Louis King led the Kings with a career-high 27 points and Damian Jones added 17 points and 11 rebounds. Justin James scored 16 after scoring a career-high 31 in Sacramento’s loss to Memphis on Thursday night. This was a tough victory,” Memphis coach Taylor Jenkins said.
Memphis Grizzlies (38-33, ninth in the Western Conference) vs. Golden State Warriors (38-33, eighth in the Western Conference) San Francisco; Sunday, 3:30 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: Memphis will attempt to build upon its five-game win streak with a victory against Golden State. The Warriors have gone 24-17 against Western Conference teams.
The Grizzlies notched an important on-court victory over the Kings on Friday night, but the knockout punch they landed in a hilarious Twitter exchange with Sacramento after the game may have been an even bigger win. It all started when the Kings' Twitter account decided to weigh in on the barbecue scene in both cities. Naturally, they gave themselves the edge over their Tennessee counterpart.