Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/14/12
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OKLAHOMA CITY -- Memphis coach Lionel Hollins doesn't like to talk about how tough his team is. He'd rather let the Grizzlies show it on the court. The Grizzlies did just that Wednesday when they took on the Oklahoma City Thunder. They battered, bruised and physically outplayed the defending Western Conference champions on their way to a 107-97 victory at the Chesapeake Energy Arena. In a game that featured two teams that pride themselves on how hard they play, it was Memphis (6-1) that came up with all the big defensive stands and huge shots in the fourth quarter every time Oklahoma City (6-3) made a run. After getting the lead down to 97-89 with more than four minutes left, Oklahoma City looked as if it were set to give Memphis a scare. But the Grizzlies went to Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph on consecutive trips, and the big men restored order. The Thunder had no answer, and fans began to stream out of the building. Memphis' Rudy Gay poured in 28 points with Kevin Durant gu...
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