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In case anyone has forgotten, the Warriors core of Steph Curry, Klay Thompson, and Draymond Green together won four NBA championships.
with 17 seconds left 133–119 loss to Golden State For the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday night at FedExForum, it was Thompson who reminded Grizzlies forward Dillon Brooks of his success as the two players exchanged words during Anthony Lamb’s free-throw attempt.
Thompson repeatedly counted to four on his fingers, subtly flexing the four championships as Brooks yelled at him from the court.
For the second straight matchup, Brooks and the Grizzlies got the better of Thompson and the Warriors. Not only that, but Brooks played well while Thompson struggled, adding to the tension between the two.
Thompson posted an unattractive minus-30 in plus/minus, scoring 14 points on 6-of-17 shooting from the field and 2 of 9 from 3-point land. Brooks, on the other hand, scored 18 points, grabbed three rebounds and three assists on 7-of-10 shooting and was a perfect 4 of 4 from 3-point range.
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The fourth and final regular-season matchup between the two teams took place nine days after the previous meeting in which Brooks and Green were together. center of drama,
If the two teams meet again in the playoffs, we can definitely expect the drama to intensify.