Memphis 95, Oklahoma City 83

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, May 13, 2011 9:00 PM
Location - FedExForum, Memphis, Tennessee
Officials - #34 Marc Davis, #48 Scott Foster, #10 Ron Garretson
Attendance - 18119

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Oklahoma City 21 33 14 15 83
Memphis 23 21 28 23 95

Team Records

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

Recap


Zach Randolph had 30 points and 13 rebounds, and the Memphis Grizzlies evened their Western Conference semifinal series at three games apiece with a 95-83 victory over the visiting Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday.

O.J. Mayo added 16 points and the Grizzlies recovered from a 13-point first-half deficit to force a seventh game Sunday in Oklahoma City.

Russell Westbrook scored 27 points to lead the Thunder while Kevin Durant had only 11 points on 3-of-14 shooting.

Shane Battier’s last-second 3-pointer at the end of the first half sparked the Grizzlies’ comeback and reduced Oklahoma City’s lead to 54-44.

Memphis began the second half with a 15-5 run to tie the game at 59 on Randolph’s basket with 5:19 left in the third quarter. The Grizzlies took the lead for good on two free throws by Darrell Arthur with 1:15 to go in the period.

Randolph scored 12 points in the final quarter. His two free throws with 5:13 left gave Memphis an 84-75 advantage and the lead reached 11 on Mike Conley’s layup with 1:59 to play.

James Harden scored 14 points for Oklahoma City, which scored only 29 points in the second half.

Top Game Performances

Oklahoma City   Memphis
Russell Westbrook 27 Scoring Zach Randolph 30
James Harden 5 Assists Mike Conley 12
Kevin Durant 7 Rebounds Zach Randolph 13
Kevin Durant 4 Free Throws Made Zach Randolph 6
Russell Westbrook 2 Steals O.J. Mayo 4
Kendrick Perkins 2 Blocks Marc Gasol 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Oklahoma City 83 41.9 4-25 17-24 15 41 6 4 16
Memphis 95 43.4 5-16 18-22 20 41 5 10 11

Upcoming Games

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