Oklahoma City 111, Memphis 102

Boxscore | Recap
Tuesday, May 3, 2011 9:30 PM
Location - Oklahoma City Arena, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Officials - #25 Tony Brothers, #55 Bill Kennedy, #9 Derrick Stafford
Attendance - 18203

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Memphis 17 27 24 34 102
Oklahoma City 28 26 22 35 111

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Memphis 46-36 30-11 16-25 L1
Oklahoma City 55-27 30-11 25-16 W1

Recap


Kevin Durant scored 26 points, Russell Westbrook had 24 and James Harden added 21 as the host Oklahoma City Thunder recorded a 111-102 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Tuesday to even their best-of-seven Western Conference semifinal series at one game apiece.

Eric Maynor added 15 points on 6-of-7 shooting as fourth-seeded Oklahoma City recovered from a 114-101 loss to the eighth-seeded Grizzlies on Sunday.

Mike Conley had 24 points and eight assists, O.J. Mayo scored 16 points and Zach Randolph had 15 points for the Grizzlies.

Game 3 is Saturday in Memphis.

Oklahoma City led by 13 points late in the third quarter before Mayo scored eight straight Memphis points to help the Grizzlies pull within 74-68 in the final minute of the period.

The Thunder responded with a 17-5 run to take a 91-73 lead on Harden’s steal and layup with eight minutes left. Maynor hit a 3-point basket 34 seconds later to stretch the lead to 20.

Memphis got as close as six after Tony Allen’s two free throws with 46.1 seconds left.

Oklahoma City made 8-of-14 3-point attempts, including three by Maynor.

Randolph was 2-of-13 from the field after scoring 34 points in the opening game.

Top Game Performances

Memphis   Oklahoma City
Mike Conley 24 Scoring Kevin Durant 26
Mike Conley 8 Assists Russell Westbrook 6
Marc Gasol 10 Rebounds Nick Collison 7
Zach Randolph 11 Free Throws Made James Harden 11
Marc Gasol 2 Steals James Harden 3
Marc Gasol 5 Blocks Serge Ibaka 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Memphis 102 44.3 4-11 28-34 19 38 7 8 16
Oklahoma City 111 52.8 8-14 27-33 17 34 5 11 16

Upcoming Games

  • Oklahoma City will play their next game on the road against Memphis. The Thunder have a W/L % of .618 after a win and .778 after a loss.
  • Memphis will play their next game at home against Oklahoma City. The Grizzlies have a W/L % of .596 after a win and .514 after a loss.
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