As the league's championship tournament, the NBA playoffs determine the league's champion.

NBA Playoffs 2022

The NBA playoffs follow the regular season and the NBA Play-In Tournament, which is the league's preliminary postseason tournament.

#7timberwolves vs #2grizzlies Leading with 36 PTS and 6 ASTs from Anthony Edwards

In Game 1, the No. 7 seed Timberwolves defeated the No. 2 seed Grizzlies

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For the Timberwolves, Karl-Anthony Towns added 29 points and 13 rebounds

For the Grizzlies, Ja Morant totaled 32 points and 8 assists.

As of right now, the Timberwolves lead this best-of-seven first round series 1-0.