Warriors fend off Grizzlies to win series behind Thompson and Wiggins

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The Mercury News

SAN FRANCISCO – The Chase Center crowd chanted “Whoop that trick! Whoop that trick!” late in the fourth quarter after the Golden State Warriors pulled away with a 11-point lead. The cheers mocked the Memphis Grizzlies’ unofficial anthem, which Stephen Curry had said was the team’s mentality heading into Game 5, a statement that upset Memphis. The Grizzlies made their statement in Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinals Wednesday night, romping the Warriors by 39 points. But it was Golden State who put the young and athletic Grizzlies in their place Friday night in Game 6, defeating them 11…

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