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Photos from Golden State Warriors hang on to defeat Memphis Grizzlies 117-116 in NBA playoffs

Klay Thompson hit a clutch 3-pointer with 37 seconds remaining to put the Warriors up by one and keep it that way.

Stephen Curry blocked Ja Morant on the other end and Jordan Poole secured the rebound.

Thompson missed two critical free throws late. The Grizzlies called a timeout after winning a jump ball with 3.6 seconds remaining.

Morant tried to make a lightning-quick driving layup while being defended by both Thompson and Payton, but the ball rolled off the rim as the buzzer sounded.

Draymond Green was ejected late in the second quarter when he was slapped with a flagrant 2 foul after it appeared he pulled on the collar of Brandon Clarke as he went for a basket, dragging the Grizzlies forward to the ground.

With the Warriors holding a 1-0 lead, the series will continue Tuesday with Game 2 in Memphis. Tip-off is scheduled for 6:30 pm PT.

Bay Area News Group’s Madeline Kenney contributed to this report.

MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE – MAY 1: Golden State Warriors’ Draymond Green (23) fouls Memphis Grizzlies’ Brandon Clarke (15) in the second quarter of Game 1 of the team’s NBA basketball second-round playoff series at the FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tenn ., on Sunday, May 1, 2022. Green was ejected from the game after the foul. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group)
MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE – MAY 1: Golden State Warriors’ Klay Thompson (11) celebrates his 3-point basket against the Memphis Grizzlies in the fourth quarter of Game 1 of the team’s NBA basketball second-round playoff series at the FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tenn., on Sunday, May 1, 2022. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group)
MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE – MAY 1: Golden State Warriors’ Jordan Poole (3) and Golden State Warriors’ Otto Porter Jr. (32) defend against Memphis Grizzlies’ Jaren Jackson Jr. (13) in the fourth quarter of Game 1 of the team’s NBA basketball second-round playoff series at the FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tenn., on Sunday, May 1, 2022. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group)
MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE – MAY 1: Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry (30) reacts after being fouled taking a 3-point shot against the Memphis Grizzlies in the third quarter of Game 1 of the team’s NBA basketball second-round playoff series at the FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tenn., on Sunday, May 1, 2022. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group)
MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE – MAY 1: Golden State Warriors’ Jordan Poole (3) takes a shot against Memphis Grizzlies’ Ja Morant (12) in the second quarter of Game 1 of the team’s NBA basketball second-round playoff series at the FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tenn., on Sunday, May 1, 2022. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group)
MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE – MAY 1: Golden State Warriors’ Draymond Green (23) high-fives the bench, including Golden State Warriors’ Damion Lee (1) after being ejected agains the Memphis Grizzlies in the second quarter of Game 1 of the team’s NBA basketball second-round playoff series at the FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tenn., on Sunday, May 1, 2022. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group)
MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE – MAY 1: Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry (30) dribbles against Memphis Grizzlies’ De’Anthony Melton (0) in the second quarter of Game 1 of the team’s NBA basketball second-round playoff series at the FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tenn., on Sunday, May 1, 2022. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group)
MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE – MAY 1: Memphis Grizzlies’ Ja Morant (12) takes a shot against Golden State Warriors’ Andrew Wiggins (22) in the third quarter of Game 1 of the team’s NBA basketball second-round playoff series at the FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tenn., on Sunday, May 1, 2022. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group)
MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE – MAY 1: Golden State Warriors’ Klay Thompson (11) if fouled by the Memphis Grizzlies late in the fourth quarter of Game 1 of the team’s NBA basketball second-round playoff series at the FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tenn., on Sunday, May 1, 2022. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group)
MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE – MAY 1: Golden State Warriors’ Jordan Poole (3) takes a shot against Memphis Grizzlies’ John Konchar (46) in the second half of Game 1 of the team’s NBA basketball second-round playoff series at the FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tenn., on Sunday, May 1, 2022. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group)
MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE – MAY 1: Golden State Warriors’ Gary Payton II (0) blocks a shot against Memphis Grizzlies’ Ja Morant (12) in the fourth quarter of Game 1 of the team’s NBA basketball second-round playoff series at the FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tenn., on Sunday, May 1, 2022. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group)
MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE – MAY 1: Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr yells at a referee during their game against the Memphis Grizzlies in the second quarter of Game 1 of the team’s NBA basketball second-round playoff series at the FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tenn ., on Sunday, May 1, 2022. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group)
MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE – MAY 1: Golden State Warriors’ Jordan Poole (3) takes a shot against Memphis Grizzlies’ Brandon Clarke (15) in the second quarter of Game 1 of the team’s NBA basketball second-round playoff series at the FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tenn., on Sunday, May 1, 2022. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group)
MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE – MAY 1: Golden State Warriors’ Draymond Green (23) dives for a the ball against Memphis Grizzlies’ Kyle Anderson (1) in the second quarter of Game 1 of the team’s NBA basketball second-round playoff series at the FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tenn., on Sunday, May 1, 2022. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group)
MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE – MAY 1: Golden State Warriors’ Gary Payton II (0) dunks against Memphis Grizzlies’ Desmond Bane (22) in the first quarter of Game 1 of the team’s NBA basketball second-round playoff series at the FedEx Forum in Memphis , Tenn., on Sunday, May 1, 2022. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group)
MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE – MAY 1: Golden State Warriors’ Jordan Poole (3) dribbles against Memphis Grizzlies’ John Konchar (46) in the second quarter of Game 1 of the team’s NBA basketball second-round playoff series at the FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tenn., on Sunday, May 1, 2022. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group)
MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE – MAY 1: Golden State Warriors’ Klay Thompson (11) scores the go-ahead 3-point basket against the Memphis Grizzlies in the fourth quarter of Game 1 of the team’s NBA basketball second-round playoff series at the FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tenn., on Sunday, May 1, 2022. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group)
MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE – MAY 1: Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry (30) grabs a rebound against the Memphis Grizzlies in the third quarter of Game 1 of the team’s NBA basketball second-round playoff series at the FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tenn., on Sunday, May 1, 2022. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group)
MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE – MAY 1: Golden State Warriors’ Klay Thompson (11) leaves the court following their 117-116 win over Memphis Grizzlies for Game 1 of the team’s NBA basketball second-round playoff series at the FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tenn. , on Sunday, May 1, 2022. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group)
MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE – MAY 1: Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry (30) hugs Golden State Warriors’ Jordan Poole (3) after their 117-116 win for Game 1 of the team’s NBA basketball second-round playoff series at the FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tenn., on Sunday, May 1, 2022. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group)

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