The Grizzlies faced off against the Cavaliers in the second battle and won. The Grizz didn’t have to contend with LeBron James, Kevin Love, or Kyrie Irving in this second round.
In the first quarter, the Grizzlies took an early advantage after Marc Gasol fired his first three pointer of the night. The Grizzlies went on a 19-7 run including a highlight putback jam from JayMychal Green.
The Cavs fought back, with J.R. Smith, Mike Dunleavy, and James Jones putting forth an effort to slow down the Grizz.
In the end it was Marc Gasol with a double-double 17 points and 11 boards along with 3 three pointers to give the Grizzlies an 93-85 win.
Other key players from the game include:
Tony Allen with 16 points and 8 boards.
Troy Daniels with 20 points and 4 three pointers in the game.
Toney Douglas scored 14 points and tallied 5 assists with 6 boards.