The Grizzlies shook off a first half in which they couldn’t hit shots and the Thunder seemingly couldn’t miss in building their largest lead in this series at 17 points.
Conley scored 26 points and fueled a late Memphis run as the Grizzlies beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 99-93 on Tuesday night to tie the series at one and gain home-court advantage in the Western Conference semifinals.
Westbrook was hurt in Game 2 of the Thunder’s playoff series against the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night. Rookie Patrick Beverley lunged into him trying for a steal in the second quarter and his hip collided with Westbrook’s knee.
Durant needs 70 points against the Milwaukee Bucks in the season finale to stretch his run of scoring titles to four seasons.
A loss to rival Oklahoma City cost the San Antonio Spurs control of the race for home-court advantage in the Western Conference playoffs. However, that’s hardly the chief concern for San Antonio with the regular season winding down.
If you’re a fan of the Oklahoma City Thunder, you’ve probably been on the edge of your seat lately because the team is on fire. The team made it to the NBA finals in the 2012 season and it looks like they’re headed there again
Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka has been fined $25,000 by the NBA for striking Blake Griffin of the Los Angeles Clippers in the groin area during Sunday’s game.
The Oklahoma City Thunder signed veteran Derek Fisher on Monday, filling an opening for a third point guard that was created when Eric Maynor got traded to Portland.