Memphis 99, Oklahoma City 93

Date - Tuesday, May 7, 2013 9:30 PM
Location - Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Officials - #10 Ron Garretson, #13 Monty McCutchen, #59 Gary Zielinski
Attendance - 18203

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Memphis 23 31 15 30 99
Oklahoma City 21 30 23 19 93

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Memphis 56-26 32-9 24-17 W1
Oklahoma City 60-22 34-7 26-15 L1

Recap


Grizzlies 99, Thunder 93:
Mike Conley hit the go-ahead 3-pointer and had a solid all-around game with 26 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists as visiting Memphis beat Oklahoma City to even the Western Conference semifinal series at 1-1.

Marc Gasol scored 24 points and Zach Randolph added 15 as the Grizzlies outscored the Thunder 30-19 in the fourth quarter. Game 3 is Saturday in Memphis.

Kevin Durant had 36 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists in another big performance for Oklahoma City. Derek Fisher tallied 19 points and went 4-for-5 from 3-point range, but the Thunder were hurt by 21 turnovers.

The Grizzlies took a 92-90 lead when Conley drained a 3-pointer with 1:58 to play and he followed that up by knocking down an 18-footer with 1:04 left and a free throw with 29.4 seconds remaining to make it a five-point game. Randolph hit two free throws and Tony Allen slammed home a dunk to cap a 10-0 run and give Memphis a 99-90 advantage.

Gasol had 17 first-half points as Memphis took a 54-51 lead into the break. Durant scored 13 points in the third quarter as Oklahoma City held the Grizzlies to 15 points and led 74-69 entering the final stanza.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Thunder G Kevin Martin had six points on 2-of-11 shooting after scoring 25 points in consecutive games. … The Grizzlies collected 16 offensive rebounds and had a 50-30 edge in points in the paint. … Durant has scored 20 or more points in 34 consecutive playoff games.

Top Game Performances

Memphis   Oklahoma City
Mike Conley 26 Scoring Kevin Durant 36
Mike Conley 9 Assists Kevin Durant 9
Mike Conley 10 Rebounds Kevin Durant 11
Marc Gasol 8 Free Throws Made Kevin Durant 11
Tony Allen 5 Steals Kevin Durant 1
Marc Gasol 1 Blocks Serge Ibaka 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Memphis 99 41.9 4-15 23-32 22 43 2 13 11
Oklahoma City 93 42.9 9-24 24-27 17 35 7 3 21

Upcoming Games

  • Oklahoma City will play their next game on the road against Memphis. The Thunder have a W/L % of .705 after a win and .810 after a loss.
  • Memphis will play their next game at home against Oklahoma City. The Grizzlies have a W/L % of .691 after a win and .667 after a loss.