Originally written on Fox Sports Tennessee  |  Last updated 11/18/14
OKLAHOMA CITY -- Down by one in the final minute, the Oklahoma City's Derek Fisher turned a tough situation for the Thunder into the worst-case scenario for the Grizzlies. Fisher poked the ball away from Memphis' Mike Conley, springing three-time NBA scoring champion Kevin Durant into the open court with a chance to put the Thunder on top. Durant pulled up and connected on a jumper with 11.1 seconds left for the last of his 35 points, lifting the Thunder to a 93-91 victory over the Grizzlies on Sunday in Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals. "I just wanted to get up the floor as quick as possible and find a shot," said Durant, who finished second in league MVP voting announced Sunday. "That was the only shot I could find and, by the grace of God, it went in." Game 2 is Tuesday night in Oklahoma City. Thabo Sefolosha kept the Grizzlies from going back ahead, deflecting a pass that Conley was able to corral -- but only after diving out of bounds. Reggie Jackson then hit a ...
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