Memphis Grizzlies vs Golden State Warriors – 5/13/15 NBA Playoff Fantasy Sports, Basketball Picks, Odds & Predictions
Game 5 of the NBA playoffs series between the Memphis Grizzlies and Golden St Warriors will be played on Wednesday May 13th. NBA fantasy managers can follow their cash league rosters at 10:30PM Eastern Time on TNT from Oakland California the home of the Warriors.
This series is guaranteed to play to at least six games as the Warriors were able to find their shooting touch in Game 4 to even up this series at 2-2 heading back to Golden St for a pivotal Game 5. Those who have used the Warriors players on their fantasy rosters have not been too happy about the offense portrayed by the Warriors. In victories in Game’s 1 and 4 the team scored 101 points. Game 2 they scored just 90 points and in Game 3 the Warriors produced 89 points.
The good news for the Golden St Warriors fantasy draft managers is that Stephen Curry got his shooting accuracy back in the right direction with a much improved game on Monday night. After piling up 61 points in the first half on Monday the Warriors slowed down to just 40 second half points in the win. The Grizzlies were not too kind to fantasy league contestants in Game 4 as the club was just 37% from the field and 22% from the three point line. Memphis sat 22nd in the league from three hitting a clip of 34%.
Memphis Grizzlies Point Guard: Mike Conley is putting up 15 points per game in the playoffs. After scoring 22 points in Game 2 of this series Conley has not been much of an offensive factor with 10 ½ points per game average and 7 of 25 shooting.
Memphis Grizzlies Shooting Guard: Courtney Lee and Tony Allen are both seeing about 30 minutes per game in the post season. Lee is scoring 14 points per game and Allen just 7 points. Courtney Lee had just 6 points in the Game 4 home loss to Golden St.
Memphis Grizzlies Power Forward: Zach Randolph is second on the club in scoring with 16 points per game in his nine post season games. Randolph is grabbing 8 ½ rebounds per contest. Randolph had just 10 shot attempts in Game 4 as he finished with 12 points.
Memphis Grizzlies Small Forward: Jeff Green is scoring just 9 points per game which his six points fewer than his regular season average. His shooting percentage in the playoffs has been dreadful at 33% from the floor.
Memphis Grizzlies Center: Marc Gasol leads the Grizzlies with 20 points per game and he is pulling down 9 ½ boards. He is a difficult matchup for the Warriors so NBA fantasy draft managers should feel confident having Gasol on their rosters. Surprisingly Gasol has shot poorly over his past two games at just 13 of 36 from the floor.
Golden St Warriors Point Guard: Stephen Curry had been off his game during this series with the Grizzlies. Heading into Game 4 the Warriors All Star point guard hit just 23 of 58 from the floor. He rebounding in Game 4 with 33 points hitting 11 of his 22 shots in a must win game.
Golden St Warriors Shooting Guard: Klay Thompson puts up better numbers at home than on the road. He is second on the club with a 21 point per game average in the post season. He had 15 points in the win in Game 4 going 6 of 15 from the floor.
Golden St Warriors Power Forward: David Lee has seen his playing time and relevance sink greatly down the tubes under the Steve Kerr era as head coach for the Warriors. In 15 minutes of mop up duty had scored five points in 2 of 5 shooting. he has seen action in just three playoff games.
Golden St Warriors Small Forward: Draymond Green scored 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in the Warriors Game 4 victory. He has scored 14 points or great in three of the four games in this series.
Golden St Warriors Center: Andre Bogut is going to have trouble generating offense against this Grizzlies team that has the height and length of Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph in the paint. Bogut has averaged just 4 ½ points per game in this series with Memphis.
Pro Basketball Real Money One Day League Fantasy Picks
PG: Stephen Curry (Warriors)
SG: Klay Thompson (Warriors)
PF: Zach Randolph (Grizzlies)
SF: Draymond Green (Warriors)
C: Marc Gasol (Grizzlies)