Jazz vs. Grizzlies: 2021 NBA 1st Round Preview

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Jazz vs. Grizzlies: 2021 NBA 1st Round Preview

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2021 NBA Western Conference Playoffs-1st Round: Utah Jazz vs. Memphis Grizzlies

Series Start Time for All Seven Games:

Game 1-Sunday, May 23, 2021 (9:30 P.M. EDT/6:30 P.M. PDT on TNT)

Game 2-Wednesday, May 26, 2021 (10:00 P.M. EDT/7:00 P.M. PDT on TNT)

Game 3-Saturday, May 29, 2021 (1:00 P.M. EDT/10:00 A.M. PDT on ESPN)

Game 4-Monday, May 31, 2021 (9:30 P.M. EDT/6:30 P.M. PDT on TNT)

*Game 5-Wednesday, June 2, 2021 (TBA and if Necessary)

*Game 6-Friday, June 4, 2021 (TBA and if Necessary)

Do or Die Game 7-Sunday, June 6, 2021 (TBA and if Necessary)

Series Locations: Vivint Arena-Salt Lake City, UT (Games 1, 2, 5, 7) & FedEx Forum-Memphis, TN (Games 3, 4, 6)

2020-2021 Regular Season Series: Jazz Won the Regular Season Series vs. Grizzlies 3-0

Most Recent Playoff Meeting: First Ever Postseason Meeting

Utah Jazz (52-20)-#1 Seed in the West

  • 5 Straight Playoff Appearances Dating Back to 2017
  • Won the Northwest Division Title for the First Time Since 2016-2017 Season
  • Earned Top Seed in the Western Conference for the 1st Time Since 1997-1998 Campaign
  • 1st Postseason Meeting vs. Grizzlies
  • 7th Postseason Appearance Since 2010
  • 3rd 50-Win Season Since 2016
  • Looking for 1st Playoff Series Win Since 2018 West Quarterfinals vs. Thunder
  • Has Not Advanced to the Western Conference Finals Since 2007
  • Seeking 1st NBA Finals Appearance Since 1998
  • Has Not Won an NBA Championship in Franchise History

Memphis Grizzlies (38-34)-#8 Seed in the West

  • Defeated Golden State Warriors in Play-In Series (Seeds 7-10)
  • First Playoff Appearance Since 2017
  • 1st Postseason Meeting vs. Jazz
  • 8th Playoff Appearance Since 2010
  • Last Time Grizzlies were #8 Seed, They Knocked Off #1 Seed Spurs in 2011 First Round
  • Seeking 1st Playoff Series Win Since 2015 Quarterfinals vs. Trail Blazers
  • Has Not Been to the Western Conference Finals Since 2013
  • Looking for 1st NBA Finals Appearance in Franchise History
  • Has Never Won an NBA Championship in Team History

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Top Players to Watch in Jazz vs. Grizzlies Series (2020-2021 Regular Season Statistics)

Utah Jazz

  • C Rudy Gobert: 14.3 PPG, 13.5 RPG, 1.3 APG
  • SF Bojan Bogdanovic: 17.0 PPG, 3.9 RPG, 1.9 APG
  • SG Joe Ingles: 12.1 PPG, 3.6 RPG, 4.7 APG
  • PG Jordan Clarkson: 18.4 PPG, 4.0 RPG, 2.5 APG
  • PF Royce O’Neale: 7.0 PPG, 6.8 RPG, 2.5 APG

Memphis Grizzlies

  • PG Ja Morant: 19.1 PPG, 4.0 RPG, 7.4 APG
  • C Jonas Valanciunas: 17.1 PPG, 12.5 RPG, 1.8 APG
  • SF Kyle Anderson: 12.4 PPG, 5.7 RPG, 3.6 APG
  • PF Jaren Jackson Jr: 14.4 PPG, 5.6 RPG, 1.1 APG
  • SG Grayson Allen: 10.6 PPG, 3.2 RPG, 2.2 APG

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Official Jazz vs. Grizzlies: 2021 NBA 1st Round Series Prediction

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