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O.J. Mayo scored 22 points, including a key 3-pointer with 17 seconds left, and the Memphis Grizzlies prevented Oklahoma City from tying for the NBA's best record by beating the Thunder 94-88 on Monday night.
Oklahoma City had pulled within a game of league-leading Chicago by blowing out the Bulls a day earlier, but the Grizzlies took the lead just after halftime and hung on to snap the Thunder's six-game winning streak.
Tony Allen added 15 points and Marc Gasol scored 13 for the Grizzlies, who were without starting point guard Mike Conley for a second straight game because of a sore right ankle.
Kevin Durant led the Thunder with 21 points and Russell Westbrook scored 19, with 12 coming as Oklahoma City tried to rally in the fourth quarter.
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Starting point guard Mike Conley is out for the Memphis Grizzlies' game at Oklahoma City.
Coach Lionel Hollins said Monday night that Conley will miss his second straight game. He was also out for the Grizzlies' 99-95 win at Milwaukee on Saturday with a sore right ankle.
Memphis is in a grueling stretch of its schedule, playing nine out of 11 games on the road. The game...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- O.J. Mayo scored 22 points, including a key 3-pointer with 17 seconds left, and the Memphis Grizzlies prevented Oklahoma City from tying for the NBA's best record by beating the Thunder 94-88 on Monday night.
Oklahoma City had pulled within a game of league-leading Chicago by blowing out the Bulls a day earlier, but the Grizzlies took the lead just after...
OKLAHOMA CITY Eddie Sutton was inside the Memphis lockerroom Monday night. He was watching his former team Kentucky play for the national championship.
But he was smiling at his former Oklahoma State pupil Tony Allen.
Allen and Memphis locked up the Thunder, who came into the game as the hottest team in the league, fresh off wins against Miami, Chicago and the Lakers.
Many people are picking the Oklahoma City Thunder to reach the NBA Finals — and possibly win the NBA title — but TNT/CBS analyst Kenny Smith is not sold on them. Smith sees some weaknesses with the Thunder and would not be surprised if they lost early in the postseason. LBS spoke with The Jet who was touring on behalf of Coke Zero to promote their Enjoy More Madness program....
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- O.J. Mayo scored a season-high 24 points, and Rudy Gay had 17 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Memphis Grizzlies to a 99-95 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night.
Marc Gasol added 13 points and 14 rebounds for Memphis, which is in the midst of playing seven games in nine days. The Grizzlies opened the stretch with a 98-89 loss at Houston on Friday.
“Lunchmeat” should have been fired by the Oklahoma City Thunder a long time ago, because he calls himself “Lunchmeat”
Apparently, “Lunchmeat” signed some agreement that he wouldn’t do anything like this as employee of the Thunder. I am not exactly sure what he did wrong, besides have fun while promoting the organization he works for. This thing should be well...
The Memphis Grizzlies are off to a solid start on a stretch of three games in three nights.
They have a good chance for further success with the Golden State Warriors in town.
The Grizzlies look for a third straight victory overall Tuesday night and a sixth consecutive win over the Warriors, who are hoping to avoid a season-high six-game losing streak.
In the midst of five games...
The Oklahoma City Thunder are having their way with the Derrick Rose-less Chicago Bulls this afternoon. At one point Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant had 53 points combined while the entire Bulls team had 51. To make matters worse for Chicago Westbrook went and did this to Omer Asik… Westbrook and [...]
The Thunder seemed to have a three-man advantage in the early going, but OJ Mayo (22 points, dagger) and the Grizzlies were able to outlast them (and the officials, 94-88) in a physical battle. After Oklahoma City had scored six straight points at the free-throw line to make it a one-point game, the Grizzlies elected to run a play for Rudy Gay, who was in the process of going...
The busiest stretch of their season seems to have brought out the best in the Memphis Grizzlies.
Trying to win three games in three nights, the visiting Grizzlies look to put some distance between themselves and Dallas in the Western Conference standings with a fourth straight victory over the Mavericks on Wednesday night.
Memphis (30-22) opened a stretch of five games in six days...
O.J. Mayo scored 19 points, Mike Conley added 18 and the Memphis Grizzlies overcame a lackluster performance with a fourth-quarter rally to defeat the Golden State Warriors 98-94 on Tuesday night.
Golden State led by 12 early in the fourth quarter, but Memphis went on a 13-0 run to erase the advantage and fight to their third straight win.
Dante Cunningham scored 13 points, hitting...
After easily beating the team with the league's best record, the rejuvenated Oklahoma City Thunder have yet another game against one of their fellow championship contenders later this week.
The Western Conference leaders will try to head into that matchup with some considerable momentum by matching their longest win streak of the season and recording a season sweep of the visiting...
The advertising for the NBA playoffs always reflects the drama that is the postseason. “Win or go Home” is the mantra and NBA players seem to embrace this mentality tooth and nail. The Memphis Grizzlies definitely brought this point home when they defeated the top ranked San Antonio Spurs in the first round of the playoffs last season. The Grizzlies clawed their way into the...
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