SAN FRANCISCO — Prior to Game 5, the quarantined Steve Kerr informed his coaching staff not to chase down a win if it wasn’t there. They sensed a strong counterpunch coming from the Grizzlies in Memphis and had a hunch they wouldn’t match it. So when the lead ballooned early in the third quarter, Mike Brown pulled some starters, bringing Steph Curry and Draymond Green back to the bench.
By Anthony Slater
May 14, 2022