 (3-5 from three-point range) in an efficient offensive performance. Other top performers for Golden State were David Lee with 23 points and 11 rebounds, and Stephen Curry with 22 points and 15 assists. Despite the loss, Mike Miller scored 16 points off the bench for Memphis on 7-9 shooting, including 2-3 from behind the arc. Zach Randolph added 15 points and 6 rebounds, Jon Leuer finished with 15 points and 6 rebounds, and Kosta Koufos put up 10 points and 16 rebounds.

In addition to 20.0% from 3-point range, the Grizzlies tallied an eFG% of just 37.6%. They are 2-3 on the season when registering marks below 30% and 45%, respectively, in those statistics. The Warriors, conversely, are 5-2 when holding the opposition to such dismal shooting numbers.

This drops Memphis (9-10) to 2-1 against Golden State on the year.

Coming up, the Warriors square off with the Charlotte Bobcats, who are 9-11 on the season. The Grizzlies meet the Orlando Magic, currently sitting at 6-13 this year.


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