Oklahoma City 120, Memphis 109

Date - Saturday, May 3, 2014 8:00 PM
Location - Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Officials - #30 John Goble, #49 Tom Washington, #48 Scott Foster
Attendance - 18203

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Memphis 36 22 23 28 109
Oklahoma City 27 34 33 26 120

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Memphis 50-32 27-14 23-18 L2
Oklahoma City 59-23 34-7 25-16 W2

Recap


Thunder 120, Grizzlies 109:
Kevin Durant had 33 points and hit all five of his 3-point attempts as host Oklahoma City defeated Memphis to win the first-round Western Conference series in seven games.

Russell Westbrook had 27 points, 16 assists and 10 rebounds as the second-seeded Thunder advance to face the Los Angeles Clippers in the next round. Reggie Jackson scored 16 points and Caron Butler added 15 for Oklahoma City, which shot 60.9 percent from the field and was 11-of-19 from 3-point range.

Marc Gasol had 24 points for seventh-seeded Memphis, which was without Zach Randolph after the standout forward was suspended for throwing a punch at Oklahoma City’s Steven Adams in Game 6. Mike Conley had 20 points and nine assists, Courtney Lee scored 16 points and Tony Allen added 15 for the Grizzlies.

Memphis carried play early with 36 first-quarter points and led by 10 three-plus minutes into the second quarter before the Thunder answered with 10 straight points. Durant’s 3-pointer just before time expired gave Oklahoma City a 61-58 lead at the break.

Durant’s fifth 3-pointer made it 78-63 with 8:14 left in the third quarter and the Thunder took a 94-81 lead into the final stanza. The Grizzlies were within 13 points after three free throws by Gasol with 6:47 to play before Oklahoma City scored the next seven points to boost the lead to 111-91 on Westbrook’s 3-pointer.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Durant was 12-of-18 shooting – his best effort of the series – while reaching 30 points for the fifth time in the series. … Conley was 8-of-14 from the field and played 36 minutes after injuring a hamstring in Thursday’s Game 6. … Westbrook’s assist total is the highest of his career in a playoff game.

Top Game Performances

Memphis   Oklahoma City
Marc Gasol 24 Scoring Kevin Durant 33
Mike Conley 9 Assists Russell Westbrook 16
Jon Leuer 7 Rebounds Russell Westbrook 10
Marc Gasol 10 Free Throws Made Caron Butler 8
Mike Conley 4 Steals Caron Butler 2
Marc Gasol 1 Blocks Kevin Durant 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Memphis 109 44.6 5-17 30-34 22 29 1 13 14
Oklahoma City 120 60.9 11-19 25-30 22 33 2 7 20

Upcoming Games

  • Oklahoma City will play their next game at home against L.A. Clippers. The Thunder have a W/L % of .741 after a win and .667 after a loss.