Explain One Play: how Gary Payton II (and Steph Curry and Otto and Juan and Dray) closed out the Grizzlies
Complete team effort down the stretch
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Let's have a look at the closing two-minutes, featuring a 7-0 run that put away the 2021.12.23.MEM-GSW game. The Warriors had a six point lead a minute ago, but then gave up three straight turnovers that were pretty bad and just coughed up the lead completely. But the team settled down after a time out, and this great run featured contributions from every single player in the lineup.
Co-starring Gary Payton II, Stephen Curry, Otto Porter Jr, Juan Toscano-anders, and Draymond Green. With Ja Morant, Jaren Jackson Jr, Dillon Brooks, and Desmond Bane.
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