The Golden State Warriors rolled their way to a 2-1 series lead over the Memphis Grizzlies Saturday night with a dominant 142-112 win at Chase Center.

The Golden State Warriors were determined to make a statement Saturday night after a heartbreaking setback in Game 2.

Golden State did just that in the second round of the Western Conference Playoffs, defeating the Memphis Grizzlies 142-112 to grab a 2-1 series lead.

The Warriors had a chance to take a stranglehold on the series thanks to Stephen Curry's 30 points and Jordan Poole's 27.

Following an emotional game three days previously in which the Warriors lost Gary Payton II, one of their best defensive players,

Following an emotional game three days previously in which the Warriors lost Gary Payton II, one of their best defensive players,

But a slow start for the third-straight game put the home team behind by as many as 13 points in the opening quarter. 

Golden State clawed its way back into the game in the first half, shooting over 70% from the field and taking a seven-point lead into halftime.

Following the break, the Warriors went on an 8-0 spree fuelled by two Klay Thompson three-pointers to take a 15-point lead.

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