Most valuable player
The Warriors haven't lost three straight games all season, and they never came close as they took back home-court advantage. Curry hadn't scored more than 23 points in this series, and he nearly had that by halftime.
Draymond Green had 16 points and 10 rebounds for the Warriors while Klay Thompson had 15 points,
Game 5 is Wednesday night at Golden State.
Memphis Coach Dave Joerger gave his Grizzlies a history lesson reminding them how they had blown 2-1 leads in the postseason. It didn't help as the Grizzlies lost their fourth straight Game 4, the third of those on their own court. They just didn't play with the same defensive intensity as the last two games.
Instead, it was the Warriors beating the Grizzlies to nearly every loose ball, scrapping to keep their dream season as the
Green looked like the forward who got the most first-place votes for defensive player of the year. He teamed with
Memphis led only briefly with its last lead at 9-8 and never got within double digits in the second half.
The Warriors took control with a 16-6 run that turned a tie at 18 into a 34-24 lead early in the second quarter, their biggest lead since the opener of this series.